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How much should I insure my instrument for?

Posted on: 25 November 2019

We know it can be hard to figure out how much you should insure your instrument for. Don’t panic! We’ve pulled together some key points when figuring out your sum insured.

Read these tips on how much you should insure your instrument for


Refresh and refocus: Becoming a better music teacher

Posted on: 28 October 2019

Teaching music requires a broad range of skills, knowledge and understanding. Our partner ABRSM have put together some key areas and questions all teachers can be thinking about. 

Read these tips on becoming a better music teacher


An insight on the impact of BSO Resound from CEO Dougie Scarfe

Posted on: 21 October 2019

CEO, Dougie Scarfe, spoke to us about the impact of BSO Resound and their journey to make music accessible to all and to challenge attitudes and perceptions about disability.  

Read an insight on the impact of BSO Resound from CEO Dougie Scarfe


ABRSM Teacher Conference: Our best bits and what we’re looking forward to for 2019

Posted on: 18 October 2019

The ABRSM Teacher Conference is THE conference for music teachers across the UK. Find out more about our best bits and what we're looking forward to in 2019.

ABRSM Teacher Conference 2019


Extinct Instruments: 5 musical instruments that time forgot

Posted on: 08 October 2019

Musical instruments have been around for at least 37,000 years, take a look at 5 musical instruments that time forgot.

Find out more about extinct musical instruments


Gigging do's and don'ts

Posted on: 20 September 2019

Performing is a huge part of being a musician, and at times it can be very nerve-wracking. We’ve put together some performance do's and don’ts to help you deal with stage fright. 

Read our advice on gigging do's and don'ts


Keeping your instrument safe in the car

Posted on: 10 September 2019

Digital theft techniques are on the rise. Don’t panic! We’ve done some research and pulled together the key updates you should be aware of.

Read our advice on keeping your instrument safe in the car


National Concert Band Festival Partnership

Posted on: 02 September 2019

We are excited to announce our new partnership with NCBF.


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Interview with Alexander Campkin, Composer in Residence of BSO Resound

Posted on: 14 August 2019

Alexander Campkin is Composer in Residence of BSO Resound. His compositions have been performed by the UK's leading ensembles, his new work, trembling, hoping, lingering, flying, was premiered by BSO Resound in November 2019. 

Read Alexander Campkin's interview