For the second year in a row, Whitley Academy students have participated in music workshops through the Upton blues festival. Professional blues musicians have come to the school to lead workshops and prepare the students for performances. Alongside students from the other RSA Academies' with the students actually performing this year on the main stage of the festival.
We are also excited to announce that, for the second year running, The Upton Blues Festival has been named Blues Festival of the year by the British Blues Awards.
It must be that Whitley influence!
A student directed documentary of the blues project is coming soon!
For more information about the Blues Festival please click here
Our last Whitley news item with photos relating to this can be found here