Music, Media and Performance News


Singing workshops with Mark Llewelyn Evans

As part of the St David’s Day / Mis Cŵl Cymru celebrations at Gower College Swansea, baritone Mark Llewelyn Evans conducted music workshops with Performing Arts students, many of whom are keen to study music and acting at university.


Music students take top prizes at SkillsCompetition Wales regional heat

Bands comprising Level 3 Vocational Music students from Gower College Swansea swept the board at the recent SkillsCompetition Wales Popular Music regional heat.

The students, from the Extended Diploma course at the Llwyn y Bryn campus, competed against musicians from eight other colleges across Wales, performing two original songs each before a panel of judges.


Students meet leading music industry figures at workshop event

Music Technology students from Gower College Swansea have attended a special workshop which allowed them to rub shoulders with industry professionals.

The ‘What’s Next in the Music Industry?’ event was hosted by NPTC Group (Neath campus).


Nadolig Plentyn yng Nghymru / A Child’s Christmas in Wales

Bu dosbarthiadau Lefel A Saesneg a myfyrwyr Celfyddydau Perfformio yn ffodus iawn o gael ymweliad gan gwmni theatr broffesiynol y ‘Lighthouse Theatre’ ar ddiwrnod cyntaf mis Rhagfyr.


Dance Showcase 2014

Gower College Swansea and the County Youth Dance Company (CYDC) are pleased to be returning to the Taliesin for a sixth year, showcasing the work of the students and staff.

The students are all studying for BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 in Performing Arts or A Level qualifications at Gower College Swansea.


Global Entrepreneurship Week - where ideas come to life

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week with a range of events and activities across the campus.

The week kicked off with a visit by Art and Design students to Swansea Business Gate and the film set of Da Vinci’s Demons, where they learned all about the kinds of employment opportunities that exist in the film and television industry.


Former student scoops National Theatre bursary

Former Gower College Swansea student Anna Jenkins has been awarded a prestigious bursary by the National Theatre.

The NT/Dingmans Stage Management Bursary is awarded every year to a newly graduated stage manager and recipients receive a paid placement at the National Theatre.


Performing Arts students join Festival of Remembrance

The City of Swansea Branch Royal British Legion has invited students from our BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts to be part of the Festival of Remembrance on 8 November at the newly refurbished Brangwyn Hall.


Dance students head to NYC

A group of A Level Dance students from Gower College Swansea are heading to New York this November.


Students prepare for a 'day of dance'

Dance students at Gower College Swansea have an exciting opportunity to work with the National Dance Company Wales (NDCW) during the half term holidays.


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