Recorders for Blakesley Hall

This lovely Primary School in Birmingham asked for our help to bring music back into the school. They had not had a Recorder Club for 14 years and we felt we had to help. We have just heard that all is going well with the newly-formed Club and the children are...

Bilbo in action! 

Bilbo’s Mum wrote to us last year asking if there was any way we could support his lessons on the violin. We felt we had to help such a promising young man. Here he is playing his violin! Bilbo...

Supporting Portsmouth Cathedral

Cathedral Sing is an outreach project from Portsmouth Cathedral that takes music into the classroom and then into concerts with Portsmouth Cathedral Choir. We were asked if we could support this excellent project. As a result of the grant we were able to give, they...

A sax for Austin

Talented Austin has already attained Grade 5 and is heading to Northbrook College this September to study Music as part of his plans to turn music into his profession. What he badly needed was an instrument of a suitable quality and standard for his fast-growing...

Lessons for Sarah

Sarah wrote to us really needing some help for lessons to help her progress as a musician. She faces a number of challenges in her life and we felt we had to support her. Sarah has just written in thanking us for our help and with the great pictures of her in...

Support for Riccall

The charming Ricall Community Primary School in York badly needed our help to allow the children to learn and play for free. In their words: “The funding has allowed us to purchase musical instruments for all children, enabling them to learn to play free of charge....

Tiegan – the update

We have been supporting Tiegan over the years with her violin lessons and last wrote about her wonderful progress back in June 2018. Her very proud Mum and just sent us this amazing update on Tiegan’s success!   Carlisle Music and Drama Festival Violin solo...

A piano for Park

Park Community School is a great school in Hampshire badly and they badly needed a piano for the children to use and learn on. They asked if we could help. We were delighted to able to give them a Community Grant and here it is in...

NSOC supporting us!

The Newcastle Student Orchestra and Choir kindly put on a concert in aid of our charity in March (see story on March 18th) at Haymarket in Newcastle. These wonderful people played a huge range of music and managed to raise hundreds of pounds for us. Big thanks from...

Antonia – the update

We helped Antonia to get her own instrument back in 2017 (story December 2017) and have just had a wonderful update from her Mum. She has just passed her Grade 6 exam with Merit and is now working towards Grade 7. She has also passed an audition for the Young Sinfonia...

Supporting Shevington

This lovely High School in Wigan needed our help to get some instruments to allow more of the students to be able to make music. The school was given a grant and special performance took place in Year 7 and 8 assemblies. This generated new interest from students...

Singing lessons for Kerry

Talented Kerry asked for our help to support her with a series of special singing lessons. Read what Kerry had to say to us, wonderful stuff! “As a visually impaired singer, I am keen to pursue a career as a solo singer, and I also want to demonstrate how both...

A bow for Eleanor

Talented Eleanor is on the Master’s Course at the Royal Northern College of Music and is completely self-supporting in her studies on the cello. She badly needed a quality bow that was appropriate to her talent and she asked if we could help. Together with the monies...

The Egham Youth Band

The wonderful Egham Band asked for our help to enable more young children to get involved. We were able to provide a number of instruments that have allowed each child in Year 5 at St Jude’s C of E School to have their own instrument and join the band. The children...

A viola for Ezra

Talented Ezra is studying hard on the viola and badly needed a quality instrument to allow him to progress. A challenging family situation could not help him with this and he wrote to us. We stepped in and Ezra now has his lovely instrument and has just passed the...

A flute for Ailis

Talented Ailis is studying Music and Maths at University and badly needed an open hole flute of her own so that she could learn and perform her music. Her old flute had given up the ghost and she did not have all the monies to buy a new one. We stepped in and helped...

Ukes for Halsford Park

This lovely Primary School in West Sussex asked for our help to get the school making music. In their words: “We have used this money to purchase 80 ukuleles for use across our academy. This allows us to have two class sets of 30 and 20 for use in a ukulele choir.  So...

Double Bass support for Timon

Talented Timon asked if we could help with lessons to allow him to progress on the Double Bass. In his words (well worth reading on!): “Thanks to the grant I received from Music for All I was able to gain my Grade 7 Double Bass with distinction. This result will...

Alex, the update

Alex was one of the very first people we helped with the charity back in 2013 and we are so proud to bring you the latest post on her. We have supported her with lessons over the years and her talent has simply gone from strength to strength. We have just had this...

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...

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...