News Feed 2018

Student of the Week


Date Student Instrument
08/12/18 Natasha Hewson Flute
01/12/18 Huey Lockwood Piano
24/11/18 Tom Bentley Clarinet
17/11/18 Meive McFarlane Clarinet
10/11/18 Bill Hall Piano
03/11/18 Mark Roberts Piano
27/10/18 Francesca Martindale Piano
20/10/18 Eleanor Turner Piano
13/10/18 Bill Hall Piano
06/10/18 Olivia Fullerton Electronic Keyboard
29/09/18 Grace Miness Piano
22/09/18 Sam Spooner Piano
15/09/18 Hannah Cobble Flute
08/09/18 School Closed  
01/09/18 School Closed  
24/08/18 Neive McFarlane Clarinet
18/08/18 Natasha Hewson Flute
11/08/18 Eleanor Turner Piano
04/08/18 Marie-Anne Mackie Piano
28/07/18 Ben Bendig Flute
21/07/18 Hannah Cobble Flute
14/07/18 Eleanor Turner Piano
07/07/18 Bill Hall Piano
30/06/18 Summer Magic Concert  
23/06/18 Olivia Smith Clarinet
16/06/18 Sian Taylor Flute
09/06/18 Max Jones Piano
03/06/18 Alice Jones Piano
26/05/18 Paul West Saxophone
19/05/18 Ben Thompson Flute
12/05/18 Hannah Cobble Flute
05/05/18 Neive McFarlane Clarinet
28/04/18 Francesca Martindale Piano
21/04/18 Juliet Turner Piano
14/04/18 School Closed  
07/04/18 School Closed  
31/03/18 School Closed  
24/03/18 Pip Jones Flute
17/03/18 Sophia Lumsden Recorder
10/03/18 Grace Thresher Clarinet
03/03/18 Emilia Baxter Piano
24/02/18 Pip Jones Flute
17/01/18 Neive McFarlace Clarinet
10/02/18 Izzy Lovern Saxophone
03/02/18 Imogen Stimpson Piano
27/01/18 Alice Baxter Piano
20/01/18 Max Jones Piano
13/01/18 Mark Roberts Piano




It's a very short month for Storm Dynamics. We only have 2 weeks until the Winter Wonderland Concert. Lessons will be available in the third week of December, please get in contact if you would like to have 



The run up to Christmas has well and truly started and we've got a busy month ahead.


ABRSM exams will be on Thursday 22nd November and we'd like to wish good luck to Neive, Sam and Ruby.


Entry is now open for the Winter Wonderland Concert. Students will be given entry forms in their lessons but you can also enter via our contact page or email us directly. Please note that entry closes on Friday 30th November.


We'd like to wish good luck to our Y11 students who are sitting their mock GCSE exam this month.



Storm Dynamics will be closed from 21-24 October. If you would like a lesson during the Hampshire half term please get in contact. Storm Dynamics will be open as usual for the Wiltshire half term.


Hampshire half term will be 22-28 Oct. Wiltshire half term will be 29 Oct - 4 Nov.


Student Bill Hall will be giving a solo piano on Monday 5th November, 10:30am, at the Queen Charlotte Inn, Andover.




Welcome back to a new school year of music lessons. We have plenty of new starters this year at both St Mary Bourne Primary and Burbage Primary and students at Zouch Academy will be taking First Access lessons in both the Clarinet and the Recorder.


If you would like a new practice diary please bring £2.50 with you to your first lesson back.


The closing date for ABRSM entry to the winter session is Friday 29th September.


The Winter Wonderland Concert will be on Saturday 15th December at the Goodworth Clatford Village Hall.


Congratulations to former student Gustav Roth for his stunning saxophone perfomance with the De Hoop school choir in Stellenbosch, South Africa.



Storm Dynamics remains open for those who wish to continue their music lessons during the sumer break. Please contact us for any time chages.



The St Mary Bourne Primary School Summer Concert will be on Monday 16th July. This concert is open to parents only so please contact St Mary Bourne School if you would like to attend. There will be 30 Storm Dynamics students playing a variety of instruments and the St Mary Bourne School Orchestra will be giving a special performance.


Below are the Students who played at the Summer Magic Concert.



Teacher Jo Nash will be playing her saxophone on the main stage at the Vintage Nostalgia Festival on Sunday 3rd June. The three day festival offers you the change to go back in time and expereince all the glitz and glamour of the 30's, 40's and 50's with fantastic live music across three stages and vintage vehicles.


Don't forget to hand back your entry form for the Summer Magic Concert. Due to the popularity of our events we will be accepting entries on a first come, first served basis and cannot accpet late forms.


ABRSM exams will be on 20th June, good luck to Max Jones, Sian Taylor, Tom Bentley and Olivia Smith.


The Burbage Primary School Summer Concert will be on Friday 22nd June at 6pm. Good luck to Olivia Smith, Orian Byron, Grace Miness, Grace Thresher and the Year 2 Recorder Group who will all be performing. 



On Friday 25th May the year 2 students at Burbage Primary School played two recorder songs for the opening of their new school classroom. The children were fantastic and performed like true young professionals.


The closing date for the summer session of ABRSM exams is Friday 11th May


Now is the time for everyone to be thinking about their piece for the Summer Magic Concert which will be on Saturday 30th June at 10am. We will be in our usual venue at the Goodworth Clatford Village Club.


We are pleased to be launching a new rental system with sister business Woodwind Hire Hampshire. Instruments are available to hire on a termly basis so that you can try and instrument before comitting to buying.




Congratulations to:

Francesca Martindale - Grade 2 Piano (Merit)

Sophia Lumsden - Grade 1 Recorder (Merit)

Neive McFarlane - Grade 5 Theory of Music (Pass)

Emily Floyd - Piano Prep Test


Although Storm Dynamics is officially closed whist Jo Nash recovers from an operation, our students still took part in the Andover Rocks music festival and helped to raise £2577 for local mental health charities.


Our fantastic players were:

Francesca Martindale

Neive McFarlane

Sandy Ledwidge

Rebecca Ledwidge

Hannah Cobble

Sian Taylor

Max Jones

Tom Bentley

Natash Hewson



We'd like to offer a huge congratulations to Paul West for being accepted onto the Music course at Chichester University.


Good luck to Francesca Martindale, Sophia Lumsden and Emily Floyd with their ABRSM examinations.



A quiet month for most. Please note that Hampshire half term is 12th-18th February but lesson are still available for all students.


The date for the ABRSM Music Theory exam is Wednesday 28th February. The exam will be at 5pm at the Basingstoke exam centre.


Practical exam have been confirmed as being on Wednesday 28th March at the Andover exam centre.



Welcome back to a bew year of music making. Storm Dynamics will be commencing lessons as of Monday 8th, if you have any question about you lesson times please do get in touch.


For those of you wishing to sit ABRSM exams please note that the closing date for entry is Friday 19th January

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