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.
Trace the development of keyboard instruments and their repertoire from Bach’s Goldberg Variations to the late works of Brahms. Explore the composers and makers who shaped the keyboard into one of the most versatile and popular instruments of all time, and learn about history, style, genre and function through guided listening and score reading. Break week: 30th May.
Trace the development of this influential music from its origins in New Orleans through to its remarkable, rapid evolution today, learning about the different styles of each era and key musical figures. Tutor: Sara Dhillon.
Live is a revolutionary package that has taken the music world by storm. Performing with a laptop, songwriting or composing, Live’s intuitive and totally flexible interface puts the fun and experimentation back into music making. Tutor: Martin Delaney (Ableton certified trainer) [external website].
A unique opportunity for classical piano teachers to become familiar with the piano syllabus materials (style, harmony and improvisation) at grades 1-5, and develop understanding of how to prepare exam candidates.
If you are an experienced classical singer (at least five years' one-to-one lessons) with good vocal technique, you can develop performance skills for recital and stage. This is module 1 of a full-year course.
An opportunity for experienced classical singers (at least five years' one-to-one lessons) with good vocal technique to explore the rich repertoire of song, and to develop expressive and communicative skills. This is module 1 of a full-year course.
For experienced classical singers (at least 5 years' one-to-one lessons) with good vocal technique to explore the rich repertoire of song, and develop expressive and communicative skills. This is module 2 of a full-year course.
For experienced classical singers (at least five years' one-to-one lessons) with good vocal technique, to explore the rich repertoire of song, and develop expressive and communicative skills. This is module 3 of a full-year course. This course has mid-term breaks on Bank holiday mondays 7th and 28th June.
If you're an intermediate player, this practical workshop is an exciting chance to experience playing in a Latin band. Our emphasis will be on reading charts and playing as an ensemble, improvising and developing rhythm skill. Please contact the Music department on 020 7492 2630 or firstname.lastname@example.org to seek approval to enrol.
The Arduino lets you use light, movement and other physical variables to create and manipulate sound and music. A practical introduction using sensor technology with Max/MSP software. Some experience of music production software would be an advantage.
Explore how to achieve a more 'authentic' sound when playing early music on modern instruments. This course covers interpretation of rhythm and ornaments, tone, embellishment, articulation and more. Tutor: Debbie Diamond [external website].
An introduction to the art of solo singing. Gain a fundamental grasp of vocal technique as well as an understanding of the level of work and commitment involved to progress as a singer. This is the first module of a one-year foundation level course.
If you have a basic singing technique and some idea of suitable repertoire but are not yet ready to move into a full workshop situation, combine learning of technical skills and repertoire to explore your understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses.