Simon Kingsley Memorial Bursary

A new bursary for brass players has been created in memory of Simon Kingsley. As an accomplished Trombonist, music nourished and delighted Simon throughout his life.  He would be thrilled to know that together with his friends and family, we are helping others at the start of their musical journeys. If you wish to donate to this Bursary, please click …

Rainbow crossing outside Barbican House

Appeal Progress

In celebration of our 40th Anniversary, and to create a permanent home for Gloucestershire Academy of Music (GAM), we formally launched our campaign to raise £500,000 in February 2022.  The appeal was to raise the funds to purchase Barbican House and an additional amount to enable us to develop as an organisation and to cover the costs of fundraising.  Organisational …

Frampton-on-Severn Concert Fundraiser

GAM Founder Caroline Lumsden has raised £500 from a coronation weekend concert at her local church in Frampton-on-Severn. The concert involved GAM students, Caroline’s grandchildren, as well as some of our Ukrainian students, with their host Cliodna McNulty, who plays in GAM’s adult orchestra Sinfonia. The money raised will go towards GAM’s Bursary fund.