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Interview with Puppini Sister Kate Mullins

Interview with Puppini Sister Kate Mullins

Q: When did you decide that you wanted to be a professional musician? A: In that weird sort of way that kids seem to know what really makes them happy, I always imagined I’d be a musician and that one day I’d have a record […]

The Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding

By Becky If like us you watched with delight at the Royal Wedding on Saturday, you might have noticed some rather fabulous bits of music. I was blown away their choices, encompassing classical and modern, representing their personal approach very well. It was great to […]

The Double Bass: Big, Bold and Beautiful

The Double Bass: Big, Bold and Beautiful

By Louise Balkwill In this blog post, I will be raving about one of the most important, versatile, best loved but least accredited instruments in western music’s modern (and not so modern) history – yes, that’s right, the Double Bass! The Double Bass (also known […]

Care for Country

Care for Country

We love getting our tutors to write blogs for us about their interests and expertise and so are very excited to share Connor’s thoughts on country music. Connor teaches piano, guitar, singing and songwriting at the London academies. by Connor Roff Country on the rise: […]

Noteworthy People – Sir Simon Rattle

Noteworthy People – Sir Simon Rattle

by Jess It’s time for our first “Noteworthy People” of the academic year and this half term we have chosen… Sir Simon Rattle Sir Simon Rattle is one of Britain’s most renowned and highly regarded conductors. He became recognised as an international artist whilst conducting […]

The Becky Dell Music Academy – A London Living Wage Organisation

The Becky Dell Music Academy – A London Living Wage Organisation

We are delighted to have been awarded the London Living Wage Employer mark by the Living Wage Foundation, a foundation supporting the fair pay of employees across the country. Although we have only recently received accreditation, we have always strived to provide fair wages for […]

Noteworthy People – Imogen Heap

Noteworthy People – Imogen Heap

By Jess We are bringing back one of our segments called “Noteworthy People” where we focus on an inspirational person and tell you about their work. This time it is… Imogen Heap In the music industry we are often told to have several “strings to […]

Back to the Future for Classical Music

Back to the Future for Classical Music

by Jess Classical Music…. Out dated. Boring. For old people. I DON’T THINK SO! Unfortunately, these are however some of the typical stereotypes we often hear when talking about classical music. Those of us that love the music know this not to be true! But […]

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 […]