The Benefits of Learning to Play a Musical Instrument

Below is an interesting article outlining eighteen of the many benefits of learning to play an instrument: Click here to read the article My thoughts… There’s something about playing music that allows you to switch off from life’s stresses, deadlines and demands in a way that other pursuits do not. Playing an instrument is demanding and requires your full attention …

Frozen Themed Singing Workshop with Becci Flint

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We are excited to announce that Becci will be running a Frozen themed music workshop at Clearwater music school during February half term! It will be held at the school (The Old Bank, 77 Railway Road, Brinscall, Chorley) on Tuesday 17th February from 1-4pm. The workshop will include singing tuition and games, dance & drama activities, a Frozen themed afternoon …

Thank-you from Derian House

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We have received a letter in the post thanking us for our contribution to Derian House (click here to find out what they do) following our Christmas showcase. We would like to take this opportunity to pass that thank-you onto all of you, our amazing pupils, parents, family and friends who bought tickets, refreshments and raffle tickets in order to …

Learn your first scale for ukulele: The C Major Scale

In this lesson I will show you how to play the C major scale in the open position on ukulele. Learning scales will not only help you to enhance your chords and understanding of chords in the future but it will also give you an understanding of melody, help you to write songs and even to improvise on your ukulele. …

Song Lesson for beginners of guitar and ukulele!

Alex has added a new lesson to his website demonstrating how to play “Riptide” by Vance Joy which uses just 4 chords in the whole song therefore it’s a great one for beginners to have a try at. You can find the free lesson here, complete with chord sheets and audio examples: “Riptide” by Vance Joy guitar and ukulele lesson …

Clearwater Music Christmas Showcase 2014!

It’s almost that time again! Come and listen to our fantastic pupils perform and celebrate the hard work they’ve put in over the last 12 months. PUPILS: Your teachers will be inviting you to perform and helping you to prepare your performance in the lessons. You can choose if you wish to perform to a backing track or be accompanied …

Christmas Gift Vouchers Now Available!

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Looking for the perfect christmas gift for a loved one? There’s no better gift than the gift of music! We are offering gift vouchers for lessons in all of our available instruments. You can purchase a voucher for a dedicated monetary value or you can purchase a certain number of music lessons. You can select which instrument you would like …

Learn Your First Scale For Guitar

In this lesson I will teach you how to play the C major scale on guitar in the open position. Scales are great to learn since they help you to understand how melodies are built up and give you the tools to compose your own melodies, as well as enhance your chord playing. In the musical scale there are 12 …