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Stratford musician named best student live act in UK

PUBLISHED: 13:43 11 June 2012

BBC Radio One DJ Edith Bowman with Strike and Liverpool Sound City organiser Dave Pichilingi.

BBC Radio One DJ Edith Bowman with Strike and Liverpool Sound City organiser Dave Pichilingi.

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A musician studying at a college in Stratford scooped a national award for his live performances.

Flying the flag for Newham, artist Strike won Best Live Act at the UK Music Student Awards at Liverpool Sound City.

Strike currently studies at Access to Music London, based in Sugar House Lane, and he travelled up to the Echo Arena with a number of his classmates to perform at the annual music festival and conference.

Fiona Ross, head of learning at Access to Music London, said: “We are extremely proud of our students’ achievements.

“Strike has worked so hard during his time with us, he and his band thoroughly deserve this recognition.

“Very few colleges are able to provide this unique experiences for their students which is what makes Access to Music special.”

Access to Music London are holding an open day for prospective students on June 6.

For more information, visit www.accesstomusic.co.uk or call 0800 281842.


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