Once again we are in the last run-up to piano exam with the usual nerves and anxieties for teacher and pupil alike! If only children realised the stress they put their teachers through. When I was a child I can remember thinking how lovely it would be to be the...
Should children sit exam? Yes that old chestnut again! Just about everyone has an opinion about this, even people who have nothing to do with music, or learning the piano. But somehow it always draws hot debate, with tales of horrendous childhood experiences...
Term dates for 2017
Term 1: 23 Jan - 31 Mar (10 wks)
Term 2: 17 April - 23 June (10 wks)
Term 3: 10 July - 15 Sept (10 wks)
Term 4: 02 Oct - 02 Dec (9 wks)
If you are a serious composer you can do no better than Sibelius which allows you to write down any music you would ever want. It is worth a look as it does great student deals. But if you just want to dip your toes in, for all you budding composers – there is a free and comprehensive programme available for writing music at Muse Score. It may look a little daunting at first, but there is lots of information about it and instructions. Really it couldn’t be better!! Do give it a go!