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Latest News - Forthcoming Concerts - Events

This page contains all the latest GAM news and details of upcoming concerts and events - please check back here regularly.

You can also always read the latest GAM Newsletters to catch up with everything that is happening at GAM.   You will find them on the 'Downloads' page  here!   



Bursary Applications Available Now

The ‘Gloucester Academy of Music’ Bursary fund is available to all students up to the age of 18 years at the beginning of the academic year being applied for. Although financial circumstances are taken into consideration, all applications are considered on an individual basis also taking into account the students aptitude for music making.

New and existing students can apply at any time of the year for assistance with term-time fees, and/or those to attend a holiday music courses with Gloucester Academy of Music. The application forms can be requested from our office or downloaded by clicking here. All applications should be returned in a sealed envelope marked 'Confidential' and addresssed to 'The Bursary Committee.



Monday Prima Corda Advanced String Ensemble

Gloucester Academy of Music Prima Corda String Ensemble meet from 6.30pm until 8.00pm each Monday evening. The ensemble is suitable for any string player of grade 7 standard and above. Email admin@gamusic.co.uk to find out more about joining!



20% Discount Now Available! Holiday Music Courses

For 2015 only, if you came on a holiday music course in 2014 and you now introduce a new friend in 2015 you could earn yourself a 20% discount off the price of your 2015 course! Full details are on the Holiday Courses web pages or email holidaycourses@gamusic.co.uk for details. Book Now to ensure your place!



Wanted! Students to join Chamber Groups.

As part of our Monday evening Senior Department, Gloucester Academy of Music offers students the opportunity to play as part of chamber groups. If you are grade 7 or higher on your instrument and are interested in joining us please contact Naomi on admin@gamusic.co.uk



Next Performance Platform Saturday 14th March

Our next performance platform will be held on Saturday 14th March at 1.30pm. Please contact Naomi on admin@gamusic.co.uk to book your place to perform. The performance platforms provide an ideal performance opportunity for students to play in front of a friendly audience of family and friends.



Gloucester Academy of Music has moved Premises

We are pleased to confirm that we have moved premises and you can now find us at Barbican House, Barbican Road, Gloucester,GL1 2JF. Come along and see us!



GAM Success at the Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts

Congratulations to all of the GAM students who took part in the Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts this week. In particular we were delighted that the Cheltenham GAM ensembles were able to compete this year achieving a Distinction in the 11 Years and Under class and an 'Outstanding Performance' in the Infant Schools Music Making class.



Summer Holiday Music Courses - The Best Fun I've Ever Had

Over 150 students attended our Summer Holiday Music Courses this summer. Camping in the grounds of Dene Magna School, the students were kept busy with a mix of music sessions plus time for fun and relaxation. Whether you are an Orchestral Player, a Singer, a Jazz Student, an Advanced Strings player or simply just need to pass your Grade 5 Theory, we have something for everyone. Book now for 2015 to receive a 10% discount off the published price.



Our Popular GAM sessions now available in Cheltenham

Gloucester Academy of Music now offers a Junior department in Gloucester on a Saturday morning and in Cheltenham on a Saturday afternoon.

In Cheltenham we offer a 2pm Scutterbug Pre School Singing & Rhythm session and a 2pm Singing & Rhythm Session for Primary School aged children. At 2.45pm we offer two String Groups (String Starters and Grades 1 to 3) followed by a String Ensemble at 3.30pm for Grades 3 to 5.

Email admin@gamusic.co.uk for details.



Schools Music Agency

In addition to offering a full range of Instrumental Lessons at our Westgate premises, GAM continues to offer instrumental tuition for individuals and small groups in Gloucestershire primary schools. We are delighted to be in partnership with the Cheltenham Music Festival for this venture which like all of our work is not for profit. More details can be found HERE.