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Creating Great Lyrics ONLINE

Creating great lyrics is not just a matter of coming up with good ideas—it’s knowing how to build on those ideas, and turn them into finished songs—songs that communicate your unique perspective, and also communicate to a wider audience.   As the masters say, inspiration only matters if you know what to do with it. This course is all about equipping you with the practical tools and concepts for taking your inspiration, and confidently turning it into your best song lyrics. ... [More]
$220 Limited inc GST
Creating Great Lyrics ONLINE

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Self paced

2023-09-27 2023-09-27
Virtual Sydney Conservatorium of Music

THIS IS A SELF PACED COURSE. TUTOR SUPPORT IS NOT OFFERED WITH THE SELF PACED VERSION.

An email granting you access to the content modules will be sent to your nominated email the next business day (excluding Fridays) after your payment has been received. Access to the modules will be for 12 months from the receipt of that email.

For adults (minimum age 16)

$325 Limited inc GST
Creating Great Lyrics ONLINE

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THU  26 Oct 2023 6.30pm is the first zoom mentor session.

PLEASE NOTE THE COURSE START DATE/TIME IS THE DATE YOU WILL RECEIVE ACCESS TO MODULE 1 CONTENT, NOT A TIME YOU ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND. 

The module content will be released on Fridays with the first module released on 20 OCT. You do not need to attend a zoom session at that time. Work through module 1 over the following week as preparation for your first mentored zoom session. All moderated sessions will be recorded for students to access. You will maintain access to the module content for 12 months from the start date.

For adults (minimum age 16)

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 $540. If you enrol for an audition by 18 September (end of early bird offer), you will only pay the Early Bird rate of $475.20 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 17 October and Thursday 19 October 6-8pm.

PLEASE LET US KNOW WHAT INSTRUMENT YOU ARE PLAYING FOR THE AUDITION

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

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 16 October - 6-8pm (tutor - Andrew Dickeson)
  • Tuesday 17 October 6-8pm (tutor - Brendan Clarke)
  • Wednesday 18 October- 6-8pm (tutor - Mariela Mulder)
  • Thursday 19 October- 6-8pm (tutor - Michael Bartolomei)

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

The fee for the 8 week term is $540. If you enrol for an audition by 18 September (end of early bird offer) you will only pay the Early Bird rate for the term $475.20 (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.

END OF TERM COMBINED JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT: There will be an end of term combined concert for the 4 ensembles Thursday 7 Dec

Please let us know your instrument when you enrol.

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

Piano for Beginners Level 4

Level 4 is designed for the advanced beginner, who is familiar with the notes of the keyboard, has prior understanding of note reading, and experience with basic technical work and piano pieces in varying hand positions. Over 8 weeks, students will be taken through an intensive course exploring popular and movie music. The course will include technical work, music reading, basic chord symbol comprehension, pedal technique, and basic music writing/composition to start getting your... [More]
$510 Limited inc GST
Piano for Beginners Level 4

<p>Level 4 is designed for the advanced beginner, who is familiar with the notes of the keyboard, has prior understanding of note reading, and experience with basic technical work and piano pieces in

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

Music Theatre Chorus (15-22yrs)

This exciting musical theatre course for students 15-22 years will cover vocal technique, lyrical interpretation, characterization, stage physicality, audition technique and musical theatre ensemble techniques.  Classes will take place weekly and contain a musical theatre ensemble component and a vocal masterclass component, led by industry professional and Conservatorium Music Theatre teacher Rob McDougall. Come and explore the genre of musical theatre in a fun and safe... [More]
$345 Limited inc GST
Music Theatre Chorus (15-22yrs)

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<p>This exciting musical theatre course for students 15-22 years will cover vocal technique, lyrical interpretation, characterization,

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This class is limited to ages 15 - 22years.

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

Jazz Piano: First Steps Level 1

Aimed at the pianist who is a beginner to Jazz, this course offers students an introduction to jazz harmony, rhythm and improvisation. Over the course of 8 weeks students will further develop their technical ability, performance skills and music theory knowledge through playing classic jazz tunes. The classes are held in our keyboard lab and the course embraces creativity and experimentation. As well as working through notated scores; students will be guided to explore their own... [More]
$510 Limited inc GST
Jazz Piano: First Steps Level 1

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

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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.

Impro Basics

This course is designed for musicians with no background in improvisation. You will need some basic level of understanding how to read music and chord charts. It provides students with an opportunity to learn elementary theoretical concepts, historical knowledge and basic skills in the art of jazz improvisation. Students will learn to: Put into practice theoretical knowledge of harmony and scales Train their ear to recognise chords and scales Perform technical exercises for... [More]
$540 Limited inc GST
Impro Basics

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For adults (minimum age 16)
This is an FACE TO FACE class in the Conservatorium building
Entry Level: Ability to read simple melody line and chord symbol charts.

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO:
2 pianos (NO space left for this term)
2 guitars  (NO space left for this term)
1 bass (NO space left for this term)

Plus we can accept any number of horns or other instruments.

We will update the availability of places as enrolments are received.

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

Vocal Fundamentals

In this unique course, students will have the opportunity to work with two specialist tutors, developing fundamental skills in both vocal technique and music literacy in a fun and supportive environment. This will allow students to sing and perform with greater musical understanding. Whilst the class is held in a group context, each class will consist of tutorials in smaller groups with each tutor, before the entire group comes together at the end of class for ensemble singing.... [More]
$460 Limited inc GST
Vocal Fundamentals

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In this unique course, students will have the opportunity to work with two specialist tutors, developing fundamental skills

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This is a face to face class at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music For adults (minimum age 16) Entry Level: This course is suitable for absolute beginners, but would also suit singers with some experience who want a vocal technique refresher as well as the opportunity to develop their reading skills.

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]
$460 Limited inc GST
Vocal Horizons Level 2

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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]
$460 Limited inc GST
Songwriting Workshop - level 2

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Songwriting 1 &amp; Songwriting Workshop are taught by Keppie Coutts, who has over 7 years’ experience teaching through

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For adults (minimum age 16)

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