ACM Music Summer School | Summer Holiday Activities Guildford

Summer School

Want to play in a band and learn new skills, or perhaps learn how to record your own music? ACM Summer School is the only place to be.

With Performance and Production courses specifically designed for students of different ages, the ACM Summer School supports your aspirations of becoming a better musician or producer in a relaxed and fun environment.

ACM Summer School 2018

Dates: 13th – 17th August

For more information about ACM’s Summer School please get in touch with the ACM Admissions Team – 01483 500 802
Campus: GuildfordBirmingham

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Find the Right ACM Summer School Course for YOU

Guitar | Bass | Drums | Vocals

  • £149
  • 10am-1pm

Summer school performance looks at 3 different songs during the week. Each day consists of a of 2 x 1.5 hr workshops specific to the song for that day with regular band or performance workshops Tutors are specifically chosen for the genre they are most comfortable with and classes have around 15 students on average.

Skills to Gain

  • Shredding
  • Set-up and Maintenance
  • Rhythm Workshops
  • Samba and Gospel Choir Workshops
  • Bass and Drum Workshops
  • Using Pedals and Other Cool Gear
  • Choreography
  • Live Performance and Band Workshops
  • Valuable information and advice from our experienced staff.
  • Real insight into full time education at ACM.

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Guitar | Bass | Drums | Vocals

  • £299
  • 2-7pm

Summer school performance looks at 3 different genres of music, Blues, Funk and Rock. Each day consists of a of 3×1.5 hr workshops specific to the genre for that day with regular band or performance workshops.

Tutors are specifically chosen for the genre they are most comfortable with and classes have around 15-20 students on average.

Skills to Gain

  • Shredding
  • Set-up and Maintenance
  • Rhythm Workshops
  • Samba and Gospel Choir Workshops
  • Bass and Drum Workshops
  • Using Pedals and Other Cool Gear
  • Choreography
  • Live Performance and Band Workshops
  • Valuable information and advice from our experienced staff.
  • Real insight into full time education at ACM.

 

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  • £149
  • 10am-1pm

On the Production Summer School you will learn to record and produce a track from scratch using Apples LOGIC Audio software.

You will learn the skills to be able to record some acoustic instruments , edit them in software and use as samples to enhance you track.

You will get hands on experience in an analogue recording studio using an analogue mixing desk as well as gaining the skills to be able to mix and master on a computer.

Skills to Gain

  • Microphone Theory
  • Compression
  • Using Effects and Plugins
  • Using the Patchbay
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Editing Midi and Audio
  • Recording bass, drums acoustic and electric guitars

Each day consists of 2×1.5 hr sessions either in our MIT suite using the latest Apple computers or in one of our State of the art recording studios. There is a 15 min break during the day at 11:15am.

Places are filling up for the next instalment of ACM’s Summer School so to be sure to reserve your space get in touch with our Admissions Team on 01483 500 800 or admissions@acm.ac.uk who will be able to advise you on the most suitable course, your opportunities to progress and process your enrolment (including payment).

Can’t make it to the Summer School this year? Well, why not come along to one of our Saturday Courses, which run over three terms starting September, January and April!

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  • £299
  • 2-7pm

On the Production Summer School, you will learn to record and produce a track from scratch using Apples LOGIC Audio software.

You will learn the skills to be able to record some acoustic instruments , edit them in software and use as samples to enhance you track.

You will get hands on experience in an analogue recording studio using an analogue mixing desk as well as gaining the skills to be able to mix and master on a computer.

Skills to Gain

  • Microphone Theory
  • Compression
  • Using Effects and Plugins
  • Using the Patchbay
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Editing Midi and Audio
  • Recording bass, drums acoustic and electric guitars

Each day consists of 3×1.5 hr sessions either in our MIT suite using the latest Apple computers or in one of our State of the art recording studios. There are two breaks during the day 1×15 min and 1×30 min break at 5pm to allow for food and drink.

 

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£249
10am – 2pm
Guildford Only

We teach children and teens aged 7-18yrs how to turn their passion into business and make money from it.

Kids will develop an understanding of business and entrepreneurship whilst improving and increasing life skills which need to be utilised everyday.

OUR PROGRAMMES CONSISTENTLY:

  • Develop an understanding of business and entrepreneurship
  • Increase confidence
  • Improve communication skills
  • Build resilience
  • Develop interpersonal skills
  • Increase self-esteem
  • Improve financial literacy
  • Inspire and motivate long term
  • Develop leadership and teamwork skills
  • Build belief in ‘self’

HOW DO WE TEACH ENTREPRENEURSHIP?

  • PASSION – Show children and young people that they can do what they love and make money from it
  • COMMERCIAL – How much will this cost and what profit can I make?
  • RESEARCH – Find out what the competition are up to and how you can find your point of difference
  • SELL – Selling online or offline? Choices, choices! Which is right for your young business?
  • CREATE – Is it a product or is it a service? What will help you to stand out!
  • BE ULTRA – We use entrepreneurship as a vehicle to help our students become the best they can be

13th – 17th August 2018

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