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How to set up a practice schedule (and stick to it) in 7 steps

Posted on: 23 January 2019

Becoming good at your instrument involves practice, practice, practice. Here's how to set up a practice schedule and stick to it in 7 steps. 

Read our top tips for sticking to a practice schedule

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February 2019 Preview

Posted on: 16 January 2019

The best events coming up in February 2019, including masterclasses, operas, lunchtime concerts, festivals and more.

 

 

 

Find out what's on our list for this February

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Our top 8 DIY touring tips

Posted on: 23 October 2018

Heading out on the road for the first time? Or just want to make sure your next tour runs smoother than your last? Here are our top tips for a successful tour.

Read our top DIY touring tips

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Back to School: 5 tips for buying your child's first musical instrument

Posted on: 20 August 2018

Buying an instrument for your child can be daunting if you don’t have a musical background. We’ve put together 5 tips to help you out. 

Read our top tips for buying your child's first musical instrument

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7 tips for outdoor performances

Posted on: 13 July 2018

Summer is well and truly upon us, and that means more and more performances are moving outside. As experienced musicians will know, playing outdoors is a completely different ball game to playing inside a concert hall or gig venue. It’s a lot of fun, but it comes with its own challenges.

Read our top tips for performing outdoors

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Heavy Music Awards 2018 Preview

Posted on: 10 July 2018

We’re the Official Insurance Partner for this year’s Heavy Music Awards, supporting and recognising the best talent in heavy music. Here's a rundown of the bands nominated for the Best UK Breakthrough Band award.

 

Read our rundown of who's up for the Best UK Breakthrough Band award

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6 ways to keep your music practice going on holiday

Posted on: 04 June 2018

If you don't want to stop thinking about music altogether while you're away, here's 6 ways you can keep your practice up while you're travelling or on holiday.

Read our top tips for keeping up your music practice on holiday

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Summer 2018 Preview: Rock & Pop Events

Posted on: 03 May 2018

The best UK rock, pop, indie and alternative festivals coming up in summer 2018, including Reading & Leeds, Download, Bestival, Isle of Wight Festival and more.

 

 

 

Find out what's on our list for this summer in classical and jazz

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Summer 2018 Preview: Classical & Jazz Events

Posted on: 01 May 2018

The best UK classical and jazz festivals and events coming up in summer 2018, including opera performances, showcases of new talent in soul and funk, and more.

 

 

Find out what's on our list for this summer in classical and jazz