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...

Introducing Jamie’s 5G Band! 🎶

Three weeks ago, we announced that Music for All, supported by a host of partners, are teaming up with Jamie Cullum for a unique event – the World’s First 5G Music Lesson. Jamie Cullum is without doubt, one of the world’s most exciting, charismatic and energetic...

Supporting the Ayam Zaman Group

We were asked to provide a grant for the purchase of musical instruments to be used during the Ayam Zaman (The Olden days) London Sunday men’s group for music therapy. The instruments were to be used to teach over 55, Arabic speaking men how to play music to soothe...

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...

Supporting Seaham

Seaham High School in Co Durham has the vast majority of the students coming from socially deprived backgrounds. We were asked if we could support the school with some keyboards. We were really delighted to hear the following from the School: “Behaviour has improved...

Support for Anna

Seriously talented Anna is studying music at the Royal Northern College. She is quite petite (her words) and badly needed a special, smaller cello to suit her hand size if she was to continue to make progress musically. Working with Anna, who took on a part-time job...

A guitar for Chuks

Chuks has found great enjoyment from playing the guitar and badly needed one of his own. The family situation was not able to help this and we were asked if we could help. As it happened, we had just been donated a guitar that had been built by a local man and we knew...

Lessons for Vicki

Vicki bravely faces many challenges in her life and we were delighted to be able to support her with piano lessons. In her words: “The grant has enabled me to begin to learn piano, which I otherwise wouldn’t have been able to do. It’s given me confidence,...

A cello for Isaac

We recently were given an unused old cello by a lovely lady called Cheryl and, as always, we immediately set out to find a deserving individual for it. Here is Isaac’s (age 10) story… “I was amazed and really excited to be given a cello to call my own. It is a huge...

Support for Music Fusion

Music Fusion in Havant access and engage young people going through challenging life circumstances. These can range from depression, anxiety, neglect, drug abuse and criminal activity, amongst other issues. We were recently able to supply the project with a number of...

Isobel – the update

We supported Isobel last June and managed to help her to get her own harp. We have just heard that she passed her Grade 5 exam theory exam with a distinction and she is now taking the full exam in March. She is performing with the Hertfordshire Junior Strings Group as...

Ukes for Auldhouse

This charming school in East Kilbride asked for our help so that they could transform music provision both in school and in the local community. As a small, rural school with just 47 pupils, we were delighted to supply ukuleles to them along with teaching provision....

Support for Elin

Seriously talented Elin is a member of the Advanced Course Junior Conservatoire and is working at Grade 8 standard. She badly needed a quality instrument of her own in order to continue to progress musically. We worked with her family and together found a beautiful...

Lessons for Christian

Talented Christian has been having guitar lessons and is working towards his Grade 4 exam. Future lessons were in jeopardy due to a challenging family situation and we were asked if we could help. We were delighted to step in as Christian prepares for his Music GCSE,...

The generosity of the public

We are extremely fortunate to have musical instruments donated to us by the public on a regular basis. We then find a deserving home for the instrument. Here is a lovely picture of Alex donating his guitar to us at the PMT Shop in Cambridge, who then kindly sent it to...

Support for Simon Balle

This lovely school in Hertford asked for our help to get more music teaching to more of the children. How could we resist? Our Grant has enabled them to purchase 15 clarinets and 15 flutes for their Year 3 woodwind programme. The students have made superb progress in...

A trumpet for Yoofi

Talented Yoofi loves music and decided to study for GCSE music. The family situation did not allow for him to have his own instrument, which was obviously key to his studies for the exams. We stepped in and here is Yoofi at school with his new...