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Guitar Lessons

We offer Guitar Lessons for classical, acoustic, electric and bass guitar, so whatever style of guitar-playing you’re after, we can help.

Classes are available for both children and adults, and all levels of ability are welcome. Looking for lessons for a younger Student? We’d maybe suggest starting off with Ukulele Lessons, which is a great way to get children into playing music and all of the skills gained are transferable to guitar when the Student is a little older.

Students are encouraged to sit guitar exams when they reach a suitable standard but they’re not

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Flute Lessons

Flute lessons are available for both children and adults. We welcome all ages and levels of ability, so don’t worry if you’re an absolute beginner – we have a class for you!

Our lessons generally move towards Students being entered for music exams. These are by no means compulsory, but are a good way of gauging a Students’ progress and ability. Sweet Symphony is a registered Trinity exam centre, and so all of our Flute exams are held at the Sweet Symphony Studio.


I just want to learn for pleasure, I don’t want to sit exams. Is that ok?

Absolutely. Although

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Drum Lessons are now available at Sweet Symphony!

We offer Drum Lessons to Students from age 6 and up. Like all of our instruments, Students can choose to study towards exams or simply learn to play for their own enjoyment. Exam candidates follow either the Trinity or Rock & Pop syllabus, depending on which style they prefer.


What age do you teach from?

Our Drum Lessons are available to anyone aged 6 and up.

What style(s) will I learn to play?

Which styles do you want to learn? Lessons are offered exclusively as 1:1 tuition, so we can tailor the lessons exactly to

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Clarinet Lessons are available for both children and adults. Don’t worry if you’re an absolute beginner – we welcome all ages and all levels of ability.

For those interested in passing music exams, Sweet Symphony Students use the Trinity exam syllabus and sit their exams right here in our very own Studio. Not interested in exams? That’s fine – you’re more than welcome to just learn for pleasure. We don’t pressure any of our Students into exams.


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For relatives and friends lonely in lockdown why not order a smile and song from Equal Arts Singing Hinnies?

A special gift for a loved one or as a positive pick me up for a neighbour, order a musical moment and help to keep older people connected. Social distancing safely, the Singing Hinnies will put their tunes top of their list of essentials, reducing loneliness and isolation.

Our professional musicians are out and about across Gateshead and Newcastle and can swing by with a song for the street. Click here to book a Singing Hinnies visit or ring us on 0191 261 1619 for more

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The North East’s community choir for young adults is now available on line. Promoting diversity and inclusion. Open to anyone aged 16-30+. No music experience needed. No auditions. Why not join us


We are a registered charity working in  the North East providing events and activities for visually impaired children and their families throughout th