Performing in front of a crowd is an important part of being a musician and a chance for you to show off your skill in front of others and get feedback on your musicianship. Gigging can give you a great sense of accomplishment and help you meet new and exciting people within the industry, however, nerves and lack of preparation can trip you up. I have put together some top tips to help you make the most of your shows and embrace the performer inside you.

If you are keen to learn to play piano, but don't have the time or money for lessons - don't worry! There are plenty of helpful, fun and educational tutorials available for free that will help you make the first steps whether you are looking to learn classical piano and theory or just wish to play for leisure. I have put together a selection of my personal YouTube favourites.

There are two different types of drum kits perfect for kids, each depending on age. The TIM JR 3/12 3 Piece Drum Kit is great for the fun young drummer around 3 or 4 years old. It will create hours of fun and is excellent for the kids to get stuck in and really find a talent for drumming. The TIM J 5/16 5 Piece Drum Kit is perfect for those older kids who want to start learning the drums. The kit is a scaled down version of a full drum set.