About the Academy
The Wandsworth Music Academy is a centre of musical excellence in South London, providing high quality music lessons and progression pathways for children and young people aged 5-21.
Many of our past students have gained entrance to top conservatoires and universities including; Guildhall School of Music, Royal Northern College of Music, Trinity College of Music and Leeds College of Music.
From the very beginning of instrumental and vocal learning young people are supported to play and sing in ensembles, orchestras and bands through our bespoke ensemble development programme encompassing a variety of musical genres and traditions. Our ensembles include; three Symphony Orchestras, three Jazz Orchestras, West African Djembe drumming, Pop and Rock Bands, Choirs, Steel Pans, Guitar Ensemble, Musical Theatre and multiple Chamber Music groups.
Wandsworth Music Academy ensembles perform regularly at a variety of prestigious events and venues, including the Royal Festival Hall, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, London Jazz Festival, Royal Albert Hall, Hideaway Jazz Club and the annual foreign orchestral tour.
The Music Academy runs on Saturdays 8am-2pm and Wednesdays 4.30-9.30pm at Burntwood School and on Tuesday 4.30pm-8.30pm at West Hill Primary School.