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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

Paul Geary

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Performance School Assistant Manager / Senior Lecturer Bass » Career Credits: Lisa Stansfield, Gabrielle, Chris Rea, Nik Kershaw » more

Moritz Schmittat

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Lecturer – Audio Production Career credits: Winner of a Global Music Award and nominated for the Hollywood Media in Music Aw » more

Check out all the ACM Lecturer profiles here.

ACM News

Skunk Anansie Guitarist Ace Joins ACM’s Acclaimed Teaching Faculty

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM), is extremely proud to announce th » more

Sing Out Sunday With Mark De-Lisser And The ACM Gospel Choir

Sing Out Sunday With Mark De-Lisser And The ACM Gospel Choir

Imagine the power of 1000 voices. Live. Now imagine witnessing that natura » more

The Shires Make Chart History

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So it turns out that good country music doesn’t have to be born in the U » more

Check out all the ACM News stories here.

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

Skunk Anansie Guitarist Ace Joins ACM’s Acclaimed Teaching Faculty

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM), is extremely proud to announce th » more

ACM Vocal Alumna – Lucy ‘Annique’ Randell

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ACM vocal alumna, Lucy Randell, has had quite the ride since graduating fr » more

Lucy Tallant – ACM Business Alumna 2013

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Lucy Tallant graduated from ACM’s Business school in 2013 with a ver » more

Check out all the Student News stories here.