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Harp support for Evie

Evie has a challenging family background including her own personal challenges with a both a hearing and a back disability. None the less, Evie is making excellent progress at the Royal Conservatoire Scotland on the harp. What she really needed was a special...

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Help for Jonathan

Jonathan has been severely ill for nearly a year and mainly bed-bound or in hospital. He has a wonderful autistic son who is 5 with a big interest in music. Jonathan realised that music could be a great way for the two of them to communicate and he wrote to us asking...

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A frame for the First Act Theatre

We helped this brilliant theatre in Newcastle a few years ago with a Grant and they called asking for us again! This time, they needed a frame to enable them to move the piano around between performances and all the musical outreach work they do. We stepped in and...

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Supporting Jade

Jade is only 10 years old but has already passed her Grade 4 piano exam with Merit! She had been practicing on her Gran’s old piano that was unfortunately beyond tuning and she badly needed one that could help her to progress. We managed to step in and get a new one...

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Support for Dhiraj 

Dhiraj is at Birmingham Conservatoire and is aiming to become a professional musician. What he really needed was an instrument of his own. The family situation was not in a position to make this happen, but we were! Here is a picture of him hard at...

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A violin for Chaya

Talented Chaya recently completed Grade 4 on the violin and had physically outgrown the instrument she was learning on. Her talent required a full-size instrument of a much better quality than the one she was currently playing. The family situation was not able to...

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Helping Unified Rhythm

This amazing community group in Brighton is a carnival street band of drummers featuring children and young adults with Special Educational Needs. They asked for our help to purchase new instruments in order to get more people in the band. We did just that and the...

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Support for Wendy

Wendy has been making music since she was a young girl and over the years, she took her music exams, played in orchestras, festivals and theatre groups. A tragic accident has left her in constant pain and unable to play her beloved flute. Wendy was determined to find...

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Help for Toril

Toril has made excellent progress as a percussionist and needed our help to be able continue his lessons at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music. We were able to assist and he has now been able to audition for both the National Children’s Orchestra and...

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Helping Aaron

Talented young Aaron badly needed a piano of his own that he could play and practice on. His family were not in a position to make this happen and we were asked if we could help. Job done! In his own words “I have been practicing my scales, I can play lightly and...

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Green Street Blues – the update

We supported this wonderful women’s acapella group from Kent back in July last year and have some great news to update you with. The group have had some professional coaching and a campaign to recruit new members. Big success, 29% of the group are all new! Plus, they...

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A banjo for Ivan

We had a really touching letter from Ivan who badly needed our help to get the banjo he really needed. We had to step in and help and here he is in one of the coolest pictures we have ever...

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A bass guitar for Bluesface

Last year, the North Wales Blues & Soul Festival supported our charity magnificently with proceeds from the ticket sales. In turn, we offered a prize of an amazing bass guitar (kindly donated by Orange Amps) to the winning band in a local “Battle of the Bands”. We...

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Harp lessons for Jevdet and Selma

These two lovely children found a real passion for wanting to make music and their Mum wrote to us asking if we could help to support their interest with some harp lessons. We were delighted to be able to help. Selma has made excellent progress and is has just taken...

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Help for Elijah

Young Elijah faces a number of challenges in his life and music is truly one thing that he loves! After a letter from his Mum, we were able to help the family out with a series of piano lessons. In his words “Thank you so much, I feel happier, more relaxed and it’s...

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Support for The Sunday Boys

Manchester’s very own Male Voice Choir badly needed a keyboard of their own that they could use to help weekly rehearsals and performances. We were delighted to be able to get them one. They have since used it to support a fund-raising performance for World Aids Day...

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Helping Grace

Grace had long wanted to learn the piano but a very difficult family situation could not allow this to happen. We stepped in and Grace is now having piano lessons as well as a small practice piano at home. We have now heard that she is loving the piano and can already...

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Supporting Alex

Alex needed our help to be able to continue with his guitar lessons. We stepped in and were delighted to hear that he is doing really well and that his teacher, George, has already helped to get him up to Grade 4 level! He is now playing more advanced pieces and even...

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Supporting Isabella

Talented Isabella has been making amazing progress on the oboe and badly needed a better instrument. Her old one was actually “holding her back”. Her student costs in London are very high and she was not in a position to buy the better instrument, so she came to us...

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Help for Hackney

Hackney New Primary School really believe in the power of music and offer access to learning an instrument, regardless of ability to pay. They asked for our help to support a programme to enable teaching bowed instruments for the Year 3 children. The children have...

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Lewis runs for Music for All!

The amazing Lewis Duggleby is participating in a 10k run in Harpenden this month and is aiming to raise £500 for Music for All. He is targeting less than an hour as well! He has been studying music from the age of 8 where he learned to play the trombone and achieved...

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A Sound Beam for Luke

We truly believe that music should be available to all. Luke really needed a special Sound Beam to be able to make his music (which he loves doing). Working with his family, we were able to get him one and here he is in...

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Supporting Sabrina

Talented Sabrina has spent many years in foster care and is determined to prove herself (and challenge stereotypes) as a successful singer and songwriter. We felt we had to help her and here she is busy with her new equipment in her home studio. She has already...

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Support for M.I.N.D. in Salford

We always try and help anyone from society that wants to make music, regardless of background and circumstance. Donna works at the M.I.N.D branch in Salford and had a client with a keen interest in the guitar, but with no means to have their own instrument. We were...

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Help for Fisayo

Fisayo is at University training to be a Music Teacher. The one thing he really needed was a keyboard of his own. Sadly, his financial situation was not able to make this happen. We were delighted to step in and help, especially as Fisayo will end up teaching others...

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