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Easter Music Courses 2023

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Easter Holiday Beginner Music Course Monday 3rd April 09:45 - 15:00

We are delighted to announce our Easter Music Courses for 2023.
 

 

 

Please note places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Closing date for applications: Saturday 11th March 2023

Please find below information on all courses and who they are suited to.


 
















 

This one-day course gives opportunities to take part in a range of fun musical activities, including bucket drumming, playing boom whackers, singing, body percussion and being part of a band.

Entry requirements: For those with no musical experience through to those who are learning an instrument and are at beginner to grade 1 standard. For pupils in school years 3 to 9 (age 7-14).

Bring your own instrument if you are learning one. All instruments welcome.

 

Cost: £5



 

 

 

 

Our 2-day Easter Instrumental Course will include opportunities for playing in small instrumental groups and a large ensemble. Fun musicianship games and activities will also be included.  All instruments welcome.

Participants must attend both days.

Entry requirements: For those that are grade 2 through to grade 8 standard. This is a suggested standard for the course, you do not need to have taken the exam. For pupils in school years 4 to 13 (age 8-18).

Bring your own instrument. All instruments welcome.

 

Cost: £10




Beginners Course - 10:30am – 11:30am: This session will offer you the chance to work with an online Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). You will learn how to create music electronically and production techniques such as looping, automation and sampling, as well as creating music for specific purposes, e.g. music for adverts, films etc. 

Entry requirements:  No previous experience necessary. For pupils in school years 5 to 13 inclusive (age 9-18). You will need a laptop or desktop computer for this course.

Intermediate Course – 11:45am – 12:45am: This course will explore Remixes - the art of taking existing recordings and reinterpreting them to create a new work. Students will be given a midi file containing a track and will use techniques to remix it in their own style.

Entry requirements:  For pupils in school years 5 to 13 inclusive (age 9-18) who have had some experience using BandLab. You will need a laptop or desktop computer for this course.

 

Cost: FREE!






Our new KS1 course is designed to introduce KS1 children to music through some exciting and engaging musical activities. The activities will include musical games, fun songs and the chance to perform together using a range of percussion instruments. The children will also have a creative music session with an opportunity to hear live instruments. We hope that your children will learn lots of new musical skills, which build and develop the foundations for learning instruments. 

Entry requirements: No previous experience is necessary. For children in school years 1 and 2 (age 5-7).

This course will be run twice on 14th April. Please indicate on your application form all the sessions you are able to attend. We will then contact you to confirm which session you have been allocated.

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Numbers will be limited so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Session 1: 09.20am - 12.00pm

Session 2: 12.50 – 3.30pm

Cost: £5.00 for a session

Easter Holiday Instrumental Course
Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th April 09:45 – 15:00
FREE ONLINE Music Technology Course
Thursday 6th April
KS1 MUSIC COURSE
Friday 14th April
Returning Your Form and How to Pay

Paying by cheque

Please send your completed form and a cheque made payable to:

Medway Music Association,

C/O Sarah Coole,

95 Weston Road,

Rochester,

Kent,

ME2 3HB.

Paying by Bank Transfer

Please email completed form to info@medwaymusicassociation.co.uk and ask for BACS details.

Members of MMA’s Music Centre

Members can hand their forms in at the music centre and can pay by cheque/BACS or cash.

Medway Music Association is passionate about making music available to all young people in Medway and that no one is excluded on financial grounds. If the cost of the Music Course is prohibitive, please write a letter explaining your situation to the Director, Derek Blease, and send it with your application form in order to be considered for bursary support for the Music Course. All will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

If you have any questions, please email us at

 info@medwaymusicassociation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Saturday 11th March 2023

Easer Holiday Beginnr Music Course
Easter Holiday Instrumental Course
KS1 Music Course
FREE ONLINE Music Technology Course
Returning your form and how to pay

Paying by cheque

Please send your completed form and a cheque made payable to:

Medway Music Association, C/O Sarah Coole,

95 Weston Road,

Rochester,

Kent,

ME2 3HB.

Paying by Bank Transfer Please email completed form to info@medwaymusicassociation.co.uk and ask for BACS details.

Members of MMA’s Music Centre

Members can hand their forms in at the music centre and can pay by cheque/BACS or cash.

Application Forms

 

Closing date for applications: Saturday 11th March 2023

Venue: Rainham Mark Grammar School, ME8 7AJ

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