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Band Classes

Band Classes

You will learn Techniques within popular songs across the decades as a solo artist or in a band class environment.

Band Lessons

All you need to do as a musician is have enough knowledge in playing chords, holding down a beat, playing that ripping solo or singing like an angel (ideally Grade 2 upwards or equivalent in your chosen instrument).

Band classes are available in age groups of : 9-12yrs / 13-17yrs / 18yrs +. Lessons cost £13.00 per student, per 45 minutes.

All lessons takes place at HCM Music Academy in Ware.

For more information about taking Band Lessons at HCM Music Academy, get in touch today.

Band Classes Overview

You will learn Techniques within popular songs across the decades as a solo artist or band class environment.

Guitarists, Singers, Drummers, Bass Players and Keys players are all invited to join in the fun, learn, enhance your musical skills and knowledge and get a chance to perform at our end of term concerts and more.

Want to be the next Freddie Mercury? Slash? Jimi Hendrix? Amy Winehouse? Ed Sheeran?…. Then why not sign up today and join in this unique learning experience today!

Band Lesson Fees

  • Band lessons are £13.00 per person for a 45 minute session

Band Tutor

Band lessons are led and taught by Shane Smith, a highly experienced, professional, multi-instrumentalist, musician and teacher who has been playing since the age of 8yrs old and performing music for over 30yrs!

Shane has toured the world with various artists and acts over the years including Bon Jovi, Sugababes, Calvin Harris and many more.

He has has recorded with major record producers and his latest collaboration with producer Ricky Wilde was one of Kim Wilde’s latest hits off of her album ‘Here Comes The Aliens’ called ‘Birthday’. Shane is also a musical director for several touring tribute shows, including being a Director of his very own Bruno Mars Tribute, ’24K BRUNO’.

End of Term Gigs

As well as your weekly Band lessons, HCM Band students are encouraged to take part in our end of term gigs and showcases. This helps students gain experience in playing live and in front of an audience, as well as giving useful experience and a new found confidence.

To find out more about Vocal lessons at HCM Music Academy you can either complete our enquiry form, call us directly on 01920 460646 or by email

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