Just Two weeks till Learn To Play Day
There are just two weeks to go to Learn to Play Day 2017 and the organisers are releasing more details of the events planned around the UK to celebrate.
Musicroom stores throughout the country are hosting a series of free in-store events which will include music lessons on a range of instruments including guitar, piano, ukulele, drums and pBuzz. There will also be special guest appearances and in store competitions.
In the North West, Sounds Great Music is offering free lessons for guitar, bass, piano, ukulele, saxophone, clarinet and flute. Sfarzo will be offering a free re-stringing service and there will be a free raffle to win a James Neligan acoustic guitar.
PMT is another major UK retailer taking part in its branches and The Warwick Music Group is aiming to get as many people as possible to pick up an instrument for the first time. Forsyths in Manchester is looking forward to another fun weekend offering a wide range of instrument lessons. Dawkes Music in Maidenhead is offering flute clarinet and saxophone lessons. Korg is holding its event at The Stables MK, where there will be a chance to win a TM50 Tuner /Metronome. Other organisations taking part are Garforth Brass, Music Mark and Harp on Wight and Medway Drum Studio are offering one to one 30-minute drum lesson in its Walderslade workshop.
New Music for All Ambassador, Nina Schofield, is currently at #2 in the Beat 100 Pop chart with the video for the Learn to Play Day Anthem. Nina will be holding free live music workshops for 8-15 years olds at Yamaha Music London, Wardour Street, Soho, London part of Learn to Play Day.
Guest appearances include Ash Soan, the drummer who has worked with Adele, Robbie Williams at PMT Norwich on Saturday 24th and Lower Than Atlantis’ drummer, Eddy Thrower helping to give music lessons at ACM, Guilford’s Academy of Contemporary Music.
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