11.07.15 - 10am to 3.30pm!
Please note, we will mainly accept instrument in good condition or with very few repairs.
Which instruments can I give?
- BRASS: Trumpet, Flugelhorn, French horn, Tuba, Cornet, Euphonium, Trombone, Tenor trombone, Bass trombone
- WOODWIND: Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Soprano Saxophone. Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
- STRINGS: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Bass guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Violin
- PERCUSSION: Cymbals, Snare drum, Bass drum, Tambourine, Triangle, Xylophone, Latin Percussion (congas, bongos, timbales, maracas)
We do not accept: Pianos, Hammond Organs…
Where will the instruments go?
These instruments will go to children and young people participating in ambitious 'social action through music' projects, in targeted communities in England. The instrument amnesty will benefit some of the 3,000 young musicians in Sistema programmes in 14 schools in London, Liverpool, Newcastle, Norwich and Telford.
Overseas, the collected instruments will be repaired (if needed) and given a second life in 16 Music Fund projects in Africa, the Middle East and Central America. Music Fund is a humanitarian project that supports musicians and music schools in conflict areas and developing countries.
Can I track my instrument?
On the day, we will assess your instrument with experts and give you a tracking number so you will be able to know exactly where your instrument goes. If you wish to track your instruments, please contact email@example.com with your tracking number and we’ll get back to you.
What will happen next?
Ronnie Scott’s will do a follow up by organising jazz workshops within these projects to inspire young generation of aspiring musicians and hopefully pass on to them the love of jazz.
I can’t make that date, what can I do?
Unfortunately, we won’t be able to collect donations from individuals, businesses or organisations. If you need more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’d like to donate lots of instruments, how can I do this?
If your donation is of a considerable volume, please contact email@example.com to discuss the next steps.
I’ve got a large instrument to donate. Can you come and collect it?
Unfortunately, we do not accept large instruments.
Where’s the nearest car park?
The nearest car parks are: Q-Park Chinatown (20 Newport Place), Q-Park Ltd (52 Poland street) & Brewer Street Ncp (Brewer street). You can also park your car in the streets around the club but we cant guarantee if there will be space available.
What’s the minimum age for giving an instrument?
To give an instrument, you must be 18 year old and over and must be the owner of the instruments.
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