Suffolk in Music

Ref: C2226306

Emeritus Professor Chris Green is one of East Anglia's leading musicians, well known as a lecturer and writer but even better known as conductor of the highly successful Suffolk-based Trianon Music Group. He has been conducting for 60 years and has included many works by both Suffolk composers and composers writing music reflecting Suffolk which feature in this session and some which he has premiered.

Additional information about this course

No skills or experience needed

Course aim

To introduce students to a range of music reflecting Suffolk from folksong to Framlingham Castle.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Identify a range of pieces written about or linked to Suffolk themes.
  • Demonstrate more about compositions beyond the most famous (e.g. Britten's Peter Grimes)
  • Review the current musical scene

How will I be taught?

  • 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

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • This is a taster session and the lecturer will give points of departure for furtehr exploration

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Suffolk in Music

Enrolment Conditions

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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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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