1) Those from Hofnote ... Guides to the aural tests
This set of ebooklets written by Lester Hough explains what each aural test consists of and how it will be given in the exam. An invaluable help in preparing for an exam. The booklets are designed to be viewed online as they contain links to soundclips which illustrate the text.
2) Student Resources ... Scheherazade
Scheherazade and the tale of a thousand and one Arabian Nights
Click on Scheherazade Interactive. At the bottom of the page there is a link to a page called Scheherazade. From there you can go to "play game".
This tells the story with music and games to do along the way. It is set to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov’s symphonic suite. and includes some great games. The last one is quite hard and really stretches your musical memory.
2) Student Resources ... Sound Junction
Sound junction has all sorts of resourcs to explore different styles of music. It also includes free online Composer software for you to make or remix your own music. There are also teacher resources.
2) Student Resources ... The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra
This is a Flash Game of the 'Young Person's Guide to The Orchestra' which was originally written by Benjamin Britten. This activity is well worth a look, and even though it's aimed at a younger audience, we still has great fun with it!
3) Competitions ... Moray Piano Competition
The Moray Piano Competition aims to provide an exciting opportunity for piano students aged 20 and under to perform at a national level. Through the generosity of our many private patrons and corporate sponsors, we are able to give financial encouragement to 4 finalists in each class. Established in 1999, the Competition has grown in stature and is now one of the most prestigious events in the country for this age group.
4) Societies ... British Flute Society
If you play, teach, make, sell, write music for or just enjoy listening to flutes, The British Flute Society is for you!
4) Societies ... Incorporated Society of Musicians
The ISM, the UK’s professional association for Musicians
4) Societies ... NAME - National Association of Music Educators
*NAME* is the professional association which represents all those involved in music education: advisers, inspectors, consultants, teachers in schools, instrumental teachers, heads of instrumental services, lecturers working in teacher education and in conservatoires, community musicians, publishers and other retailers.
4) Societies ... North East Piano Teachers
Piano Teachers Association in the North East of England