JamPod Academy

The new digital way to learn pop and rock music.

This service has been affected by coronavirus

Due to COVID-19 restrictions some ensemble sessions will need to run online or on altered timetables at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year

The UK’s first digital JamPod is a new way to learn. Play electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, keyboards or sing, using cutting-edge technology to enable composing, playing and recording in a silent studio environment.

Where

Centre for Music
Bayswater Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9FF

What is available

Rockschools

Come and join a band, or bring some friends and form your own band. Compose, perform and record your own songs (or cover versions) with expert tuition in the high-tech setting of the JamPod Academy.

  • Junior Rockschool for musicians aged 9-13: Tuesdays, 5.30pm - 7pm
  • Senior Rockschool for musicians aged 11-18: Tuesdays, 7.30pm - 9pm.

To sign up, click 'Apply for lessons' below.

Dates 2020-21

Tuesdays

  • September 15, 22, 29
  • October 6, 13, 20
  • November 3, 10, 17, 24
  • December 1
  • January 5, 12, 19, 26
  • February 2, 9, 23
  • March 9, 16, 23
  • April 20, 27
  • May 4, 11, 18, 25
  • June 8, 15, 22, 29

Dates are subject to change

Home-schooled bands

A rockschool and rock tuition class for pupils who are home-schooled, playing electric guitars, bass guitars, drums, keyboards and singing. Wednesdays 2.15pm-3.15pm

Dates 2020-21

  • September 23, 30
  • October 7, 14, 21
  • November 4, 11, 18, 25
  • December 2
  • January 6, 13, 20, 27
  • February 3, 10, 24
  • March 10, 17, 24
  • April 21, 28
  • May 5, 12, 19, 26
  • June 9, 16, 23, 30

Dates are subject to change

JamPod Academy sessions

  • Parties
  • Corporate events and training
  • Courses for primary and secondary schools
  • One-off sessions for schools
  • Teacher CPD sessions

Contact

Contact the Music Service.

How much it costs

Rockschool

  • £60 per term

Home-schooled rock bands

  • £7.20 per session

You do not have to pay if you get certain benefits. Please call the Music Service office to discuss this.

Apply for Rock School

Apply for home school band