Type
11 courses
Music

Acoustic Guitar Blues & 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. 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.

15/09/2021 - Wed (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £202.00 - C00187-212201
12/01/2022 - Wed (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £186.00 - C00187-212202
20/04/2022 - Wed (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £186.00 - C00187-212203

Beginners 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.

21/09/2021 - Tue (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £79.00 - C01362-212201
09/11/2021 - Tue (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £79.00 - C01362-212202
11/01/2022 - Tue (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £79.00 - C01362-212203
22/02/2022 - Tue (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £79.00 - C01362-212204
19/04/2022 - Tue (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £79.00 - C01362-212205
07/06/2022 - Tue (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £79.00 - C01362-212206

Guitar - Beginners

Your course will begin at the very beginning! You will soon be playing simple tunes and developing your enjoyment of playing guitar in a fun and creative environment.

20/09/2021 - Mon (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00183-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00183-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £125.00 - C00183-212203

Guitar - Post Beginners

This fun, practical course will support the development of your guitar playing through a broad repertoire of simple and more challenging pieces. It will provide you with a solid understanding of music, while encouraging you to follow your own musical tastes and personal expression and gain increased confidence in performance.

20/09/2021 - Mon (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00185-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00185-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £125.00 - C00185-212203

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.

14/09/2021 - Tue (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00838-212201
11/01/2022 - Tue (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00838-212202
26/04/2022 - Tue (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00838-212203

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.

14/09/2021 - Tue (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C01675-212202
11/01/2022 - Tue (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C01675-212204
26/04/2022 - Tue (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C01675-212206

Piano 3 - Continuers

You will play some simple tunes and develop your enjoyment of playing the piano in a fun and creative environment.

You will have taken our Beginners and Post Beginners course previously, or can demonstrate confidence with simple pieces e.g. Grade 1.

13/09/2021 - Mon (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C02504-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C02504-212202
18/04/2022 - Mon (18:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C02504-212203

Piano 4 - Intermediate

Students attending this course should be able to demonstrate confidence with developed pieces at grade 2 or 3. The purpose of this practical course is to lead you to the following achievements:

Stable acquisition of an efficient practice routine, so to be able to learn a new piece very quickly and enjoy your private practice

Development of technical, aural and sight-reading skills

Reinforced knowledge of Music Theory

First understanding of music interpretation, so to make music instead of merely mechanical finger workout

Enriching your...

13/09/2021 - Mon (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00985-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00985-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (20:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - C00985-212203

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.

Any non-amplified instrument may be suitable.

Lead tutor, Pamela Pecko Smith, is keen to hear from players interested in...

17/09/2021 - Fri (18:00-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £187.00 - C02681-212201
14/01/2022 - Fri (18:00-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £187.00 - C02681-212202

Richmond Open Orchestra - Taster

Come along to this taster for the new Richmond Open Orchestra!
Bring a musical instrument if you wish and tell us about it, and how you are getting on with playing.
This is an initial, informal conversation to explore music and ideas for the new musical ensemble at Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College (RHACC) which will start on Friday 17th September.
The Richmond Open Orchestra 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...

10/09/2021 - Fri (18:00-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - C02762-212201

Rock School - Drum Kit

Week 1: Applying Basic Note Values to the Drum Set

- Crotchet, Quavers and Semiquavers on the snare and toms
- Pop/rock drum beats: Different quaver positions on the bass drum
- Combining Note Values for drum fills.

- Higher Level Differentiation

- Drum fills that incorporate leading with the weaker hand.
- Incorporating the cymbals in fills using basic note values.

Week 2: Song Study: Highway to Hell

- Applying crotchets and quavers to the drum set

- Higher Level Differentiation

- Applying more complex aspects of the song...

20/09/2021 - Mon (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £248.00 - C02677-212201