News Archive 2016

Here are news items about Music Lessons Anywhere Online Music School from 2016, when it was latest news!


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December 31st, 2016
Try a free Skype online music lesson
Happy New Year!
In 2017 learn a new skill, start by trying a free Skype online music lesson!


December 30th, 2016

Our new online accordion teacher, Stefan, teaching a Skype online accordion lesson.


December 25th, 2016
Online music lessons happy holidays
What a great year, thank you Music Lessons Anywhere teachers and students. Here’s to the next!


December 18th, 2016
Skype online music lessons Autumn Song Competition
Autumn Song Competition Winner!
Congratulations to Ana Peyrallo who came first, with runners up Bella and Leen. Well done and thank you to all who entered the competition. We have such great students! You can hear all the song entries here.


December 15th, 2016
100% pass rate in Spain!
Well done Music Lessons Anywhere online music students Jon, Leen, Mayar, Lujain, Victoria and Bea, who all passed their Grade 3 and Grade 7 ABRSM piano exams!


December 11th, 2016
Victoria - Spaanse Dans - Online piano lesson duet
New to our Showcase, a duet performed by Victoria and online piano teacher Tracy, Spaanse Dans, composed by Gerard Hengeveld a Dutch classical pianist, music composer and educationalist. Hear it here on our Showcase page!


December 6th, 2016
Thank you Bernie, for you review of your daughter Erin’s online flute lessons!
Music Lessons Anywhere Skype online flute lessons
I cannot thank Music Lessons Anywhere enough! 
My daughter Erin is so lucky to have Kate as her flute teacher! We honestly feel like we have struck gold! Kate is extremely hard working, friendly, enthusiastic and the best teacher by far that we have ever had.

Read Bernie’s review of Erin’s Skype flute lessons here.


December 1st, 2016
Student Of The Month for November!
Maya - Online piano lessons student of the month
Congratulations to Maya from Holland, for being awarded Student Of The Month. Maya’s teacher Tracy, nominated her for her exceptional progress, creativity and determination to tackle difficult pieces.


December 1st, 2016
Online music lessons song competition
Autumn Song Competition entries
Thank you everyone who has submitted songs for our Autumn Song Competition! The closing date was yesterday and we have had about a dozen entries. The standard is very high! Ex-student Samuel (now at Manchester Music College, UK) will be judging the competition.


November 28th, 2016
Online music lessons gift cards
New music lessons gift cards are now available!
For your friends and family, buy them a gift that could last a lifetime!


November 20th, 2016
Thank you Sue for your review of your two sons’ online music lessons!
“We have had the pleasure of 3 Music Lessons Anywhere teachers’ expertise. In my experience you don’t normally get all your teachers being totally amazing, but these 3 certainly are. All 3 teachers we have found to be absolutely superb.”
Read Sue’s online music lessons review in full here.


November 18th, 2016
Thank you Maria for recording two new Showcase pieces for us!
Online piano lessons student Maria - Music Lessons Anywhere
They are duets played with Maria’s teacher, Tracy. As sight reading exercises, Maria had only played them once before they were recorded. Well done Maria! Hear them here.


November 16th, 2016
A Sibelius score and composition, ‘Dusk’ by Chris Cavalari.

Chris took online Sibelius notation lessons with us and kindly sent us this video, especially for our online Sibelius lessons page. Thank you Chris!
Try a free online Sibelius lesson!


November 14th, 2016
A fun afternoon of Workshops!
Online music lessons workshops
We had a great afternoon of music workshops today. We had a ‘Scale-a-thon’, Grade 7 Aural Workshop, Musical Get-Together and a Grade 1 Theory Workshop. Thank you all for coming and making it such fun!
More upcoming free, online music Workshop events here.

A new Showcase piece from Nicole!
Online piano lessons Nicole showcase
Thank you for recording your piece, ‘Departure’ for us!
Hear it here on our Showcase page.


November 12th, 2016
Daniel’s online accordion lesson review!
Live online accordion lesson Music Lessons Anywhere
Daniel had his first online accordion lesson, here’s a clip from his review:
“Stefan provides the personal instruction that method books, internet forums, and video exhibitions could not.”
Here’s Daniel’s review of his live online accordion lesson in full.
Thank you Daniel!
Try a free online accordion lesson!


November 7th, 2016
Student Of The Month for October!
Thrisha - Online piano lessons student of the month
Congratulations to Thrisha in the USA, for being awarded Student Of The Month. Thrisha’s teacher Dan nominated her for her impressive progress in one of her Grade 2 piano pieces.


November 1st, 2016
FREE Music Lessons Online Events and Workshops for November!
Scale-A-Thon, play your exam pieces to other students around the world in our Online Musical Get-Together, Theory and Aural Workshops, Piano Pedal and World Music Workshops… all free and all coming up this month!
Book your place now on these music lessons online events!


October 27th, 2016
Dan’s performance of his composition ‘Capricho Andaluz’
Here is the video of our wonderful teacher Dan’s performance of his concerto ‘Capricho Andaluz’ at Teatro Cervantes, Málaga, Spain, as part of the Gala 10 Aniversario Fundacion Musical de Málaga concert on 12th October. It was an honour and a pleasure to be there Dan! Congratulations again!



October 26th, 2016
More free Workshops!
Music Lessons Anywhere free online music lessons workshops
Lots more free online music Workshops coming up!
Come and join in, play your pieces to other students around the world and have fun while learning!
Full list of upcoming events here.


October 25th, 2016
Two new reviews!
Music Lessons Anywhere Skype piano lessons online Facebook 5 stars reviews
Thank you Betsy and Chris for your great reviews of your online music lessons with us!
Betsy is the elementary music teacher at an International School in Luanda, Angola, who has personally tried lessons with many of our teachers and takes online violin lessons. Betsy writes, “…I highly recommend this method of study for all you expats out there!”
Chris took 8 hours of online Sibelius lessons for a month with us and continues with lessons as a Correspondence Course. Chris writes of his teacher Dan, “…endlessly enthusiastic and never wastes time; he answers lists of questions quickly and makes sure I know the answers. He also helps with composing ideas without stepping on creative toes. I couldn’t imagine a better teacher anywhere.
Thank you for such positive reviews!
Read Betsy’s review in full here.
Read Chris’s review in full here.


October 25th, 2016
New Showcase pieces from Mayar and Victoria!
Mayar - Music Lessons Anywhere online piano lessons Victoria online piano lessons
Online piano student Mayar, has recorded her ABRSM Grade 7 piece, Shui Cao Wu and Victoria has recorded Sonatina In D Minor for us. You can listen to them on our Showcase page. Thank you Mayar and Victoria! Keep your wonderful recordings coming!


October 19th, 2016
Online piano ABRSM students mini online concert!
Skype piano lessons students ABRSM exam concert
We staged a mini online concert for some of our ABRSM exam students. They played their pieces for each other and to another of our Skype piano students Katherine, who wanted to sit and and watch with Patrick in France. Thank you all for a wonderful Get-Together Workshop!


A new Showcase piece from Bea!
Bea - Music Lessons Anywhere Skype piano lessons
Thank you for recording your Grade 7 exam piece, ‘Siciliana’ by Bach!

Bea, Skype piano lessons student, playing her ABRSM Grade 7 Exam Piece, Spain


October 14th, 2016
Congratulations Dan, Victoria and Angel!
Piano lessons online teacher Dan piano concerto Piano lessons online teacher Dan Music lessons online teachers Dan and Tracy Rose Victoria and Angel online music students choir
We had the great pleasure of seeing our wonderful teacher Dan, perform his piano concerto composition ‘Capricho Andaluz’ at Teatro Cervantes, Málaga, Spain. He even had some autographs to sign for his fans!
At the same event, Gala 10 Aniversario Fundacion Musical de Málaga, two of our brilliant students, Victoria and Angel also performed in the choir. Congratulations!


October 11th, 2016
Accordion online music lessons!
Skype accordion lessons at Music Lessons Anywhere
Stefan is our new teacher for online accordion lessons.
Welcome to Music Lessons Anywhere, Stefan!
We’ll publish Stefan’s biography and notes about Skype accordion lessons over the next few days.
Try a free lesson!


October 8th, 2016
Music Lessons Anywhere Soundcloud Three new Showcase recordings!
Gideon in San Jose, USA, has recorded three pieces for our Showcase page.
Thank you Gideon, great work!


October 3rd, 2016
Thank you Helen, for your great review of your online piano lessons and online flute lessons!
“We were struggling to find lessons for our daughter in Angola, and then the music teacher at our international school told us about MusicLessonsAnywhere and it’s been fantastic.”
Read Helen’s review in full here.


September 29th, 2016
It’s competition time!
Autumn Song Competition
Compose a song on the theme of Autumn/Fall!
The competition is open to all Music Lessons Anywhere students of any age, level or instrument.
Ask your teacher for details.
Songs will be showcased, on the Music Lessons Anywhere SoundCloud and Showcase web page.
Have fun composing!


September 20th, 2016
New FREE Music Workshops for October!
Online Music Workshops at Music Lessons Anywhere

  • ABRSM Grades 1 to 8 Aural Workshops
  • ABRSM Candidates Performers Concert
  • Introduction to Grade 1 Theory
  • Theory Fun Club with Online Music Bingo!
  • Sight Reading Tips & Tricks Workshop for all students at all levels

Please book now to ensure you secure a place on the Workshop/s you would like to attend!



September 18th, 2016
We have launched a new Showcase page!
Students showcase their wonderful work here, recordings of their own compositions, their exam pieces and much more! You can also hear some recordings from some of our teachers here too.


September 8th, 2016
Thank you Bea, one of my longest standing students, for the review!
Skype Online Piano Lessons Review by online piano student Beatriz
I started teaching Bea when she was 7 years old. She says:
“Tracy always makes lessons fun and enjoyable. 10 years on, I am now 17 years old and really excited to take my Grade 7 exam this November!”
Read Bea’s full review here. Always a pleasure to teach you!


August 30th, 2016
Beautiful music themed envelopes made by piano student Maya
Music Lessons Anywhere piano student Maya with musical envelopes Music Lessons Anywhere student Maya music envelopes
Today, super talented Maya brought her piano teacher Tracy at Music Lessons Anywhere, some beautiful music envelopes she had made herself. If anyone would like to buy a hand crafted set from Maya, contact me and I’ll forward you her mum’s email!
We’re so lucky to have such great students!


August 27th, 2016
Cubase lessons live online now available!
Try a free lesson!
We now provide courses and one-off online Cubase lessons.


August 2nd, 2016
Sibelius lessons live online now available!
Try a free lesson!
Sibelius lessons live online with Music Lessons Anywhere
We now provide courses and one-off online Sibelius lessons.
Here’s one of his prize winning compositions Mar Sin Agua (Waterless Sea):

More scores, recordings and information about Sibelius lessons live online in our new Sibelius Lessons Live Online page.


July 23rd, 2016
A very warm welcome to Kate, our newest online music teacher!
Online bassoon lessons and online flute lessons with Kate at Music Lessons Anywhere online music school
Kate Jackson is based in rural England and teaches bassoon lessons online and flute lessons online. You can read Kate’s biography here.
Click here to meet Kate and to book a free online bassoon lesson or free online flute lesson. There’s 20% off the price of your first four lessons (until September 18th) if you decide to take lessons after the free lesson.
Thank you for joining us Kate!


July 18th, 2016
A review from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia!
“My daughter Nicole and my son Scott have been taking online piano lesson with Tracy’s Music Lessons Anywhere for about 6 months now and they love their classes.”
Thank you Leo for a great review of your daughter Nicole and your son Scott’s online piano lessons with Mix Amylo.


July 9th, 2016
A review from Switzerland!
“Chloe has been taking piano lessons for only a short time with Music Lessons Anywhere and she absolutely loves it!”
Thank you Chantal for a fantastic review of your daughter Chloe’s online piano lessons with Mix Amylo.


July 6th, 2016
20% off your first four lessons!
New students and current Music Lessons Anywhere students wishing to take up a new instrument can take advantage of our Seasonal Promotion.
Try a free lesson, then if you’d like to take lessons, we’ll take 20% off the price of your first four lessons!
Music Lessons Anywhere music lessons live online 20% off lesson prices
Click here for a PDF of the Seasonal Promotion poster for print.


June 21st, 2016
Three new reviews of our online singing lessons, online music lessons and online piano lessons!
Music Lessons Anywhere Daniel singing lessons online
Thank you Daniel, Michael and Sweetlin for the really great reviews of our online music lessons!


June 8th, 2016
Costa del Sol News newspaper editorial about Saturday’s online concert (click to read the article):
Music Lessons Anywhere online piano concert article Costa-del-Sol-News


June 7th, 2016
At last, Zahleh’s amazing performance on the santoor. Thank you so much for the video Zahleh, what beautiful playing and such a beautiful sound!



June 6th, 2016
Music LessonsAnywhere piano lessons live online Youtube analytics
We have the stats for the Youtube Live Feed of the online concert from Saturday.
We had well over 200 views from all around the world, each watched for an average of 20 minutes each… so whoever just dipped in, you missed some treats 😉
A big thank you to all our overseas viewers!
Please subscribe to the Music Lessons Anywhere Youtube Channel, we’re adding new videos frequently!


June 5th, 2016
A big thank you to all our fantastic students who performed at yesterday’s live online concert, to all our talented teachers, everyone who travelled to the venue and everyone who watched the Youtube Live Stream around the world! Thank you Gina, for taking some great photos!
Music Lessons Anywhere- ive online music concert
Music Lessons Anywhere live online piano concert Tracy Rose at Music Lessons Anywhere live online music concert


June 5th, 2016
Barnsley Chronicle newspaper editorial about yesterday’s concert (click to read the article):
Music Lessons Anywhere online concert editorial Barnsley Chronicle newspaper
My music teacher from when I was at school, Mr Jeff Tyler, who I haven’t heard from for over 30 years, emailed me during the Spring Concert yesterday to say he’d found this article about the concert in the Barnsley Chronicle newspaper.
Thank you Mr Tyler, amazing to hear from you!


June 3rd, 2016
Sur In English newspaper editorial about tomorrow’s concert (click to read the article):
Music Lessons Anywhere online concert Sur In English June 2016
Watch the concert, live online, here:
We’ll start live streaming at 2.30pm CEST (GMT+2) on Saturday 4th June.


June 3rd, 2016
Soltalk Magazine editorial about tomorrow’s concert (click to read the article):
Music Lessons Anywhere online concert Soltalk June 2016
Watch the concert, live online, here:
We’ll start live streaming at 2.30pm CEST (GMT+2) on Saturday 4th June.


June 1st, 2016
The concert programmes are ready!
Tracy Rose - Music Lessons Anywhere - Skype piano lessons concert programmes
Music Lessons Anywhere Spring Concert Programme 2016  Click here to download a PDF of the programme.
Watch the concert, live online, here:
We’ll start live streaming at 2.30pm CEST (GMT+2) on Saturday 4th June.


May 30th, 2016
The concert programme is going to be printed tomorrow!
Music Lessons Anywhere Spring Concert Programme 2016
Music Lessons Anywhere Spring Concert Programme 2016  Click here to download a PDF.


May 26th, 2016

We’ve switched to Youtube for the live stream of the Spring Concert!
We’ll start live streaming at 2.30pm CEST (GMT+2) on Saturday 4th June.
See you there!


May 24th, 2016
Thank you Meryem for your wonderful review of your daughter, Goksu’s Skype piano lessons live online with Music Lessons Anywhere!
Skype piano lessons live online review - Goksu student Music Lessons Anywhere
“From the initial free trial lesson, my daughter enjoyed it so much she wanted to keep learning piano online.”
Click here to read Meryem’s review in full and many other reviews of our live music lessons online!


May 19th, 2016
Announcing two workshops this Sunday 22nd May 2016, free for any of our students:
Grade 4 Theory Workshop at 3pm CEST
Grade 1, 2 and 3 Aural Workshop at 4pm CEST
Free workshops are available every few weeks, more so on the run up to exams.



May 9th, 2016
Introducing Michael Raillard, our highest level student.
Michael Raillard - Music Lessons Anywhere highest level student
Michael approached us for intensive dictation lessons as part of his preparation for his Fellowship of the American Organ Guild written exam on May 26th and May 27th.
Click here for Michael’s YouTube channel.



April 14th, 2016
Lots of free workshops and a fun musical get-together coming up this month and next!

Come and join the fun with other students from all over the world, all free of charge for our students! We hold free workshops throughout the year for all ages and levels.
Check out the Events page for details.


March 31st, 2016
Thank you Jennie, for the great review of online guitar lessons with Nat!
“Nat’s lesson notes are all the encouragement an anxious novice needs to keep practicing between lessons and to be convinced that progress really is being made”
Lesson notes are emailed to students after every lesson (all lessons, not just guitar) so they can revise what was covered in the lesson and easily see what needs to be worked on and to track progress.
Click here to read Jennie’s review in full.


March 31st, 2016
Mix Amylo is our new teacher for online clarinet lessons, online saxophone lessons and online piano lessons!
Music Lessons Anywhere live clarinet lessons online and live saxophone lessons online - Mix Amylo
Click here to try a free online clarinet lesson or free online saxophone lesson!


March 14th, 2016
Welcome to our new online violin lessons teacher Liz Bux!
Online violin lessons Liz Bux online music school Music Lessons Anywhere
Liz has been teaching for 25 years. She is currently Head of Music at St George’s British School of Málaga in Spain.


March 14th, 2016
Speed Note Reading record smashed!
Music Lessons Anywhere Speed Note Reading Level III Trophy Paula 18 seconds
Paula took 8 seconds off the previous record setting the new record at 18 seconds. Well done Paula, is this unbeatable?!


March 11th, 2016
Thank you for a great review of our online guitar lessons Sophie!
Music Lessons Anywhere guitar lessons live online
“I would personally recommend Nat’s online guitar lessons at Music Lessons Anywhere.”
Click here to read Sophie’s review in full.


March 8th, 2016
Another speed note reading record equalled!
Music Lessons Anywhere Speed Note Reading Level 3 Trophy winner Luis 26 seconds
Well done Luis, you’re the third student to match the current record of 26 seconds!


February 25th, 2016
Introducing our new online guitar lessons teacher Nat Harmer!

Specialising in guitar, bass, composition, music business and stagecraft; Nat offers more than 25 years of collective training and experience.
Click here for more about our guitar lessons live online.
Click here to book a free trial online guitar lesson!


February 21st, 2016
Leen equals Paula’s speed note reading record!
Music Lessons Anywhere Speed Note Reading Trophy Leen
Today Leen equalled Paula’s speed note reading record of 26 seconds. Well done Leen, your virtual trophy is on it’s way to you!


February 19th, 2016
The Music Warrior!
Music Lessons Anywhere online piano student Charlie muisc pic
Thank you for sending me the lovely pic Charlie!
We will need to start an online student art gallery soon 🙂
If anyone else is feeling arty, please email us your pics, especially ones on a music theme!
Charlie and his sister Carla take online piano lessons with us from a tiny Pacific island called Guam.


February 16th, 2016
Music Lessons Anywhere online piano workshops

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Free for all Music Lessons Anywhere students!
Lots of fun workshops in February and March.
Get out your diaries and click the links below to book a place and for more details!
Online Theory Workshops
Online Aural Workshops
Piano Improvisation Workshop



February 16th, 2016
Music Lessons Anywhere Speed Note Reading Trophy
Paula’s trophy as current speed note reading champion! (see below)


February 14th, 2016

Our online piano students have been in competition to beat each others’ speed note reading records. They name 20 notes on 20 flash cards as quickly as possible. Vishan in India was the current champion but was beaten yesterday by Paula in Spain with 26 seconds! Well done Paula but how long will your record stand? 🙂


February 12th, 2016
Music Lessons anywhere online piano online singing lessons student singing Naughty

Chrissy, one of our online piano and online singing students from New York USA, sent me this wonderful recording of her singing ‘Naughty’. Chrissy is performing it in a play she’s adapted for her and her homeschool friends. Other songs include ‘Quiet’ and ‘Revolting’ – please send us those too!
A great British accent for a New Yorker, Chrissy!
Chrissy is taking online piano lessons with Tracy and online singing lessons with Carol.


February 9th, 2016
Thank you Vishan for the postcard I received in the mail from you today!
Music Lessons Anywhere online piano student Vishan postcard to Tracy Rose
Vishan is from India and he sent me this postcard when he was on holiday recently in Australia. It was a complete surprise to receive the postcard. He managed to keep it secret and didn’t tell me he’d sent it during his piano lessons after he’d got back.


January 18th, 2016
Introducing our new online singing lessons!
Music Lessons Anywhere online singing lessons
Our new online singing teacher, Carol Hodge, is now available for online singing lessons.
For all Music Lessons Anywhere students and new students alike, wishing to try out and develop their singing skills, click here to arrange a chat with Tracy about online singing lessons!


January 15th, 2016
Introducing our new online songwriting and online singing teacher, Carol Hodge!
A naturally dynamic and enthusiastic online singing teacher, her energy is infectious. She has the teaching skills to find and develop the best in students, inspiring them to sing with confidence.
Carol makes online singing lessons fun!
Details and prices of our new online song writing and online singing courses coming soon.



January 11th, 2016
Free event for Music Lessons Anywhere students!
Theory Club for beginners to Grade 1
Sunday 17th January at 2pm (CET).

Music Lessons Anywhere Online Piano Masterclass


January 5th, 2016
Happy New Term!
Lessons have now resumed and will start on the 11th January. We’re looking forward to seeing our students again!
Music Lessons Anywhere, music and piano lessons live online Happy New Term



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