We offer teaching inhouse at the shop for various instruments including :-
Electric or Acoustic Guitar with our excellent in house teachers Dave Gardiner and Tim Blackman, both are excellent players in their own right and teach for exams or purely for pleasure. lessons are held during the daytime , evening and Saturdays. Cost for 1/2 hour is £12.50 and £17.50 for 3/4 hour and this is 1 to 1 teaching.
Teaching takes place in one of our teaching studios at the rear of the shop we currently have some guitar spaces available
If you require a direct Music teacher for a particular Instrument please call in to the shop we will be pleased to give you contact names and telephone numbers (such as Richard James for guitar).
If you are based in Leicester and want a guitar teacher for electric or acoustic we thoroughly recommend the superb guitarist and teacher Al Sansome and you can reach him via his website
For just a small town we have a thriving and diverse local music scene, with music being played and organised in our local area, here are just a few groups (apologies to any omitted);
Our very own and superb HARBOROUGH BRASS BAND with their JUNIOR SECTION and TRAINING BAND -
We see some excellent concerts with top names (recent acts have included Duane Eddy John Mayall, Nils Lofgren) booked in Market Harborough and the surrounding area primarily by DAVE ALLEN at MAD HATTER CONCERTS - We have young (and not so young) groups, players and singers offering a diverse range of music in and around our town including :
and this is to name but a few, all different but excellent acts, some playing at our local pubs and some having sang with Pink Floyd or at La Scala in Milan , its all good stuff! - If you want to hear any of these then we have some CD`S at the shop and for personal callers at the shop we can provide contact numbers if you want to book any for your event. There are listings on our "WHAT'S ON" board for forthcoming events both on this site and at the shop itself.
RECORDING STUDIOS AND PRACTICE ROOMS
We recommend the following :-
LOCAL COMMUNITY MUSIC GROUPS AND PARTICIPATION
We are very pleased to support and thoroughly recommend our superb local music charity the GREAT BOWDEN RECITAL TRUST.
GBRT`s aim is to provide Music development, appreciation and most importantly music participation for all. They provide :-
In addition GBRT positively encourage music participation and run the following music groups that perform locally, in the Uk and tour in Europe:-
If you are interested in joining ones of these groups or want to find out more then their website is :-
ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY for WEDDINGS AND EVENTS
The professionalentertainers.com agency is unique as it is a no commission fee agency where you deal directly with chosen act plus they offer only the BEST Wedding bands and Musicians
The British Centre for Music & Enterprise
A new music academy, The BCME, is opening in Leicester. The course will be run from April the 14th to April the 16th this year and will offer a range of different lessons including musicianship and stagecraft.
"At the BCME Easter Academy you will be in a complete performance setting from start to finish. Get up on stage, be taught on stage and get the feeling for a stage environment whilst receiving professional, individual teaching!"
Simply click the logo to be taken to their site.