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British new starter becomes latest manufacturer of pianos

British new starter becomes latest manufacturer of pianos

GregJohnson March 14, 2012 0

Cavendish Pianos will launch a selection of family-focused instruments. Britain’s boutique manufacturing industry can now add a new string to its bow. Cavendish Pianos from Wharfedale in west Yorkshire, have recently begun to produce

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How do you deal with a heckling audience?

How do you deal with a heckling audience?

GregJohnson March 13, 2012 0

Heckles from an audience can be a performer’s worst nightmare. How do you keep your cool, keep the show on track and handle the heckler with poise and grace? Shouts from rude audience members

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Thousands flock to London Bass Guitar Show

Thousands flock to London Bass Guitar Show

GregJohnson March 13, 2012 0

The two-day event featured masterclasses and jamming sessions with the likes of Yolanda Charles and John Paul Jones. Almost 2,000 musicians and fans flocked to this year’s London Bass Guitar Show, which was held

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And the winner of our competition to win a Fender Stratocaster is…

And the winner of our competition to win a Fender Stratocaster is…

GregJohnson March 12, 2012 0

The songs have been played, the entries are in and the deadline has passed. Now is the time to announce the winner of our BIG musicroom competition for a Fender Stratocaster guitar. We’d like

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Music Education Hubs ‘must provide services for children with special education needs and disabilities’

Music Education Hubs ‘must provide services for children with special education needs and disabilities’

GregJohnson March 12, 2012 0

Any new Music Education Hub set up under the government’s new National Plan for Music Education must take responsibility and accountability for providing services for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) –

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The Institute launches new Masters Degree for guitar, bass, drum and vocal students

The Institute launches new Masters Degree for guitar, bass, drum and vocal students

GregJohnson March 9, 2012 0

Music students can now work for a brand new Masters Degree after the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance announced this week that it will launch a new course. The MMus Degree in Popular Music

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Mass Effect 3 release brings a focus onto video game soundtracks

Mass Effect 3 release brings a focus onto video game soundtracks

GregJohnson March 9, 2012 1

Today sees the launch of the first big blockbuster release of 2012, but you won’t find it at your local cinema or in the review sections of film magazines. It isn’t a movie or

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Can’t find the Novation Launchpad? Buy it today from musicroom York

Can’t find the Novation Launchpad? Buy it today from musicroom York

GregJohnson March 8, 2012 0

Stocks of the Novation Launchpad controller are running out across the country as imports struggle to keep up with demand. The 64 button MIDI controller, jointly designed by Ableton and Novation, is currently the

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Live Music Act comes into law

Live Music Act comes into law

GregJohnson March 8, 2012 2

After receiving Royal Assent today (March 8th), the Live Music Bill has officially become an Act of Law. This means that venues up and down the UK wishing to host a live music event

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From practicality to fashion, we are a nation of headphone-wearers

From practicality to fashion, we are a nation of headphone-wearers

GregJohnson March 8, 2012 0

There once was a time when families and friends would sit around the radio or record player and listen to music. But 40 or 50 years later, is this form of playing music long-gone?

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