The Academy of Music and Sound, who work in partnership with Eastleigh College on music performance courses, have recently opened their new premises at High Street Spitfire House in Southampton.
The Academy is celebrating its 10th year as the premier provider of music education in Southampton, and the new premises have allowed them to expand and improve on their facilities. The new location features acoustically hung walls, sound-proof doors, and brand new equipment.
An opening ceremony was recently held to celebrate the move and showcase the new facilities, which was attended by local music businesses, local schools and colleges, and graduates from the Academy. The Right Worshipful Mayor of Southampton was also in attendance, and cut the ribbon to mark the official opening.
The evening was filled with performances from students and staff, in addition to Mark Chadwick and Rev Hammer from The Levellers, who proceeded to smash a guitar in celebration!
The Academy will be holding their end of term gigs later this month and are also taking auditions for 2016 study places! Please contact email@example.com for more information.
We are delighted to have been recognised by The Times Education Awards for the support we provide to students who need to re-sit their GCSEs after leaving school. The excellent results our students achieved last summer include more than twice the national average gaining a maths GCSE, testament to the dedicated team of teachers who use innovative approaches and techniques to inspire our learners.
Young chefs and hospitality students from Eastleigh College were joined by other competitors from training providers across the south to take part in the southern regional heat of an established national competition. The Major Series 2020, which is organised by Major International in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs, saw 50 competitors take over Eastleigh College's three professional kitchens and East Avenue restaurant and work their culinary majic across ten different classes from 'afternoon tea' to 'street food'.