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Hit me with your best Schott!

International music publisher Schott Music has had a presence in London since 1835 and has been at their iconic Great Marlborough Street address since 1908. Uniquely for a company best known for sheet music, it offers spaces for hire for practice or teaching, a fabulous resource for central London. Recently Schott added two new spaces...

Black Cat Acoustics is top of the class for music teacher

When Sevenoaks based music teacher, Amanda Rupp set up Aeolian Music, her teaching work was to take place at her home. Amanda was anxious to ensure that her private music room met the current reverberation time guidelines for music teaching within schools. It was time to call in Black Cat Acoustics to evaluate the acoustic...

Affordable Active Acoustics system previewed at ABTT

Transcend is the name given to a new Active Acoustics system which offers an affordable means of enhancing the acoustic envirionment of virtually any performance space at the flick of a switch. Now, thanks to Transcend, venues can offer acoustic environments that  suit a wide range of performance applications, simulating the experience of listening in  opera houses,...

Two new sound-isolating music practice rooms at Belmont Preparatory School

Installation by Black Cat Music & Acoustics is scheduled to commence this month on the construction of two Sound Isolating Music Practice Rooms at Belmont Preparatory School, Dorking. There are already many opportunities at Belmont Preparatory School for children to perform in dance, drama and music in the Theatre and Music School.The school which caters for pupils from...

Noise problems at the village hall

Throughout  England, the village hall along with the church, school, shop and pub is an important hub for rural communities. It is where people meet, play groups are organised, shows and concerts are staged, the scouts gather, dance classes rehearse, wedding receptions are held and a host of other events take place. Often the hall...

Dame Fanny Waterman wins the Lifetime Achievement Award

The Black Cat Music & Acoustics sponsored ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the 2016 Music Teacher Awards evening was presented to the indefatigable Dame Fanny Waterman. And what a lifetime of inspiring a love of piano music Dame Fanny can claim, which at the age of 95 shows no sign of diminishing. As a music...

Sound Isolation Cabin helps Brit School speak the language in Paris

The Languages Faculty of the British School of Paris has recently installed an STUDIOBRICKS sound-isolation cabin for use in one of their language classrooms. Dr. Batters, Head of the Senior School enthusiastically welcomed the new STUDIOBRICKS saying. “ We are delighted that we now have such a fantastic facility in the Languages department, this will undoubtedly give...

Military band rehearsal space gets acoustic upgrade

When Britain's largest military band, The Band of the Life Guards based at Combermere Barracks, Windsor, relocated to the Army Reserve Centre, the new location was not acoustically suited for music rehearsal, so Black Cat Acoustics was called in for advice. Although the ARC provided more space for the band, currently with 68 musicians, the...