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The date is set for the Harmony Concert!

We are delighted to announce that our annual concert will be in November this year. The concert, for our younger students, will be held at Gatty Hall Theatre, Ecclesfield on Sunday November 30th starting at 4pm.?  

We are very proud to be hosting the concert, to raise money for Harmony Music School’s chosen charity The Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity. We will be selling tickets for the audience at just £3.00 (there is no charge for the performers) with all proceeds going directly to the Children’s Hospital. Tickets are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis, so order your tickets with reception...
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Can Music Really Make You Smarter?……Just Maybe it Can!

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...
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Anyone fancy playing at the Sheffield City Hall?

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...
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Learn to play Bad Mood with The Vaccines

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...
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Concert tickets available today

Come and Play with the Hallé

Primary school children from Sheffield will perform alongside the Hallé in a special concert at Sheffield City Hall on Friday 28 June 2013. ‘Come and Play with the Hallé’ is a unique series of concerts specially designed to offer children on the Whole Class Ensemble Teaching programme (previously called the Wider Opportunities Scheme) the opportunity to play and sing with an international symphony orchestra. The concert will be conducted by the Hallé’s Assistant Conductor, Jamie Phillips, and presented by Hallé horn player, Tom Redmond. The concert will present specially composed...
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Harmony’s team keeps growing

Say hello to our new tutors

In 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. Read moreComments are closed

Do you want to perform in front of Radio 1 DJ’s?

Singing Competition - TeenStar

The 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...
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Siana crowned Open Mic UK winner!

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...

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Back Lee England at the Open Mic Finals this Saturday

Lee England is flying the flag for South Yorkshire at 02 in London

Yorkshire 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 O2

The competition attracts over...
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Annual Charity Concert

Sunday 9th December 5pm - Gatty Hall Sheffield

Our 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

Kids in Harmony Performance and the Harmony Music School 5-8 year olds

Doors open 4:30pm     Show Starts at 5pm

Harmony Music School 9-12 year olds

Doors open 6:400pm     Show Starts at 7pm

Harmony...

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Win an ipod Touch

 

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 Luck

Terms and conditions apply. Ask at receptipon for details....
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Live and Unsigned Winners 2012

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...
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Children who learn an instrument perform better in school

The benefits to learning music from an early age

There 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...
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New Website Launched

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....
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