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WIN one of 10 Open & Play Recorder Packs with Music For Kids on Facebook

WIN one of 10 Open & Play Recorder Packs with Music For Kids on Facebook

GregJohnson November 1, 2012 0

To celebrate the launch of the new Music for Kids page on Facebook, we’re giving away 10 Open & Play: Recorder Packs! In order to be in with a chance of winning all you

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The new Mozart? Seven-year-old Alma Deutscher composes her own opera

The new Mozart? Seven-year-old Alma Deutscher composes her own opera

GregJohnson October 23, 2012 0

When the English National Opera launched their Mini-Opera competition to discover freshest young and hidden talents in classical music, it’s doubtful they would have expected to uncover Alma Deutscher. Aged just seven years old,

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Are you interested in a Peppa Pig songbook series for kids?

Are you interested in a Peppa Pig songbook series for kids?

GregJohnson August 23, 2012 0

Peppa Pig is one of the biggest and best loved stars of childrens’ TV but Peppa and her friends could soon be making their way to Musicroom! Music For Kids are considering launching a

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Music For Kids Jingle Puzzles reviewed

Music For Kids Jingle Puzzles reviewed

GregJohnson August 1, 2012 0

Music For Kids’ new range of Jingle Puzzles have received their first review from popular Mum’s blog, A Strong Coffee. Reporting on the reactions of her three under-fives, blogger Louise wrote: “my boys were

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El Sistema inspires new orchestras in England

El Sistema inspires new orchestras in England

GregJohnson July 17, 2012 2

Venezuela’s world-famous El Sistema orchestra has helped to breathe new life into the UK’s classical music scene, inspiring the formation of four brand new youth orchestras across England. The new orchestras have been launched

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Kids settle down for a night at the Royal Opera House

Kids settle down for a night at the Royal Opera House

GregJohnson March 27, 2012 0

On May 11th, 100 children will be spend the night under the grand roof of the Royal Opera House (ROH) as part of a giant, operatic sleepover! Kids aged eight to 11 have been

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US schools shown the history of blues music

US schools shown the history of blues music

GregJohnson February 14, 2012 0

Blues music emerged as a genre from African American musicians living in Southern Texas and the Deep South and today it forms part of the US’ rich history of music. A programme is being

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Children pick up first of Mayor’s music scholarships

Children pick up first of Mayor’s music scholarships

Musicroom February 2, 2012 0

Schoolchildren from London have personally picked up their new music scholarship at a ceremony last week. The first round of the Mayor’s Fund for Young Musicians (MFYM) has allocated 100 children aged between seven

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The parent’s guide to purchasing your child’s first instrument: the ukulele

The parent’s guide to purchasing your child’s first instrument: the ukulele

GregJohnson January 24, 2012 1

The ukulele now rivals the recorder as the school classroom’s musical instrument of choice. With its small size, perfect for little hands, kids can strum along to their favourite songs, tunes and melodies, taking

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John Bassett provides the answers! Common questions about children learning to play for the first time.

John Bassett provides the answers! Common questions about children learning to play for the first time.

GregJohnson January 20, 2012 2

Learning a musical instrument can be a fun and fufilling hobby for children. For parents, however, the world of music can appear difficult to navigate, with fact finding missions often producing more questions than

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