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43 courses

Acoustic Guitar - Improvers (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Acoustic Guitar Improvers is a new course aimed at bridging the gap between beginners and intermediate guitarists. You will learn more complex techniques such as fingerstyle, blues and strumming patterns -  expanding your musical knowledge and skills whilst building a repertoire of iconic songs.

Please bring an acoustic guitar or contact us if you need assistance sourcing an instrument.

16/04/2024 - Tue (18:00-19:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £59 - C03146-232401
04/06/2024 - Tue (18:00-19:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £59 - C03146-232402

Acoustic Guitar Beginners (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Have you always wanted to play guitar? Join us at Hillcroft in Surbiton for an unforgettable experience exploring our Guitar courses. Come and play some tunes in a creative and relaxed environment. This workshop is aimed at would-be guitarists at all levels of beginner, post beginner and intermediate.

16/04/2024 - Tue (17:00-18:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £59 - C03104-232401
04/06/2024 - Tue (17:00-18:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £59 - C03104-232404

Acoustic Guitar Blues and Beyond Workshop

Your course will provide you with the skills, techniques and musical understanding to accompany songs, solo and expand in traditional blues forms and more contemporary styles, giving you a lot of one-to-one attention. This group can accommodate a wide range of levels and abilities and is very supportive of your learning while also presenting a wide range of challenges.

17/04/2024 - Wed (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C00187-232403

CARER Acting and Performing Skills for Budding Actors

Is acting something you've always wanted to do, but never found the time for? Come and learn the fine art of self-discovery and reflection on life, through drama games and play. This course is designed to awaken your performance spirit, show you what's involved in being an actor and immerse you in a learning community of like-minded souls.

15/04/2024 - Mon (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 9 weeks - £163 - C00609-232403

CARER Drama for Confidence

This beginners course consists of classes that combine acting, body, movement, voice and speech in order to improve your confidence and wellbeing. The teaching is practical, incorporating some basic theory. Throughout the course there will be opportunities to explore the dynamics of self and the emergent feelings, which we can use in the space as a means to give self-management and improvement of wellbeing.

We will explore the creative principles and techniques in acting, and how to get behind a role. We will be using improvisation and devising to create our own work, or expanding...

22/04/2024 - Mon (16:00-18:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £138 - C01917-232403

CARER Hillcroft Singers (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This choir will provide you with the opportunity to relax at the end of the day using the power of song. This is a new choir, and we welcome beginning singers as well as those with more experience. The selection of music and songs will reflect the interests of learners, and will change each term.

You will learn in an adult-only environment from expert teachers with relevant industry experience.

06/06/2024 - Thu (18:00-19:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £86 - C02924-232403

CARER Parkshot Singers

Your course is run in the form of a choir with instruction on relevant topics where you will cover a range of repertoire from several centuries and different cultures.

19/04/2024 - Fri (14:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £106 - C00199-232403

CARER Piano 1 - Beginners

This course is designed for absolute beginners but is equally suitable for students who wish to consolidate the basic principles of piano playing and general musicianship. We will soon be playing some simple tunes and developing your enjoyment of playing the piano in a fun and creative environment, alongside the group.

23/04/2024 - Tue (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £150 - C00838-232403
23/04/2024 - Tue (12:00-13:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £150 - C00838-232406
26/04/2024 - Fri (11:45-13:45) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £214 - C00838-232405

CARER Piano 2 - Post Beginners

This course will provide a stimulating and creative environment to further develop your piano playing.

On the course you should expect to play some simple tunes and develop your enjoyment of playing the piano in a fun and creative environment. We may explore some aspects of Grade One Piano and Theory.

23/04/2024 - Tue (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £150 - C01675-232403
23/04/2024 - Tue (13:45-15:45) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £197 - C01675-232406

CARER Piano by Ear for Wellbeing

This is a course that takes away the stress of reading music or studying the theory of it. It is maintained that the mark of a good musician is actually to respond in his aural senses to music sound and is able to play it on an instrument.

Starting at a zero level, the learner is introduced to easy and catchy popular music ranging from classical, pop, jazz to some popular music jingles on radio and television. The individual is guided and taught to play and enjoy without any reading or examination.

23/04/2024 - Tue (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £197 - C01362-232403

CARER Rock and Pop Guitar - Beginners

This is a new fun, practical course aimed at a complete beginner guitarist. No playing experience or ability to read music is required. The course will cover all the fundamentals and have you playing simple tunes in a creative and relaxed environment.

17/04/2024 - Wed (18:00-19:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £107 - C02822-232403

CARER Rock and Pop Guitar - Improvers

Rock and Pop Guitar Improvers is a new fun course aimed at bridging the gap between beginners and intermediate guitarists. You will learn techniques associated with the playing styles of many popular music genres covering both rhythm and lead guitar, expanding your musical knowledge and skills whilst building a repertoire of iconic songs.

17/04/2024 - Wed (20:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £107 - C02952-232405
17/04/2024 - Wed (19:00-20:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £107 - C02952-232403

Dance - Tap Beginners

An introduction to the wonderful world of Tap. You will be introduced to the basic moves, beats and rhythms of this exciting dance, learn some basic steps, and have the option to learn a dance by the end of term.

23/04/2024 - Wed (17:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £113 - C02950-232403

Drama - An Introduction to Screen Acting (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Acting for screen requires a different skill set than for the stage. Extend your range of performance skills and gain confidence with close ups, tracking shots, action and more. In this short course you will develop your understanding of the way performance meets camera and technology.

08/05/2024 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £163 - C03156-232401

Drama - How to Get a Job in Acting (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Finding work in the entertainment industry can be elusive. This short course looks in depth at the industry and explores the tools needed to get yourself noticed by casting agents and directors. We will cover aspects such as Headshots, Showreels, CV?s, Auditions, Call backs and dealing with rejections. In addition, we will look at ways you can exploit developments in digital technologies and how social media can help your pitch.

08/05/2024 - Wed (14:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £112 - C03157-232401

Foundation Acting Techniques for Performance

Come and be part of Richmond Drama School, where you will increase your confidence and self-esteem in a supportive adult-only workshop setting. Based in our beautiful theatre, this course will allow you to spend one day per week building your skills and knowledge through learning performance techniques derived from and used by different theatre practitioners. You will build skills in using the breath, voice, movement, the gaze, levels and resistance. You will develop and apply these techniques in creative improvisation scenarios and devising projects. You will work with a text as well...

22/04/2024 - Mon (09:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £416/FREE - C02393-232403

Music Appreciation

Spring 2024

Great Britten: exploring the music of Benjamin Britten.

In this 8-week course we will explore the music of Benjamin Britten, considered to be one of the greatest ever British composers. We?ll look at his major works, which are hugely varied in style and genre - from passionate opera to cheeky songs, from challenging chamber works to community cantatas - and discover some of his lesser-known ones too. We?ll consider the features of his style, why he is so popular, and put his work in its musical and social context, with some sideways looks at his contemporaries....

15/04/2024 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 8 weeks - £154 - C02676-232403

Piano 3 - Post Beginners

This course is the next level for students who have finished the post beginner?s level 2 and want to mature in playing the instrument.
AIM: It aims to bring out the originality of the learner?s playing. Aims also at improving technique, dynamics and effective use of the sustaining pedal in performance.

07/06/2024 - Fri (16:30-18:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £87 - C03152-232402

Richmond Open Orchestra

This course will provide an opportunity to play a musical instrument in a group, in the company of like-minded people.

We will explore music from a wide range of sources including film, tv, pop, rock, and classical traditions.

If you own a musical instrument, whether you play it regularly or maybe have not played for a while, this could be for you. Perhaps you yearn for that special magic that only being in a musical ensemble can bring. So dust off that double bass, tune up that trombone and get down to the Open Orchestra at RHACC!

17/04/2024 - Wed (17:00-19:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C02681-232403

RJS - Advanced Ensemble

This Jazz Ensemble class will examine and develop a broad repertoire of standard and modern jazz tunes and arrangements for you to develop your performance skills and confidences.

This group will work at an advanced level.

20/04/2024 - Sat (14:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £336 - C00224-232403

RJS - Ensemble 1

This Jazz Ensemble class will examine and develop a repertoire of standard tunes and arrangements for you to develop your performance skills and confidence within the ensemble.

This group will work at a lower intermediate level.

20/04/2024 - Sat (14:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £336 - C00226-232403

RJS - Friday Summer Intensive

This immersive all day jazz course is a continuation and taster course for the longer 30 week Richmond Jazz School 1 Year Course and will provide an environment for you to develop and review your jazz musicianship in a creative and support group.
Open to all instrumentalists and vocalists this practical course will focus on the in depth exploration of a course repertoire of 3 or 4 pieces and weave all aspects of jazz development into the sessions. Technical work and objectives will be developed alongside rhythmic work and the continued exploration and application of jazz harmony to...

07/06/2024 - Fri (10:30-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £420 - C02298-232401

RJS - Guitar Advanced

Your course will support and further explore all aspects of your jazz guitar playing and you will be comfortable playing jazz standards and wish to further develop in a supportive but challenging environment at a more advanced level. This course is run at the Jazz School at our Richmond site in London

20/04/2024 - Sat (12:00-14:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £336 - C00229-232403

RJS - Guitar Intermediate

Come and join our Saturday Jazz School. If you are a guitarist who is already competent in other styles, or has recently started to play jazz, this course will equip you with the basic technical skills and musical knowledge for playing jazz on the guitar.

The course is "hands-on", designed to help you develop your guitar technique and expand your knowledge of chords, scales, arpeggios and melodic patterns on the guitar. From the start you will learn to play jazz tunes - their chord progressions and melodies - and begin to improvise on them. You will receive guidance in developing...

20/04/2024 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £336 - C00228-232403

RJS - Jazz Funk Workshop

This exciting new jazz ensemble is for all instrumentalists and vocalists and will explore Jazz, Funk and soul repertoire within a practical jazz ensemble format.

25/04/2024 - Thu (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £308 - C02385-232403

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