Junior Academy

Junior Academy offers a fantastic opportunity to talented and committed young musicians who want to be inspired, challenged and encouraged in their aim to make the very most of their musical ability.

Whether you are still quite young and would benefit from the special focus of Primary Academy or are in your teens and ready for the full Junior Academy programme, you will find yourself amongst others who share your love of music and for whom Saturday is the most important day of the week.

Scholarships and bursaries are available.

Director, Junior Academy:
Howard Ionascu MusB

Associate Director, Junior Academy and Director, Primary Academy:
Krystyna Budzynska FRAM, GRSM, LRAM

Administrator, Junior Academy:
Karen Ingram BA (Hons), Hon ARAM

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Howard Ionascu

Head of Junior Academy: Howard Ionascu

Director of Junior Academy

Founder of Laudate Choir

Previously Director of Music at The King’s School, Canterbury

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Latest News

Success for Junior Academy piano student


Congratulations to Junior Academy piano student Sawa Ward, who won first place in the Open Recital Class at the West London Piano Festival last weekend.

Latest Blog

NYO 2016, and other news


How our students represent Junior Academy in many performances every week

Upcoming Events

Junior Academy Open Day 2016

Saturday, 30.01.2016 09:00, Various venues around the Academy

Are you considering auditioning for Junior Academy studies starting in September 2016? Potential students are warmly invited ...

Junior Academy

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