String Instuments - Courses & Classes in London and Online

Learn the violin, viola, classical guitar or cello on one of our many courses. Choose from short tasters and year long courses: click here to read our short guide to choosing a string course.

You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.

For a limited time you can enjoy 20% off our online courses with a start date from 1 September 2020 using discount code: NEWONLINE. (Terms & Conditions apply )

To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera. Many classes use Google Classroom.

  1. Viola workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 12 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Focus on technique and musicianship especially for viola: on playing on the C string, reading alto clef fluently, left-hand work and more. For viola players, and violin players who wish to add an extra string to their bow!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. Violin and viola 4A

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This online course is for students who have been learning for three to four years and are fluent in 1st and 3rd positions (grade 3-4). Come and study higher positions, vibrato and a variety of bow techniques. This course continues with Violin and Viola 4B next term.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. Violin and viola 5A

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    An online course for those who have been playing for around 4 years. You should demonstrate confidence in the first 3 positions and show some confidence in 4th position. You should be developing a good sound quality with the bow and be able to work with a variety of bowing techniques.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Violin and viola advanced: workshop

    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This online course is for violin or viola players with at least four years’ experience. Come and enjoy working as a group with the tutor whilst learning classical repertoire, supported by technical studies.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. Cello advanced workshop

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    An online course for students who have been playing for at least four years and are at around grade 5 standard. You will be encouraged to play in all clefs regularly and be comfortable in positions including thumb position. This course is offered every term.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  6. Cello workshop

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This online course is for players who have at least two years' playing experience on the cello (playing at grade 3 standard). Come and develop your technique and musical skills through playing ensemble and solo repertoire. This course is offered every term.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  7. Violin and viola 2A

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    An online course for those who have been playing violin/viola for about a year, know the D major scale finger pattern and basic music notation. Learn classical and jazzy music in a friendly class. Continues to Violin and viola 2B next term.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Classical guitar 3A

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    For experienced classical guitar players, this class will work on scales and arpeggios at grade 6, and fingerstyle versions of Baroque, Latin and popular music. tutor : Tony Rowden.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Flamenco guitar 1

    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    If you are an intermediate-level guitar player, come and learn authentic flamenco guitar in traditional and modern styles. Explore the techniques of picado, pulgar, alzapua and rasgueo, with rhythms, chords and scales. Learn to play a variety of 'falsetas' in the rhythm of soleo and bulerias. Please use a nylon strung guitar for these online sessions..

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  10. Classical guitar 1A

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Enjoy learning to play guitar in the classical style, and read notation, in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Please use a nylon strung guitar.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. Classical guitar 2A

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    If you have studied playing and reading for classical guitar for at least a year, join this class to develop a range of technical skills as you learn repertoire of solo and ensemble guitar music.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. Violin and viola 3A

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This online course is for players who have been learning violin/viola for two to three years (playing at grade 2-3 standard), take the next step to learn vibrato, positions above 1st, and improved bow control. This course continues with Violin and viola 3B next term.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  13. Violin and viola advanced: technique

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This online course is for violin and viola students who want to focus on improving technique. Your tutor will guide you through technical work and pieces from the ABRSM grade 6 syllabus plus a wide range of other repertoire and scales/arpeggios at the same standard. Suitable for students with around 5 or more years playing experience.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  14. Musicianship for string players

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 6 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your understanding of theory and musicianship in relation to your instrument. This course is for violin, viola and cello players who have been learning for two years or more.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

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