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5600402 Young Musicians' Week

Tutors: Ben Wingfield, Angela Dobson

This course provides an opportunity to perform in a variety of musical groups in a challenging, stimulating programme individually tailored to each child's own performance level.The Course Director Ben Wingfield leads a team of top-rate music professionals and young musical assistants, bringing together a wealth of educational expertise and experience in nurturing young musicians. Who can attend?Any young musician aged 8 to 18 who enjoys playing a string, woodwind, brass or percussion instrument is welcome to sign up. Children must bring their own instrument (with the exception of percussion), should be at least Grade 1 standard and should be comfortable reading...
Young Musicians' Week
Course No. 5600402
Course Date Mon-Fri
23 - 27 Jul 2018
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Limited availability

5610415 Jazz Week

Tutors: Josh Kemp, 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 5 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. 5610415
Course Date Mon-Fri
23 - 27 Jul 2018
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Course Full

5640419 Musical Beginnings

Tutor: Katie Neilson

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. 5640419
Course Date Wed-Thu
25 - 26 Jul 2018
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Places still available

5710422 Musical Theatre Week

Tutor: Tom Newall

Anyone with a passion for singing and musical theatre will love 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! You will be working together with everyone on the course and in smaller groups and there will be opportunities for individual coaching on show songs, acting and choreography. By...
Musical Theatre Week
Course No. 5710422
Course Date Mon-Fri
30 Jul - 03 Aug 2018
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Course Full

5730414 Rock Upp!

Tutor: Danny Mills

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. Using...
Rock Upp!
Course No. 5730414
Course Date Mon-Fri
30 Jul - 03 Aug 2018
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Course Full