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Meet Our Teachers – Lauren Jones, cello, piano and violin

Lauren teaches cello, piano and violin on Friday evenings.

Hi Lauren!  You are now our newest member of staff, welcome!

Hello!  I started teaching here in January and it’s been lovely to meet everyone.

Tell us a bit about how you got into learning music.

I grew up in London, Ontario in Canada and I started learning the violin […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Welcome back and a Happy New Year to you all! We hope you had a good break and are raring to get stuck into 2017!
We’re excited to tell you some great performance opportunities at The Cinnamon Club up this term!
PIANO DAY is on Sunday 12th March at 2.00pm. If you are pianist and fancy performing on […]

By |January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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A massive thank you to all those students who donated an extra £1 with their invoices to go towards The Music Place Supports scheme this term. For those who don’t know about this, on each invoice sent out there is an option to add £1 onto the bill. The money raised funds an outreach project […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BBC North West Tonight Christmas Star Award for Clare!

We are so proud of the Vibrant Voices choir who were featured on BBC North West Tonight this week at their album.

Choir organiser Clare Morel was in for a big surprise when the North West Tonight team presented her with one of their “Christmas Star” awards for doing such a good job. Clare really […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Dear all,
A massive thank you to all who attended the Christmas Choir Cracker! It was a great turn out and raised money for the Children’s’ Activity Farm Trust. CAFT is a local registered charity that provides holidays and activities for terminally ill and chronically sick, disabled children. For more information visit www.caft.co.uk.
Last weekend the Music Place choir also […]

By |December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Christmas has officially hit the Music Place! We have a very special Unicef Advent Calendar up this year in the waiting room alongside some very festive decorations and a rather impressive Christmas tree!
A big congratulations is in order to all of the Alty Girls on the success of their […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Our Teachers – Michael Sluman, clarinet, flute, saxophone, oboe

Michael teaches all woodwind for us on Friday evenings.

Hello Michael.  You are our newest member of staff, welcome to the Music Place!

Hi!  I’ve been here since November.  My students are really great which means I love coming to work here.  Everyone is very friendly and my teaching room is lovely and warm in these […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Our Teachers – Kirk McElhinney, guitar

Kirk teaches guitar for us on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Hello Kirk!  How did you get into music?

Through the Beatles.  Seeing Paul McCartney and John Lesson on some old black and white footage when I was about four.  I used to get a butter knife out of the kitchen drawer, pretend it was a guitar and […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Dear all,
Wasn’t the turning on of the Altrincham Christmas lights on Saturday wonderful?! A massive thank you to Altrincham Business Improvement District (BID) who organised the event and each member of all of the choirs that took part!  So lovely to see such great music happening in the community.
December is fast approaching and there’s lots […]

By |November 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Our Teachers – Jenny Lyons, sax, flute and clarinet

Jenny teaches saxophone, flute and clarinet at the Music Place on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

Hi Jenny!  We can just see our ‘Teacher’s Favourite Albums’ wall behind you.  How long have you taught at the Music Place?

I’ve been here for about ten years I think.  I really love working here because the school has got […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments