• birdsong Academy 2017-2018 Registration is On!

    birdsong Academy will host a registration and orientation exercise for new students of birdsong Academy After School Music Programme and Saturday Programme will be held on Tuesday 5th of September and Wednesday 6th of September 2017, at 3pm at our  UWI location, Old Works Building, Agostini Street, St. Augustine.

    All new students at registration and orientation must be accompanied by a parent.

    New students include: 

    • Beginners with little or no music training between the ages of 9-14 years. These students will be assigned to the After School Music Programme; and
    • Students with previous knowledge of music and/or exposure to birdsong Academy’s vacation programme. These students will be assigned to the Saturday Programme. Acceptance into the Saturday programme is by invitation only. 

    Now in its 14th year, birdsong Academy trains youth in a structured music education programme focused on music literacy, playing and performance techniques. All birdsong Academy students are instructed in music theory, playing and performance techniques of the steelpan plus a second orchestra instrument. Students write the Associated Boards of the Royal School of Music (ABRSM) theory and practical examinations and are exposed to opportunities to perform and develop excellence in musicianship. 

    New students who have written music exams should bring a copy of their certificates to registration/orientation.

    For further information please contact 620-5285 / 745-7982 more information

    Your generous gift will directly support us in areas such as infrastructure development, exam fees, tuition and training, instrument acquisition and performances and other operating cost.