News by @Progress_music


From a relatively derelict factory unit in the Jewellery Quarter, Progress Music Academy was born. You can see the transformation below. In 2010, the Academy now boasts a large Rehearsal/Performance/Lecture Studio, class rooms, 8 individual teaching studios, a full Pro Tools recording facility, an office, a large relaxing reception lounge and refreshment area.

Take a look around...

Studio 1 - Lecture Studio, Performance Studio

This is a 500sq ft studio suitable for live performances, lectures, workshops, masterclass or demonstrations. Tama Starclassic Maple Custom Drum Kit, Roland TD-20, Yamaha 500w PA + Sub, full lighting rig, Complete Marshall back line. Click below to see larger images.


Studio 2-9 - Private Teaching Studios

Studios 2-9 are private 1-2-1 teaching studios of varying sizes. All rooms are fully equipped with Marshall MG100 Guitar amplifiers, MB60 Marshall Bass Amplifiers, Mapex V-Series drums, Roland TD electronic drums, Roland KR-33 Stage Piano and Yamah YPT Keyboards.Click below to see larger images.


Recording Studio Facility
Our full Pro Tools studio set-up offers Pro Tools M-Powered and Pro Tools LE systems and either th M-Box interface or a full Digital Project Mix desk. Together with a whole host of plug-ins, effects, studio monitoring and mics, the studio offers something for people of all levels and experience. Click below to see larger images.


Reception Area
Our large reception area offers comfy sofas, a wide screen TV, free Wi-fi, magazines all set in a relaxed area which is ideal for waiting for lessons to begin or for parents/guardians to relax. Click below to see more.


Refreshment/Snack Area
There is also a separate refreshment and snack area. Equipped with space to relax, take a break, read magazines and get yourself a drink and something to eat from the vending machines. Click below to see more.