Instruments for Glyn School

This vibrant school in Epsom has 1400 pupils and Matthew, their passionate Head of Music is trying to get them all making music! The wonderful Reverb Gives charity kindly supported us with a special grant and we used it to buy more instruments for the school as they...

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...

Support for YSWN – the update

Earlier this year, we wrote about the Yorkshire Sound Women Network which was founded in 2015 by women working in the sound technology industry who wanted to use their skills and influence to address gender and racial inequality. Their mission is to support a...

A huge thank you & a very Merry Christmas!

We’d like to say a huge thank you to our supporters for your wonderful donations this year; they have enabled us to help music makers and community projects all over the UK. Music for All is only able to change lives through music thanks to donations from the public....

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...

Instruments for Stringing Nettles

This lovely community music group in Nettleham, Lincoln meet weekly to offer uke and guitar tuition and performance opportunities to everyone, beginners to experienced musicians! They asked for our help in order to be able to support more music makers and we have just...

Drums for Wincle

This lovely CE Primary School in Cheshire badly wanted to bring drumming circles to the children, but, sadly, did not have the funds. We stepped in and here are the children in action with their new instruments!...

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...

Brass support for Dalmellington

The wonderful Brass Academy Dalmellington in Ayrshire asked for our help to source more instruments for the children they teach. Read on and you will see why we had to help! Their aim is to provide a full brass band music education to young children and people from...

Support for the local community

Our good friends near us at registered charity QM Studios do a huge amount of musical outreach work in the area. They especially support the young students at Manor Green College in Crawley and The Butterfly Project, a musical day centre for the disadvantaged and...

Cancer United – the video!

We have been very proud to support this lovely choir from the very start, when we gave them the keyboard for Andre to teach on. Since then, we have managed to give them a small, portable PA system to help with their concerts. Check out this lovely video, makes your...

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...

Ukes for Mawney

This lovely school in Romford asked for our help to get ukuleles for the children. Read on to find out what happened next in the words of the school: “Many children in our school do not have the chance to access music lessons or other musical experiences outside of...

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...

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...