Latest News - Forthcoming Concerts - Events
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Big Give Christmas Challenge
Gloucester Academy of Music has been accepted for the second year running for the Big Give Christmas Challenge. The Big Give Christmas Challenge begins at 10am on Thursday 5th December and runs until the end of Saturday 7th December. Please help us to reach our target of £2200 by going online from Thursday 5th December and donating. Please Click here to donate.
Cheltenham Launch Features at the November 'Get Connected' Business Meeting
Director of Music, Glyn Oxley, attended the November meeting of 'Get Connected' - a meeting for local business people. Glyn spoke to the audience about Gloucester Academy of Music coming to Cheltenham. He was then joined by 9 year old Hannah, a student who started at Gloucester Academy of Music when she was 5 years old, and together they played a duet for the audience. To view pictures of the event Click here
Charity Concert 29th November 7.30pm
Please come along and support our Charity Concert in aid of Gloucester Academy of Music on Friday 29th November 7.30pm at Dene Magna School, Mitcheldean.
With performances from the Gloucestershire Police Male Voice Choir alongside Gloucester Academy of Music Orchestras it promises to be a night not to be missed.
Tickets available on the door or from firstname.lastname@example.org
Adults £8.00 Concessions £5.00
Discounts on Easter & Summer Holiday Music Courses 2014 Now Available
Book before the end of January 2014 to receive an 10% Discount for Gloucester Academy of Music Easter and Summer Holiday Courses in 2014 - please email email@example.com for more details.
Gloucester Academy of Music Schools Music Agency Features on Radio Gloucestershire
Glyn Oxley spoke on Radio Gloucestershire today and gave a passionate interview detailing how our Schools Music Agency is helping to keep individual music tuition alive in our local schools. Gloucester Academy of Music now provides teaching in Primary Schools across the county and numbers continue to increase as its reputation spreads.
Bursary Applications 2013/2014
The ‘Gloucester Academy of Music’ Board of Directors is delighted to announce that our new Bursary Fund is now operational. Application forms can be obtained from Naomi in the Office or by clicking here. All applications should be returned confidentially to the Gloucester Academy of Music Chairman.
Another Super Performance Platform
On the 16th November we enjoyed performances from 17 of our students ranging in age from 6 years to 16 years. Well done to everyone who took part! Looking ahead to next term our Performance Platforms will be held on the 8th February and the 15th March at 1.30pm.
Gloucester Academy of Music in Cheltenham
Gloucester Academy of Music has started an outreach program on Saturday afternoons in Cheltenham. For those students who are unable to attend our Saturday morning sessions, GAM is now available on a Saturday afternoon with sessions held at Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School. Scutterbugs is held at 2pm, a String Ensemble for up to Grade 3 standard at 2.45pm and a Chamber Music Group at 3.30pm. All sessions are Directed by Caroline Lumsden. For more details please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GAMTO Students in 'Noyes Fludde' at Tewkesbury Abbey
Gloucester Academy of Music Training took part in ‘Noyes Fludde’ as part of the Cheltenham Music Festival. This special production brought together over 200 local school children. GAMTO students performed alongside the Carducci Quartet, Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra and Cheltenham.
Gloucester Academy of Music Senior Strings Chamber Groups
On Monday evenings from 6pm to 8pm we offer Chamber Music for Strings players of Grade 7+ standard. Groups are offered at either 6pm (Cellos Only) or 7pm for one hour. The cost for a ten week term is £99.00. Places are offered by audition and any string player of Grade 7+ who is interested, is very welcome to come along and join in for a trial session first. For more information please contact us at: email@example.com or ring our office on 01452 385162.
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.
Gloucester Academy of Music Training Orchestra & GAM Senior dept.
GAM Training Orchestra takes place at our main site at 11a Westgate st.,Gloucester on Monday evenings 6 - 8pm. This orchestra caters for any instrumental player of Grades 4 to 6, and runs for 10 week terms ( see our Calendar on Home page). We are also pleased to welcome new young students and adults to our Monday evening Senior department which has a variety of sessions to offer for players of Grade 5 approx and upwards. New members for Monday evenings are welcome at all times of the year - for more information please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.