AAA 2019 Summer Workshops & Masterclasses

Thinking of coming to ACM?

It’s time to get the shades out, suncream at the ready and to make your way down to ACM Guildford to join our Summer of music – a spectacular line up of live events, industry masterclasses, pro workshops that are all not to be missed.

Meet our tutors, join in sessions and make new mates.

Masterclasses

Book in now and attend one of our masterclasses hosted by industry experts for a focused hour of music education at the cutting edge.

Managing Artists in a Creative Space

A business focused masterclass on wellbeing.

15/05/19 1-2pm

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Clean Bandit workshop

19/06/19  1-2pm

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Social media for student bands

Get your strategy right and max your promo online

12/06/19 1-2pm

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The A-Z of Sync with Sony Music

22/05/19 1-2pm

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Pro Workshops

Join our talented tutors for discipline specific focused workshops with other students.

Book your place on a Pro Workshop now, call us on: 01483 500 841

Intro to Drums with Windsor McGilvray

Credits: Hugh Cornwell (The Stranglers), Paul Martinez (George Harrison, Phil Collins), Tony Visconti (David Bowie, T-Rex)

Areas covered will include technique, rudimental studies, groove studies, double pedal drumming, drum tuning and more.

Time: 17:00-19:00
Dates: 06/05/19 • 13/05/19 • 20/05/19 • 03/06/19 • 10/06/19 • 17/06/19 • 24/06/19 • 01/07/19 • 08/07/19 • 15/07/19 • 22/07/19

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Jazz Workshop with Giorgio Serci

Credits: Soul II Soul, José Feliciano, Omar, Mark Morrison, Gabrielle
Explore music from the Jazz Standard repertoire and its many sub-styles. Improvisation, comping, ensemble skills will be explored in a fun and relaxed environment.
Time: 17:00-19:00
Dates: 06/05/19 • 13/05/19 • 20/05/19 • 03/06/19 • 10/06/19 • 17/06/19 • 24/06/19 • 01/07/19 • 08/07/19 • 15/07/19 • 22/07/19

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Theory Godfather with Luke Cook (The Theory Boss)

Understand all elements of music not just from a theoretical standpoint. Gain enough understanding that you can leave the workshop ready to use the techniques and concepts instantly.
Time: 17:00-19:00
Dates: 07/05/19 • 14/05/19 • 21/05/19 • 04/06/19 • 11/06/19 • 18/06/19 • 25/06/19 • 02/07/19 • 09/07/19 • 16/07/19 • 23/07/19

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Metal Workshop with Pat Hughes

Credits: Headnoise, The Disoriented, Dr. John Cooper Clarke

Recreate classic tracks. Expect repertoire from the likes of Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden & Van Halen to name but a few.
Time:  15:15-17:15
Dates: 07/05/19 • 14/05/19 • 21/05/19 • 04/06/19 • 11/06/19 • 18/06/19 • 25/06/19 • 02/07/19 • 09/07/19 • 16/07/19 • 23/07/19

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Soul Workshop with Brian Henry

Credits: Soul II Soul, José Feliciano, Omar, Mark Morrison
Come together in a workshop type environment, and perform music, in a live band setting from the  genres of: Soul, Funk, R&B, Neo Soul, Rare Groove, Gospel, Jazz Funk & Hip Hop.
Time: 17:00-19:00
Dates: 09/05/19 • 16/05/19 • 23/05/19 • 06/06/19 • 13/06/19 • 20/06/19 • 27/06/19 • 04/07/19 • 11/07/19 • 18/07/19 • 25/07/19

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Intro to Keyboards with Mark Taylor

Credits: Simple Minds, Elton John, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Cult
Explore a variety of styles appropriate to a cross-section of genres for keyboard players.
Times: 15:30-17:30
Dates: 09/05/19 • 16/05/19 • 23/05/19 • 06/06/19 • 13/06/19 • 20/06/19 • 27/06/19 • 04/07/19 • 11/07/19 • 18/07/19 • 25/07/19

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Rhythm Section with Patrick Hughes

Work on a variety of grooves and phrases tightening up rhythm section skills.

Time: 15:00-17:00
Dates:09/05/19 • 16/05/19 • 23/05/19 • 06/06/19 • 13/06/19 • 20/06/19 • 27/06/19 • 04/07/19 • 11/07/19 • 18/07/19 • 25/07/19

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EMP Mix Doctor with Alex Chambers

The Mix Doctor will entail a detailed analysis and breakdown of students music. I will use my experience as an Electronic Music producer to Critically Assess various aspects of the production. Focusing on Sound Design, Mixdowns, Arrangement, Sound Selection and Overall Quality of Production/Engineering.
Time: 1-2.30pm
Dates: 09/05/19 • 16/05/19 • 23/05/19 • 06/06/19 • 13/06/19 • 20/06/19 • 27/06/19 • 04/07/19 • 11/07/19 • 18/07/19 • 25/07/19

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Guitar Club with Nathanael Martin

Credits: Katie Leonie, Jo Harman, Thomas Dolby
An opportunity to look at different guitar styles and musical scenarios; the perfect workshop for collaboration and exploration of new ideas, core styles and skill development.
Time: 17:30-19:30
Dates: 08/05/19 • 15/05/19 • 22/05/19 • 05/06/19 • 12/06/19 • 19/06/19 • 26/06/19 • 03/07/19 • 10/07/19 • 17/07/19 • 24/07/19

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Live Stream / Q&A

Can’t make it? Stream a workshop instead and join in the live Q&A with the tutor straight after.

Audio Production with John Gallen

Credits: Queen, Mötorhead, Uriah Heep, The Damned, Simply Red, Go West, Boy George, Billy Ocean, Rick Astley, Maxi Priest
23/05/19 • 17-00-19:00pm

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Vocals Masterclass with Kaya Herstad-Carney

Credits: Bon Jovi , Ringo Starr, The Wombats, Brett Anderson (Suede)
10/06/19 • 17-00-19:00pm

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Electronic Music Production with Shea Stedford

Credits: Little Mix, Girls Aloud, The Saturdays, MNEK
04/06/19 • 17-00-19:00pm

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Tech Services with Matt Russell

Credits: Queen, Oasis, Pulp, Blur, Metallica, Coldplay
06/06/19 • 17-00-19:00pm

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Live Events

Watch our students in action at a live performance at ACM’s Electric Theatre

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Catalyst Songwriting Camps Performance

03/06/19 • 19:00 PM

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Summer Live ACM student showcases

23/07/19 – 25/07/19 • 17:00 PM

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