We offer a wide range of part-time, evening and weekend music courses at many levels to suit your needs and aspirations, with highly motivated teachers. You can learn to play a variety of instruments, or further develop your skills. Explore jazz, learn or improve your singing and work in our professionally-equipped music technology studio.
Course Date: Sun 21 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Come and join the solfa choir to develop your musicianship and improve your sight-singing. This is a ‘rehearsal choir’ for the purpose of enjoying singing in a group as well as developing musicianship skills. Tutor: Alan Murdock.
Course Date: Fri 26 Oct 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Sonic arts is the expression of creativity through sound. Enjoy a series of creative exercises, with study and discussion of contemporary and historical context and practice, and create your own sound art. Tutor: Dr Charles Matthews [external website].
Course Date: Sun 28 Oct 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
A study and sharing group for experienced jazz players who are already performing. We will focus on famous jazz pianists, with in-depth listening and transcription of recorded examples. Includes some in-class demonstration and performance. Course dates: 28 October, 2 December, 20 January, 24 February, 24 March and 5 May.
A rare opportunity to explore improvisation in a supportive and playful environment. Open to musicians with two years of tuition completed. Find creativity and freedom as you follow the greats - Bach, Mozart, Chopin…. tutor : Lindsey Fillingham.
Course Date: Sun 4 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Learn traditional New Orleans Brass Band tunes by ear as a group. Explore improvisation and call and response backings. Aimed at all brass players at grade 4 standard and above. A range of playing abilities can be accomodated as can all brass instruments. tutor : Edward Ashby.
Course Date: Sun 4 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
What makes a memorable, satisfying tune? Through analysis of popular songs of the last century, examine how craft can serve inspiration. Enhance your compositional endeavours. A secure grasp of music theory is desirable for writing tasks, but alternative ways to compose may be negotiated.
Course Date: Sun 11 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Refresh your singing with a short technical course. Put together an impactful warm up routine, improve your understanding of technique and plan an effective practice session. Suitable for intermediate level singers in classical / light classical style.
Course Date: Tue 13 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Ideal if you know the basics but want your music to sound more polished and professional. Tips and tricks for mixing, using compressors, limiters, EQ, reverb and other devices. Examples will be given in a variety of software on Mac computers, although the course is equally suitable for hardware users. Tutor: [external website].
Logic is the industry standard music production software for Apple Mac computers. Discover audio recording and processing, MIDI composition and recording and effective use of Logic’s own high quality software instruments. Tutor: [external website].
Course Date: Fri 16 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Ideal for musicians and music teachers. Come and learn how to prepare and print high quality scores and other notation with Sibelius software. A good knowledge of conventional notation is required. Tutor: