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Sat, 24 Sept


The Heys School

Skool of Rock

Let's Rock! Join Skool of Rock for a live performance and a taster session for kids aged 7-14.

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Skool of Rock
Skool of Rock

Time & Location

24 Sept 2022, 15:00 – 25 Sept 2022, 16:00

The Heys School, Heys Rd, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1JZ, UK

About the event

BOOK TICKETS  Free event with performance open to all with no booking needed, but numbers for the taster session are limited, so please reserve a place

The Skool Of Rock is a brand new Manchester based music academy for children. Our highly experienced tutors offer fun music workshops that provide a rounded approach to live music performance.

Our workshops are tailored to provide children aged 7-14 with confidence and assurance as they explore the world of music. We offer the opportunity for our budding young rock stars to learn new skills; practising ukulele/ electric guitar, bass, keyboards, drums/ percussion and vocals.

Everyone's welcome to come along to our Prestwich Arts Festival event where you can listen to a short performance, before there's the chance for 7-14 year olds to having a go themselves!

No need for any prior musical knowledge or lessons. We deliver music workshops that will suit beginners to intermediate, with emphasis on a tailored pace for each child in a supportive environment. 

About Skool Of Rock Senior Musical Director, Jimmy Docherty

With over 20 years’ experience in the music industry, Jimmy has worked extensively playing guitar and singing backing vocals for Ronan Keating. He also works with Australian X-Factor judge and Grammy-nominated singer, Guy Sebastian.

Throughout his career he’s also worked with acts including: Stereophonics, GUN, Thunder, Terry Reid, The Searchers, Michael McGoldrick Big Band. Jimmy’s production company, Northern Song Collective, are currently published by Hornall Bros Music, and he’s sponsored by the German handmade guitar company, Lakewood Guitars.

Jimmy is a full time music lecturer at BIMM University in Manchester, and The Liverpool Institute Of Performing Arts (LIPA).

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