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Supporting Tilly

Young Tilly faces a very challenging domestic situation. Her music lessons, thankfully, help her with a sense of achievement and routine. Tilly was in danger of having to stop learning and we could not let that happen! Here is a picture of her playing with her friend...

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Supporting Emily Tully

Emily runs an amazing music programme in Birmingham as a SEN Specialist. Her pupils have challenges such as autism, visual and hearing impairments right through to severe learning difficulties. Emily strongly believes in the power of music and we were delighted to be...

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Helping Heath

Talented Heath is fast becoming very proficient on both guitar AND drums (Grade 5 and 8 level)! His Mum was supporting as much as she could, but disputes with neighbours over noise meant that he could no longer practice on his acoustic drum kit. Electronic drums were...

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Help for Centrepoint

The famous Centrepoint charity supports over 9,000 homeless people every year. Some of them, naturally, are musicians. The London location had created a music room in order to run regular music sessions. All they needed was a piano. We were delighted to be able to...

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A harp for Lea

Talented young Lea needed a harp of her own to allow her to fulfil her potential on the instrument. As you can imagine, not a cheap undertaking! Working with her family and other charities, we were all able to make this happen. In her words “I would like to thank...

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Helping Wiltshire Rural Music School

This wonderful charity offers truly inclusive music making opportunities across the County. Some parts of the area are really rural and the team wanted our help to bring music to everyone in the area who was interested, with some special open days. So “Music on your...

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A harp for Isobel

As you can imagine, a harp is a considered purchase and talented Isobel urgently needed a full-size one to help fulfil her potential. Working with her parents, grandparents and other charities, we were all able to make this happen. She has since performed at local...

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A guitar for Christopher

Christopher had been learning to play guitar on a half-sized one that he had totally outgrown. His Mum was not in a position to buy him a full-size one. We had just had one donated to us that had featured in a television advert and we knew just who to give it...

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North West Blues and Soul Festival supports Music for All!

We are very proud to say that this wonderful music festival in Mold, Wales, has chosen us as their charity. The event takes place on 3rd – 5th August. The organisers really believe in the power of music and want to support us in our mission to bring music-making to...

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Supporting Alexander and Eleanor

A small home keyboard was proving to be a substantial help to the children in this family, especially as there are a number of tragic emotional and medical issues. Working with other charities, we were able to help purchase a proper piano to support the children...

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Lessons for Luke

A challenging situation at home meant that Luke was no longer able to continue his lessons learning the flute. This was naturally really bad news for Luke, especially in view of his ambition to join an orchestra. We were delighted to be able to step in and help with...

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Help for King Arthur’s Community School

This lovely small secondary school supports the children of the Wincanton area. The school believes in the power of music but faced ongoing cuts to the budget. Taiko drumming was proving very popular with the set they were borrowing and they really needed some of...

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Supporting Thomas

Talented Thomas had recently moved from violin to viola and had been borrowing an instrument to practice and play with. He attends Sheffield Music Academy and needed our help to get his own instrument. Working with other charities, we were able to help and his new...

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The Beaminster Youth Club

This great Youth Club was set up as a charity to provide opportunities for young people in the Dorset area after Council cuts ceased funding youth opportunities. The Youth Club Band practice every week and they play at many local community events. There is even a...

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Support for Xi-Mali

As a talented Samba musician, Xi-Mali leads a range of community music workshops in London with a truly diverse group of people. He asked us to help him source an electro-acoustic violin in order to create a new music form with a ceilidh samba music group! How could...

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Vanessa’s Practicathon!

We wrote the story on March 1st of how local music teacher, Vanessa, was organising an event to raise funds for our charity. All her pupils were seeking sponsorship from family and friends to see how long they could play for. The event was a huge success and Vanessa...

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An update on Priana

Back in August last year, we published the story of our help to keep young Priana having her music lessons. We have just heard that she has really blossomed since then and has now given two solo violin performances, one of which being at the prestigious Guildhall...

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Events that support our Charity

We are delighted that more and more events are being held by the public around the country to fundraise for Music for All. All monies raised go directly into helping others learn and discover through music. Vanessa’s Practicathon! Local piano teacher Vanessa...

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Learn to Play Day 2018 – what a year!

  On the 17th and 18th of March, Music for All facilitated a truly inspiring weekend of music making at around 100 venues across the country.. We witnessed some real joy in people picking up instruments and realising how easy and fun it is to make music. The...

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Make Music Day 2018 is coming!

Make Music Day is an annual celebration, with free music events taking place in venues and public spaces – from town squares to libraries, bandstands to school halls and arts centres. It takes place on the longest day of the year – 21st June. You can organise or...

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A membership to the Music for All Charity!

Music for All has taken it's next exciting step by encouraging the public to become a member and help support musicians - young and old... Each member will receive a Music for All wristband, a Music for All badge and a quarterly Members Newsletter. But more...

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Support for Olivia

Talented Olivia is pursuing a career as a professional cellist and needed our help to buy an instrument to match her abilities. Working with family and other charities, we were able to make this happen. In her words “To play on a beautiful instrument that you connect...

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Help for the East Coast Elite

The talented young people that take part in the East Coast Elite Band really needed a keyboard to help with their performances. Luckily, we had just had one kindly donated to us by a local lady, so we knew exactly where to send...

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Supporting Simone

Talented Simone Rochelle faces a number of challenges in her life and needed our help to get the guitar she so badly wanted. She has big ambitions to make a career of her music and here she is in the picture picking up her guitar from City Music in...

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