Musicianship Courses & Classes in London

Musicianship courses will support your instrumental or vocal studies with a focus on reading, writing and hearing music and musical patterns. For more details about musicianship and music theory courses please visit our blog: Musicianship and music theory at City lit which lists our full sequence of musicianship and music theory classes.
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  1. Music theory: counterpoint 3

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the art of counterpoint, a musical technique in which two or more melodies are combined to create a highly engaging musical texture. Through analysis and practical exercises, you'll learn to write effective counterpoint in a variety of stylistic contexts. Break week 25 May (Bank Holiday).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  2. Music theory: diploma topics 3

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your knowledge of music theory topics equivalent in standard to the first year of an undergraduate degree. The topics in this module are selected from the Trinity Associate (AMusTCL) syllabus. Prepare for this exam, or just develop your knowledge. This term: Exam technique and preparation. Break week 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. Musicianship 2: aural training with solfa C

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course focuses on sight-singing, putting the musical experience at the heart of learning. Gain a better understanding of musical concepts and develop your musicianship. Based on the famous Kodály method. Break week 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Music theory: grade 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    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. - NB: This course has a break week on Tuesday 26th May 2020.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. Musicianship 2: rhythm

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    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. This essential class will suit players and singers equally.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Music theory: grade 6

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your understanding of musical language by learning to write four-part harmony, harmonise and write diatonic melodies, modulate, and analyse scores (harmony, melodic decoration, phrase structure, performance instructions, stylistic implications).
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00

  7. Music theory: introduction to score reading and analysis

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: International House
    Learn to navigate music scores and analyse basic structures. Learn to identify stylistic characteristics of music from different periods of music history, suitable for developing your understanding of music in its historical context, and to support the style identification elements of grade 5+ ABRSM exams.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  8. Musicianship 2: ear training

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    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: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  9. Musicianship 1: listening and reading, pitch and rhythm

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    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. Break week: 8 May (Bank holiday for 75th anniversary of VE Day).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  10. Musicianship 2: bass clef, scales and rhythm

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you understand time signatures and major scales in C, F and G, join this course to learn about minor scales and the bass clef, and to develop rhythm writing and playing.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  11. Music theory: grade 4

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Study more complex musical language including duplets, double-dotted rhythms, alto clef, double sharps/flats, the

    concept of enharmonic equivalence, and recognising and writing common triads. Learn the technical names for scale degrees, and standard ornaments and instruments. Scheduled break weeks: 10 May & 24 May (bank holiday weekends).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. Swing jazz rhythm notation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you struggle to negotiate reading and writing in swing time? This 'clinic' aims to help you hear and steer in swing feel. Students must be accustomed to playing jazz.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £18.00

  13. Jazz repertoire

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 7 Jun 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy the challenge of playing familiar and new jazz repertoire in a mixed ensemble. For players with substantial experience of jazz ear training techniques and harmony study. Tunes will be announced two weeks ahead of the course start date.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  14. Musicianship for keyboard players: introduction

    Course Date: Mon 6 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your understanding of theory and musicianship in relation to the piano. This course is for pianists who have been learning for around two years.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  15. Song lyric writing: create and combine with melody

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 9 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create original, catchy and memorable lyrics from scratch. Learn how to generate lyrics from your everyday experiences. Look at structure, creating a hook and finding your unique writing style.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

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