Piano lessons for Juliana

Talented Juliana needed our help in order to be able to carry on with piano lessons. We stepped in and are delighted to let you know that she has just passed her Grade 2 with Merit! Here she is in action performing Bohemian Rhapsody for us all...

Selma and Jevdet – the update

We have been delighted to be able to support these two lovely children in learning the harp over the last year or so and have just had this wonderful update from Mum: “Since the end of March, Selma has learnt to play two Grade 3 pieces: “Blistering Rock” and...

A guitar for Eli

Young Eli has a real passion for the guitar and the one thing he badly needed was one of his own. Sadly, the family situation could not make this happen and we were asked if we could help. In Eli’s own words: “The guitar has given me something to do in my free time...

A violin for Kiara

Kiara and her Mum wrote to us asking if we could help, read on for a charming story! “My school had told me that they would not be able to buy any bigger violins as they do not have the storage space to keep them, it meant I would of had to give up my violin lessons...

Drums for Thomas

Young Thomas has a real passion for playing the drums, but no drum kit of his own. As it happened, a lovely family had just donated us a drum kit and we knew just who to give it to! In Thomas’ words: “I am really grateful for this drum kit because it will help me to...

A guitar for Mandy

Mandy asked for our help in order to be able to buy her own guitar (which she badly needed but could do not do without our help) We have just heard this from her: “With your funding I was able to purchase a guitar and join a group too! Thanks for giving me the...

Violin lessons for William

Talented young William needed our help in order to keep learning his instrument. In proud Mum’s words: “The grant has made a huge difference and was very gratefully received by William. The grant had enabled William to continue his violin lessons and progress onto his...

Flute support for Gaia

Talented Gaia is studying flute at the Junior Guildhall, but a challenging family situation threatened her continued lessons. We felt we had to act and support Gaia and are delighted to let you know that her lessons are now taking place...

Lessons for Jessie

Jessie was determined to learn to play the piano but did not have the means to be able to afford lessons. We were able to help her with a Grant and here she is practicing with her teacher. She has quickly learning the correct way to position her fingers on the...

A harp for Katie

Talented Katie has been learning and playing the harp for a number of years and badly needed a quality instrument of her own. These are costly things to buy and we were asked if we could help, along with a number of other charities and her own savings. We stepped in...

Bilbo in action! 

Bilbo’s Mum wrote to us last year asking if there was any way we could support his lessons on the violin. We felt we had to help such a promising young man. Here he is playing his violin! Bilbo...

A sax for Austin

Talented Austin has already attained Grade 5 and is heading to Northbrook College this September to study Music as part of his plans to turn music into his profession. What he badly needed was an instrument of a suitable quality and standard for his fast-growing...

Lessons for Sarah

Sarah wrote to us really needing some help for lessons to help her progress as a musician. She faces a number of challenges in her life and we felt we had to support her. Sarah has just written in thanking us for our help and with the great pictures of her in...

Tiegan – the update

We have been supporting Tiegan over the years with her violin lessons and last wrote about her wonderful progress back in June 2018. Her very proud Mum and just sent us this amazing update on Tiegan’s success!   Carlisle Music and Drama Festival Violin solo...

Antonia – the update

We helped Antonia to get her own instrument back in 2017 (story December 2017) and have just had a wonderful update from her Mum. She has just passed her Grade 6 exam with Merit and is now working towards Grade 7. She has also passed an audition for the Young Sinfonia...

Singing lessons for Kerry

Talented Kerry asked for our help to support her with a series of special singing lessons. Read what Kerry had to say to us, wonderful stuff! “As a visually impaired singer, I am keen to pursue a career as a solo singer, and I also want to demonstrate how both...

A bow for Eleanor

Talented Eleanor is on the Master’s Course at the Royal Northern College of Music and is completely self-supporting in her studies on the cello. She badly needed a quality bow that was appropriate to her talent and she asked if we could help. Together with the monies...

A viola for Ezra

Talented Ezra is studying hard on the viola and badly needed a quality instrument to allow him to progress. A challenging family situation could not help him with this and he wrote to us. We stepped in and Ezra now has his lovely instrument and has just passed the...

A flute for Ailis

Talented Ailis is studying Music and Maths at University and badly needed an open hole flute of her own so that she could learn and perform her music. Her old flute had given up the ghost and she did not have all the monies to buy a new one. We stepped in and helped...

Double Bass support for Timon

Talented Timon asked if we could help with lessons to allow him to progress on the Double Bass. In his words (well worth reading on!): “Thanks to the grant I received from Music for All I was able to gain my Grade 7 Double Bass with distinction. This result will...

Alex, the update

Alex was one of the very first people we helped with the charity back in 2013 and we are so proud to bring you the latest post on her. We have supported her with lessons over the years and her talent has simply gone from strength to strength. We have just had this...

A trumpet for Keir-Luc

Talented Keir Luc badly needed an instrument of his own, but the family situation could make this to happen without our support. We stepped in and Keir Luc has just sent us the great update: “This Grant allowed me to buy a trumpet and I have been able to play in my...

Piano lessons for Lucy

Lucy decided that she wanted to learn the piano and her family asked if we could help in any way. We were able to give Lucy a Grant and she is really enjoying the lessons and is making great progress on the instrument. Mum tells us that this has noticeably improved...

A new guitar for James

James has played guitar since he was a teenager and it is a big part of his life. He bravely lives with a complex epilepsy condition and was forced to sell his guitar when his benefits payments were changed. We were asked if we could help. Our good friends at Faith...