5 courses
Music Appreciation & Theory

Come to the Opera

11/01/2022 - Tue (13:45-15:45) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £187.00 - C00424-212202

How to Read Music - Beginners

This short course will introduce you to the basic elements of music theory, both in terms of listening to music and looking at written music. We will demystify this complex language and familiarise you with the main ideas.

22/04/2022 - Fri (13:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £66.00 - C00685-212202

How to Read Music - Improvers

This short course is for learners with a basic knowledge of reading music and any learners who have already completed the How to Read Music Beginners Course. It will help you to understand in more detail how to read music, and will consolidate any understanding you already have of basic music theory.

14/01/2022 - Fri (16:00-17:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £66.00 - C01022-212201
10/06/2022 - Fri (13:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £66.00 - C01022-212202

Music Appreciation - Masterworks

25/04/2022 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 8 weeks - £140.00 - C01229-212203

Music Appreciation - The Instrumental Families of the Orchestra

In this 8-week course, we will survey the range of instruments in the orchestra, grouping them int families and learning about their history and function. We'll think about the development of the orchestra as a whole, and the how the function and type of music changes in different periods, leading to the development of various instruments. We?ll listen to how the instruments work in solo, small group and orchestral settings, and clear up any confusions you might have!
With lots of listening and discussion, we will consider a wide range of works. You do not have to be able to read...

10/01/2022 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 8 weeks - £140.00 - C02675-212201