Morningside College of Music in Edinburgh mentioned they feared for the way forward for the college when lockdown hit once more in January.
However after signing up scores of latest college students they’re now launching an enchantment for extra academics in guitar, piano, bass and singing to satisfy the demand.
Since Covid-19 restrictions got here into place, the college has been inundated with lots of of enquiries as folks take up new hobbies whereas they’ve extra time on their palms.
And for the primary time the college has extra grownup college students than kids, with 71 per cent of bookings now coming from adults as classes moved from face-to-face to Zoom and Skype.
The college at present has round 700 pupils registered and 17 academics.
Linda Boyd, director of Morningside College of Music, mentioned: “When lockdown occurred we had been fearful about the way forward for the college.
“However we now want extra academics to match the demand.
“For the primary time we’ve received extra adults than kids, trying to take up all the pieces from guitar and piano to singing and the bass.
“New pupils are telling us that, with extra working from dwelling or being on furlough, they’d time to make use of productively.
“Many needed to study an instrument, typically for many years, however by no means actually had the time or area to do it.
“The pandemic appears to have spurred folks onto study.
“This may hopefully give folks new expertise to make use of as soon as lockdown’s over, and helps stimulate the financial system a bit with extra educating jobs being created.”