Access To Music York
Access to Music York is the place for anyone interested in music courses in York and North Yorkshire. The centre offers courses in Music Performance, Vocal Artist, Music Technology, Artist Development, Music Business, Skills Through Music and Creative Media.
Learning with Access to Music is an exciting and unique experience which is refreshingly different to being in a big school or college. We are 100% dedicated to music and we work with people who are equally passionate about music.
Access to Music York runs from a commercial rehearsal and studio business which means that your place of learning is at the heart of the regional music scene.
Our staff are all experienced musicians and they get to know who you are and what you want to be. We have a proven track record of past students going on to university and into the industry.
Access to Music York also benefits from being part of the UK’s leading popular music college which has pioneered popular music education in this country for 20 years. This means your education and training is quality-assured by our national team. Access to Music designs is own music qualifications in partnership with Rockschool, so our courses are the most up-to-date and relevant for 16-18s looking to get into the music industry.
Finally, York is a great place to study music. It has a lively music and cultural scene and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and perform or work at venues and festivals. You'll also benefit from national industry opportunities such working at music festivals and showcases for record labels.
Access to Music York
The Jam Factory
106 Eldon Street
Are you looking to follow your passion with a music or media course next September? Well, if you are an aspiring musician, singer/rapper/songwriter, producer, sound engineer, promoter or designer/video producer, Access to Music is the right place for you.
At Access to Music, everything is about music and media. You will be in an environment full of people who are every bit as passionate and creative as you - and that includes the tutors! The college offers a wide range of popular music courses from beginner level up to advanced. There are options in Music Performance, Music Technology (with pathways in Music Production and Sound Engineering), Music Business and a Level 4 Artist Development course for serious artists and bands. Also on offer is an exciting new Creative Media course which develops digital media skills in a unique music context.
There are no formal entry requirements and courses are assessed through practical course projects rather than exams. Level 3 courses generate full UCAS points (equivalent to 3 A Levels) for progression to university. The college was graded 'Good' by Ofsted in 2013 and 'Outstanding' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. Tuition, transport and meals are free for 16-18s, subject to eligibility.
Want to find out more? Well, Access to Music centres will be opening their doors on Wednesday 3rd December for anyone interested in finding out more about our course offer for September 2015 start.
You will be able to get a tour of the centre, talk to staff and students and have an opportunity to apply online.
The following centres will be open between 6pm and 8pm: