We have some great summer activities for people of all ages planned. Please see below for full details and please get in touch on 0131 656 0600 if you have any queries or would like to book your place on an activity.
Rock Guitar Essentials- 6 week Summer Course (all ages)
Do you want to develop your Rock Guitar skills? Want to learn how Rock music works? Then look no further than our summer Rock Guitar Course. This 6 week summer course focuses on improving the key techniques behind great rock guitar playing using technical workshops alongside theoretical analysis of the scales and chords that really make the music work.
Look in detail at the anatomy of a classic rock song have your favourite riffs and solos explained, demonstrated and taught note for note. Build a vital scale library and gain a comprehensive understanding of melodic rock soloing. Look at the essential technical elements of rhythm and lead playing in Rock Guitar and learn to develop your soloing ideas.
All classes take place in our purpose built facility in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket (below Red Dog Music).
Course dates: 11am-12:30pm on Thursdays from 4th July 2013 to 8th August 2013
Course cost: £95.
Summer Rock Club for 10-16 year olds
The Academy of Music and Sound, Edinburgh it’s heating up for this summer’s Rock Club! If you’re aged 10-16 and play drums, bass, guitar or sing get in touch now to book your place!
Rock Club will run 15th-19th July and 22nd-26th July. Our qualified tutors will take you through the steps to become a bona fide rock star by the end of the week!
Outline of the week’s activities:
Choose from our extensive repertoire of contemporary pop/rock songs and learn how to play them over the course of the week guided by our specialist music tutors
Form groups and learn how to play in a band.
Rehearse your set for the big gig at the end of the week
Perform for friends and family at the Academy performance area and show off your rock star skills!
The course costs £60 for the week and will run Monday – Friday with concert being on Friday afternoon.
Rehearsal Room Hire
Throughout the summer, The Academy of Music & Sound will open its doors for rehearsals for young people aged 10-16. Use our state of the art Yamaha and Peavy equipment to develop your band and create a winning live performance!
Hire the room and equipment for £5 per hour, per band. There are extremely limited places so please call 0131 656 0600 to book your slot