Support for Bellenden

This lovely Primary School in London needed our help to get music properly embedded in the school. We were able to offer a Community Grant and here is what happened next (in the words of the school):   “This grant has really benefited the school, the local community...

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...

Instruments for St John’s

This lovely Primary School in Bradford needed our help to get more instruments for the children to learn on. We stepped in and have just had this positive update from the school: “The grant for St John’s has allowed us to widen our instrumental provision in the...

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...

DJ’s at Springwell

The Springwell Academy in Leeds asked us to help them with some DJ gear in order to run proper workshops for the young people. We were delighted to be able to help and have just had this report from Adam: “Thanks to Music for all, we have been able to purchase...

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...

Our wonderful Ambassadors

We are truly privileged to have a huge range of celebrity Ambassadors for our charity who spread the word about our work and generally do anything they can to help us. Here are just a few of our more recent ones, we love them...

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...

Keyboards for Green Ridge

This charming Primary School needed our help to support all the children that wanted to learn music. The Academy serves a very mixed area demographically, with many children from families where music lessons would simply not be on the agenda, for a variety of social...

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...

New recruits for Tonbridge

We were delighted to be able to recently help the 17th Tonbridge Scout and Guide Band with a Community Grant. In their words: “The grant was a significant factor in allowing us to recruit 13 new members. One of the major issues we have had in the past is being able to...

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...

Supporting The Passage

The Passage runs London’s largest voluntary sector resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people, each day they help up to 200 men and women. Their aim is to provide homeless people with support to transform their own lives. A lovely lady called Geraldine...

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...