Musicianship

Learn ear training, rhythm, music notation, theory, composing and songwriting.
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  1. Composition techniques

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to develop your skills in composing? You will analyse techniques and apply them in your own original composition. Good music theory knowledge needed (grade 5 or above). This term focuses on modal and atonal writing. Tutor: Trish Shaw.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  2. Dalcroze: music and movement

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Dalcroze is a powerful route to developing deeper musicality and creative expression through whole body movement. This approach offers musicians of any age or stage a way to enhance and enrich their skills. Mid-term break: 29 May.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  3. Essential ear training

    Course Date: Sat 29 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your aural awareness and improve your recognition and response to music in practice. We will sing intervals, scales and harmonies, and set routines for you to practise. Some music theory included.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00

  4. Harmony matters

    Course Date: Fri 28 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have a good working knowledge of music theory, this course introduces harmony from the major scale and includes writing and aural training. Practical and academic. Tutor: Sarha Moore.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  5. Learn to read music

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Begin to read music, for instrumental playing and singing. Learn how to understand the notation of pitch, metre and rhythm. An introduction for absolute beginners.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Music theory: advanced topics

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the finer details of musical language: understand and recognise aspects of structure and style, use of melody, harmony, rhythm, and texture through written style studies and musical analysis covering different periods. Suitable for those with advanced knowledge of music theory (grade 7 or higher). Tutor: Dr Malcolm Miller

    Course dates: 24 Apr, 8-22 May, 5 June-3 July.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  7. Music theory: grade 3

    Course Date: Sun 12 Mar 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your understanding of musical language by learning to read and write rhythm and melody in compound time, phrase structure and anacrusis (upbeat/pickup), transposing between clefs, major and minor keys up to four sharps/flats.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  8. Music theory: grade 5 (part 2)

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about irregular metre, transposition, major and minor keys to six flats/sharps, short score writing, cadence chords, word-setting and standard expression signs. This course is taught in the digital piano room, with plenty of practical application. Tutor: Sarha Moore.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  9. Music theory: grade 6

    Course Date: Tue 7 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your understanding of musical language by learning to write 4-part harmony, harmonise diatonic melodies, write tonal melodies, modulate, and to analyse scores (harmony, phrase structure, performance instructions, stylistic implications). Tutor: Mayda Narvey

    Course dates: 7 Mar - 4 Apr, 2 May - 13 June.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00

  10. Music theory: introduction to score reading & analysis

    Course Date: Mon 5 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills in reading and interpreting musical scores to enhance your appreciation and understanding. Suitable for those with knowledge of music theory at Grade 5 standard or higher. Tutor: Mayda Narvey.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  11. Musicianship: sounds and symbols 1

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to name and recognise what you hear, to organise music notation, write it and read it. Suitable for absolute beginners, which may include students who play by ear and do not read. Tutor: Matt Burdynowski.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. Rhythm class

    Course Date: Fri 28 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Supplement your instrumental or vocal study and improve your musical timekeeping. You will play in class, reading and writing rhythms, and work by ear.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  13. Sight singing & musicianship: Kodály method

    Course Date: Thu 27 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop further your understanding of Kodály’s revolutionary approach to music education. This practical course focuses on singing, putting the musical experience at the heart of learning and internalising theory and musicianship. Tutor: Selena Kay.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  14. Songwriting: form and function

    Course Date: Tue 10 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your ability to make songs through practical exercises. Examine well known songs from pop, rock and jazz in order to understand their chord progressions, accompaniment, bass lines and rhythm. Ideal for players and singers with a good working knowledge of harmony. Tutor: David Harrison [external website].
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  15. Studies in counterpoint

    Course Date: Thu 27 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the art of counterpoint, a musical technique in which two or more melodies interact with one another. Through analysis and practical exercises, you will learn to write effective counterpoint in a variety of stylistic contexts. Tutor: Selena Kay.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

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