Strings

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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Violin and viola advanced: technique
    Last Few Places, Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 17 Sep 2021

    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 7 syllabus plus a range of other repertoire and scales/arpeggios at the same standard. Suitable for students with at least five years' tuition/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
  2. Violin and viola 1A
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 22 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Learn the basics of playing violin or viola in a friendly environment, using a range of fun music. For complete beginners. Continues to Violin and viola 1B next term.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  3. Classical guitar 1A
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 22 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Enjoy learning to play guitar in the classical style, and read notation, in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. This study requires you to use a nylon strung guitar.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  4. Viola workshop
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 14 Nov 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    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 takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £36.00
  5. Musicianship for string players
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 18 Jul 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    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 around two years.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £48.00
  6. Violin and viola advanced: workshop
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 13 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    This course is for violin or viola players with at least five years’ experience. Come and enjoy working as a group with the tutor whilst learning repertoire, supported by technical studies.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  7. Violin and viola 5A
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 13 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    A course for those who have been playing for at least four years. You should play confidently in the first three positions and with 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 takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
  8. Cello advanced workshop
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    A group cello class for those who have been playing for at least four years, and are at least Grade 5 standard. You will explore solo and ensemble repertopire, play in all clefs and in positions including thumb position. This course is offered every term.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  9. Cello workshop
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Come and develop your technique and musical skills through playing ensemble and solo repertoire. This course is for students playing at Grade 4 standard at least.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
  10. Violin and viola 3A
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    This 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 takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  11. Classical guitar 3A
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    For graduates of the level 2 course and other experienced classical guitar players. This online class will work on scales and arpeggios at grades 5 and 6, and fingerstyle versions of Baroque, Latin and popular 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
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  12. Classical guitar 2A
    Last Few Places, Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    If you have studied playing and reading for classical guitar for at least a year, join this online 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
  13. Cello 2A
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 16 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    If you have completed Cello level 1 or have had at least one year’s tuition (playing at around grade 1 standard), come and explore cello technique and repertoire, including ensemble music. Continues to Cello 2B next term.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
  14. Classical guitar: advanced
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    For experienced classical guitar players, this online class will work on scales and arpeggios at grades 7 & 8, and fingerstyle versions of Baroque, Latin and popular 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
  15. Cello 1A
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 16 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Learn the basics of playing this warm and mellow instrument in a friendly environment, using a range of fun music. For complete beginners. Continues to Cello 1B next term.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100

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