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Is it too late to master the piano?

Is it too late to master the piano?

Learning – 23/01/18

Is it too late for me, as an adult, to master the piano? How will I learn? What is the best way to begin? How long will it take? Is it worth the effort? These must be among the most frequently asked questions about learning to play the piano, or indeed any musical instrument. Here are some answers to consider. more

Why and how you should look after your hearing

Why and how you should look after your hearing

News – 18/12/17

A detailed explanation, with supporting evidence, of how noise affects your hearing, including how to protect yourself and your children from hearing damage and loss. Particularly relevant to musicians. more

Making music practice pleasant

Making music practice pleasant

Parents – 01/12/17

You want your child to gain the most from music lessons so it is important to make practice time comfortable, enjoyable and, possibly, sociable. Organise your family schedule to make practice time fit in with other commitments so that your child knows you think music is important. more

Learn to Sight Read!

Learn to Sight Read!

News – 20/10/17

Just another sight reading series? No! It’s a new take on the age-old tradition of learning to speak a language - in this case the language of music - with fluency, from the outset. The authors are seasoned teachers and highly experienced examiners who apply current modes of learning to the best pedagogical principles. more

How to choose your child's first ukulele

How to choose your child's first ukulele

Parents – 03/09/17

Choosing a ukulele could be more difficult than you might imagine! There are differences in size, make, build and quality. Here's a guide to help you to choose the best one for your child, or for yourself. more

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