Structured practice is a massively important part of how we learn music. This often brings up imagery of miserably hashing out scales and exercises for endless hours every day. Whilst it’s really important to make progress, keeping it light and fun will always bring better results. This post will help to demystify practice. Of course, … Continue reading Practice Guides Part 1 (For Parents)
Learning to play music can be fun for almost anybody of any age. Navigating learning an instrument without guidance is very, very difficult. Whilst there are many resources out there, videos and books can’t correct technique or answer obscure questions you might have. This is a short list of things to consider when finding the … Continue reading Finding the Right Teacher
This is a short guide to help you navigate the getting a vintage instrument valued and back to playable condition. We highly recommend bringing your instrument into our store for mechanical appraisal and valuation. Often this can be done whilst you wait and completely free of charge! Things to avoid and consider: Attics, basements, garages … Continue reading When a dusty case lurks in the attic…
We now have the new ABRSM Theory Practice Papers and Model Answers in stock for Grades 1-5! The new and updated exam questions will be used as of 01.01.18 in all countries. All the new papers are available on our website: https://www.alangregory.co.uk/music/ABRSM_Theory_Workbooks_and_Past_Papers.html The ABRSM say: We are introducing modernised questions and assessment methods in some … Continue reading New ABRSM Theory Practice Papers!
20th December: 9.00am - 6.00pm - Final Shipping Day for 2nd Class 21st December: 9.00am - 6.00pm - Final Shipping Day for 1st Class & Parcel Services 22nd December: 9.00am - 6.00pm - Happy to Ship but no Guarantees 23rd December: 9.00am - 5.00pm Christmas Eve: Closed Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: Closed 27th December: … Continue reading Christmas Opening + Deliveries 2017
After a little hiatus we are back blogging. Expect to see lots of exciting posts about what we are up to at Alan Gregory Music
At the start of this month we were privileged to host Allen Vizzutti on the UK leg of his European tour, supported by Yamaha. Allen is one of the world's leading trumpeters and is a renowned soloist and educator. At the start of July we held a clinic and masterclass that was hosted jointly by … Continue reading Allen Vizzutti in the UK