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Helping the Cardboard Citizens Theatre Company

This amazing professional theatre company in London supports homeless and at-risk people through the performing arts. Indeed, over their 25 years, they have helped 33,000 people! We were delighted to hear that they use and teach music in their “Noise of the Oppressed”...

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A guitar for Andrew

Andrew lives in supported accommodation and faces a number of challenges in his young life. His therapist suggested that returning to playing the guitar (as he used to) could help. Andrew found a friend to teach him and we were more than happy to supply the guitar!...

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Drake Music Scotland

This wonderful organisation asked for our help to develop the music and performance skills of a group of adults with learning disabilities. We quickly agreed to get involved and the group is now meeting every week and are writing and rehearsing their own material!...

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Supporting Callum

Callum recently achieved a First Class Honours in Music Business. A family tragedy has caused him great distress and suffering and it is his music that pulls him through. He needed our help to purchase studio monitors to enable him to make his music. We were only too...

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A harp for Ella

Talented Ella needed her own harp in order to fulfil her potential on the instrument. The family raised all the money it could and we then worked with a number of other charities to make the purchase possible. Ella wants to become a professional harpist and she has...

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CatStrand – the update

4 years ago, we helped the CatStrand group to buy some ukuleles and a small pa system to help set up a group and perform at local community events. The group was started with a number of retired people who had never played an instrument before. And look at them now!...

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Supporting Daniel

Daniel is a very talented wind player and sorely need a flugelhorn that matched his potential. We managed to attain from a West End trumpeter. Since then, Daniel has performed in productions of Legally Blonde, My Fair Lady (at the York Grand Opera House) and also in...

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Supporting St. Ninians

This lovely school in Edinburgh needed our help to buy some guitars (they previously could only afford toy ones). The children are now learning and performing at the local church, soup kitchen, nursing home and school assemblies!...

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Help for Callum

Talented Callum is aiming to make a career of music-making and needed some help from us to be able to record his original compositions. And here he is (with a friend) using his new microphones!...

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Supporting Richard Hale School

This great school in Hertford (celebrating their 400th anniversary!) wanted to help more students to be able to learn woodwind instruments. The school believes in the power of music and wanted to offer it to as many students as possible. We helped with new instruments...

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Drums for Oskar!

Young Oskar has faced a really challenging period in his life with dialysis and organ transplants. This involved being in isolation for a number of months. The one thing that was helping Oskar was his drumming! What he really needed was drums of his own and we were...

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Supporting John of Rolleston

This wonderful Primary School in Burton upon Trent takes music seriously and wanted to offer the children more opportunities to engage with instruments and learning. We were delighted to be able to help and you can see the children playing their new instruments in the...

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Help for Leah

Talented Leah is studying at the Royal Northern College of Music and really needed a flute of a standard to match her musical potential. Working with her family, we were able to help make this happen. In her words “The new flute has given me a huge leap forward, it’s...

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Learn to Play Day is coming!

We are now getting everything ready for the seventh annual Learn to Play Day, taking place on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of March 2018. FREE music lessons for everyone! Young, not so young, brand new musicians, returning ones, you are all welcome 🎷🎸🥁🎶 We have...

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A trumpet for Jasper

Talented Jasper has been playing the trumpet since he was 9 and plans to go to a conservatoire to fulfil his potential as a musician. What he badly needed was an instrument suitable to his abilities and we were delighted to be able to offer our support!  ...

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Helping Oakbank!

Oakbank School in Reading needed our help to get some drums for the children to learn. This has enabled the students to experience new instruments and new types of music making. The African drumming project has been a great success! The school also allows visiting...

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Hannah joins us as a new Ambassador!

Hannah Rankin is two amazing things….a professional bassoonist and a professional boxer! She has been nicknamed “The Classical Warrior” and we are delighted to have her as part of our team. Hannah said: 'As a child I was lucky enough to grow up in a musical family who...

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A piano for Roza

Here at Music for All, we are often offered instruments from the general public and, wherever we can, we always try and find a new and deserving home for them. It is not always easy with pianos, but we try! We were offered a donation of a piano by the lovely Haynes...

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Teresa’s students support our charity!

Teresa is a local piano teacher in Sussex and her students decided that they would put on a concert to raise monies for us. The event took place for family and friends at Southwater Village Hall where the students performed their favourite pieces of music. We were...

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A guitar for Sadie

We ran a Christmas competition in the Horsham area to reward a lucky individual with their own electric guitar. Young Sadie was trying to learn by borrowing her Grandad’s guitar and really needed one of her own. She was also finding music was taking her away from some...

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A guitar for Jack

Jack faces a number of challenges and problems in his young life. One thing that really helps him is playing music, which reduces his anxiety. He badly needed a guitar of his own to help with this and we were delighted to be able to step in and help!  ...

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Supporting the Ministry of Dhol

We were delighted to be able to give a Community Grant to this wonderful group in London. Our support has enabled them to create and launch an all-female drumming group! The girls have now completed a number of performances as you can see from the pictures!  ...

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Helping Karla

Karla has been passing her Grades with Distinction and her beloved teacher (in the picture) believes she is one of the most talented and receptive pupils she has ever encountered! A challenging family situation meant that future lessons could not take place. Karla’s...

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The amazing benefits of music making!

We’ve recently come across a blog that imaginatively explains the wonderful benefits of music making. It’s informative, fun and ties it all together quite smartly. The article covers many different aspects, from music during early development and how music effects...

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