- Stretch and flexCourse start date: Mon 24 Oct 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Bless KlepcharekThis class uses traditional dance stretches as its base and is ideal for anyone who would like to improve their flexibility, range of movement, improve alignment and relieve muscular tension. It is suitable for all ages and abilities and is the perfect warm-up for the Modern Jazz dance class that follows it.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £58.00
- Introduction to contemporary classical musicCourse start date: Mon 31 Oct 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneDiscover key works of contemporary classical music, considering how they function as artworks and also the political and social context in which they were written.
- Great works: White ChristmasCourse start date: Mon 5 Dec 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneHow did we all become so obsessed with snow in December? From Irving Berlin’s song to its use in several films and on stage, we look at the huge impact of this little ditty which has become the defining image of Christmas for many.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
- Music history book clubCourse start date: Mon 12 Dec 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Edward BreenThe music history book club meets towards the end of each term to discuss novels and biographies with musical themes and references relevant to the music history programme. This term’s book is a new novel about Handel.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
- Christmas crooningCourse start date: Mon 12 Dec 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard Hartley WilsonDon your sparkly jumpers and get into the Christmas spirit as you sing along to some Christmas classics!
- Sing with confidenceCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard Hartley WilsonIf you are nervous of singing in public, scared to open your mouth or just want to know how your voice works, this course is for you. Classes are fun and cover a wide range of musical styles, so there is something for everyone. Break week 24th October 2022.
- Exploring opera 2Course start date: Mon 16 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneJoin us to explore the history of opera over three enjoyable terms. In this second term we’ll explore the innovations of Mozart, the impact of the French Revolution and the early Romantics. This course has a scheduled break week: 13 February 2023.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- Introduction to musicalsCourse start date: Mon 16 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneFrom Showboat to Hamilton, this course surveys some key examples from the history of the modern musical and examines the way different styles of music, dance and words work on stage.
- Choral singing for pleasureCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard Hartley WilsonWhether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this choral class will give you something to look forward to on a Monday. We sing many genres from musical theatre to pop plus more traditional pieces. This course is very popular, so booking early is essential. Break week 24th of Oct 2022.
- Choir at lunchtimeCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard Hartley WilsonCome and spend your lunchtime singing a range of music, in interesting choral arrangements. It's good for the mind, body and spirit. Sing music from across all genres, have fun and leave with a spring in your step. There's no better pick-me-up at lunchtime! Break week 24th Oct 2022.
- Use your voice assertivelyCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Allis MossDo you want to sound more confident, grounded, self-assured and assertive? Improve your vocal skills through a series of exercises that will support you to become more vocally confident, expressive and dynamic without appearing arrogant. This course will be delivered in the college.
- Introduction to film musicCourse start date: Mon 27 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneMusic has always been an important part of film-going, filling the silence and creating sometimes startling effects. We will look at the way directors have used music to enhance, enrich and enthral audiences from cinema’s earliest days.
- Great works: The Beggar's OperaCourse start date: Mon 3 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneWas this the first musical? Using popular song and opera tunes of the day, new satirical words poked fun at serious opera in this everyday tale of skulduggery among the criminal classes, with a charismatic but murderous hero.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
- Exploring opera 3Course start date: Mon 24 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneJoin us to explore the history of opera over three enjoyable terms. In this third term we’ll explore Verdi, Wagner and the early 20th century. Break week: 01 & 29 May 2023 (Bank holidays).Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- Great artists: Enrico CarusoCourse start date: Mon 17 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneCaruso, born 200 years ago, was not only a stupendous singer but also a best-selling recording artiste. We find out how he became the first modern superstar tenor.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
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