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ACM were pleased to welcome British singer/songwriter Lemar to deliver a performance to students.

The singer/songwriter, who shot to fame after his appearance on the first series of BBC TV show Fame Academy in 2002, is celebrating a decade of success in the music industry having notched up seven UK Top 10 singles and more than two million album sales and shared a stage with the likes of Beyonce, Lionel Richie, Enrique Iglesias, Usher, Mary J Blige and Justin Timberlake.

Prior to the packed out Masterclass, Lemar took a private tour of ACM’s Rodboro facilities with ACM Performance School Assistant Manager & Senior Bass Lecturer Paul Geary, viewing the state-of-the-art recording and performance classrooms where the current crop of aspiring artists and musicians are honing their skills for a career in the music industry.

“This facility is amazing, if I was beginning my career I would definitely start here, if my children decide music is the path that they would like to take, then I want them to enrol in ACM.”
Lemar On Visiting ACM

During the two hour masterclass session, Lemar treated ACM students to an intimate acoustic performance, before taking questions from both ACM Fellow Jono McNeil and ACM students.

Lemar also cast his eye over two acoustic performances from current ACM students Penny Nicholls and Emma Barney. After each performance Lemar gave constructive feedback, tips and advice to each of the student performers to help them further develop their sound.

“It is so wonderful that Lemar has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit ACM and share with the students insights and experiences of his fascinating career”
Brendan Byrne ACM

ACM would like to thank Lemar for taking time out of his busy schedule to visit Guildford and deliver an amazing masterclass and performance session. ACM wish Lemar well with all his future projects and hope to welcome him back again.

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