Progress Music Academy

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Operating as usual

12/01/2024

Bring Me The Horizon play Birmingham's Utilia Arena tonight!

What's your favourite Bring me track?

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11/01/2024

Throwback to 2018 when Steve worked with Joe Satriani in Birmingham!

10/01/2024

What live music have you got lined up for 2024?! Tell us in the comments! ⬇️

09/01/2024

New Year, better you! 🎢

2024 is the year to push yourself out of your comfort zone and just go for it!

Whether you book that vocal lesson you've been putting off or finally decide to set the wheels in motion and learn the guitar, Progress will be there every step of the way!

08/01/2024

As Progress is Birmingham's only Trinity Rock and Pop exam venue, then you can choose to work toward one of the official exam grades and take the exam right here! Grade books are available from Progress for customers and you can sit a Digital or in person exam. Not everyone chooses grades though, and our personalised lessons are completely tailored to your learning style, musical preferences and goals. πŸ₯

05/01/2024

On this day in music : Green Day's lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after being stopped in California speeding in a black BMW convertible. He failed a breath test and was taken to Berkeley county jail and was later released on $1,053 (Β£657) bail. πŸ‘€

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04/01/2024

Do you have any new years resolutions?

03/01/2024

To start the new year off right lets talk about this underrated music tip.

Practice makes perfect! Keep calm, keep trying and build up your muscle memory and remember.. "don't practice until you get it right, practice until you can't get it wrong!"

Leave some of your best music tips below ⬇️

01/01/2024

Happy New Year from the team at Progress πŸŽ‰

25/12/2023

Merry Christmas from all of the team at Progress Music ❄️

22/12/2023

In 1984 Madonna got her song "Like A Virgin" at No1 in the US charts!

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21/12/2023

4 Days until Christmas! 🎁

Looking for some last minute gifts? Check out the Progress gift vouchers on our website!

Photos from Progress Music Academy's post 19/12/2023

It was a fantastic night at Alexandra's showcase on the 12th! So wonderful to see so many fantastic faces πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

Here's to more like this in 2024!

18/12/2023

Happy Monday! Just one week left until Christmas πŸ‘πŸΌ

What a year it's been for Progress. We've had some great events, including Alexandra's most recent showcase which we will share pictures of this week! We hope for more amazing events in 2024! 🍾

15/12/2023

On this day in music history in 1984 Band Aid recorded "Do They Know It's Christmas?" and it entered the charts at No1 ❀️

12/12/2023

Starting to think about your New Years Resolutions? This is your sign to book that drum lesson you've been wanting to!

Click the link and set your drummer dreams in motion!!

https://progress-academy.co.uk/drum-lessons/

12/12/2023

This is tonight! We are so excited!

Have you got your tickets to come and see Alexandra's students perform an exclusive Christmas themed student showcase, along with a performance from the new Progress Choir! πŸŽ„

Here is a photo from her last showcase which was a massive success! This one wis going to be even bigger and better!

Head to the link below to book and we'll see you tomorrow πŸ‘πŸΌ

https://fb.me/e/1jiDL0ghq

11/12/2023

Have you got your tickets to come and see Alexandra's students perform an exclusive Christmas themed student showcase, along with a performance from the new Progress Choir! πŸŽ„

Here is a photo from her last showcase which was a massive success! This one wis going to be even bigger and better!

Head to the link below to book and we'll see you tomorrow πŸ‘πŸΌ

https://fb.me/e/1jiDL0ghq

08/12/2023

On this day in music history in 2013 Metallica became the first band to perform on all seven continents when they played inside a dome at the Argentine Antarctic Base Carlini.

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Photos from Progress Music Academy's post 07/12/2023

Throwback to a few weeks ago at Goldies Showcase. What a fantastic night! 🎀

05/12/2023

Come and see Alexandra's students perform an exclusive Christmas themed student showcase, along with a performance from the new Progress Choir! πŸŽ„

Here is a photo from her last showcase which was a massive success! This one wis going to be even bigger and better!

Head to the link below to book and we'll see you soon πŸ‘πŸΌ

https://fb.me/e/1jiDL0ghq

04/12/2023

At Progress we have talented, friendly tutors who will be able to help you, wherever you're at in your musical journey 🎹

01/12/2023

On this day in music history in 1966 Tom Jones topped the UK singles chart with his version of β€œGreen, Green Grass Of Home.” Selling more than one million copies and setting a new UK record for Jones’ label 'Decca Records.'

Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com

29/11/2023

What's on your Christmas Wishlist this year? Let us know in the comments below!

28/11/2023

Did you touch my drumset? πŸ₯

Let's set up some drums with Gary real quick πŸ‘πŸΌ If only it was this fast in real life!

27/11/2023

Thank you to those who came to Goldie's vocal showcase last week. It was a massive success!

We have to give an enormous shout out to all who performed, it was a fantastic night and you should be incredibly proud of yourselves! 🎀

24/11/2023

On this day in 1974 UK singer, songwriter Nick Drake died in his sleep aged 26 of an overdose of tryptasol an anti-depressant drug.

Drake signed to Island Records when he was twenty years old, recorded the classic 1972 album Pink Moon. In 2000, Volkswagen featured the title track from Pink Moon in a television advertisement, and within a month Drake had sold more records than he had in the previous thirty years.

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23/11/2023

Throwback to the team getting festive in the Progress lobby! Who wants to see our decorations this year?

22/11/2023

With rumours of a petition for AC/DC's Thunderstruck to be the Christmas number one for 2023, we want to know what song you'd love to hear as your fantasy Christmas number one!

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Did you touch my drumset? πŸ₯Let's set up some drums with Gary real quick πŸ‘πŸΌ If only it was this fast in real life!#drumse...
Our on-site showcases are an excellent way for our students to practice performing in a crowd in a safe space. This is D...
Here's some really accessible and cool sounding drum grooves, based on basic paradiddles πŸ₯ Just apply the sticking to th...
Here's Olly wishing everyone a Merry Christmas with his version of Silent Night! 🎢#silentnight #guitarcover #guitarists ...
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This is James, one of the drum tutors here at Progress having a practice between lessons! πŸ₯#drumlessons #drumming #drump...
Happy Monday! Here is Kom with a great tip to help you reach your high notes! 😱#singingtips #singinglessons #vocals #voc...
Piano tip : switching it up every now and then can really help get your creative juices flowing! Try this the next time ...
What kind of singing would you like to do? At Progress, our tutors and vocal coaches can help you to reach your vocal po...
Throwback to 2017 when we filmed some drumming for a TV advert! #drumming #drummer #throwback #tbt #throwbackthursday #t...
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