Frankfurt Musikmesse 2017

May 8th, 2017 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Events - (0 Comments)

Here’s our highlight reel of Frankfurt 2017

 

Another Ukulele Workshop

February 25th, 2017 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Events - (0 Comments)

We have another ukulele day coming up on Saturday 4th March. Mike Jackson will show you how to play the ukulele in 40 minutes. Everyone is welcome, and you don’t even have to have an instrument as Mike brings them along with him.

There will also be special offers on the day – on everything ukulele related.

concertJoin us for mulled wine & mince pies at Ackerman Music in Queens Road Brighton on Saturday 10th December from 5pm.

From 5pm till 7pm we have 10% off all music, accessories & gifts.

To entertain you we have live music from 5.30pm, played and sung by staff & friends. So why not come along for nibbles, refreshment and discount, along with seasonal favourites and well loved classics.

Music Programme from 5.30pm

Miles – Piano music.

Kirsten & Miles – Autumn leaves. Gee baby ain’t I good to you.

Catherine & Kirsten – Have yourself a merry little Christmas. In the bleak midwinter.

Bastien – Passepied from Suite Bergamasque Debussy).

Kirsten & Johan – Oh holy night.

Johan – Toccata in A min (Sweelinck). Voluntary in G maj (Stanley)

Simon & Bastien – Salut D’amour (Elgar)

Kirsten, Brian & Johan – Shepherd on the rock (Schubert)

With thanks to our guest pianist – Johan de Cock. Programme may be subject to change. Seating will be available.

Casio Showcase

October 29th, 2016 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Events - (0 Comments)

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Come and visit our stand at the Brighton Churchill Shopping Centre from 7th to 13th November.

We will have a large selection of Casio digital pianos on display, including the new Grand Hybrid models. We will have some special prices and offers, including  interest free options and free piano bench & headphones.

The winner of the free prize draw was Jason Huntingford. Congratulations Jason.

Ukulele Workshop

March 17th, 2016 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Events - (0 Comments)

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Everybody is welcome to our free Ukulele workshop on 1st April.

Look out for special offers on the day as well.

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We have a jazz workshop day coming up on 24th April at our Brighton shop.

Christopher Norton is well known for his famous series of Microjazz books, and he is an established composer, arranger, educationalist and producer. Other publication series Chris has written include Microstyles, Big Beats, The Easiest Way to Improvise and Keyboards from Scratch.

Chris will be available for consultation from mid-day until 5pm on Sunday 24th April, at our Brighton shop (BN1 3WB). Please phone or email to reserve a space and time.

  • 12pm – Book a session with Chris for a private lesson
  • 2pm – Improvisation hour: tips & techniques (open to all)
  • 3pm – Perform with Chris. Bring your instrument along or play one of our pianos. Perform or improvise with guidance from Chris

Special prices all day on all Boosey & Hawkes music titles, which include all the Chris Norton publications.

For more details or to reserve a space contact:
Brighton Shop: on 01273 739942 or email: brighton@ackermanmusic.co.uk
Hove Shop: on 01273 702444 or email: hove@ackermanmusic.co.uk

This video is from a String Day at our Hove shop. Stefan demonstrates the violin and effects that be achieved.

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We are having a special String Day on 3rd July @ our Hove shop, to celebrate the release of the new ABRSM violin exam music for 2016-2019. Click on the image above to see more details.

Stefan Pintev is coming over from Germany, and will demonstrate the Yamaha Silent Violins, and some of the effects that can be achieved.

Thomas Gregory will be talking about his string series VAMOOSH.

  • Special Offers on Yamaha Silent Strings
  • New ABRSM Violin syllabus music at 20% discount
  • Take part in the ABRSM ¬£100 music voucher prize draw (when you purchase new AB violin music)
  • Extra 10% off all other sheet music
  • “Make me an offer!” on special sale music
  • Refreshments
  • Our String repairer will be on hand, for help and advice
  • Violin display “260 years of English violin making”

All offers are only available in store & on the day.

Free Christmas Recital

December 13th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Events - (0 Comments)

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Come to our FREE Christmas concert at our Brighton shop on Thursday 18th December from 6.30pm.

Johan de Cock will be be playing Christmas music on some of our Clavinovas and pianos.

Mince pies & mulled wine will be available. The shop will be have an extended opening time until 8pm on the day.

We will also be offering 10% off Sheet Music and Gifts from 6pm onwards.

Click the picture to find our location.

Pam Wedgwood Workshop

April 7th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Events - (0 Comments)

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Ackerman Music are hosting a workshop by Pam Wedgwood on Saturday 26th April at our Hove shop. This FREE workshop is open to all teachers, parents and pupils. There will be a complimentary package of resources and refreshments will also be available. Please come at about 1.30pm for a 2pm start, and will end at 4pm.. Continue reading “Pam Wedgwood Workshop” »