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Dear music students,
We are coming up to Week 3 of the final term of 2016. How time flies when you’re having fun!
At the start of term The Music Place celebrated its 20th birthday with a fantastic event at the Cinnamon Club hosted by Clint Boon!  Thank you to all those who came. here’s to another 20 years!
We […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photos of the Music Place

Some new photos of Music Place…

    

    

By |October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet our Teachers – Tanah Stansfield, singing, violin and piano

Tanah teaches violin, piano and singing for us on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings.

Hi Tanah!  What did you like about learning to play music when you were younger?

Hello!  I loved the challenge of learning music and I feel like my parents enjoyed seeing me working hard and improving.  I felt very lucky to have […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Our Teachers – Steve Gilbert, drums

Over the next few months, we are going to introduce some members of our lovely teaching staff.  First up is Steve Gilbert, who teaches drums here on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings.

Hi Steve!  Tell us a bit about when you started learning the drums.

Hi everyone.  I grew up in Altrincham and my dad was […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Manchester Music Night

Manchester Music Night
Monday 17th October at 7.30pm
The Cinnamon Club

Our first Music Place performance of the year is a big celebration of music from Manchester.  The evening will be presented by Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets, Radio X) and will feature our Music Place choirs, Music Place bands, staff performances, a Manchester quiz and great musicians […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jazz Summer School has started

This year’s jazz summer school is well under way with over 40 students and 5 tutors – Iain Dixon, Mike Walker, Les Chisnall, Caroline Boaden and Gary Culshaw.  Lots of hard work taking place already and great to see so many people taking part in the evening jams.

By |August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jazz Tutor, Mike Walker, performs ‘Ropes’ at the RNCM

In 2008, Music Place jazz tutor, Mike Walker, was commissioned by PRSF and Manchester Jazz Festival to write ‘Ropes’, a piece of music for 22 piece string orchestra and jazz quintet.  Mike is currently completing an album recording of ‘Ropes’ and tickets are now available to see a performance of the work at the […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Music Place Supports Projects 2015-16

We have just completed our charity outreach projects for the year and wanted to say a big thank you to all our students whose donations have made it possible for us to take music out into the community this year.

As well as doing our annual carol singing in local homes in December, in 2015-16 […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

*New for 2016! * Gigs for Kids and Mini Music in The Park

By |May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Music Place choir perform with Artful Voices and The Trappini Trio at Sale Waterside on April 10th

By |May 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments