Cool music stuff

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 […]

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 […]

Harry Potter and the Magical Score

Harry Potter and the Magical Score

By Meg… We at the Becky Dell office recently went, purely as research of course, to the Warner Bros Studio tour on the making of Harry Potter. Sorry..? No, no Becky riding a broomstick was crucial to our research…yes, absolutely. It is phenomenal to see […]

The Piano That Plays Itself…

The Piano That Plays Itself…

By Meg…. Did you hear the tale of the piano who played itself? Yes, it may sound like the beginning of a fairytale but no! I really ask you – have you heard of the Steinway Spirio Piano?? I am terribly conflicted. On one hand […]

The Music Bug

The Music Bug

You may or may not be a fan of the bugs in your backyard and perhaps even join the many whom often have a completely irrational fear of all things crawly. However, their is no denying their magnificent make up, as their minuscular proportions present […]

End of an era…the Jurassic one!

End of an era…the Jurassic one!

How do you mark the end of a 11 year pupil/tutor relationship..? By dressing up in a T-rex costume and playing Jurassic Park on the piano, of course! This summer marks the end of 11 years of music making for Becky Dell and piano student […]

Glastonbury 2016 Round Up

Glastonbury 2016 Round Up

So I managed to wangle myself a ticket to Glastonbury this year and as ever it didn’t disappoint. As ever we were also three feet under in mud, but hey, it’s Glastonbury, what did we expect… I saw some great bands, both old and new […]

Walk Off The Earth

Walk Off The Earth

by Jess and Becky We are really lucky that over the past 50 years we have had decade after decade of great music. People that are born twenty years after the release date still sing along to Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, and we are […]

Chrome Music Lab

Chrome Music Lab

by Becky and Jess Google is currently taking part in Music In Our Schools month and as part of it have created a website called Chrome Music Lab. The aim of the site is to make music more accessible- hence putting it on the internet! Working […]