The AMP Awards took place on the evening of 23 February 2012 in the Royal Hall in Harrogate.
The A.M.P. Awards (Association of Music and Promotion) is both a Music and Enterprise Competition involving the collaboration of pupils and staff at Secondary Schools across Yorkshire, Business Sponsors and Mentors, Music Industry Experts and Charity Partners.
This year’s winners
1st Purple Mafia – Ripon Grammar School with Outwood Academy Ripon
2nd The Tickets – St Aidan’s High School
3rd The Idea – Harrogate Grammar School
Best Musician Prizes to:
Rebecca Longbotton – Lead Guitarist , Dark Days of December (Boroughbridge High School)
Tom Fox Bass / Backing Vocals, The Specs (St John Fisher High School)
Special Band Prize sponsored by Richard Turner , Muzo:
Dark Days of December (Boroughbridge High School)
1st Place Dyna-mic – St Aidan’s High School (AMP Event Responsibility – Social and Online Media)
2nd Place Reem Team – Harrogate Grammar School (AMP Event Responsibility – Hospitality)
2nd Place Sound Investment – King James’s School, (AMP Event Responsibility – Front of House)
(joint second place)
Business teams receive cheques sponsored by Procter & Gamble back to their schools to spend on team building and further enterprise projects.
The winning band has the opportunity to play on the Main Stage at Culture Shock (23rd June) and also at the Harrogate Christmas Lights Switch On Thursday 22nd November
The event in pictures: