Shoutout from Trivium’s Matthew Heafy

At AMS Glasgow we took it as red that we would continue to deliver our music qualifications despite the current shutdown. As a provider in the sector we worked to get our entire delivery moved over to an online model as quickly as we could, to ensure that education could continue for our students, and work for our staff as smoothly as possible. We thankfully managed a swift transition within 4 days, and although things are still a little strange, we’re happy to be able to continue teaching and playing, in a more digital form.

Still, it came as a bit of a surprise to discover that guitarist, vocalist and founding member of metal band Trivium, Matt Heafy thought our efforts were worthy of a video shoutout! On further research we found out that some of our students had actually arranged the shoutout, and that made it all the sweeter.

“Thank you for keeping education going” the frontman said in the video. We’re absolutely chuffed by the praise, and at our students for reaching out to the band. Matty also chats about some of the great spots to eat and drink around Glasgow – making us miss the outside, but thankful we’ve got such a great city to look forward to enjoying again soon.

Thanks so much to our students for their efforts to keep things going whilst we’re all at home, and thanks to Matt Heafy for the kind words.

You can check out the full video in the player below.