Most popular musical instrument to learn in 2012

Instrumentally’s 2012 chart of the most popular musical instrument to learn is released today:

1     ( 1)     Piano
2     ( 3)    Guitar
3     ( 2)    Singing
4     ( 6)    Drum
5     ( 4)    Flute
6     ( 8)    Violin
7     ( 7)    Saxophone
8     ( 5)    Cello
9 (10)    Clarinet
10 (-)    Ukulele

(2011 position)

Piano remains the most popular instrument to learn and accounted for almost a third of all lessons taught. Guitar lessons moved into second place and drum lessons moved up two places to fourth.

“Piano is such a versatile instrument” says Instrumentally founder Kate Chislett. ” We teach a variety of musical genres to students of all ages.”

Drum and percussion lesson are also proving more popular and Instrumentally recently hosted the first Trinity College Drum exams at its Ascot studio.

The Instrumentally chart is based upon analysis of 2,000 hours of teaching in the period December 1st 2011 to November 26th 2012.


About Instrumentally

Instrumentally provide inspirational music teaching of a wide range of musical instruments.

Its purpose built Ascot Studio opened in June 2011 and contains five air-conditioned music rooms each with high end digital pianos, electronic drums and a Sonos wireless music system.

Cast!, its musical theatre group, and Intros, which offers pre-school children an introduction to music, also take place at the Studio.

A range of Starbucks coffee and tea is served to those waiting in our spacious reception area and provide free Wi-Fi and space to catch up on work or homework.

Studio E4
Ascot Business Park
Lyndhurst Road
Ascot SL5 9FE

One Response to “Most popular musical instrument to learn in 2012”
  1. I’m trumpeter and love playing trumpet. I wished trumpet would be one of the choice in the instrumental music. But, nowadays many persons are showing interest towards jazz music and learning trumpet also.

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