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Instruments and Music Theory

Music Theory

Music Theory has been introduced in response to many needs as a support for all music aspects. It deals simply with things that must be known in a correct and simple way.Matters such as clefs, scales, major and minor key signatures, inversions, time values, time signatures of notes and rests among others need to be […]

French Horn

Since the 1930s this instrument is known simply as the “Horn” in some professional music circles. It’s a brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell. It’s also a brass instrument with the widest note range. The most noble sounding of the brass instruments in classical music is the French […]

Traditional Instruments and Drums

The thrill of the Ugandan music produced by our Traditional Musical Instruments is incomparably unspeakable.At IMLS, we train most of the musical gadgets or instruments used to produce the richly interesting music that is produced in Uganda.Some of these musical instruments can be played solo. Some can be played along with others too. However the […]


Voice and Choir doesn’t need any instruments, no power and no other equipment. It’s all about using our body and the gift of our voice. Everyone can sing but as every other instrument, the voice needs practice. The fundamental importance of Voice Training is to find a healthy and good way of singing but also […]


It is one of brass instruments with a big mouth piece where air flows through the instrument. The Tuba is an accompaniment instrument, but can sometimes though not so often improvise. The lips are vibrated to make sound, and it has three valves which are used to change the pitch, which ranges from low to […]


This is one of the brass instruments which uses slide positioning and air flow through the instrument by vibration of the lips. It slides to change position and pitch of sound from low to high. It is an accompanying instrument and at the same time a melodic instrument. It is played in orchestra, matching bands, […]


The Djembe (pronounced as ‘jem-beh’) is a musical instrument from West Africa. It is part of a group of instruments called membranophones, or drums. It is made of a hollow wood body, with skin fastened over the top. The skin is traditionally rawhide, such as goat or cow skin. Modern djembes often use synthetic skins. […]


The Violoncello, also called Cello, is a big instrument with a deep sound. It is ideal to play solo parts as well as in combination with other instruments like Violin, Piano, Guitar, Drums and many more. It is used as a base instrument, so while playing with others, the Cello play the deep baseline. In […]


A Flute is a musical instrument that produces sound when a stream of air is directly against the edge of a hole, causing the air within the body of the instrument to vibrate. The most Flutes are tubular, but some are globular or other shapes. It is a family of musical instruments in the wood […]


A Recorder is in a family of woodwind musical instruments. It originates from a group called Internal duct flutes – flutes with a whistle mouthpiece. It’s composed of tone holes or thumb holes that function in the production of sound. At IMLS, we teach the Recorder according to grades, ranging from Preparatory Grade One to […]

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