Music and singing for wellbeing - MWB project

Ref: C2341419

This course is to encourage a sense of well-being, inclusiveness, fun and creative social activity in a day centre. There will be a variety of specific activities involving warm ups, some of you will follow specific clapping & body actions, accompaniment with my guitar, and some learners will sing solo to chosen songs, and active movements with singing.

Additional information about this course

Mental wellbeing project course for Leicester Ageing Together. Aimed at those aged 50+ fromLeicester city wards.

Course aim

For you to enjoy a variety of styles of music and take part in singing, musical accompaniment, actions, dancing and playing some small instruments in a group.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

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

  • recognise a number of songs played & play percussion
  • understand how to follow specific actions - either independently or with guidance
  • sing or move/dance to specific songs - independently or with guidance

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 be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

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

Download full course information sheet

Music and singing for wellbeing - MWB project

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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