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Summer Music Courses 2024

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Summer Holiday KS1 Music Courses
Saturday 20th July 

We are delighted to announce our Summer Music Courses for 2024.
 

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

Closing dates for applications:

In Person Courses - Thursday 20th June 2024.

Online Music Technology Courses - Friday 12th July 2024

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


 




 

Our 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.  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. 

Session 1 for children in Year 1 only: 9:45am - 11:45am 

(please note applicants must be in Year 1 at the time of application)

Session 2  for children in Year 2 only: 12:45pm - 2:45pm 

(please note applicants must be in Year 2 at the time of application)

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

 

Cost: £5 for a session

 

This one-day course gives opportunities to take part in a range of fun musical activities, such as 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 3-day Summer Instrumental Course will include opportunities for playing in small instrumental groups and a large ensemble.  Fun musicianship activities will also be included.

 

Participants must attend all 3 days.

Concerts for Friends and Family - Wednesday 24th July 2.30pm (estimated finished time approx. 3.15pm).  This is a free non-ticketed concert.

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: £15.00

 

 

 

Beginners Course 9:30am – 11:00am

This session will offer you the chance to work with an online Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). You will learn how to create music electronically using loops and how to find and import loops to match sounds and styles.

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 11:15am – 12:45pm: For those with experience of using BandLab as a DAW. 

 

During this session you will use a pre-existing MIDI file to re-imagine a song.  Using different MIDI instruments and the ability to cut/copy/paste sections you will create a new version of an existing piece of music changing not only the instrumentation but the style as well.   You will also use effects, automation and other DAW techniques to change the music.

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



 






 

FREE Online Summer Holiday Music Technology Courses  - Saturday 20th July
Summer Holiday Beginner Music Course
Sunday 21st July 09:45 - 15:00
Summer Holiday Instrumental Course:
Monday 22nd, Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th July
09:45 - 15:00
Returning Your Form and How to Pay

Paying by Cheque

Please send 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.

It is hoped that all applicants will be accepted for the Music Courses, but places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Places are secured on receipt of payment and payments are non-refundable. *please note, payment will not be taken from unsuccessful applicants.

 

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 dates for applications: 

In Person Courses - Thursday 20th June 2024

Online Music Technology Courses - Friday 12th July 2024

KS1 MUSIC COURSE:
FREE ONLINE Music Technology Course
Easter Holiday Instrumental Course
Summer Holiday Beginner Music 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 dates for applications:

In Person Courses

Thursday 20th June 2024

Online Music Tech Courses

Friday 12th July 2024


Venue: Rainham Mark Grammar School, ME8 7AJ

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