Music, Media and Performance News

20
Oct

Music industry veteran inspires students

A Level Music Technology students at Gower College Swansea got to hear from a true industry veteran recently.

Gill Taylor has 38 years experience in the music world and has worked with artists as diverse as Stevie Wonder, Frank Zappa, Blondie and Meatloaf. For the last 23 years she has managed Elvis Costello.

20
Oct

College celebrates Diversity Week

Gower College Swansea will host its annual Diversity Fayres on Tuesday 21 October (Tycoch campus - main hall) and Thursday 23 October (Gorseinon campus - main hall / D4) from 10am to 2pm.

There is a packed programme on offer with African drumming, street dance, Indian Bollywood dance, Chinese dance, Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts) and live music and dance performances by students.

16
Sep

Jonathan Rogers to join Music teaching team

Gower College Swansea has appointed a new Curriculum Leader for A Level Music and he is a very familiar face within the local music community.

Jonathan Rogers, a former student of the College, is currently Head of Music in Penyrheol Comprehensive and has an excellent reputation as conductor, arranger, soloist and musical director.

01
Jul

Student drama transfers to Chapter Arts Centre

The Gower College Swansea One Year Acting Company staged the gritty play “13” at the Swansea Grand Theatre in March. This was followed by an invitation to transfer to the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff and the production will open there on 22 July and run until 26 July.

Guest director Catherine Paskell is an Associate Director for the National Theatre of Wales.

11
Mar

Technical Theatre students heading for top colleges

Technical Theatre students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating as three of the final year students have gained places at some of the most prestigious Drama and Design colleges in the UK.

27
Jan

Student secures place at RADA Summer School

Megan Langford, a student at Gower College Swansea, has been successful in securing a highly sought-after place on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Summer School. Megan, who is 16 years old, is studying A Level Drama at the college.

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