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Piano/Keyboard

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ABRSM

Piano Practice Partner is a simple app which makes practising pieces for your ABRSM exam more musical, enjoyable and rewarding. It's useful for anyone learning or teaching pieces from the ABRSM Piano Syllabus 2017 & 2018 at Grades 1-8. Pieces from the new Piano syllabus 2019 & 2020 are now available on Piano Practice Partner.

Music Tech Teacher

Some great resources for teaching keyboards with quizzes and activities

Trinity College

Access a range of resources to support piano teaching and learning and for preparing for an exam using Trinity’s Piano Syllabus 2018-2020.

Discover a range of resources to support electronic keyboard teaching and learning, and for preparing for an exam using Trinity’s new Electronic Keyboard & Organ Syllabus 2019-2022.

Percussion/World Music

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Drumbit

A very easy to use web based drum machine, offering means to put together a drum beat very quickly and in a very intuitive way.

Little Kids Rock

Play the drums anywhere! All you need is your body.

Learn a song on drums

Percworks

Some great opportunities for percussion players from percworks

O Duo - Masterclass - just 3 weeks! - 18/4/21 - 16.00-17.30 - An interactive masterclass with the UK's leading percussion duo, O Duo! Watch them play and learn first-hand about their musical journey and experiences with a Q&A session giving you the chance to ask your percussive questions! RSVP for free here: https://www.percworks.co.uk/event-details/o-duo-owen-gunnell-toby-kearney

Dorico - Notation Software - Masterclass - 2/5/21 - 18.00-19.00 - An interactive masterclass with John Barron (Product Specialist), learning how to use the amazing music notation software, Dorico. John will demonstrate how to use Dorico to develop your percussion compositions whilst offering many neat tips & tricks!

Young Percussion Composer of the Year Competition - Open now!

Our Young Percussion Composer of the Year competition, is now open! With over £1000 worth of prizes up for grabs and the opportunity to have your composition published and professionally recorded - this is a chance not to missed! All entrants reveive free software and add ons from Akai, a free masterclass from Dorico, a composition class with Dani Howard and a certificate. For all the details and to sign up for free, head over to our website: https://www.percworks.co.uk/composercompetition

Digital Drumline Performance 

We are excited to share with you our first Digital Drumline performance, featuring a few of our brilliant students! You can watch this here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_FjB7Mx7t0.
We are looking to go to the extreme with our River Dance video, featuring all members of the Digital Drumline and PERC E-NSEMBLE as well as musicians from other youth ensembles on strings and more - watch this space for updates! 

Trinity College

Discover a range of resources to support Trinity’s new Drum Kit & Percussion Syllabus

YouTube

A great introduction to drumming using a chair

Body drumming and how to build a junk drumset