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Singing for Pleasure
C00196

This course will provide an encouraging environment and opportunity to start singing or begin again.This course will take place onsite at Hillcroft.

Course Content

Your course sessions will be practical and fun and include many opportunities for singing while also introducing you to topics such as:
Developing awareness of technique
Improving and developing your singing and repertoire
Performing within a singing group
Introduction to music theory

You will cover lots of different styles from pop, folk, jazz, African chants, musicals, part songs etc - the final selection of songs will depend on the interests of the learners and changes each term.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

All you need to bring is a desire to sing.

First Class Requirements

Notebook and pencil.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance throughout the course will help you gain maximum benefit from the course.

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment on this course although you will be able to identify individual goals and later reflect on your development. Your tutor will assess your learning and progress through the practical nature of the classes.

Further Study Options

You may wish to progress to further courses at RACC in singing or be inspired to explore more of our practical music courses.

Additional Information

Your course will include some opportunities for performances in college events throughout the year

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline please email art@racc.ac.uk.

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.