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THE SOUTH WEST'S LEADING PROVIDER OF INSTRUMENTAL TUITION TO SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

Welcome to Martin Andrew!

MartinWe are delighted to welcome Martin who is our new Manager for the Exeter and East Devon area. Martin joins our company having completed 22 years with the Royal Marine Band Service, was in charge of the Percussion Department of the RM School of Music and has qualifications in administration.

At the same time we are sorry to lose Michelle Farley Dip RCM who is stepping down as Manager but will continue to teach and work with IMS as a Co-Opted Director, advising on concert promotion. Michelle is well known and respected as a fine musician and performs in many classical concerts and shows in the South West.

Teaching Increase In Plymouth Schools

Teaching in our Plymouth area is growing apace with many more schools taking up instrumental tuition from IMS. IMS Plymouth's manager is Mike Mapps and he can be contacted on 07790 034 445.

E-mail by using mike@imsmusic.co.uk

Music Technology Course - A Huge Success!

GuitarThe first IMS two day LOGIC COURSE was hailed as an outstanding success! Justin Welch (ex "Elastica" & now IMS Manager) and James Atkin (lead singer with "EMF") who ran the course said of the pupils' recordings "These would not sound out of place on any MP3 player or Radio Station" By the end of the course the 10 students from South Molton Community College had confidently written, arranged and produced high quality GCSE compositions. If you would like a course at your school of college please contact Justin on 07962 205 426 or e-mail to info@imsmusic.co.uk

New Music Academy For Talented Players

Another ex IMS Devon pupil has initiated a new opportunity for Drum Kit players, Percussionists and Harpists with the launching of an Academy for talented pupils - in Austria! Jamie Smale and his wife Mona, who both play with the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra, have already held succeful courses during the school holidays with pupils coming from the UK, Austria and India. Courses focus on developing high quality musical skills, theory and World Music. Jamie is also an Examiner for Trinity Guidhall in the UK.

More information from musicacadamysmale@hotmail.com

We hope you have enjoyed reading our Autumn Term 2011 E-newsletter. Please don't hesitate to get in touch for more information about our service to schools, or visit our new website at www.imsmusic.co.uk.

Kind regards

Mike Mapps, Managing Director

New IMS Website Here!

ROCK SCHOOL

Trinity College has completely rebranded their Rock & Pop examinations for Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards and Bass. From 2012 a new set of qualifications will be available which put performance at the core of the syllabus. Graded songs will include music by the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, ABBA, Muse, David Bowie and Rihanna. Watch this space: www.trinityrock.com

IMS Pupil in London Success

A pupil of Michelle Farley recently performed a very challenging marimba concerto at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall in London to great acclaim. Edward Skull, who comes from Shaldon, was selected from hundreds of pupils for a prestigious place at the Royal College of Music and is clearly making the most of his talent and is heading for a very succesful career in the music business!

IMS Certificates A Huge Success!

Summer Term 2011 saw the first launch of the IMS Junior & Primary School Certificates. These certificates were awarded for attendance and achievement and presented to the children in assembly. They were a huge hit with the children and the schools alike!

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E-mail - info@imsmusic.co.uk

Web - www.imsmusic.co.uk

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