Opportunity: SaM Summer School 2017

SaM Summer School Student
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Sound and Music


We are delighted to announce that applications to the SaM Summer School are now open!

The SaM Summer School is a unique weeklong course for 14-18 year olds who want to create new and original music. 

Now in its ninth year, the SaM Summer School is the only residential course of its kind in the UK for young creators and composers aged 14-18. The programme was devised by Sound and Music, the national charity for new music, in partnership with The Purcell School of Music.

DATES: 30 JULY  - 5 AUGUST 2017 





Sound and Music is the national charity for new music.  

Our vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators. 

** When we refer to composers we mean anyone who creates their own original piece of music. ** 



Arts Award      Taking part in the SaM Summer School can contribute to your Arts Award. 

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We also provide Steve Martland scholarships to our Summer School. To find out more: click here. 

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