Adult Music Lessons – the benefits of learning a musical instrument as an adult

The benefits of music lessons for children are widely known, and giving every child the chance to learn to play an instrument is important to lots of parents and schools.  However, as we get older and work and family commitments take priority, music as a hobby can tend to take a backseat.  Adult music lessons … Read moreAdult Music Lessons – the benefits of learning a musical instrument as an adult

Travelite TL-20 4/4 cello case review

Buying a cello case can be a big decision – there are so many options out there, with a huge variety of prices and features.  The Travelite TL-20, made by Saga Musical Instruments, was invented for cellists looking for a case that is light, strong and portable.  First impressions I’ve owned a Travelite TL-20 for … Read moreTravelite TL-20 4/4 cello case review

Playing at a wedding – advice for your first gig

You’ve secured your first gig. What next? Playing at a wedding for the first time can feel a little intimidating, and the couple will usually look to you for advice on what music you will play and which parts of the wedding. I’ve played at lots of weddings, so here is my advice for those … Read morePlaying at a wedding – advice for your first gig

How to get wedding gigs – a guide for musicians searching for work

Weddings are a great way of earning an income for musicians – but knowing how to get wedding gigs when you are starting out can be a little overwhelming!  Here are the tips that I’ve picked up and used over the last few years to secure lots of bookings. Online presence Having an online presence … Read moreHow to get wedding gigs – a guide for musicians searching for work