Broken Chords for Piano

As those of you who take exams as part of your piano learning will be aware, broken chords tend to die out after the first couple of grades. Arpeggios come along and – like the red squirrels around here – those poor broken chords are superseded, never to be seen again, unless you go to the […]

Open Mic Night Video

Here’s a little video from the last open mic night at the Secret Garden in Alton. I performed a couple of songs I’d written on the guitar. The first is called Out Here In The Country, which is kind of love a song, until you know what the background to the song is. I wrote the […]

ABRSM and RGT Exam Dates for 2017

Somehow it’s almost April already and the Spring terms is nearly at an end… and I’ve not yet posted the dates for the ABRSM and RGT exams. There are two dates you need to know if you’re looking to enter an exam. The first is the closing date, which is – surprise, surprise! – the […]