Guitar lessons for Oliver

Oliver struggles with social situations and finds concentration difficult but playing the guitar made significant improvements to this. So, his mum came to us for help to get some lessons and here’s Oliver now! This is the update his mum sent to us: ‘Oliver really...

A piccolo for Annabel

Annabel is a BA Music student and flautist who has recently started playing the Piccolo. Due to financial difficulties, she has been unable to purchase her own instrument, making progress slow and restricting her performances. So, we helped her out and this is the...

Dyscovers music therapy group

Dyscover is a wonderful specialist charity which helps adults with aphasia reconnect with life through purposeful activities. They wanted music to become one of those activities but needed help funding a music therapist to run the group sessions so, we helped out!  ...

Cellos for Juliet

Juliet was very eager to bring free cello lessons to a local primary school and a group of refugee children, to build their confidence and help them in other areas in school and their lives. We helped her to get some instruments and the lessons are now well underway!...

Flute lessons for Tacita

Tacita has been in and out of hospital over the last few years but through this very stressful time, she finds that music brings great joy into her life. After bravely asking for help, we supported her in starting flute lessons! Here are some words from her mother:...

Brass lessons for Jorge

Young Jorge plays the cornet in the Stockport Schools Brass Band but sadly, didn’t have his own instrument to practice with at home and progress. His mum asked for help and Jorge is now on his way to joining the Yorkshire Youth Brass Band as well! Some words from his...

Music theory lessons for Julia

Julia is a wonderful flautist but was keen to advance her theory knowledge alongside practical studies. Unfortunately, this wasn’t something her family could provide, so we helped her get a series of theory lessons and this is the positive update her teacher sent us:...

Ocarinas for Stockbridge Primary

This wonderful school in Stockbridge thought that their music curriculum needed some advancements and for every child to be able to learn how to play an instrument. With our support, they were able buy ocarinas and have teachers trained to deliver the music lessons!...

Brass instruments for Kinneil Band

Unfortunately, last year, the Kinneil Band’s practice hall was severely damaged by a fire, causing them to lose many of their instruments. They came to us for some support with getting some new ones and of course we helped them out! ‘This grant from Music for All...

Vocal coaching for Autumn

Autumn is a budding singer and performer who faces many difficulties. She uses music as a way to help herself and others who are going through difficult times. Autumn felt she needed vocal coaching to improve her singing for the new album she’s working on. We decided...

Piano lessons for David

David desperately wanted to have piano lessons, as he sadly has to face a disability and felt as if he needed something to help him relax. We helped him with getting the lessons, which are a break from his struggles and serve as a way for him to build his confidence....

Bedlington brass trainer band

Music Partnership North wanted to set up a brass training band in the area but simply didn’t have the funds. We helped them get started and the project has helped train its students in their early stages of learning brass instruments! Here is the wonderful...

A guitar for Etienne

Etienne had been struggling to progress with his old guitar and desperately needed a new one, but financial circumstances meant this wasn’t possible for him. We were donated four beautiful guitars from PRS guitars and we knew exactly who to pass one on to! Here are...

Piano lessons for Marilyn

Marilyn desperately wanted to advance her piano playing skills, not only to benefit herself, but to enable her to teach others as well. At risk of having to stop lessons, due to being in full time education and financial difficulties, we stepped in to help! ‘I was...

Steel pans for Southside Harmonics

This amazing musical group in London were losing members, as they didn’t have enough instruments for everyone to play. This is where we stepped in to help them buy enough steel pans to accommodate the now rising numbers of participants! This is the warming update sent...

Saxophone support for Eleanor

Eleanor, knowing she wanted a musical career, needed support with funding her first year, studying saxophone at Junior Guildhall so we helped her out! This is the lovely update we received: ‘I love having the opportunity to play with other people, and this has enabled...

A Clarinet for Martyn

Martyn suffers from serious health problems and felt that if he got back into playing the clarinet, it would help his pain, but he needed his own instrument. So we helped him to get one! Here’s what he had to say: ‘I previously was a professional clarinetist and...

Violin lessons for Josie

Josie has a wonderful passion for playing the violin but was at risk of having to stop her lessons due to a difficult financial situation. We helped her out and she is now continuing her violin lessons, and is also attending the Saturday morning orchestra! Here are...

A bass guitar for Jolly

Jolly was heading off to University in September of this year and desperately needed his own bass guitar for his performances. However, his family’s financial situation meant that this would be a difficult to make a reality. So, we stepped in and helped Jolly to...

A violin for Tia

Tia has a wonderful love for playing the violin, despite her everyday struggle with a hearing impairment. Unfortunately, her family weren’t in the financial position to buy Tia her own violin, so we helped them out and here’s the delightful update her mum has sent to...