Founded in 2012, Bournemouth Academy of Modern Music provides higher education to musicians aged 16-19. Based within Absolute Music, one of the UKs leading retailers.

BAMM is ready to take young musicians to the next stage in their career.

Since partnering with LeAF Studio school in 2015 (rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in 2019), our standard of teaching, student support and safeguarding is at the highest we’ve ever been with regular staff training and consistency checks to ensure our pupils are safe and getting the best education possible.

We pride ourselves on the immersive learning environment that we have created at BAMM.

With high end facilities, industry experience opportunities, masterclasses and professional teaching supported by our team of accomplished tutors, we will prepare you for a career in the modern music industry with globally recognised qualifications.

BAMM offers extensive courses that are open to applicants from a broad diversity of disciplines such as guitarists, bassists, singers, drummers, songwriters, producers, mix engineers, multi-media composers and DJs. The course modules are designed to cover subjects across the spectrum, giving each student a foundation in music business, production, songwriting, performance, live music, engineering, marketing and project planning.

We welcome applicants with drive and determination who are ready to learn and take the next steps to make music their career and full time job!

Click here to see our prospectus or check out when the next open day is available.