Keyboard player on tour with George Michael Rocks the doors open to new Keyboard studio at local music school.
Nick Murdoch professional pianist, organist and keyboard player who is currently on tour with George Michael on his Symphonica tour, took time out of his busy schedule to launch the stunning new Keyboard studio at Music Gym Watford. Nick who has worked with Amy Winehouse & Mark Ronson (on hit single Valerie) Duffy & Michael Buble among many others showed his support at the launch, “this is a wonderful facility, we need to support children and their musical educations and give them the very best foundation possible”
Councillor Ian Brown followed with a speech saying “we are proud to have a Music Gym in our community & to have a facility of such high quality on our doorsteps, this is the only facility like this between London and Milton Keynes”. Just 9 months ago Music Gym opened its Electric guitar teaching studio and thanks to the huge success of the guitar lessons Music Gym are now able to launch the impressive keyboard room The keyboard studio has 8 superb Yamaha keyboards for each student to play on (max 8 per class) Music Gym will teach the Yamaha Junior Play for Keeps (ages 5+) and the Play for Keeps (ages 8+) courses with grades.
The unique facility, an official Yamaha Music Point, is the only music school offering classes like this for rock and pop in Watford and indeed Hertfordshire, providing fun classes and (accredited) graded courses. A tremendous facility in the heart of the community already providing jobs for local residents ran as a family business by local married couple Alan Johnson and Jo Stevens. Both have notable careers in the music industry & they are passionate about motivating and inspiring kids to learn music and providing the highest quality in teaching and facilities. Music Gym has performed several assemblies free to schools in the area. Impressed by the recent Music Gym assembly, Steve Wells Head teacher of Coates Way School said “An inspiring assembly that had all the children rocking. The children loved it and talked about it for hours. Accessible to all – from the youngest to the oldest children in the school. A hard act to follow.”
Principal teacher and co-owner Jo Stevens said “this is a vocation and we strive to provide excellence in teaching in a tremendous environment- the quality of musical education of every child who is enrolled is of paramount importance to us, we want to help nurture the musicians of the future. We have kept our prices as low as possible and they are very reasonable and competitive, the lessons are straight after school so there is no need to disturb a student’s day to leave for music lessons and all instruments are provided for each student on arrival, set up and ready to go so no loss of time in the lesson.
Music Gym provides guitar, singing & keyboard lessons in its fully equipped teaching studios, all teachers are enhanced CRB checked and are required to pass rigorous/ comprehensive training at Yamaha HQ. Lessons are Monday to Saturday. Group lessons and private lessons available. The Music Gym Christmas Concert will be held in the Main Hall featuring the students of Music Gym on Sunday the 9th of December at 5pm. Grade exams available and performance opportunities for each student provided. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info or go to www.musicgym.internetmusicltd.com, Music Gym are currently offering a free first taster lesson for singing, keyboards & guitar (group lessons only)