News Archive 2018
Here are news items about Music Lessons Anywhere Online Music School from 2018, when it was latest news!
Previous years dating back to when Music Lessons Anywhere was founded in 2013:
December 11th, 2018
Thank you for the wonderful review Mona!
Many more reviews of our online music lessons here.
December 5th, 2018
Congratulations Shia, our Student Of The Month for November!
Here’s Shia with his sister Aliya. Shia in the USA takes Skype piano lessons online with Tracy in England. See more of our students’ and teachers’ achievements on our Showcase page here.
November 24th, 2018
Thank you for your Skype singing lessons and Skype cello lessons review!
Read Emily’s review in full here.
November 15th, 2018
Lots of new free online Theory Club Workshops announced!
Due to popular demand, we’re pleased to announce lots of new online Theory Club Workshops, all free! See our Free Workshops page for dates and bookings.
November 13th, 2018
Lucy’s first recital!
Here’s Lucy performing ‘Skyboat Song’ at her first school recital! ✨???????
Lucy in Oman takes Skype violin lessons online with Liz in England. Well done Lucy! See more of our students’ and some of our teachers’ performances on our Showcase Page here.
November 9th, 2018
Well done Lia!
Here’s Lia, our Student Of The Month for October performing ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran! ✨???????
Lia in Angola, Africa, takes Skype guitar lessons with David in the Netherlands. David nominated Lia as Student Of The Month for her hard work in mastering this piece. See more of our students’ and some of our teachers’ performances on our Showcase Page here.
November 3rd, 2018
Lia in Angola, Africa, takes Skype guitar lessons with David in the Netherlands. David nominated Lia as Student Of The Month for her hard work and perseverance in learning and mastering ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran. See more of our students (and teachers) accomplishments and work on our Showcase Page here.
October 31st, 2018
Here’s Melis performing ‘Shape Of Things’ by Ed Sheeran! ???? Melis in KSA takes Skype piano lesson online with Mix in Spain.
Thank you for the video Arzu, Melis’s mum and Mix! Try a free Skype piano lesson live online! See more of our students’ and some of our teachers’ performances on our Showcase Page here.
October 24th, 2018
Here’s Skype guitar lessons student Tom!
Thank you Tom, for sending us a video of your performance of your own composition ‘Hamburgers In The Afternoon’! See more of our students’ amazing work and some of our teachers’ work on our Showcase Page here.
October 21st, 2018
ABRSM Theory Exam Busters!
Do you have an ABRSM Theory Exam coming up in November? Take some extra lessons with us, practise the questions you need help with or go through a mock exam with one of our experienced teachers live online! ??? Book a free lesson here! We also run free live online music workshops, including a regular Skype Theory Club!
October 12th, 2018
Quote of the day from John!
“Everyone wants to win the Olympics but…” ??
A great quote from John. Just like learning to play ‘Jurassic Park’. Very wise! ??
John in New York takes Skype piano lessons online with Tracy in England.
October 11th, 2018
Here’s our latest songwriting competition under 13’s category winner!
This is Maya’s winning song ‘Spring River’, professionally mixed. Congratulations Maya, who takes Skype piano lessons with Tracy in England. More of our students’ and teachers music on our Showcase page here.
October 9th, 2018
Here’s a new video of our wonderful Skype music teacher, Mix!
Mix teaches Skype online saxophone, clarinet, piano and more. Here she talks about teaching online, with Mitsu the musical cat! ?????? Try a free online saxophone, clarinet or piano lesson! Meet all 12 of our Skype music teachers here!
October 4th, 2018
Congratulations Regnarene, our Student Of The Month for September! ✨????
Regnarene in Florida, USA, is taking Skype piano lessons online with Stephie in Greece, studying for her LRSM exam. Read about our advanced piano lessons here.
September 27th, 2018
Our latest songwriting competition winner!
This is Lauren’s winning song ‘Twice Shy’, professionally mixed. Congratulations Lauren in the Bahamas, who took Skype piano lessons online with Dan in Spain. More of our students’ and teachers music on our Showcase page here.
September 19th, 2018
Tomorrow, don’t miss Dan’s free live online melody writing Workshop!
Thursday at 4.35pm BST (UTC+1)
A free online Melody Writing Workshop hosted by our wonderful, multi instrumentalist teacher Dan! ????
Join the fun with others from around the world, to learn and improve your melody writing skills, and pick up some unmissable tips. Book a place now!
September 19th, 2018
Welcome Kelsey, our multi talented new teacher! ??
See Kelsey’s biography here.
September 12th, 2018
Free live online Workshops for September to December 2018!
There’s something here for everyone. Join in and meet our music students form around the world! Open to all our students of any age, level or instrument. Book in for as many as you like. Here’s the full list of free online music Workshops.
September 7th, 2018
ABRSM Exam dates deadlines
The registration dates are upon us for ABRSM exams in many countries! ???
Contact us if you need help with registration or if you would like to be added to our exams Google Calendar which we can share with you.
September 3rd, 2018
Maha is our Student Of The Month for August. Maha lives in Qatar and takes Skype music theory lessons online with Tracy. See our past Students Of The Month and students’ achievements on our Showcase Page here.
August 20th, 2018
Welcome new students!
Welcome to our many new students who have joined us this Summer from Saudi Arabia, Canada, USA, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Sweden, Angola, India, Chile and Honduras, taking lessons in Piano, Music Theory, Accordion, Guitar, Singing, Songwriting, Clarinet and Ukulele! ??
? Realise your creativity and try a free lesson!
July 18th, 2018
Our Skype music teachers Youtube playlist updated!
We’ve added some of our online music teachers’ performances from our online live online concert a couple of months ago. You can view a recording of the whole of the online concert here.
Mix teaches Skype saxophone lessons live online and Skype clarinet lessons live online, David teaches Skype guitar lessons live online, Liz teaches Skype violin lessons live online, all accompanied by Dan who teaches Skype piano lessons live online, Skype Cubase, Sibelius, Skype composition lessons live online and much more!
July 6th, 2018
Congratulations Lori, our Student Of The Month for June!
Lori in Angola, Africa, takes online piano lessons with Tom in France.
See all our Students Of The Month and a showcase of videos and audio recordings of our students work on our Showcase page here.
June 28th, 2018
Spring Composing Competition winners!
Here are the results of the Spring Composing Competition!
Under 13s Category
1st – Maya Veerbeek
2nd – Maggie Taylor-Woods
3rd – Christine Louzonis
Over 13s & Adults Category
1st – Lauren Ritchie
2nd – Siddharth Sharma
3rd – John Louzonis
Hear the winners and all the competition entries on our Showcase page here.
July 3rd, 2018
Spring Composing Competition video entries
We’ve updated our Youtube Student Showcase Channel with some of the video entries for the Spring Composing Competition.
All the competition entries can be heard here on our Showcase page here.
June 19th, 2018
A big thank you to all the students who have submitted compositions for our Spring Composing Competition!
We are so impressed by the quality and creativity of the compositions this year. It’s an absolute pleasure to hear them!
After judging, all will be published on our SoundCloud Channel.
Compositions are being judged and marked on:
- Creativity and originality
- Closeness to the Springtime theme
- Harmony, lyrics (if any) and rhythm
We have two categories, composers under 13 years of age and composers over 13 years of age. We’ll let you know as soon as the results are in.
Good luck to everyone and carry on composing!
June 8th, 2018
Our Student Of The Month for May
Chris in England, takes online advanced piano lessons with Stephie in Athens, Greece. He’s made some remarkable progress last month. Read about our Skype advanced piano lessons here.
June 1st, 2018
The Live Online Concert Photo Gallery is up!
A big thanks to Stuart Gibbins who shot all the photos in the concert studio venue, with no space to move about! ?
View the concert photo gallery here!
June 1st, 2018
Over 50 students in 14 countries took part!
A big thank you to EVERYONE who took part, organised and helped out in last Sunday’s big concert event!
Watch s recording of the whole of the concert live stream here.
For more information about the live online concert and past concerts, visit our Online Concert page here.
May 24th, 2018
Download the online Spring Concert programme!
Over 50 students in 14 countries
More online concert news
The will be streamed live online on Sunday 27th May at 3pm BST (UTC+1):
Visit The Concert page for more information!
May 24th, 2018
The second of two live online Concert Practise Workshops
Book now! Email Tracy or Liz now!
Whether you’re performing in the concert or not, come and join in! A chance to meet other Music Lessons Anywhere students around the world. For all levels, instruments and voice.
Visit The Concert page for more information!
May 16th, 2018
Important Annual Concert update!
Anyone who would like to perform in this year’s Annual Concert on Sunday 27th May live online, the deadline for entry is Saturday 19th May.
To reserve your place in the concert, if you haven’t done so already, contact Tracy or your teacher now!
May 11th, 2018
TODAY! Hurry! Join now!
ABRSM GRADE 1 & 2 Aural Practise live online Workshop
Really useful for anyone in developing musicianship, this Workshop is absolutely essential if you’re taking the ABRSM Grade 1 or 2 exam.
This workshop will include:
- Clapping rhythms and improving counting
- Echo singing
- Musical spot the difference
- Describing musical features
If you missed this, here is a full list of all our free Skype music Workshops and events live online. Book now!
May 5th, 2018
Congratulations Bella, Student Of The Month for April!
Bella lives in England and takes Skype piano lessons online with Tracy. Bella likes to practise with her grandma who lives in a different country. No obstacle for Skype piano students! Check out previous Students Of The Month on our Showcase page here.
May 5th, 2018
Book a place now for this free, live online Workshop now!
Diploma Q&A and Recital by Diploma student Sofia.
Sunday 6th May 12pm BST (UTC+1) ￼?
If you are an advanced level music student who wishes to know what comes after Grade 8, this will provide all the answers and a great insight into becoming an accomplished pianist. ￼?￼?￼?￼?￼? More of our free live online Workshops here.
May 4th, 2018
New free live online music Workshops announced!
Lots of new, free live online music Workshops coming up for May and June.
These are great events for bringing our online music students together from all around the world, to have fun while learning. Check out the full list of free Workshops here.
May 2nd, 2018
Live online Q&A for our intermediate to advanced students
We’re hosting a live online Q&A for our intermediate to advanced Skype piano students who wish to know what comes after Grade 8.
One of our advanced Skype piano students, Sofia who lives in Hong Kong, will perform a recital of one of her Diploma Exam pieces live at this event, on Sunday 6th May, at 6pm BST (UTC+1).
If you wish to attend, please contact Tracy here.
April 19th, 2018
Our student Youtube playlist updated!
We’ve updated our Student Youtube Playlist to include Naomi’s own compositions which she recorded for her Con Brio exam pieces.
April 19th, 2018
Sulaiman and his Student Of The Month certificate!
Thank you Ayesha, Sulaiman’s mum, who sent us this photo of Sulaiman with his Student Of The Month for March certificate. Sulaiman in Saudi Arabia takes Skype piano lessons with Tracy in the UK. Congratulations Sulaiman! See all our Student’s Of The Month and more of our students’ achievements on our showcase page here.
April 13th, 2018
Congratulations Skype piano students, Christopher and Luke!
Christopher passed both his ABRSM Grade 5 Piano and Theory exams with Distinctions.
Luke passed his ABRSM Grade 5 Theory Exam with a Merit.
Christopher in England and Luke in Kuwait, take online composition lessons and Skype piano and theory lessons with Dan in Spain.
Check out our Fast Track Grade 5 Theory course here.
April 5th, 2018
Congratulations Sulaiman, our March Student Of The Month!
Sulaiman in Saudi Arabia takes Skype piano lessons with Tracy in England.
See our past Students Of The Month and what our students are doing on our online music student Showcase page.
March 30th, 2018
Stephie’s free online Practice Performance Workshops triple bill, starts tonight!
Providing Skype advanced piano lessons online, Stephie is hosting more of the ever popular online Performance Practise Workshops, tonight, tomorrow and Sunday. Bringing our advanced online piano students together from all over the world, to perform and learn together. See what’s covered in this batch of free online Music Workshops here.
March 29th, 2018
New article: Pros & Cons of Youtube Video Lessons
We’ve published a new article about the pros and cons of learning music from Youtube videos here Pros & Cons of Youtube Video Lessons.
March 21st, 2018
Congratulations Naomi our first Con Brio Exam candidate!
Congratulations Naomi who attained the highest possible grade, a ‘High Distinction’ in her online Con Brio Preliminary Grade piano exam!
Naomi in Argentina takes online piano lessons with Tracy in England. Naomi is our first student to sit an online Con Brio exam and we couldn’t be more proud of her! Naomi has already started working on her next grade.
March 16th, 2018
Thank you Lizzy for your review of your Skype violin lessons with Liz!
Lizzy in Thailand, takes her online violin lessons with our wonderful Skype violin teacher Liz in England. See Lizzy’s review in full and many more reviews of our Skype music lessons here.
March 15th, 2018
We’ve updated our online music teachers and Skype music students location map!
One of the best things about being an online music school, is that we teach students all over the world.
This week our teachers have been giving lessons in over 30 countries!
Try a free lesson and meet other students from around the world!
March 9th, 10th and 15th March 2018
More updates to our Student Showcase Youtube Playlist!
Aleeza in Angola, Africa, takes Skype singing lessons online with Carol in the UK and Skype piano lessons and Skype songwriting lessons online with Mix in England.
Lilia in London in England, has been taking Skype piano lessons with Mix in Spain since Lilia started as a beginner in September 2017 and is already playing her own compositions!
John loves playing anime music. He has worked hard on these pieces and we’re looking forward to more! John is a homeschooler in New York, USA and takes Skype piano lessons online with Tracy in England. See more of our students and teachers’ videos on our Showcase page here.
March 5th, 2018
Gwendolyn is our online music Student of the Month for February!
Congratulations Gwendolyn! Gwendolyn lives in Maryland USA and takes Skype guitar lessons online with our Skype guitar teacher David. You can see our previous Students of the Month on our online music student Showcase page here.
February 24th, 2018
More ‘Practise Performance Online Music Workshops’ announced
Hosted by our advanced online piano teacher Stephie and free for regular students to attend. More info and themes for this and other online music Workshops here.
February 16th, 2018
Our Student Showcase Youtube Playlist updated:
Watch more of our online music students and Skype music teachers performances on our Showcase page here.
February 16th, 2018
Thank you Jacqueline for your Google review of your Skype piano lessons with Stephie!
See many more of our online piano lessons reviews and online music lessons reviews here.
February 8th, 2018
Sofia our Student of the Month for January!
Sofia sent us this lovely pic of herself with her Student of the Month certificate. Sofia lives in Hong Kong and takes Skype advanced piano lessons with our advanced online piano teacher, Stephie Koulouris in Athens. Congratulations Sofia! Check out our previous Students of the Month on our Showcase page here.
January 27th, 2018
New Kids’ Online Music Club!
Run by Tracy, the first one is today and takes place every 2 weeks. Ideal for online music students under 12 years old, where they can get together from all over the world, play music games, quizzes and perform for each other. Check out our other free Workshops and Clubs here!
January 23rd, 2018
New free online music Workshops!
We’re pleased to announce 14 new online music Workshops, free of charge to all our regular students, running from now until the end of March. Check out our Free Events page here!
January 20th, 2018
Performance Practise Workshops 6 and 7
Saturday 27th January 10am GMT (UTC)
Sunday 28th January 4pm GMT (UTC)
Stephie is hosting another of these popular Workshop focusing on performance for intermediate to advanced students.
More information on our Free Online Music Events page.
January 6th, 2018
Thank you Colette, for your review of your Skype ukulele lessons!
“Huge thanks to Kate for her brilliant ukelele lessons. I’ve wanted to learn for ages but needed a kick start to show me the basics and get me going. Two hours of lessons later and I’m playing…and practicing every day. Thanks a million!”
Colette lives in Spain and takes live online ukulele lessons with Kate in the UK. Read more online music lessons reviews here.
January 5th, 2018
Thank you Joonas, for the great pic!
Joonas was awarded Music Lessons Anywhere ‘Student of the Month’ for his outstanding hard work in December. Joonas lives in Finland and takes Skype organ lessons and Skype piano lessons.