Mixing with Music

Ref: C2224523

The course will develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of music, by exploring how it relates to the other arts and to aspects of life. It will introduce you to the music itself, several examples of which will be performed live by the tutor, and there will be occasional opportunities for students to participate if they wish.

Course aim

Why is TV background music often irritating? How does music differ from country to country? Does opera need to be hard work? COME AND SHARE MUSIC, DISCUSSIONS AND DISCOVERIES.

Who is the course for?

- No skills or experience needed - You do not need any particular knowledge of music or theory, just an open mind and a receptive ear for the music to be explored.

What topics will this course cover

- The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning - If possible, a group visit to a local concert will be organised.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

How will I know I'm making progress?

- A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

- Nothing else is needed

Reading and information sources

- No pre reading or pre course work is required - students will be encouraged to listen to complete sections of music after the sessions, using CDs of their own, or library copies issued by the branch.

What could the course lead to?

- Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Mixing with Music Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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