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Jazz Ensembles - Audition

These classes are designed for students who wish to develop confident improvisation, aural and sight reading skills. They provide an ensemble-based environment for the development of personal jazz skills, along with an understanding of the dynamics at work in a small performance group. Typically there will be drums, electric bass, piano, horns (trumpet, alto, tenor) and guitar as the usual line-up. Other instruments are welcome (vibes, flute etc). During the term: Drummers will... [More]
$20 Limited inc GST
Jazz Ensembles - Audition

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For adults (minimum age 16)

THIS IS A LIVE AUDITION

JAZZ ENSEMBLES COMMENCE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

Monday 17 October- 6-8pm (tutor - Andrew Dickeson)

Tuesday 18 October- 6-8pm (tutor - Brendan Clarke)
Wednesday 19 October - 6-8pm (tutor - Hannah James)
Thursday 20 October- 6-8pm (tutor - Michael Bartolomei)

There will be a combined concert on  the eve of Wednesday 7 December for all ensembles.

Any woodwind or brass instrument will be considered for the 'horn' positions.

The fee for the 8 week term is $530. If you enrol for an audition by 19 September, you will only pay the Early Bird rate for the term $466.40 (12% discount), providing you are successful at audition. If you are a full time student or hold a current pension/healthcare card you are eligible for a 15% discount. You can enter your ID number at checkout to receive this discount. PLEASE NOTE: We will only audition positions that are vacant. Current students have first option to re-enrol. We will inform you if there are no spots available to audition for asap and refund your audition fee.

Please let us know your instrument when you enrol.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Soul Ensemble -audition

These classes are designed to introduce the student to a broad range of classic Soul and Rhythm ‘n’ Blues music styles. Key features of this broad genre are revealed through the performance of historically important repertoire from the 1950s/60s/70s through to the present era. Vocalists gain experience singing both lead and harmony parts, while rhythm section players learn to create authentic grooves that will move an audience. Horn players learn to work as a section, punctuating... [More]
$20 Limited inc GST
Soul Ensemble -audition

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THIS IS A LIVE AUDITION

** For adults (minimum age 16)

The fee for the 8 week term is $530. If you enrol for an audition by 19 September, you will only pay the Early Bird rate of $466.40 for the term (12% discount), providing you are successful at audition. If you are a full time student or hold a current pension/healthcare card you are eligible for a 15% discount. Call office for more info.
PLEASE NOTE: We will only audition positions that are vacant. Current students have first option to re-enrol. We will inform you if there are no spots available to audition for asap and refund your audition fee currently . For adults (minimum age 16)

SOUL ENSEMBLE start dates are: Tuesday 18 October and Thursday 20 October FROM 6-8pm.

Please let us know your instrument when you enrol.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Kids at the Con - Red Class

For 3-4 year olds In the Red class, children focus on basic musical elements through exploring music with differentiation in pitch, beat and tempo. Motor skills are also improved using music games. This class is perfect for pre-schoolers and parents are encouraged to join in. The Kids at the Con is designed to help children between the ages of 3 and 10 engage with the exciting world of music. Structured classes are presented in a challenging but non-competitive environment which... [More]
$317 Limited inc GST
Kids at the Con - Red Class

<p><strong>For 3-4 year olds</strong> </p><p>In the Red class, children focus on basic musical elements through exploring music with differentiation in pitch, beat and tempo. Motor skills are also

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Kids at the Con has moved to an 8 week term.
When enrolling, firstly enter your child’s details (first & last name) and your email address. Later on, you will be prompted for parent/guardian details, be sure to only include your information.
$317 Limited inc GST
Kids at the Con - Red Class

<p><strong>For 3-4 year olds</strong> </p><p>In the Red class, children focus on basic musical elements through exploring music with differentiation in pitch, beat and tempo. Motor skills are also

...
Kids at the Con has moved to an 8 week term.
When enrolling, firstly enter your child’s details (first & last name) and your email address. Later on, you will be prompted for parent/guardian details, be sure to only include your information.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Kids at the Con - Orange Class

For 4-5 year olds Building on the foundational elements developed in the Red class, children are introduced to the first 5 solfa notes (doh-soh). Activities for group interaction are also encouraged as well as some exploration into improvisation. Our Orange class has a slightly faster pace than the Red class and begins to investigate rhythmic notation. As parents/guardians do not join in the class, it also encourages independent music-making. The Kids at the Con is designed to help... [More]
$317 Limited inc GST
Kids at the Con - Orange Class

<p><strong>For 4-5 year olds</strong> </p><p>Building on the foundational elements developed in the Red class, children are introduced to the first 5 solfa notes (doh-soh). Activities for group

...
Kids at the Con has moved to an 8 week term. When enrolling, firstly enter your child’s details (first & last name) and your email address. Later on, you will be prompted for parent/guardian details, be sure to only include your information.

Show full classes

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Kids at the Con - Yellow Class

For 5-6 year olds In the Yellow class, children continue to experience beat, pitch, tempo, dynamics and structure through playing, singing and moving. Simple notation is introduced and rhythmic and aural elements become more complex. Ensemble work is explored in more detail. Working with different parts in both singing and on instruments contributes to a wider understanding of how music comes together. Our Yellow class is suited to children who have already started school, and who... [More]
$368 Limited inc GST
Kids at the Con - Yellow Class

<p><strong>For 5-6 year olds</strong></p><p>In the Yellow class, children continue to experience beat, pitch, tempo, dynamics and structure through playing, singing and moving. Simple notation is

...
Kids at the Con has moved to an 8 week term. When enrolling, firstly enter your child’s details (first & last name) and your email address. Later on, you will be prompted for parent/guardian details, be sure to only include your information.
$368 Limited inc GST
Kids at the Con - Yellow Class

<p><strong>For 5-6 year olds</strong></p><p>In the Yellow class, children continue to experience beat, pitch, tempo, dynamics and structure through playing, singing and moving. Simple notation is

...
Kids at the Con has moved to an 8 week term. When enrolling, firstly enter your child’s details (first & last name) and your email address. Later on, you will be prompted for parent/guardian details, be sure to only include your information.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Kids at the Con - Green Class

For 6-7 year olds In the Green class, children continue to experience the elements of music through singing, moving and playing. Conventional music notation is introduced including rhythm, bass and treble clef. Ensemble work broadens to 3–4 parts and aural training also reflects this with more difficult solfege and learning of songs in more than 1 part. Many of the participants in this level have already begun individual instrumental lessons but this is not a prerequisite. The Kids... [More]
$368 Limited inc GST
Kids at the Con - Green Class

<p><strong>For 6-7 year olds</strong> </p><p>In the Green class, children continue to experience the elements of music through singing, moving and playing. Conventional music notation is introduced

...
Kids at the Con has moved to an 8 week term. When enroling, firstly enter your child’s details (first & last name) and your email address. Later on, you will be prompted for parent/guardian details, be sure to only include your information.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Contemporary Singer

This is an engaging and interactive class for singers with a passion for contemporary music of all styles. Students will learn basic singing skills and techniques designed to develop their voices and confidence, including exercises to improve their range, dynamic ability and performance skills. Students will have the opportunity to sing individually with Jo in order to focus on the areas that are most important to each student’s individual development. These individual workshops... [More]
$450 Limited inc GST
Contemporary Singer

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This is an FACE TO FACE class in the Conservatorium building For adults (minimum age 16)

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Jazz Piano: First Steps

Aimed at the the pianist and is a beginner to Jazz, this course offers students an introduction to jazz harmony, rhythm and improvisation. Over the course of an 8 week students will further develop their technical ability, performance skills and music theory knowledge through playing classic jazz tunes. In the spirit of a keyboard lab, the course embraces creativity and experimentation as well as working through concrete notated scores; students will be guided to explore their own... [More]
$500 Limited inc GST
Jazz Piano: First Steps

<p>Aimed at the the pianist and is a beginner to Jazz, this course offers students an introduction to jazz harmony, rhythm and improvisation. Over the course of an 8 week students will further develop

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This is an FACE TO FACE class in the Conservatorium building

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Vocal Horizons Level 2

This course is for singers who want to delve deeper into vocal technique, enhance practice strategies and develop a greater knowledge of solo and ensemble/part-singing repertoire with more technically advanced songs. Vocal and performance techniques covered include: • A combination of scales and warm-up exercises • Incorporating essential basic theory in ensemble repertoire • The importance of group harmony and blending • Awareness of increased vocal range and intonation •... [More]
$450 Limited inc GST
Vocal Horizons Level 2

<p>{video type:“youtube” id:“7GY2Pvb4rTU” "height:“440” width:“660”}<br/>This course is for singers who want to delve deeper into vocal technique, enhance practice strategies and develop a greater

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THIS IS A FACE TO FACE CLASS
For adults (minimum age 16)
Entry Level: Prior enrolment in Vocal Horizons 1 or by telephone interview.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Songwriting Workshop - level 2

Songwriting 1 & Songwriting Workshop are taught by Keppie Coutts, who has over 7 years' experience teaching through award-winning Berklee Online. Keppie has additionally pioneered remote live delivery of songwriting courses in higher education through Collarts in Melbourne, and is thrilled to offer both Songwriting courses live and online. Songwriting Workshop will build upon Songwriting 1, covering more advanced concepts in lyric, melody, chord writing, and song forms in... [More]
$450 Limited inc GST
Songwriting Workshop - level 2

<p>{video type:“youtube” id:“BmekDs3ozHM” "height:“440” width:“660”}<br/>Songwriting 1 & Songwriting Workshop are taught by Keppie Coutts, who has over 7 years' experience teaching through

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For adults (minimum age 16)

this is a face to face class

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.