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Teachers invited to ABRSM open day at Musicroom Portsmouth

Teachers invited to ABRSM open day at Musicroom Portsmouth

GregJohnson July 2, 2012 0

As part of their summer sales, Musicroom Portsmouth are inviting teachers to their store on the 5th of July for an informal open day event to introduce the new ABRSM piano syllabus. There will

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Re-formed Black Sabbath close Download 2012

Re-formed Black Sabbath close Download 2012

GregJohnson June 12, 2012 3

On Sunday night, a reformed Black Sabbath brought the curtain down on Download festival 2012 to monstrous applause. Three of the four original members of the Birmingham band teamed up for the Donnington Park

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Pre-order the new ABRSM syllabus at Musicroom.com

Pre-order the new ABRSM syllabus at Musicroom.com

GregJohnson May 31, 2012 0

From June 4, Musicroom.com customers will be able to pre-order the new ABRSM 2013-14 Piano syllabus and ABRSM Brass syllabus, set to be released on July 5. Pre-orders will be shipped from July 4

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Top 10 covers of Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye

Top 10 covers of Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye

GregJohnson May 4, 2012 0

Gotye’s irrepressible hit, Somebody That I Used To Know has become an internet phenomenon, with hundreds of new cover versions uploaded to YouTube and Vimeo with every passing week. The song has been one

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Early Elgar work in print for the first time

Early Elgar work in print for the first time

PeterHulley April 25, 2012 0

Edward Elgar needs little introduction. Standing tall among the greatest composers that the United Kingdom has ever produced, many of his works are long-standing favourites at royal occasions including the coronation of Queen Elizabeth

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Music student overcomes paralysis to play the piano

Music student overcomes paralysis to play the piano

GregJohnson April 19, 2012 0

Twenty-two year-old Paul Murray has had to face up to a number of serious challenges in the last year. After contracting multiple sclerosis only 12 months ago, undergoing four major brain surgery procedures, Paul

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Yamaha’s CFX concert grand piano set to wow Ribble Valley festival

Yamaha’s CFX concert grand piano set to wow Ribble Valley festival

GregJohnson April 18, 2012 0

Yamaha are sponsoring the Ribble Valley International Piano Week again this year, and their new CFX concert grand piano is all set to take centre stage. From July 10-16, a host of international artists

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Adele – Piano Songbook for iPad

Adele – Piano Songbook for iPad

This Day In Music April 11, 2012 0

Adele’s all-conquering march to the summit of pop superstardom continues almost on a daily basis, breaking long-running records every week. Her second album, 21 has now overtaken The Dark Side of the Moon in

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Musikmesse 2012 attracts more than 68,000 visitors

Musikmesse 2012 attracts more than 68,000 visitors

GregJohnson April 10, 2012 0

The numbers are in for Musikmesse 2012! Once again this year, the international music trade fair achieved a high number of visitors passing through its doors, attracting 68,587 visitors from 120 different countries. Covering

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Newly-discovered Mozart piece gets debut performance

Newly-discovered Mozart piece gets debut performance

GregJohnson March 27, 2012 2

What did you get up to when you were ten-years-old? Running around playing football? Jumping a skipping rope? Composing a new work five years into life as a composer? At an age when many

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