The Summer holidays are almost here and any budding rock stars need look no further than Epsom to help realise their dream.

Realistic Music Academy's popular Summer Rock School returns to Epsom with a fresh new format.

The youth music school is offering the chance for young musicians to participate in a five-day intensive course in rock music, band skills, songwriting and live performance for guitar, bass, drums, vocals and keyboards.

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Robin Henderson, the academy's founder, says: "Our new 'access all areas' summer school will offer under 14-year-olds the chance to learn skills and techniques, jam with friends, learn pop and rock songs, and take part in a live performance, musical quizzes, games and competitions.

"Realistic Music Academy tutors, who between have notched up two top 20 hit records, played with the Kaiser Chiefs at Brixton Academy and appeared live on Britain's Got Talent semi-final will be on hand to give expert tuition."

Summer Rock School; Realistic Music Academy, East Street, Epsom; July 21 to 25 and July 28 to August 1; prices vary; call 01372 740300; visit