GAM Links Page
Here are a collection of links which we hope you will find useful. Please let us know if you think there are other links which should be added.
The Carducci Quartet
The Carducci Quartet have a long-established connection with GAM - some of them are even ex-students! If you get the opportunity to hear them, don't miss it.
Other Music Organisations and Examination Bodies
Gloucester Academy of Music is affiliated with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Gloucestershire Music Service
The home of the county music service for Gloucestershire.
Intensive Care Theory
Check this out if you are finding music theory a bit of a struggle, or perhaps you need Grade 5 before you can take Grade 6 on your instrument. There's something here that will make a real difference.
The Associated Board or the Royal School of Music. GAM is now an official AB Examination Centre for Gloucester.
Benslow Music Trust
Benslow Music Trust is the UK's premier centre for adult residential music courses. Midweek and weekend courses all year round, plus summer schools and day events for all ages and standards. Everything from Baroque to Jazz!
Benslow Instrument Loan Scheme lends high quality instruments (mostly strings with some woodwind) to promising young players who are unable to afford their own. Based on talent and need, ages from 7 to 25.
The Music Junction
Working to develop music in the community, the Music Junction aims to provide quality musical experiences for both adults and children.
Instrument Makers and Repairers / Music Shops / Music Suppliers
Phil Harding: Violin, Viola and Cello Maker
Phil Harding is a local maker and repairer of stringed instruments, who has had a long association with GAM. He is often at GAM during Saturday morning sessions and can give advice and carry out minor, running repairs.