For buying new or reconditioned pianos locally and a great piano tuner (Kevin reconditioned and continues to tune my Steinway grand and I highly recommend him)
Brooklands Pianos Ltd

For buying new or reconditioned pianos/digital pianos elsewhere
J. Reid Pianos


Local stores for sheet music, instruments, instrument supplies, musical games/gifts etc.
Stableyard Music in the Stableyard at Hatfield House

Online stores for sheet music, instrument supplies, musical games/gifts etc.
Music Exchange


For full details about ABRSM exams and individual online entry, including some sample aural tests
also check out their latest apps for sample aural tests, sight-reading, changing the speed of accompaniments on audio/mp3 files and composing your own music
ABRSM appcentre

For on-line musical games, theory, aural practice
Learnatune – this one has some really fun theory games from beginner level right through to grade 5, and a revision section for the grade 5 theory exam.




For on-line listening to some great classical music with quizzes and games
Classics for kids

For a highly professional organist, accompanist, choir trainer and all-round musician, whom I have had the pleasure and privilege to work with on many occasions, contact
Chris Muhley

For details of local Music Festivals – usually taking place around March-April each year
North London Festival of music, drama and dance

Hatfield and District Music Festival

The Watford Festival

Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year

For live concerts for children – I highly recommend going to at least one of these each year to experience the atmosphere and fun of live music in action
LSO Families and Children

London Musical Arts Orchestra

For information about the Royal School of Church Music and courses and award schemes for choristers