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5200403 Strings Course

Tutor: Alex Laing

Intensive music coaching for musicians Grade 7 standard and above.This course is aimed at violinists, violists, cellists and double bassists of minimum Grade 7 standard and beyond. We will focus on set chamber music repertoire, copies of which will be sent to participants one month or more before the course. Players will benefit from group lessons, as well as individual masterclasses to deal with the technical demands of their own parts. There will be sessions on chamber music skills, and the opportunity to apply them in a supportive environment. We aim to help each participant reach their highest potential in a...
Strings Course
Course No. 5200403
Course Date Fri-Sun
21 - 23 Jul 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 20:30
Status: Places still available

5210402 Young Musicians' Week

Tutor: Jane Stevens

Young Musicians Week, one of the best holiday courses in Britain for young musicians, will again offer 7 - 18 year olds the opportunity to participate in a week of music-making, music education and fun with like-minded young people. Students will enjoy the benefit of being able to use the school’s Paul David Music School, as well as the many other specialist musical venues and facilities available. Course Director Jane Stevens (Assistant Director of Music at Uppingham School) will be supported by a team of top rate professional music educationalists assisted by young musical assistants - all hand-selected not only because...
Young Musicians' Week
Course No. 5210402
Course Date Mon-Fri
24 - 28 Jul 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Places still available

5220415 Jazz Week

Tutor: James Arben

This advanced music course gives older/more advanced students the chance to experience playing in a jazz Big Band.What does the course offer?Led by Musical Directors Josh Kemp and James Arben, supported by jazz professionals, soloists and music educationalists, the emphasis is on challenging young musicians to think creatively, improvising and working with like-minded youngsters to produce the tight ensemble required within Big Band jazz. Students do not need previous jazz experience, but should be grade 6 standard or above to get the most out of the course. In work such as improvisation and jazz combos, each individual musician will be assessed...
Jazz Week
Course No. 5220415
Course Date Mon-Fri
24 - 28 Jul 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Places still available

5230419 Musical Beginnings - New Course

Tutor: Jane Stevens

An introduction to music and music making for the beginner.A two-day musicianship course for children aged approximately 5-9 who have just started or are about to start learning an instrument. The course will develop children's musical skills through singing, pitch, rhythm, ensemble and music reading games and activities to prepare them for playing in bands and orchestras in the near future. This is perfect for those who are not quite ready for the full Young Musicians' Week but are keen to develop their musicianship in a fun and focused way. No previous experience is necessary, but children who have started an...
Musical Beginnings
Course No. 5230419
Course Date Wed-Thu
26 - 27 Jul 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Places still available

5300429 Solo Singing Course

Tutor: Catherine Griffiths

Intensive vocal coaching for singers aged between 15 and 21What does the course offer?The course is designed for singers aged between 15 and 21 who wish to develop their skills and confidence as individual performers and are possibly considering pursuing singing at a higher level or as a career. Course Director Catherine Griffiths is Head of Singing at Uppingham School and will be joined by Yvonne Sandison and Andrew Kennedy. All of the tutors have a wealth of experience on the operatic stage and concert platform both nationally and internationally as well as a wealth of teaching experience.There will be workshops...
Solo Singing Course
Course No. 5300429
Course Date Fri-Sun
21 - 23 Jul 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 20:30
Status: Places still available

5310422 Musical Theatre Week

Tutor: Tom Newall

Anyone with a passion for singing, dancing, acting or performing will love getting involved with Uppingham’s Summer School week based on the bright lights of Broadway and the finest songs from the West End stage. Open to all abilities, the week will involve learning some full company numbers as well as splitting into more specific groups for those with more experience, giving everyone the chance to perform to their ability and thereby have the most fun!In this jam-packed week you will work with professionals towards putting on a show in Uppingham School’s professional theatre on the last day of the course....
Musical Theatre Week
Course No. 5310422
Course Date Mon-Fri
31 Jul - 04 Aug 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Limited availability

5320414 Rock Upp!

Tutor: Anthony Pike

A week of songwriting, recording and gigging for aspiring rock and pop musicians.Who Can Attend?This course is aimed at young people aged 11 to 18 who are interested in any form of modern music, either as instrumentalists, singer-songwriters, vocal artists or members of a rock or pop band. Run by a group of qualified professional musicians and tutors, students will receive group and some personal tuition. They will form a band with other students and will learn how to write their own music as well as having the opportunity to mix and record one of the tracks they have written....
Rock Upp!
Course No. 5320414
Course Date Mon-Fri
31 Jul - 04 Aug 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Places still available