Entries by Chris George

Ruairi Glasheen Irish Drumming Residency

10th/11th May 2019 Organised by JAM percussion tutor Eva Hsieh, we had two busy days of workshops delivered by the quite incredible Ruairi Glasheen.  He travelled to the island with bags full of Bodhrán drums, and worked with children from VCP, Janvrin, and JCG on the Friday, before leading workshops for JAM students (and parents!) on […]

Solihull School Chamber Music Residency

5th-7th July 2019 Founded in 1560, Solihull School is a leading co-educational independent school situated near the centre of Solihull, West Midlands, England.  The music department benefits from excellent accommodation in the David Turnbull Music School, opened in 2009. A student trio consisting of clarinet, violin and piano look forward to visiting Jersey in July, […]

Chetham’s School of Music Residency

20th-24th June 2019 Our longstanding friendship with Chetham’s School of Music continues with an exciting residency this summer, with a visiting string quintet and wind quintet of young musicians and various teachers, led by Director of Music Stephen Threlfall, in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the school.  We will be involving all the JAM […]

Gareth Maclearnon Flute Day

Saturday 18th May 2019 Gareth McLearnon is an internationally renowned and multi-award-winning flutist, composer, arranger and educator who travels the globe every year leading a diverse, innovative, creative and exciting musical career (www.garethmclearnon.com).  Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, he attended the Guildhall School of Music & Drama from 1999-2003 and is currently based in London […]

Bodhrán Irish Drum Workshop

Saturday 11th May 2019   This term, we have a virtuoso Bodhrán Irish Drum specialist over to the island, organised by our percussion teacher Eva Hsieh.  His name is Ruairi Glasheen, and he is a world leader on folk drumming, specialising in delivering engaging and entertaining workshops for children and young musicians.  Click on this […]

Street Jazz weekend!

4th and 5th May 2019 Following the success of Steve Thompson’s visit to last Summer’s music course where he inspired the beginnings of the JAM Big Band , we are excited to announce that Steve will be returning at the beginning of May with some of his UK students to hold an exciting weekend course […]

Jammie Juniors Concert

Sat 30th March, 11am-11.45am We have a very special event planned for  Saturday 30th March! Children in Pre-School to KS1 are invited at 11am to watch a fun and interactive concert led by Flutasia, the academy’s senior flute group.  This concert will feature music and stories from some of the children’s favourite TV shows. The children can […]

Jersey Summer Music 2019

22nd – 27th July 2019 Following the fantastic launch last year, we are delighted to be running the Jersey Summer Music programme again this year.  The Jersey Academy of Music Summer Course is open island-wide to young instrumentalists of Grade 2 level and above, aged 9 to 18.  With our focus on ensemble playing, we […]

Term Dates Spring 2019

Week 1 – w/c 7th January Week 2 – w/c 14th January Week 3 – w/c 21st January Week 4 – w/c 28th January Week 5 – w/c 4th February Week 6 – w/c 11th February HALF-TERM Week 7 – w/c 25th February Week 8- w/c 4th March Week 9- w/c 11th March Week 10- w/c 18th […]