• Why Us?

    We focus our curriculum and teaching on your chosen instrument or music specialism. If you play guitar, all of your core lessons are on guitar, and likewise for drums, bass, vocals, music-tech, song-writing, keyboards and music business. You will use specialist teaching and practise facilities which maximises your time with us. Ultimately, this focused delivery… [Continue Reading]

    Why Us?
  • About Us

    Academy of Music & Sound: Birmingham The UK’s second city has one of the longest established centres, having opened in 2001 in a few spare rooms above music shop Sound Control.  Fast forward to the present day and the centre has moved from its humble beginnings to a state of the art facility spread over… [Continue Reading]

    About Us
  • Birmingham

    Welcome to Birmingham, a diverse and dynamic city brimming with culture. This animated and lively metropolis is actually a former market town with a history stretching back 1,500 years. Today, the superb shopping, international events, vibrant nightlife, and award-winning restaurants make Birmingham one of Britain’s most exciting cities. Birmingham’s top attractions The city’s past is… [Continue Reading]

  • Courses

     BTEC Level 3 90 Credit/Diploma and Extended Diploma in Music Performance: The 90 Credit  Diploma in Music is a one-year course, equivalent to 3 AS Levels. On completion of the course, you can enroll onto the full Extended Diploma for year 2, which is equivalent to 3 full A levels. The courses are delivered with a focus… [Continue Reading]

  • Facilities

    All facilities at The Academy of Music & Sound are available for private hire. We are based within the Music Innovation Centre, 3 Lionel Street, Birmingham. B3 1AG. AM&S (directions), just a few minutes from Snow Hill train station. To contact us, call 0121 236 6066. Email: birmingham@academyofmusic.ac.uk Venue 66: A 66 seat venue ideal… [Continue Reading]


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ACM take-over of AMS Birmingham Centre

South-East based music academy, ACM, takes over of the AMS Birmingham centre in Europe’s second largest city, this September. This gives Birmingham students the opportunity to work with renowned industry professionals, such as Ace from Skunk Anansie and benefit from ACM’s unique partnership with Europe’s largest music recording complex (Metropolis Studios), giving them an access-all-areas pass where over 50% of the […]

Academy of Music and Sound Birmingham Open Day

The Academy of Music and Sound Birmingham will be hosting its next Open Day on Saturday 24th June from 12noon to 5pm. This event is a great opportunity to take a tour of AMS Birmingham and see our facilities. Staff will be available to answer any questions you may have. Don’t delay – Our courses are […]

Study Music Technology in Birmingham

The Academy of Music and Sound Birmingham offers courses in Music Technology and Creative Music Production at BTEC Level 3 and Foundation Degree level. Apply now, start September 2017! Develop your skills in music production, studio recording and  live sound recording in our Mac Suite and  on-site studios. To apply please CONTACT US! Or simply come […]