Instrumental Learning Arts Award Discover

If you would like to complete our Arts Award Discover for Instrumental Learners at home, please contact krista.ribbons@norfolk.gov.uk to discuss the submission of your award and certification.


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ABRSM Apps & Practice Tools

ABRSM has created a suite of apps and practice tools that can be downloaded to mobiles and tablets to support learners with everything from scales to making your practice more manageable and productive.


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Celebration of Young Musicians

Access our orchestral resources for pieces performed at the Celebration of Young Musicians workshop, which includes Mozart’s Horn Concerto, Havana by Camila Cabello, Holst’s Greensleeves and Daragson, and Henry Wood’s Hornpipe.


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BBC Ten Pieces

BBC Ten Pieces Orchestral and Choral Arrangements are available online for anyone studying an instrument up to Grade 5.

  • Instrumental parts are listed by ability level for each piece but have been designed to work together to enable mixed-ability groups to perform as one
  • The pieces have been arranged for the following ability levels: Beginner/pre-Grade 1, intermediate/Grades 1-3 (ABRSM) and Grades 4-5 (ABRSM)
  • You can use the arrangements to develop creative responses and put on performances.

Create Yarmouth: Bartok Rumanian Folk Dances

Sarah Freestone, multi instrumentalist, composer and arranger, has prepared learning resources for violinists from Norfolk involved in the Create Yarmouth project, in association with London Mozart Players and Orchestras Live. The resources are available below for any violinists to access:


Learn Play Repeat

Learn Play Repeat’s YouTube channel is dedicated to music exam pieces across all instruments and exam boards. Their videos feature professional musicians and teachers performing the music for you and showcasing each piece to the highest standard. Each video includes performance tips to help you play even better.


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