Performing arts tasters

Experience the best of online learning at City Lit with our range of performing arts taster courses from only £10 each.

From flamenco dance and singing to comedy writing and storytelling, we offer a wide range of taster courses in the performing arts for you to try.

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  1. Accents taster: mystery US accent
    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 11 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Expand your skillset as an actor or as someone with an interest in accents by exploring one American accent in this fun taster class, which will be delivered online. The mystery accent will be revealed on the day!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  2. Music history book club
    Course Date: Mon 12 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: Online

    The music history book club meets towards the end of each term to discuss novels and biography with musical themes and references relevant to the music history programme. This term’s book; Music Ho! (Constant Lambert).

    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 £15.00 Concession £12.00
  3. The improvised cadenza: Mozart and Beethoven
    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 12 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Mozart and Beethoven were passionate, competitive improvisers. By studying their concerto cadenzas, we’ll explore how Classical composers and performers approached cadenzas, and how they came to be composed rather than improvised.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  4. Singing online (mixed levels): taster
    Course Date: Wed 14 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Singers - would you like to like to know more about how a singing class can work on zoom? This fun, interactive, mixed ability taster for singers will give you a chance to find out before committing to a longer course. We will also help you identify which class is the right level for you.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  5. Music theory: score reading taster
    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 15 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Learn to navigate a music score and analyse basic structures in Western staff notation for students of grade 5+ ABRSM exams.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  6. Great works: Dvorák's Symphony No 8
    Course Date: Thu 15 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    We may consider Antonín Dvorák to be one of the greatest Czech composers of the nineteenth century – but then why was the sunny Eighth Symphony published, and given some of its earliest performances, in England? We explore this grand work, written at the height of Dvorák’s fame, and his fruitful relationship with the British musical world.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £18.00
  7. Extended techniques for flautists: taster
    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 16 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    A fun and practical online introductory workshop for flautists to explore the weird and wonderful ‘extended’ sounds and techniques of contemporary flute music. We will try out new techniques and learn how these can enhance our general flute playing.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  8. Singing online (beginners): taster
    Course Date: Fri 16 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Would you like to like to join a singing class but are not sure what is involved and how a singing class can work online? This fun and interactive taster for complete beginners will give you a chance to find out before committing to a longer course.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  9. Healthy practice for instrumentalists: online
    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 17 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Playing any instrument can be as demanding on body and mind as training for a major sporting event. In this online course for instrumental musicians, we will explore ways that we can keep our practice sustainable, healthy and joyful.

    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
  10. Recorders online: taster
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Rediscover the joy of playing recorders, and learn how a recorder class works online. Not suitable for complete beginners on the instrument, but ideal for those new to online learning.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  11. Acting online: taster
    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 13 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Ever wanted to try acting? This taster course is about discovering the pleasure of acting and ideal for beginners for those returning to drama who want to experience working in an online environment. In this fun class, you will gain a clear insight into the value of developing your skills on one of our longer online courses.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  12. Comedy writing and performing: taster
    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 13 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Explore your comedy writing and performance potential under the guidance of an Emmy-award winning comedy producer/director. Alan Nixon shares the skills behind creating powerful comedy using classic and modern techniques.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  13. Practical voice: taster
    Course Date: Wed 14 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    A taster class to introduce you to how you can improve the quality of your voice and standard of speech through relaxation, breath technique and articulation. This class will be online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00

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