Month: January 2017

Big Ben’s Bells are Taking a Little Break…

Big Ben’s Bells are Taking a Little Break…

This blog is all about Bells. Big beautiful bonging bells! Both the Big Ben bell and the place it was created, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in East London. Any keen listener of BBC Radio 4 will probably know of the impending bong deficit. This is […]

Healthy Musicians

Healthy Musicians

Healthy Musicians by Jess As a professional musician, I feel that I was told far too late about the importance of injury prevention and good posture. I was only made aware of it once I’d started my Bachelor degree and, as I went for a […]

New Year, New MUSIC

New Year, New MUSIC

by Jess It’s the third week of January and we’ve all probably heard the phrase “New Year New Me” a fair few times by now. But at the Becky Dell Academy we’ve been thinking, what’s so good about making everything new? Why don’t we just […]

Fantastic Beasts and The Woman of Many Talents…

Fantastic Beasts and The Woman of Many Talents…

As if J K Rowling hadn’t already made it abundantly clear that she is an extraordinary woman – a world famous author of one of the biggest book and movie franchises the world has ever seen, generous philanthropist and campaigner and now, it turns out, […]

Pope’s Percussive Preferences…a guide to your first drum kit.

Pope’s Percussive Preferences…a guide to your first drum kit.

By Harry Pope, BDMA Drum Tutor. Hello Hello! I’m Harry and I’m Becky’s resident maker of noise. Or drummer. Take your pick. This short blog post will be about selecting a drum kit, geared mainly towards the beginner side of things. Okay, so when looking […]