“To be an inclusive community based centre of excellence for aspiring musicians of all ages and abilities”

- MLC Vision

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MLC Academy Pathway

3-5yrs

First steps of discovering music – fun and exciting.
Learn whilst having fun

Fun courses available:

  • Sesame street
  • Arts Award discover
6-18yrs

One to one learning of multiple disciplines We believe one to one guidance is at the core of learning your chosen instrument.

Exams and qualifications on offer (RSL, Arts Award, ABRSM, LCM) - flexible and fun and designed to suit musicians of all abilities and aspirations.

Informal Learning with a structured proven approach

Pathway to Further and higher education with Confetti

Courses available:

  • Arts Awards Bronze/Silver
  • Lessons
  • Exams (optional though recommended)
Adult-learnr

One to one learning for multiple disciplines

Optional qualifications available if desired

Teaching approach suitable for both structured progression and for fun personal development

MLC-U available for Distance learning

Courses available:

  • Arts Award Gold
  • Lessons
  • Qualifications
  • Teacher training
  • Distance learning
  • Exams (optional though recommended)
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Lessons

Lessons

(ages 6-adult) Whether you want to learn to play your favourite songs, improvise solos or learn how to write your own music, our dedicated team of teachers are there to help you. Choose from Bass, Guitar, Drums, Piano, Vocals or Music Production.

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Institute

Offers individuals who are both 18 years and over and who have already gained grade 8 in music performance the opportunity to work towards an internationally recognised diploma in music teaching.

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U

Is a modern internet based distance learning and teaching portal enabling people to achieve their career and life goals studying at times and in places to suit them.

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Live

Performing live is at the heart of learning music. Here at MLC, we believe that performance is a key part of Music education and we believe this can benefit students not only in confidence but also from the preparation required before any public performance

Qualifications

If you have the ambition, we have a qualification for you! MLC Academy offers a series of grade music exams, performance diplomas and vocational qualifications. Available from entry level to level six, the courses carry both QCF credits and UCAS points.

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Sesame Street Music Works

is a campaign by Sesame Workshop and NAMM. It is designed to provide parents and music teachers with tools and activities to bring music to life for young children. They discover new ways to make, learn from, and appreciate music. MLC Academy has combined this program together with Arts Award Discover. The results of which are a fun filled journey into music with some of the world’s most recognisable and loveable characters.

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Trinity rock & pop

is a contemporary syllabus by leading international exam board, Trinity College London. MLC Academy is the Nottingham exam centre for Trinity rock & pop
grade music exams.

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MLC Academy Marseille

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Was founded in 2012. Courses are available for aspiring musicians regardless of age and ability. MLC Academy Marseille has quickly developed a reputation for being one of France’s leading cutting edge music schools.

X4M - Perform

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Located in Turin. It aims to help aspiring musicians develop a professional understanding of the music industry together with preparing students to both study and work internationally.

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Arts Awards

are a range of unique qualifications that supports anyone aged up to 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders. The qualifications are regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is open to young people aged up to 25. MLC Academy offers Discover, Bronze, Silver and Gold Arts Awards. The Gold award carries UCAS points

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Confetti

MLC Academy can prepare you for Further and Higher Education. Our relationship with Confetti is designed to make your journey into Confetti a streamlined one. Our students are able to bypass the audition process making your time at MLC Academy an important stepping stone in your studies.

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RSL Awards

is a modern exam board that sets new and exciting benchmarks for the arts. RSL Awards is our preferred exam board and MLC Academy is the Nottingham exam centre for RSL grade music exams.