5th May 2021

BLOG: Paula Boyagis – How have the limitations of online tuition affected progression?

This last year has been an enormous learning curve for music educators. Adapting to teaching online, contending with the vagaries of the internet, keeping our pupils enthusiastic, and having to completely change our game plans. Initially the intention was to keep up a rapport with our pupils and to maintain an interest in playing our […]

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BLOG: Sam Blake – 5 creative tips to get more students

Hey there! I’m Sam, I run BMT School of Music, where we teach kids music and help them feel awesome. When I started teaching guitar back in 2005, I was making home visits, riding my bike with my guitar on my back and a paper map in my pocket. Now I run a multi teacher […]

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BLOG: Louise Jordan – Pros and cons of using different online platforms for group work

In January 2021 I was shocked to discover someone I work with had never used Zoom or Microsoft Teams. This would have been completely normal pre-2020 (I’d never heard of either). Like many I quickly came to rely on these digital platforms for catch up meetings with colleagues, family and friends but it took much […]

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17th March 2021

Wiltshire Music Connect has withdrawn support to The Sound Emporium, and revoked its Associate Organisation status

If you’re one of the young people who had been receiving subsidised tuition with The Sound Emporium and will be affected by this, we’re really sorry. Please ask your parent / carer to use our Associate Directory to look for other providers. If you find you need more help, please get your parent/carer to contact […]

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