Former Iron Maiden guitarist endorses new rock academy

10:18 19 January 2013

Former Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Stratton, who played on the first Iron Maiden album, has given his backing to the new rock school.

Former Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Stratton, who played on the first Iron Maiden album, has given his backing to the new rock school.

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FORMER Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Stratton has given his backing to a new rock school.

Livewire is now open for business in Saffron Walden, offering “music lessons with a big difference”.

The academy is open on Monday evenings at The Friends Meeting House in the High Street, teaching electric guitar, drums, bass and keyboards.

And Mr Stratton is a strong supporter. He said “This is a great opportunity for people to learn and play music with professional musicians.”

Every lesson finishes with a 15-minute jam session with all pupils joining in well known rock and pop songs.

The school is also putting on a live concert at the Town Hall on Tuesday January 29, starting at 6pm. Tickets are £5 on the door and all proceeds will go to local charities.

Budding young musicians are being invited to attend a free taster lesson at the school. To book call 07941 670575 or visit livewirerockacademy.co.uk.

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