Orla – the update!

We have been supporting Orla over the last couple of years with a grant for lessons, and we are delighted and proud to bring you this amazing update: Orla is now having lessons to take her towards her Grade 5 tenor horn exam (having passed Grade 4 with Merit in the...

Lessons for Sara

We always especially try and help those who help others to become musicians and here’s what we have been able to do for Sara! “I have been teaching music for beginners successfully, but very much wanted to advance my own skills in order to have more to offer my...

Piano lessons for Elizabeth

Talented Elizabeth has set her sights on Music College after her A levels, and is currently having auditions for various conservatoires as we write (best of luck Elizabeth!) We were so pleased to be able to support her and in her words: “Without the financial support...

A keyboard for Steve

A neurological condition had sadly forced Steve to work on a self-employed part time basis. On the plus side, this has given him more time to deliver community music workshops. Steve asked if we could help him with Grant to buy a keyboard in order to continue his...

Helping Ella

A difficult family situation meant that talented young Ella was not able to keep having the violin lessons she so enjoyed. We were delighted to be able to step in and help! In Ella’s (lovely) words: “My name is Ella and this grant has made a huge difference to my...

A keyboard for Logan

Logan faces a number of challenges in his young life and playing the piano at school is a big help for him. Unfortunately, the family situation could not allow him to have one of his own. As it happened, we had just had a keyboard kindly donated to us by a lovely lady...

A guitar for Dylan

Dylan is making real progress on the guitar and badly needed one suited to his growing talent. Our good friends at Faith Guitars had just kindly donated some lovely instruments to us and we knew just who to send one to! Here’s some touching words from Dylan:...

A flute for Elissa

Talented Elissa has been playing the flute for 8 years and was fast approaching her Grade 8 exam. Sadly, her flute was simply not up to the job and we were asked if we could help to contribute towards a better instrument. We were delighted to be able to help and wish...

Cello lessons for Emma

Talented Emma and her Mum asked if we could help to allow her to have cello lessons, read on and see what Emma had to say… “I have made good progress and this has inspired me to continue my lessons next year when I commence secondary school. The grant has also enabled...

Drum lessons for Euan

Talented Euan plans to make a career as a professional working drummer and he needed our help for some special lessons to help him progress even more. Our Grant has enabled him to have guidance and technique lessons with some international working drummers (such as...

A violin for Alice

Talented Alice was making real progress on the violin, but could not afford her own. We stepped in to help and received this lovely letter from her: “Having my own instrument has made a huge difference to me. I had been borrowing one from my teacher, which meant that...

A piano for Joe

A lovely gentleman kindly donated a digital piano to us and we set about finding a suitable and deserving person to give it to. Joe faces a number of challenges in his young life and music has been found to help reduce his stress and anxiety. Read the lovely words...

Piano and singing lessons for Millie

Here’s a lovely letter which we received from Millie’s Mum: “This amazing grant from Music for All will make a massive difference to Millie’s life, as it means she can continue to have more piano and singing lessons which are helping her confidence so much! It...

Lessons for Diego

We were delighted to be able to help young Diego with his flute lessons and have just had the lovely letter from him: “Dear Music for All, First of all, I would like to say thank you very much for supporting me this year. My parents really try hard for me to be able...

Piano lessons for Lydia

We were recently able to support talented Lydia with piano lessons, here is her amazing story in her own words: “Receiving a grant from Music for All has enabled me to take 10 quality piano lessons. I played piano as a child and stopped at the age of 12 due to my...

Heath – the update

Back in September last year, we were able to support talented young Heath with a guitar (you can see the impressive video of him in action in our Video section). His talents know no bounds and his is also very good on the drums! We kept in touch and managed to find...

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...