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Music Schools Providing Music Industry Education

Your ACM experience starts from the moment you walk through the door and enrol on to one of our full or part time music courses. Whether you choose to join our Music Performance, Audio Production or Music Business Schools, you will not only have access to a fantastic range of industry standard music facilities, but the opportunity to learn and work along side our tutors who remain immersed in the UK and international music scene.

Performance School
As a committed student, the ACM Performance School offers the best start for any musician wanting a long-term career in music. You will have unlimited access to some of the world’s leading educators who are always on hand to help you with your musical development… » more

Audio Production School
A modern audio production professional is likely to be involved in many stages of the production process. Here at ACM we aim to give students an excellent grounding in a variety of essential production areas. We feel that this is vital for the growth of a successful producer / sound engineer / programmer… » more

Music Business School
The ACM Business School is a market leader delivering trained graduates into the heart of the music, media, creative and technology industries via a one year Cert HE and two year accelerated Degree programme… » more

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Featured Tutors

Meet the music lecturers of ACM Guildford

Adam Pain

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Cross Discipline Senior Lecturer » Career Credits: Musicians Channel TV Presenter (Sky), Production and Mix Engineering for Eva » more

Mark Taylor

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Keyboard Tutor » Career Credits: Simple Minds, Elton John, Marti Pellow, Lulu, Jimmy Cliff, Echo and the Bunnymen, Dave Stewart, » more

Check out all the ACM Lecturer profiles here.

ACM News

FREE ACM Music Taster Sessions – Sign Up Now!

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If you are aged 7+ and LOVE MUSIC, then ACM’s FREE music taster sessions » more

The ACM Diploma – 1 Year & Equivalent to 2 x A Levels

The ACM Diploma – 1 Year & Equivalent to 2 x A Levels

ACM offers a 1 year Diploma where entry starts straight from GCSEs, and on » more

Missed the UCAS 15th January Deadline?

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You still have time to evaluate your options and submit an application to » more

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Music Courses

Full Time Music Courses
ACM offers full time courses at Diploma, Higher Diploma, Degree and Masters Degree levels. Click your discipline below to find out more.

» Guitar » Bass » Drums » Vocals » Keyboards
» Artist Development & Songwriting
» Music Production
» Creative Sound Design for New Media
» Tour Production & Management
» Music Business

Part Time Music Courses
ACM offers loads of fantastic courses for ages 4-7, 7-12, 12-16 and 16+ » see all

» Guitar » Bass » Drums » Vocals » Keyboards
» Music Production » Radio Broadcasting
» ACM XL » ACM Junior » ACM Kids

Facilities

Music IT Suite 3

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Located in our Artist Development Centre, our newest Music Information Technology suite i » more

Music Business Room

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Our Music Business Room is a lecture facility designed to be used exclusively by students » more

Check out all the fantastic ACM Facilities here.

Student News

Ben Hodges – From The Academy of Contemporary Music to the Ministry of Justice

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As Ben Hodges demonstrates, an education in music can take you to some int » more

Beau Halford – ACM Bass Alumnus and Open Mic UK Finalist

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Beau Halford has come a long way since graduating from ACM. A graduate of » more

Sam Whiting – ACM Alumnus 2009

Sam Whiting – ACM Alumnus 2009

Since starting ACM’s Diploma guitar course in 2005 and progressing to th » more

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