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Your Child's Music Teacher Needs You

If your child is learning an instrument, there's no need to stop because of school closures or social distancing. Ask your child's teacher about moving the lessons online.

Published: 20 March 2020 | 12:00 AM
Kids playing in an imaginary band to support their music teacher
School closures don’t mean that you have to stop learning. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Many music teachers are self-employed. If you can afford to keep the lessons going, it could make all the difference to your child's teacher.

Thinking about starting lessons yourself to combat cabin fever when you're stuck at home? Find the right teacher for you on the music teacher online database, 

The future of music

Like so many of us, music teachers are worried about their futures. 

With schools closed and in person lessons cancelled, and no sick pay or other support for freelancers, many are wondering how they will make ends meet. 

So it's time to celebrate our music teachers! 

Support your music teacher

Is your music teacher the best? Has learning an instrument changed your life? Is it making social distancing a little bit easier right now?  

Let us know on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #SupportMyMusicTeacher. 

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Photograph of an orchestra set out in a socially distanced way, we can see all the musicians sat out across the stage in distanced positions, whilst a conductor gestures from the front.

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