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Pencerdd Music staff run half marathon to raise money for Patagonia Instrument Project

Pencerdd Music staff run half marathon to raise money for Patagonia Instrument Project

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Staff from a music shop in Wales have run a half marathon to enable music education opportunities on the other side of the world.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 6th 2017 at 10:37AM
Drake Music needs your help to win £10,000 to make instruments for disabled musicians

Drake Music needs your help to win £10,000 to make instruments for disabled musicians

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Drake Music is hoping to grow its DMLab programme by winning the Aviva Community Fund.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 31st 2017 at 1:12PM
X-Files star David Duchovny partners with the D'Addario Foundation

X-Files star David Duchovny partners with the D'Addario Foundation

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The D'Addario Foundation has announced that X-Files star and singer-songwriter David Duchovny has become an official partner.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 5th 2017 at 10:41AM
Barnes & Mullins 'Mudder Superiors' to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Barnes & Mullins 'Mudder Superiors' to raise money for Cancer Research UK

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Staff members from UK musical instrument distributor Barnes & Mullins will be taking part in the ‘Pretty Muddy’ 5k Race for Life charity event in October.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 27th 2017 at 10:34AM

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Industry raises over £10,000 for US athlete

Industry raises over £10,000 for US athlete

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Members of the MI industry recently organised two charity dinners to raise money for US athlete Jillion Potter.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 6th 2017 at 11:10AM
Chester Bennington's family to set up charity for vulnerable fans

Chester Bennington's family to set up charity for vulnerable fans

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The family of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington is reportedly setting up a charity to help fans who are struggling with his tragic death.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 29th 2017 at 4:23PM
Music For All gets NAMM Foundation grant

Music For All gets NAMM Foundation grant

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Charity Music for All has been selected to receive a grant from The NAMM Foundation.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 30th 2017 at 2:50PM
Music Minds Matter: 24/7 mental health service launches for musicians following Chester Bennington's death

Music Minds Matter: 24/7 mental health service launches for musicians following Chester Bennington's death

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Help Musicians UK (HMUK) has unveiled the world’s first dedicated 24/7 mental health service for people working in music.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 24th 2017 at 10:26AM

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Ed Sheeran to donate 100% of royalties from Martin Guitar's 'Divide' signature acoustic to children's charity

Ed Sheeran to donate 100% of royalties from Martin Guitar's 'Divide' signature acoustic to children's charity

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Back in April, we reported that a brand new Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ signature guitar was in the works from Martin Guitar. The instrument maker has now revealed that fans will ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 22nd 2017 at 4:52PM
Andertons' April Fools event raises over £2,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Andertons' April Fools event raises over £2,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

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Guilford retailer Andertons Music used April Fools to create a hoax pedal with Wampler Pedals and raised lots of money for charity in the process.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 10th 2017 at 2:33PM
Urban Development secures £600k funding from Esmee Farbairn, PRS, BRIT Trust and more

Urban Development secures £600k funding from Esmee Farbairn, PRS, BRIT Trust and more

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Youth music organisation, talent incubator, educator and charity Urban Development has announced that it has secured nearly £600,000 in funding for 2017/18.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 27th 2017 at 4:02PM
How digital technology can revolutionise the way music is taught in rural areas

How digital technology can revolutionise the way music is taught in rural areas

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Poor broadband in rural areas is limiting young people's access to equal life opportunities, including music tuition, according to a new report from youth music charity NYMAZ.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 8th 2017 at 10:57AM

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Help Musicians UK awards £1.7m funding to 20 organisations

Help Musicians UK awards £1.7m funding to 20 organisations

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Independent music charity Help Musicians UK (HMUK) has awarded 20 organisations £1.7m in funding over three years through the National Grants Programme – a new initiative aimed at creating opportunities ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 27th 2017 at 12:29PM
Paul McCartney and The Who to auction off limited edition Shure SM58 microphones

Paul McCartney and The Who to auction off limited edition Shure SM58 microphones

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The Shure SM58 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone has been used faithfully by the world’s most influential musicians since 1966.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 2:20PM
Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

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It turns out that a number of students in low-income schools have been unknowingly using rock legend Eddie Van Halen’s axe while learning to play guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 12:45PM