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Steve Vai launches new scholarship programme

Steve Vai launches new scholarship programme

Musicroom November 18, 2010 Comments Off

Guitarists looking to progress in the music industry have been offered a unique chance to further their development through a new scholarship programme. The Guitar Institute, part of London’s Institute of Contemporary Music Performance,

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Trinity announces reworked Electronic Keyboard syllabus

Trinity announces reworked Electronic Keyboard syllabus

Musicroom November 18, 2010 2

Trinity Guildhall, one of the leading external examinations boards, has announced their new 2011 Electronic Keyboard & Organ syllabus (Initial – Grade 5). The 2011 version sees a host of important changes, including brand

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Yamaha and Jazz FM live sessions at the 606 Club

Yamaha and Jazz FM live sessions at the 606 Club

Musicroom November 16, 2010 0

On Wednesday 8th December, London’s award-winning 606 Jazz Club will host a showcase evening presented by Yamaha in association with Jazz FM. Featuring the very best of the UK’s hottest new Jazz talent, the

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Glee in the classroom

Glee in the classroom

Dublin November 10, 2010 2

Since Glee first aired in 2009, it has quickly become a TV and music sensation. It reconditions old classics to a younger generation, and it’s working. The show is one of the most watched,

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Yamaha scholarships now open for applicants

Yamaha scholarships now open for applicants

Musicroom October 21, 2010 Comments Off

Applications are now being taken for the 2011 Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship Awards, it has been announced. Launched in 1989 by the instrument manufacturer, the programme now runs in 31 separate European

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Youth Music heads north

Youth Music heads north

Musicroom October 20, 2010 0

Youth Music has announced that it will be taking its popular singing tutorials to Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham. The Youth Music Voices Launch Events will be heading to the three cities later this month

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Ukulele perfect for beginners

Ukulele perfect for beginners

Musicroom October 19, 2010 0

The ukulele has seen a surge in popularity in recent times, with more individuals looking to take up the four-stringed mini guitar. Once considered to be a novelty instrument, the ukulele is now attracting

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Rock stars jam with schoolchildren

Rock stars jam with schoolchildren

Musicroom October 15, 2010 0

Budding musicians from Oxford were given the chance to play alongside some real rock stars earlier this week when members of US rock group Guns N’ Roses came for a visit. Lead guitarist Ron

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Go for gold with Music Medals

Go for gold with Music Medals

Musicroom October 7, 2010 0

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) has revealed  that its award-winning Music Medals programme is now available for use in schools across the UK. This means that more young people

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Glee surpasses Beatles record

Glee surpasses Beatles record

Musicroom October 7, 2010 0

The cast of Glee has beaten the record previously held by the Beatles by having the most appearances in the Billboard Hot 100 chart by a non-solo act. As of this week, six new

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