• 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 is for more useful, progressive and … [Continue Reading]

    Why Us?
  • Gateshead

    Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear in the North East of England and lies on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. The town dates back to Roman times, but its history is deep rooted in both the coal and iron industries throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. In recent years, the town has become increasingly well known for several examples of iconic architecture such … [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 on specific instruments, or singer-songwriting. The Academy of Music and … [Continue Reading]

  • About

    In the heart of Gateshead near the famous Sage Centre, The Academy of Music & Sound is the perfect choice for your ongoing music education. Our centre is a 4-5 minute walk from Gateshead Metro Station. Opened in 2010, it features dedicated instrument teaching rooms, including a drum and keyboard lab, large performance room, iMac suite and full studio. The Academy of Music and Sound offers … [Continue Reading]


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Clearing 2016

Clearing 2016 is open and we are happy to say we have a few spaces left for students still interested in studying Music at BTEC Level 3, Foundation Degree, HNC and BA(hons) Level and have spaces for people interested in studying Creative Music Production at Foundation Degree and BA(hons) Level. Anyone interested in studying on […]

Higher Education at the Academy of Music & Sound

Higher Education is more than just a course at the Academy of Music and Sound Higher Education at the Academy of Music and Sound is your stepping stone to a career in the music industry. We understand that musicians need to be highly trained in a range of skills and being top notch on your […]

Corbridge Festival

Once again we are running the 3rd stage at Corbridge Festival. Our students and other up and coming musicians will get a chance to play in front of thousands of festival goers on the 8th and 9th of July.  get in touch if you have a student act that would be interested in gracing our […]