School Ground Sounds’ Grit School Programme is a 7-week music industry and artist-development programme funded by Youth Music. It follows six programmes (2016-2021), with over 100 young people involved so far.
It is aimed at aspiring creatives, musicians, artists and producers (aged 16-24) from South London who are not in education, employment or training. The programme will host a series of workshops led by industry professionals who will provide insights into an ever-changing industry. From label managers to radio pluggers, these workshops will grow their professional network. Participants will improve their performance skills, grow in confidence and collaborate with like-minded creatives. Grit School gives insights into an ever-changing industry, building creative and business skills whilst connecting young people to a professional network, shaping the next generation of the industry.
Who can apply
- South London based young people (16-24 year olds) not in education, employment or training
- Musicians, artists & producers
- Aspiring music industry professionals
What we offer
- Creative Master classes
- Music Industry Seminars
- Free Studio & Rehearsal time
- A network of industry professionals & like minded young people
- A chance to perform at our Grit School Live showcase
- 6 Month Mentoring Programme
Deadline to apply is Thursday 7th April, sign up online or refer a young person
April 27th – 10th June 2022
Each year, the 7-week journey with The Grit School Live, a showcase celebrating the collaborations, new skills and talents of the young creatives. Our last live show was in December 2021, with performances from our core group ranging from hip hop, rock, jazz and RnB! Our last live show was in December 2021, with performances from our core group ranging from hip hop, rock, jazz and RnB!
For more information
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