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*APRIL 8th 2020 UPDATE*

Our short courses are now available to apply for, and will take place online. We have devised the method of delivery.

Please apply using the links below or alternatively contact either centres via:

 

  • Edinburgh – edinburgh@academyofmusic.ac.uk
  • Glasgow – glasgow@academyofmusic.ac.uk

 

500 Students
60 Professional Tutors
6 Regional Centres
Course Details

When submitting your application, you do not need to complete a comprehensive account of your history however, it would be great to read about your interests. Please also specify which date you would like to attend in order for us to complete your booking faster and more efficiently. 

Sound Production ONLINE

This Free, taught, online program will explore the fundamentals of recording theory and best practice through streamed group classes and individual 1-1 lessons with our experienced industry professionals. These classes are focused on exploring the dynamic range of recorded material and equalization techniques applied to various genres and styles. Towards the end of the course, we will also be exploring employability within the creative industries and various opportunities while working towards a professional portfolio.

This program is open to anyone currently living in Scotland.

Glasgow Dates (2020)

  • Course starting on Monday 8th June and concluding Friday 19th June. 

Edinburgh dates (2020)

  • 5-week course starting Monday 1st June.

To apply for this course please complete the form HERE

 

WiLMS Songwriting Workshop ONLINE

These creative classes will focus on improving your songwriting techniques, lyrical writing techniques, and also help with improving melodies and chord progressions. As part of the course, you will have to perform your original material in front of other peers which leads up to a final performance towards the end of the course.

Glasgow Dates (2020)

  • DATES TBC

To apply for this course please complete the form HERE

 

Rap and Hip Hop Songwriting / Beat Making Workshop ONLINE

Newly added our Hip Hop, Rap, Grime, etc workshop will include making your very own songs, lyrics, and exploring various production methods around beat making. This free short-course will provide an introduction to the essentials delivered and curated by award-winning Hip Hop artist, Steg G.

By the end of this course, you should feel more confident with your lyric writing, song structure, production skills, music theory basics, and music production techniques with access to industry-standard music production equipment and software.

This program is open to anyone currently living in Scotland.

Glasgow Dates (2020)

  • This course starts on Monday 8th June and concludes Friday 19th June.

To apply for this course please complete the form HERE

 

Women in Music Empowerment and Employability ONLINE

Our Women in Music: Empowerment and Employability Course are designed to give you the knowledge, practical awareness, and confidence to create your own opportunity’s in life and within the music industry. We want to help you feel confident and use your voice where  “Girls should be seen not heard” is still a dominant mentality. Join us and meet like-minded women, tailor your CV, and gain priceless interview skills.

Edinburgh dates (2020)

  • 2 Weekend course starting on 20th June and ending on 28th June

To apply for this course please complete the form HERE

 

Digital Synthesis and Sampling ONLINE

Our Digital Synthesis and Sampling Short Course offer you the chance to learn how to program and use an Axoloti synthesizer. On completion of our free course, you will even get to keep your synthesizer!

Our program has been developed in-house using Working in the Live Music Sector framework.

Glasgow dates (2020)

  • ONLINE DELIVERY DATES STILL BEING PLANNED.

To apply for this course please complete the form HERE

  • Level: 3
  • Length: Various
  • Fees: FREE
  • Study Locations: Edinburgh • Glasgow
How To Apply

Our FREE short courses are available in our Edinburgh and Glasgow centres, please apply via the link below being sure to select which location you want to study at. We're looking forward to receiving your application.

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