Founded in 1994, the Academy of Music and Sound offers music education by professional musicians for ages 16-19, through to undergraduate and postgraduate study in Edinburgh, Exeter, Gateshead, Glasgow, Southampton, Swindon and Online.
We offer specialist music performance and production education, preparing you for a career in the modern music industry with recognised music qualification.
Partnered with colleges and universities, we provide music education for ages 16-19, through to undergraduate and postgraduate study in Edinburgh, Exeter, Gateshead, Glasgow, Southampton, Swindon and Online.
With UK artists dominating the global music scene and the increasing popularity of festivals and live music bringing £4bn into the UK economy, it is an exciting industry to be a part of. There are a huge range of career paths for you to follow, from songwriting and production through to stage management and sound engineering.
We take the wellbeing of our students extremely seriously. Individuals in the creative industries put their emotions and vulnerability up for judgement; we understand the impact and anxiety this can have on confidence. We help and support our students, not just in their study and career, but also personal life, to develop the tools to cope and channel these pressures.In-centre support
Whether you are on or off stage, your physical health can be affected, so we offer guidance specific to hazards you may come across while working in the industry, such as taking care of your hearing and voice, to repetitive strain, and health and safety at music events.
Scottish capital has a long-established reputation in the international festival circuit, offering a fantastic fusion of culture, art and performance. Most notably, Edinburgh hosts the world’s largest fringe festival and their famous 3-day New Year party.