Music Workshop with Frances Jones

Ref: C2346404

This is the chance to meet with other players and make music together in a friendly ensemble environment, improving your technique, musicianship, sight reading and understanding of music theory in the process. Sessions operate as band rehearsals tackling accessible arrangements of a diverse musical repertoire. For players of elementary to intermediate standard with the ability to read standard music notation. Students supply their own instrument and music stand. All instruments welcome

Course aim

To enable students to acquire and develop the skills needed to play in a music ensemble, develop and maintain the skills and technique needed to play a musical instrument, and develop greater confidence to participate further in musical activities.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Demonstrate sight reading to play a piece of music.
  • Play at least 3 pieces of music as an integrated member of the ensemble.
  • Join other practical music groups in the community.
  • Make informed contributions to discussion involving wider contexts to music as a subject eg the way social, political, economic and cultural factors have influenced the development of music.
  • Develop research skills eg listen to musical recordings,attend live concerts.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- All materials will be provided - Music will be provided but students need to bring their own instrument and music stand

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Music Workshop with Frances Jones

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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
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