Junior Department

Scutterbugs

A girl learning percussion

A fun session for pre-school children developing self-expression through movement and song

Saturday mornings 9.00-9.45am, £57.00 for 10 sessions

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Singing and Rhythm sessions

A boy playing the drum

Fun and active sessions for infant and junior-age children

Saturday mornings 9.00-9.45am, £57.00 for 10 sessions

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Recorder Starters

Three boys learning to play the recorder

The recorder is the perfect beginner wind instrument

Saturday mornings 10.00-10.45am, £57.00 for 10 sessions

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String Starters and String Ensemble

GAM tutor and students rehearsing in a class

These sessions help children to put skills learned in rhythm and singing sessions into practice on a string instrument

String Starters (beginners), Saturday mornings 10.00-10.45am, £57.00 for 10 sessions 

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String Orchestras and Chamber

Children at a group performance

These groups offer sessions for players from grades 1 to 5, allowing them to progress alongside children of a similar standard

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Junior Wind and Brass

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For players of grade 1 to grade 5 standard, these sessions provide specialist wind and brass tuition in small groups

Saturday afternoons 1.00-2.00pm, £68.00 for 10 sessions 

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Endangered Species: Oboe & Bassoon Starters

Junior Flautist

For beginner wind players looking to start playing double reeded instruments, the program is supported by Make Music Gloucestershire and includes instrument and reed hire. 

Saturday mornings 10.00-10.45am, £40.00 for 10 sessions.

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Associated Board Theory Sessions

Two boys playing brass instruments

Our interactive sessions aim to prepare students for theory exams or just to underpin their musicianship

Saturday afternoons 12.00pm - 1.00pm (Gloucester) and 4.00-.5.00pm (Cheltenham), £68.00 for 10 sessions 

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Exams

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Gloucestershire Academy of Music is an ABRSM examination centre, hosting three periods of exams per year

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