Community Music Music Space

Community Music (CM)
Community Music (CM)
Address: Brady Arts & Community Centre, 192-196 Hanbury St, London E1 5HU, UK

Event Description

Music Space is a unique project, which offers one to one support, rehearsal space, recording time, and gigging opportunities to the young music makers of London.

If you’ve just started making music, or have been performing in a band for a while, we can help you progress to the next level.
Music Space offers free year round rehearsal space, live events and development support for young people aged 14-19 years.

  • Access to free rehearsal space
  • Record and mix your own music
  • Free instrument lessons
  • Learn how to promote your music
  • Perform live
  • Learn from industry mentors

About

The Music Space programme is completely free and runs throughout the year. Music Space Band sessions happen every Tuesday & Thursday evening from 5pm until 9pm. Rehearsal time is also available on other evenings during the week.

Any local young people involved in a band or those who want to learn all about creative music production. You should be aged between 14 and 19 and have a passion for music.

CM offers lots of opportunities for you to perform, as an individual artist or with your band.
For example, Music Space Live offers local young musicians the chance to perform at Rich Mix at the end of each term.
If you would like to perform at the next gig, or for more information please e-mail trevor@cmsounds.com

What can I do once I have completed the course

After you have completed Music Space you can continue to use the rehearsal facilities if available and keep working on your music. There are other courses available if you want to learn more, and as always you can continue to perform live at lots of showcases and live events.

To join you can turn up on a Saturday to register. For more information call or email Community Music.

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Creative Music

Brady Arts Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU

http://www.cmsounds.com/

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Community Music (CM) is a youth and community music organisation that provides creative music making opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

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everyone@cmsounds.com

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