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Make music a family affair by finding out how you can support your children on their musical journey and create musical moments that everyone at home can share.

Sit back, relax and listen to some fantastic performances

We are delighted to share our fourth Global High Scorers’ Concert with you today. High Scorers’ Concerts are such a familiar part of the ABRSM world.

Congratulations to our Lockdown competition winner!

Throughout February, we set a challenge to create a visual depiction of what Dvořák might have seen when he arrived in America in 1892 – listeningto Dvořák’s famous Largo from the New World Symphony for inspiration.

Musical Moments

See our full video archive of Musical Moments.

Where’s Simon?

Simon was supposed to have been attending the wedding of his old friend Figaro but sadly couldn't travel there. The LSO players suggested doing a special online concert for him and Simon agreed to conduct!

Tips for keeping your child’s instrument safe at home

Our partner Allianz Musical Insurance has some tips for keeping instruments safe at homeas well as advice on what to do if an accident does happen…   

The Boy and the Bunnet

The Boy and the Bunnet is a brilliant way to introduce children (and adults) to the Scots language and Scots traditional instruments.

Make musical learning more engaging with Classical 100

Challenge your children to complete a few Classical 100 activities this week. Listen, learn and explore all 100 pieces.

The benefits of music learning

Learning to play a musical instrument or to sing brings extraordinary, lifelong benefits. Why? 

Free online masterclass with Daniella Gaveva

PercWorks offer free monthly 'online' masterclasses to young percussionists and drummers aged 11 to 18 in the UK.

Sing Up home schooling resources

Explore Sing Up’s free resources to keep kids learning and singing outside of school. You can add these pages to your school's website or VLE and encourage families to visit too.

Watch the Philharmonia’s Family concert!

Jump to the rhythm of Jessie Montgomery’s Starburst, wander through a fairytale world with Ravel, or just lie on the sofa and chill while the sounds of George Walker’s gorgeous Lyric for Strings wash over you

Daily musical learning videos for primary children from Durham Music

Every day Durham Music releases a new video with an extension worksheet for different years and abilities - fun for all the family.

The importance of Composition

Alison Cox, Head of Composition at the Purcell School and founder of The Commonwealth Resounds, on why learning to compose is important and what’s being done to encourage more young people to get involved.

How to build a good relationship with your child’s music teacher

Understanding and clarifying your own expectations about your child’s lessons can make a huge difference to a teacher-parent relationship and will have a positive knock-on effect on the learner’s experience.

How to support your child with their practice

Ten great tips for helping with your child’s practice.

Practice – what can parents do to help?

Paul Harris offers some thoughts for parents to help their children get the most out of practice.

Developing your child’s listening skills

Over 3500 of you have signed up for Classical 100, our fantastic collection of carefully selected pieces of music and activities for children and their families.

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