Learn To Play is a success
MuSiC For aLL’S latest charity event, Learn to Play day 2015, was officially their biggest ever. one hundred and twenty nine venues, up more than 10% from last year, gave more than twelve thousand music lessons to members of the public, young and old, across the uK. Venues, including Yamaha Music London, Fender and aCM, reported lessons as fully booked with waiting lists for people hoping to take part. one man flew in from russia to get to the drumwright event and take part in an ian Paice masterclass! over two hundred families took part in the bromley Youth Music trust day, more that one hundred children took part in music lessons at the old Vinyl Factory, and other hugely popular events were Korg at the MK dons stadium and Spider Music at the Motorpoint arena in Cardiff. and absolute Music saw eight hundred people visit their store.
Paul McManus, Chief Executive of Music For all, said “by any measure, this was our biggest and most successful Learn to Play day to date. as always, this was a huge team effort between the shops, venues, suppliers and all our sponsoring partners. we are truly creating new musicians with the national Learn to Play day and planning for 2016 is already underway!” Visit www.musicforall. org.uk for more.
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