For years I have been banging on about how beneficial music lessons are to children in terms of their academic achievements. I'm sure many of you have heard me talk about the benefits connected to learning languages and Maths skills. Well whilst Googleing random music articles I came across this in the Wall Street Journal. I think it's really interesting, it has some very strong arguments for increasing music education frequency in schools, going against the current trend in many UK schools today of providing less than 2 hours of music...Read more
As part of English Heritage’s Open Day programme across the UK, Sheffield City Hall will once again be inviting the general public to explore the building with an open house. Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public. Our partners at the City Hall have asked us to arrange a performance from our students for the event. This is an amazing opportunity to perform in a great venue with loads of people. They would like us to arrange some...Read more
Did you know that Roland UK endorse Harmony Music School?They have teamed up with The Vaccines after their amazing Glastonbury Gig to give us all at Harmony the insider track on how to play their track 'Bad Moon'. Have fun and let us know when you master it! Roland UK caught up with Freddie Cowan at Cato’s rehearsal Studio in London to give you a chance to get a guitar lesson from the man himself. Using his own pedal board centered around a Boss ME-70, a Roland Cube40GX and his brand new Farida GNA TV he takes you through each section of...
Say hello to our new tutorsIn the last couple of months we have taken on three new teachers to help with the growing demand of new students. We would like to say a big hello to the newest members of the team. We now offer Piano lessons Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 9:30pm and we offer singing lessons Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 9:30pm and Saturday 10am-3:30pm. To find out more about the teachers and available lesson times please call reception on 0114 2576780.
Singing Competition - TeenStarThe singing competition TeenStar is a brand-new first-of-its-kind national singing competition specifically for teenage singers, duos, vocal groups, rappers and solo artists in the UK. The singing competition is already expected to attract over 8,000 acts as it travels across the country in the search for the UK's best adolescent singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists. Acts can perform either covers or original material and it's open to all genres, so whether you’re into pop, RnB, grime, acoustic or classical, TeenStar wants YOU! TeenStar offers entrants not only the chance to win prizes, but the opportunity to perform live to capacity audiences at...
A sixteen year-old music student from Berkshire has been named as the winner of the national Open Mic UK competition at The O2 in London!Siana was crowned champion in front of a capacity crowd at IndigO2 on Saturday night taking home a recording and development deal. Her own original song Stronger Than This won over the judges making her the winner of the 16 and Under category and the overall winner.
The teenage GCSE student admits it still hasn’t sunk in; ‘It doesn’t feel like it’s really happened, I’m still getting my head around it! I couldn’t believe it when they announced my...
Lee England is flying the flag for South Yorkshire at 02 in LondonYorkshire lad Lee England works as a full time for a steel fabrication company during the day but has always had a love and talent for singing. On a recent trip to Disney World he entered the show Song in America at Hollywood Studios and he won the competition to perform in front of an audience of 1 thousand! That was it for Lee, he had to go and see if he could make it! In spring 2012 Lee auditioned for Open Mic
Performing Live at the O2The competition attracts over...
Sunday 9th December 5pm - Gatty Hall SheffieldOur annual charity concert is taking place on Sunday 9th December. We are thrilled so many are taking part again this year. Nearly 50 students under 18 are performing live this Sunday to help raise money for Sheffield Children's Hospital. We are all really looking forward to it.
We are having 3 concerts split over different age categories
Harmony Music School 9-12 year oldsDoors open 6:400pm Show Starts at 7pm
Simply recommend the school to your freinds and family and if they book lessons we will enter you into the ipod competition. The student who recommends the most new students will win an Ipod touch, wireless headphone and free lessons. What could be easier?
But be quick the competition closes September 30th.
Ask reception for more details and for a handful of flyers.
Good LuckTerms and conditions apply. Ask at receptipon for details....
Coco and the Butterfields have been crowned as the best unsigned act of 2012 after winning Live and Unsigned in front of a sell-out audience at The O2 on Saturday 14th July.The band Coco and the Butterfields from Canterbury have taken away £10,000 to develop their music and an incredible 18 date summer festival tour including a trip to Tour Fest in Rome. They were crowned Live and Unsigned champion at Proud2 within The O2 on Saturday night, describing the victory as ‘Brilliant, it hasn’t really sunk in yet. We’ve got so much out of the competition. In each round we’ve won something, now...
The benefits to learning music from an early ageThere are many studies that have show the benefits to learning a musical instrument and this article from the Daily Mail lists some of them. If you spent hours learning a musical instrument as a child only to lose interest when you reached your teens, it may not have been a complete waste of time after all, according to a leading expert. Learning to play an instrument has major advantages for a growing brain and should be a key part of school education, says neuroscientist Professor Nina Kraus. She points out there is strong evidence to show...
We are delighted to launch our new website. The new site will keep you up to date with all the latest news and offers from Harmony Music School....Read more