How to make it in the music industry

6th April 2009 11:24am - Return to press releases

Aspiring musicians can find out more about East Riding College music courses at two special open events this spring.
The College's site in St James Street, Hull city centre, is one of only four Access to Music centres in the north of England.
Access to Music is the leading designer and provider of popular music education, training and consultancy in the country.
The Hull centre counts among its former pupils Grant Dobbs and Josh Hubbard of Hull's latest next big thing, The Paddingtons. 

Jeff Parsons, centre manager and programme leader, said: "These are the courses that can really help aspiring musicians develop the skills they need to make it in the music industry.
"This includes everything from becoming a consummate performer to being a professional session musician or even a successful busker.
"Access to Music courses are the industry standard and our St James Centre studios have all the modern equipment musicians need today." 

The open events will be held at the St James Centre, in St James Street, from 10am to 4pm on Thursday, April 16, and from 10am to 4pm on Thursday, May 28.
The College runs the following Access to Music courses: Level two Performing Musician, Level three Performing Musician and Level three Jazz Musician, which will be offered for the first time from September.
Each course is geared up to equipping musicians with essential skills, such as composing, rehearsing, live recording and performing.
For more information about music courses at East Riding College, visit or call 0845 120 0037.


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