Corporate member and online music school, Your Space Music Lessons has launched a new mode of piano lessons, here they are to tell us all about it along with an exclusive member offer.
In this digital age the opportunity to learn the piano has become more accessible, and the search for a piano teacher doesn’t always lead where you would expect.
Adult piano student, Jean:
Barbara Eifler, Making Music Chief Executive reflects on the Music Industries Association's (MIA) Forum.
More and more of us are buying music, instruments and the stuff that goes with them online (guilty as charged). Often that’s less about price, more about convenience (reeds at midnight, anyone?).
So is a music shop on your high street still relevant? Can it survive financially? How could it be working with its community? And if 80% of the population really aspire to play an instrument, why isn’t the industry more diverse?
Ruth Ridge, Swansea Philharmonic Choir secretary offers some initial thoughts on the group's new piece, Postcard from Swansea, written with Nathan James Dearden for the Adopt a Composer project.
On a recent trip to the USA composer Patrick Hawes did a series of interviews with the sheet music retailer JW Pepper for their series, The Inside Voice.
The seven interviews cover Patrick’s love of choral music, the process of composition, his musical hero, his early years and where he sees music is going in the 21st century.
Every three years IAML (UK & Irl) invites nominations for its two Excellence Awards – the Excellence Award for Music Libraries, and the Personal Achievement Award.
Composer Nicholas Olsen answers questions posed to him by Da Capo Alba, the mandolin and guitar orchestra he's been paired with on the Adopt a Composer project.
Composer Chloe Knibbs takes us into the fascinating world of Clara Schumann, and the ideas informing her Adopt a Composer collaboration with Ex Urbe.
“Composing gives me great pleasure” v “A woman must not desire to compose”