Paul Hose

Artist in Residence Case Study

Artist in Residence (A.I.R.) is a curriculum level support programme aimed at assisting heads of department, teachers and students of independent music schools by providing a structured framework culminating in the students being able to sit a grade exam*. It gives department heads and business owners time and space to focus on other aspects of… [Read More…] about Artist in Residence Case Study

MLC Academy Sessions Panel event

This March saw MLC Academy host the Sessions Panel at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies annual Industry Week. The Sessions Panel empowers students with business information from music industry professionals who share their knowledge and experience. The events are hosted at prestigious schools and venues around the world. MLC Academy was invited to host the… [Read More…] about MLC Academy Sessions Panel event

David Garibaldi – A video insight

In 2011 I published my first video lesson aptly titled, David Garibaldi – A video insight. The lesson comprises of a short film that illustrates how to thread together classic drum method books such as Stick Control with contemporary titles such as Future Sounds. The video has been viewed some 72,000 times which is both exciting… [Read More…] about David Garibaldi – A video insight

See you at NAMM!

2019 has begun with a lot of positive energy and it is almost time for the music industry to have it’s annual family reunion. A time when we all say, see you at NAMM! I truly enjoy attending the NAMM show. This year will be my 15th consecutive trip. It is a time to reconnect… [Read More…] about See you at NAMM!

MLC Academy Christmas concerts

Celebrating our students achievements at this year’s MLC Academy Christmas concerts 2018 has been quite a year for MLC Academy. After eighteen months of strategic work undertaken with Big Associates, we re-launched our brand to the public back in September. Since then we have appointed a new Head of Communications & Events and MLC Academy… [Read More…] about MLC Academy Christmas concerts

Enjoy being still

The pace of twenty-first century living in quick to say the least. Take time for yourself and enjoy being still. Work requires that I travel a lot – domestic and international. Earlier tonight, I was sat having dinner in a restaurant inside Milan train station. I realised that although today was busy, I was actually… [Read More…] about Enjoy being still

Sabian Education Network in Manchester

The Sabian Education Network (SEN) is a thriving community of professional teachers based across the world. Through their members-only website, forum, webinars, and live events, members can participate in a thriving community of drum teachers who are seeking to improve and build their teaching practice. I recently took part in a forum at the UK… [Read More…] about Sabian Education Network in Manchester

Push yourself – stop playing it safe

Is the desire to be perfect stopping you from achieving your goals? Stop playing it safe and push yourself. I see this more and more. Our desire for perfection can paralyse us. Back in April, I wrote a blog piece about balancing the need to improve against being our own worst critic. In order to… [Read More…] about Push yourself – stop playing it safe

Metronome: A new national, cross-media centre for Nottingham

Metronome is a new, national centre for music, moving image, video games, live performance and spoken word. It opened in Nottingham this October and we were there on the opening night. Confetti Media Group is an ambitious and indeed audacious organisation that in my opinion is second to none. Metronome: a new national, cross media… [Read More…] about Metronome: A new national, cross-media centre for Nottingham