Simon Gogerly

Simon is one of the UK’s leading mix engineers. Over a career spanning 25 years he’s worked with several of the world’s top selling recording artists. In 2006, he was awarded a Grammy for his work on the U2 album “How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb”. Simon started out as Read more…

The Academy of Contemporary Music

The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) was founded 22 years ago on a single, fundamental principle: an absolute passion for delivering outstanding contemporary music education. Whether students choose to focus on music performance, songwriting, production, technical services or business management, we pride ourselves on delivering an immersive music industry education Read more…

Creative Youth

Creative Youth is a not for profit, registered charity that aims to enable young people to realise their potential through the Arts.  The charity allows young people to be involved in innovative, original, ambitious projects working with artists of the highest quality – often encouraging the artists and participants themselves to Read more…

Akua Afram

The first African female DJ to play on BBC 1Xtra, Akua has experience in A&R, licensing, publishing, management and PR. She is a Music Consultant / Curator with an international DJ profile, and has an entrepreneurial, exciting and extensive music career varying from publishing/licensing, sync, music programming, curator, A&R to education. She Read more…

Kaya Carney

Kaya is a singer, songwriter, festival director, harmony fanatic, promoter, singing teacher and self-confessed vocal geek with an interest in quirky instruments and new experiences. Originally from Norway, Kaya made England her home in 1999 and has become an established artist with a track record of performances from the Royal Read more…

Kieron Pepper

Career Credits: The Prodigy, Radiophonic Workshop and Dead Kids. Kieron is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist who has had the honour of performing on a global level, as drummer with The Prodigy (1997-2007). In 2013 he was invited to be a member of the prestigious Radiophonic Workshop and in his spare time Read more…

Ace

As a touring musician, Ace has lived, breathed and experienced the full extent of the music industry (including setting up his own business!) and thus will be an invaluable asset to ALL ACM students looking to carve out their career in music. Ace is the guitarist in UK rock phenomenon Read more…

Sandy Beales

Career Credits: One Direction, Wheatus, Loick Essien, Leddra Chapman, Ben Montague. Sandy specialises in Electric, Upright and Synth Bass. Having toured the world with One Direction over the past four and a half years, he has collected a lot of experience as a session and touring musician, playing many of Read more…

The Search Begins…

Sound of the Times is now live – kicked off with editorial coverage in Time & Leisure magazines. From 23rd June 115,000 magazines will be delivered across south west London and Surrey as part of a campaign to find the best young musical talent around. In 100 days the competition Read more…