The Academy of Music and Sound is a Popular Music college run by musicians for musicians situated on Gateshead High Street. Our courses represent a culmination of the collective knowledge and experience we have gained as professional musicians and teachers in popular music in Europe. Each course is designed to be of the highest instructional quality, but with an equal emphasis on enjoyment, fulfilment and value for money. The Academy offers the best training and preparation possible for a life-long career in the music industry.We offer full time courses: BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance in partnership with Gateshead College. Short Courses, Rock Club and private instrument lessons in guitar, bass, drums, vocals and piano.