Singing, playing and compositions

Ref: C2226453

On this course you will be able to learn to play various group pieces on the keyboards, some original pieces and arrangements. We shall also sing a wide range of songs and accompany some of them with percussion. Additionally we will study compositions from a selected composer.

Additional information about this course

No session on 03/05 or 10/05. This course is only open to students who use the partners services.

Course aim

To play pieces on the various keyboards with a group. To sing songs and play percussion. To learn about a composition, composer or a musical style.

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:

  • learn parts for and play (ensemble) new pieces on the keyboards or percussion.
  • Sing and accompany songs from a variety of sources.
  • Demonstrate an increased awareness of a composer and his (or her) musical style.

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?

  • 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
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

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

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Singing, playing and compositions

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • 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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