Carnival Music - (Millbrook)

Ref: C2343165

The course is designed for any students with an interest in making music together and is an introduction to carnival music: from bhangra to samba. Students will learn to play several simple patterns on several different percussion instruments from Africa, Asia and South America, and sing a simple carnival song ('enredo') .

Course aim

The course is an introduction to carnival music: from bhangra to samba. Students will learn to play simple patterns on percussion instruments from Africa, Asia and South America. They will also learn to sing a simple carnival song

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for a group of around 15 students studying in a live video-learning platform conference and an online digital learning environment platform from the comfort of your own home.
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • the course is suitable for anone with an interest in making joyous music with others. However, it is ideal for students with memory impairement and/or moderate learning disabilities

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

  • play at least one samba pattern on at least one instrument
  • play at least one bhangra pattern on at least one instrument
  • play at least one reggae pattern on at least one instrument
  • sing at least one carnival song

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?

  • 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

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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Carnival Music - (Millbrook)

Enrolment 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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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