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5 ways to create a great musical environment at home

December 14th, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

Music plays a very significant part in a child's life and by creating a stimulating learning environment at home you will not only increase their engagement but provide them with a happier learning setting.

Children spend most of their time at home especially at a younger age and children learn by listening, copying and memorising. By creating a musical environment at home you are providing a great setting for your child's development.

Music has an extremely powerful influence on our emotions. Is it not true that when one of your favourite tunes starts playing on the radio your mood is instantly enlightened? This also applies to a song that can trigger a bad or sad memory and you just cannot bear to listen to it.

By sharing a musical environment at home with ... Read More »

East Coast Musician of the Year 2016

May 24th, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

The East Coast Musician of the Year Competition attracts both able students and those in the early stage of their musical development giving the competition its unique status within the regions musical calendar. It enjoys the support of the regions Music Teachers, Schools, Colleges,Local Authorities Music Service Departments and regional orchestras.

Competition 2016

This competition is designed to suit all ages and musical abilities from beginners to advanced players. Candidates play an instrument of their choice and choose their own music which they are confident to perform. This is a very friendly competition and you will receive some encouraging comments from our judges to help improve your performance. So if this is your first time you have entered we will be pleased to see you and of course we welcome ... Read More »

Top ten Musical instruments 2016 – cost of music lessons and some interesting facts

April 26th, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

Learning to play a musical instrument is something a growing number of children are doing in the UK. According to ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music), provider of music exams here in the UK:

Seven in every 10 children (69%) in the UK say that they currently play a musical instrument

ABRSM conducted some research into teaching, learning and playing in the UK and they had some interesting results:

An encouraging 85% of children have played a musical instrument compared with 74% of adults. More children have had instrumental lessons too (62%) compared with fewer than half of adults. The proportion of adults who have not played an instrument steadily increases with age, rising from 8% at 18 to 20 years old to 38% at 65 years and over.

Learning to play a musical instrument has a world of benefits; you... Read More »

How music can benefit your child

November 20th, 2015 by Anna Michaelidou

8 reasons why your child will benefit from Music lessons

We have all heard music referred to as the universal language. In the world we live in, we are surrounded by music every day; in the form of songs, celebrations, ceremonies, lullabies, and so much more. It doesn't matter how old you are or where you come from - everyone loves a good melody.

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East Coast Musician of the Year 2015

April 24th, 2015 by Sarah Adams

The East Coast Musician of the Year Competition attracts both able students and those in the early stage of their musical development giving the competition its unique status within the regions musical calendar. It enjoys the support of the regions Music Teachers, Schools, Colleges,Local Authorities Music Service Departments and regional orchestras.

... Read More »

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