Gus Dudgeon Foundation + James Summer Course 2016

Track recorded by Summer Course students and performed by Cat-Una, otherwise known as Catherine O’Neill, a final year Leeds Beckett BA (Hons) Music Production and Performance student. Catherine wrote the song as part of her university project.


The Gus Dudgeon Foundation and JAMES are once again running a Summer Course throughout the week 11-15 July, this year at Leeds Beckett University.

The fifth Summer Course since its inauguration sees producer Mark Hutchinson tutor 12 top-graduating students from JAMES accredited music technology and production courses through 5 days of recording on both analogue and digital systems. 

Universities represented are De Montfort Leicester, Abertay, Huddersfield, Hertfordshire, Anglia Ruskin, Lincoln, New Bucks, University of South Wales, Derby, LIPA, Leeds Beckett and University of Central Lancashire.

This year’s sponsors for the event are supplying a selection of equipment for use on the recording. Unity Audio; Unity Rock nearfield monitors, Source Distribution; an API the Box console, API Lunch Box and Genelec 8351 monitors and Solid State Logic who are donating a full set of SSL plug-ins for the ‘Student of the Week‘ prize.