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On tour with the Street Orchestra of London

On tour with the Street Orchestra of London

by Sophie I recently took part in a really exciting project called the Street Orchestra of London (SOL). I didn’t quite know what to expect before we began but I soon realised how friendly everyone was and that we were all equally excited about the […]

Love of Life and the Living World

Love of Life and the Living World

Love of Life and the Living World By Indigo Star Many of you will have heard of the incredible singer, songwriter, producer, DJ and actress Bjork. With around 4 Million records sold worldwide as of 2015, is it any wonder she is considered by many […]

Sing The Rainbow…

Sing The Rainbow…

Sing A Rainbow By Indigo Star 9th March 2017 The Colour of Sound Colour appears in music it time and time again, a perfect example can be found in the popular children’s classic ‘Sing A Rainbow’, we even have a whole genre of music called […]

Time Travelling with Music

Time Travelling with Music

by Sophie Simpson Hello! I’m Sophie, a violin and piano teacher for the Becky Dell Music Academy in the new Manchester branch. I’m sure many of you are aware of how versatile stringed instruments are; as a violinist there are opportunities to play in a […]

The Manchester academy is here!

The Manchester academy is here!

Hello, Jess here and I’m very excited to announce that the Manchester Becky Dell Music Academy has arrived in 2017! We’re up and running with two tutors at the moment and have already got our first set of students in the Worsley area. I chose […]

Music in the Oscars

Music in the Oscars

by Jess Last night was the biggest, most glamorous party in the cinematic calendar – the Oscars. And what amazing films and performances we’ve had this year.  Lion, Manchester by the Sea, Fences, Jackie, Florence Foster Jenkins…. The list goes on with an even longer […]

A Day in the Life of a Harry Potter Musician

A Day in the Life of a Harry Potter Musician

A few months ago we were lucky enough to spend a little time in the company of a musician who has had what many young classical musicians might consider the epitome of a musical career. Oh, and he also happens to be one of our […]

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 […]