Saturday Rock School returns bigger and better than every before. . . prepare to rock!

Platform One College of Music Saturday Rock School programme offers opportunities for instrumental and vocal development, rehearsals and performance skills for young people across the island aged 12 to 16 years old.

Students need to sing or play guitar, bass and drums. There are different groups to match ability – offering different levels and progression through the programme.

Tutors are amazing role models and incredible musicians – all graduates from Platform One’s very own BA (Hons) Commercial Music degree, which runs in partnership with University of Chichester. Tutors also have an abundance of industry experience.

The Saturday programme offers a brilliant and fun opportunity to develop self- confidence, communication skills, self esteem, team work and musical creativity.

David Pontin, Director at Platform One

Students have weekly specialist instrumental lessons and are put into bands through performance workshops in order to develop a diverse range of musical repertoire. At the end of each block students get the opportunity to perform in a professional music venue to a public audience.

Sessions are in two-hour block, costing £120 for a 15-weeks. There are two 15 weeks programmes each academic year. This works out at £4.00 per hour, which is a serious bargain for instrumental lessons. All equipment is provided in Platform One’s very own specialist facility, which is based in Newport.

Students just need to bring guitar, bass, drumsticks, tuners – everything else is provided. A new programme starts with induction sessions on Saturday 21 September.
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