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Helping Heddington!

This lovely school in Wiltshire asked for our help with instruments and we were delighted to provide a whole range of percussion and other instruments. In the words of the Head: “The grant we received for our school has made an enormous difference already! We have...

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A piano for Adrian

Talented Adrian has already progressed to Grade 8 (with Distinction) on the piano. A challenging family situation has meant that Adrian has been forced to busk to be able to pay for his lessons. Added to that, he badly need a decent piano of his own to allow him to...

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A guitar for Lucy

Lucy is a hardworking, single parent studying commercial music at university, while raising her seven year old son. Life has not been easy, but music has been a place of refuge and comfort for both of them. Lucy’s son has always been drawn to music and she is going to...

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Instruments for Phoenix

The amazing Phoenix Community and Youth Project in Southport does wonderful things using music to reach into the local community. More and more people wanted to benefit from the power of music and the Project asked us for help to buy more instruments. How could we...

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A bow for Nadia

This is a lovely story, please read on! Nadia has been studying cello with Exeter Young Strings since the age of four (as you can see from the lovely pictures). Mum first took Nadia to introductory music sessions at Exeter Young Strings when she was a three year old...

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Support for Simon Balle

This lovely school in Hertford asked for our help to get more music teaching to more of the children. How could we resist? Our Grant has enabled them to purchase 15 clarinets and 15 flutes for their Year 3 woodwind programme. The students have made superb progress in...

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A steel drum for Theodore

Theodore is a seriously talented steel drum player and he needed our help to get the drum he so badly needed. These instruments are specially made and so we worked with him and the manufacturer to get everything right! In Theodore’s own words: “The support you have...

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Singing support for Kai

Young Kai faces a number of challenges in his life and his music and singing is everything to him. We were delighted to be able to help him out with a microphone and speaker to support his singing and we have just had the following from proud Mum: “Kai has been...

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Lessons for Millie

Millie is autistic and playing music really helps her to focus and reduce her anxiety. Since learning the piano her anxiety has decreased dramatically and she is much happier. We were asked if we could help with her lessons as they were having such a great effect. We...

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Sax lessons for Patrick

As well as a cool picture, here is a great story from Patrick… “After learning to play recorder in school and a 52 year break, I decided to take up music again. This time I wanted to learn Saxophone. I realised I would not be able to achieve my goal as the cost of...

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Supporting Milborne Port Primary School

This lovely school in Dorset needed our help to support music provision for the children. We were able to give a Community Grant and we have just had this news from the school: “Since receiving our new music resources, music provision in our school has improved...

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Karina and Antonia support us!

Have a look at this amazing story of support for our charity, where 2 girls managed to raise £700 for Music for All! 'We met at high school and both shared a passion for playing and performing music. Our music teacher suggested forming a duo and from then, we have...

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A guitar for Justin

Justin has faced a challenging life including that of Asperger’s Syndrome. His love of music has been a constant thing to help him in his life and he badly needed a guitar of his own to support him. We felt we had to help and are delighted to let you know how happy he...

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Support for Flutewise

Flutewise in East Sussex was established in 1988 to bring musical events and residential courses aimed at keen young flute players. Their Founder, Liz asked if we could help them in order to establish new Flutewise Clubs in the Brighton area. The sessions are all run...

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Guitar for Milan

Talented Milan had been attending guitar lessons for a number of years, but needed our help to take him to the next level. We were able to arrange some special lessons to support his learning and are delighted to let you know that he is now able to master difficult...

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Orla and Erin – the update!

We wrote last year (15 October) about our support for talented sisters, Orla and Erin. We have just had a wonderful update on them both from proud Mum! "Orla continues to make good progress with both tenor horn and piano. Her horn teacher has suggested that she skips...

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Steel pans for Winstanley

The Winstanley School in Leicester needed our help to get some new steel pan drums and to refurbish others. The new drums are being fully used in the school ensemble, lunchtime practices, and also for pupils taking their GCSE in...

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Elissa – the update

In March 2018, we wrote to tell you of our support for talented Elissa who was studying clarinet at the Purcell School. Things have progressed and we are delighted to bring you a very special video of her composition “The Terror Reigns”, which was premiered in St...

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A pedal for Nick

Talented Nick excels on the keyboard and loves playing whenever and wherever he can (check out the picture!). He wrote to ask asking if we could help with the purchase of a special pedal to improve his singing tone and range of sound. We were able to do this and he...

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Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr support!

This great school in Cardiff asked for our help and we were delighted to give them a Community Grant. From January, 9 pupils have started weekly music lessons on guitar, drums and piano. The lessons are provided by 4 talented and able musicians in Year 13. One of the...

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Flute lessons for Ruth

Talented Ruth plays with the West Sussex Youth Wind Orchestra and is already working towards her Grade 6 exam. Her family needed our help in order to be able to continue her lessons. We were happy to help and ensure she kept learning. We love working with this musical...

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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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Extreme Cello support us!

Have a look at this wonderful press release….. “We are pleased to announce that our new Junior Extreme Cello group - comprising four young cellists from Sheffield aged between 12 & 15 - will be undertaking their first fundraising event on Monday 1 April! This will...

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A harp for Effie

Young Effie is showing amazing development on the harp and badly needed one of her own. A harp is not a cheap instrument and we worked with her family and 2 other charities to make this happen. Effie has since played harp for Radio Derby and won the Under-12 Strings...

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Trombones for Bolingbroke!

Bolingbroke Academy opened in London in 2012 as a mixed secondary school for age 11-18 year olds. They are building up to a full school, and this year have just started a 6th form. They have a real passion for the power of music and offer free instrumental lessons to...

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