A bass for Aime

Talented bass player Aime (aka Mulele) plays in a Congolese Jazz fusion band. Tragically, his bass guitar was damaged beyond repair and he had no means to buy a new one. A wonderful man called Dave had just kindly donated a bass guitar to us and we knew just who to...

Lessons for Sofia

Sofia is a talented young pianist and has started to study at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She really needed some extra lessons to help her to prepare and master her current repertoire ready for performing in a number of piano competitions in both the UK and...

Guitar lessons for Fabien

Fabien faces a number of challenges in his young life and had found that making music was a great help. His Mum asked us if there was any way we could help him with guitar lessons. We were delighted to be able to support him and even more delighted to hear how much he...

🎶 Help 100 will support people like Wendy 🎶

Help 100, Music for All’s Christmas Appeal, aims to fulfill the musical aspirations of 100 disadvantaged people this Christmas, like Anna. Find out more here: https://musicforall.org.uk/christmas-appeal-2019-help-100/ Wendy had been making music since she was a young...

🎶 Help 100 will support people like Vicki 🎶

Help 100, Music for All’s Christmas Appeal, aims to fulfill the musical aspirations of 100 disadvantaged people this Christmas, like Vicki. Find out more here: https://musicforall.org.uk/christmas-appeal-2019-help-100/ Vicki bravely faces many challenges in her life...

🎶 Help 100 will support people like Justin 🎶

Help 100, Music for All’s Christmas Appeal, aims to fulfill the musical aspirations of 100 disadvantaged young people this Christmas, like Justin. Find out more here: https://musicforall.org.uk/christmas-appeal-2019-help-100/ Justin has Asperger’s Syndrome and finds...

🎶 Help 100 will support people like Millie 🎶

Help 100, Music for All’s Christmas Appeal, aims to fulfill the musical aspirations of 100 disadvantaged young people this Christmas, like Millie. Find out more here: https://musicforall.org.uk/christmas-appeal-2019-help-100/ Millie is autistic and struggles with...

A tale of a guitar

This excellent guitar was kindly donated to us by a lovely man called Alex back in May (you can see the picture of him giving it to his nearby PMT shop who sent it on to us). We then set about finding a deserving young musician to give it to! We found Callum, here is...

A trombone for Olivia

Olivia has serious plans for her musical future and badly needed an instrument of her own to help make this happen. We stepped in, and we’ve just had this lovely letter from her: “This grant has really made a huge impact on my musical life. The Grant has allowed me to...

Rock gear for Jay

Budding rock guitarist Jay desperately needed an amplifier to play his guitar through, but could not afford one. His Mum asked if we could help, and we were delighted to give him one that had been generously donated to us by a member of the public. Funny how things...

Lessons for Rebekah

We were really pleased to be able to support Rebekah with piano lessons and had a lovely letter from her: “Thank you so much for your support. Playing piano for me is like an escape from my worries and it helps me relax. Your support will help me and my family not to...

Violin lessons for Gillian

This story really shows the power of music in action, have a read of the effect that music has had on Gillian… “I have been unable to earn since sustaining an injury to my left elbow. The injury has meant that I have limited use of my left arm due to constant...

Phoebe – the update

Back in 2017, we helped Phoebe, who was living with her Grandparents, with flute lessons in order to keep her learning music. Skip forward to 2019 and she is taking her Grade 8 flute in December! Not only that, she now plans to study music in 6th Form. She also plays...

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...