East Riding College Opens Access to Music Centre
28th February 2007 10:53am - Return to press releases
East Riding College is proud to have finally opened its doors at the new Access to Music Centre.
On Thursday 22nd February the College held an official opening event, in which DJ Steve Massam from Radio Humberside officially opened the centre.
The event was attended by staff, students and their parents. A buffet was served with musical entertainment from the College Band ?Thou Art Surrounded by Audio?.
The College has successfully run the Access to Music courses since 1997 from a site on Lowgate in Hull. In September The College moved its Access to Music courses to the St James Centre and are particularly pleased to have been able to make the move to the St James Centre which is a specially designed and equipped space giving students the best possible learning environment.
Access to Music courses offer students from Hull and the East Riding with the opportunity to learn skills on programmes such as Performing Musician, Sound Engineering and Music Technology.
Previous students have included members from The Paddingtons and DJ Toots, more recently, Sarah Jo Adamson, studying on the Performing Musician course, who plays bass and sings in local punk rock band Mr Chips won an acclaimed Access to Music award presented by DJ Edith Bowman at an event in London.