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Rock and Dance Academy

ROCK AND DANCE ACADEMY from Tuesday 1 - Friday 4 June 2010 (half term)

21st April 2010

During the half term holiday, aspiring musicians and dancers from North Somerset will have the opportunity to work with experienced professional tutors during a Rock and Dance Academy held at Weston-super-Mare and Portishead Youth Centres.

Funded by Find Your Talent North Somerset, the Academy is open to all 11 to 19 year olds from North Somerset that can play an instrument such as guitar, bass, drums, keyboard or can sing or dance.

Also as part of the Academy young people can learn about Music Technology and Recording Techniques. Participants will also be tutored on various playing techniques and how to rehearse and play in a band.

They will study all types of music and will have an opportunity to record their music.

The 4 day course will culminate with a final performance on the Friday 4th June.

Running daily from 10.30am to 4.00pm, the Academies’ will be tutored and mentored by Professional Musicians and Dance Teachers.

The Academy is FREE but a registration fee of £5.00 will be required.

Please note that dance tuition is only available at Portishead Youth Centre.

Young people wishing to take part need to be available for the 4 days, and registration closes on Tuesday 25th May 2010.

For more information and a registration form for either the Weston-super-Mare or Portishead academies please contact Alan Rowe at Portishead Youth Centre on 01275 842461