Musicianship

Learn ear training, rhythm, music notation, theory, composing and songwriting.
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  1. Musicianship 2: rhythm

    Course Date: Sat 4 Nov 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  2. Musicianship 4: improve musical coordination

    Course Date: Tue 7 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your sight reading/singing, instrumental skills, coordination and ensemble playing. Learn to hear the music you see, write down the music you hear, and coordinate rhythm and melody. Tutor: Mayda Narvey [external website].
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  3. Writing song tunes

    Course Date: Sat 11 Nov 2017
    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.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Music theory: advanced topics

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the finer details of musical language through analysis of works from different periods: structure and style, melody, harmony, rhythm and texture. For those with Music theory grade 7 or higher. This term: advanced harmony. Tutor: Dr Malcolm MiIller

    Mid-term break: 12 Feb.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Musicianship advanced: Dalcroze method

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    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. Tutor: Mary Price O'Connor.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  6. Musicianship 4: aural training and dictation Part 2

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018
    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. Leads to part 3 next term. Break week: 12 Feb. Tutor: Selena Kay [external website].
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Music theory: counterpoint 2

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018
    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 composition exercises, you'll learn about the principles and practice of this highly engaging compositional style. Leads to part 3 next term. Break week: 12 Feb. Tutor: Selena Kay [external website].
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

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

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jan 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    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.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. Musicianship 3: sight singing

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop sight singing and aural skills by reading, writing, listening and singing together. Study scales, intervals, rhythm and pitch notation, part singing and harmony. You must be able to read music, and sing in tune in order to benefit from this course.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  10. Musicianship 2: bass clef, scales and rhythm

    Course Date: Fri 12 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  11. Musicianship 3: how harmony works

    Course Date: Fri 12 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have completed 'Sounds and symbols 3', or have equivalent knowledge of music theory, this course introduces harmony from the major scale and includes writing and aural training. Practical and academic.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Memorising song lyrics

    Course Date: Sat 13 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore a range of approaches to memorising the lyrics of songs. We will learn how to find pattern in structure, sound, image and meaning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  13. Musicianship 2: ear training

    Course Date: Sat 13 Jan 2018 (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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  14. Music theory: interpreting a score

    Course Date: Mon 15 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the principles of diatonic harmony, including chord progression, and how to make sense of piano and other instrumental scores. For musicians at Grade 5 theory (or equivalent) standard or higher. Tutor: Mayda Narvey [external website].
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  15. Music theory: grade 7

    Course Date: Tue 16 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn more complex elements of music: figured bass, melodic and harmonic decoration, writing for instrument or voice with given accompaniment, and score analysis of harmonic and phrase structure, style, performance and directions. Tutor: Sarha Moore

    Course dates: 16 Jan-20 Mar, 17 Apr-15 May.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

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