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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]
$225 Limited inc GST
Creating Great Lyrics ONLINE

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Self paced

2024-04-16 2024-04-16
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)

$335 Limited inc GST
Creating Great Lyrics ONLINE

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WEDNESDAY 22 May 6.30pm is the first zoom mentor session.

PLEASE NOTE:The course start date is the date you will received access to Module 1 content  NOT the time you are expected to attend a session.

The content for the first module will be released on 15 May and the first mentored zoom session is Wednesday 22 May. Each subsequent module will be released the day after each zoom session.  You do not need to attend a zoom session at that time. Work through module 1 over the week as preparation for your first mentored zoom session. All mentored zoom 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.

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 6 May 6-8pm (tutor - Andrew Dickeson)
  • Tuesday 7 May 6-8pm (tutor - Brendan Clarke)
  • Wednesday 8 May- 6-8pm (tutor - Mariela Mulder)
  • Thursday 9 May6-8pm (tutor - Michael Bartolomei)

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

The fee for the 8 week term is $560. If you enrol for an audition by 8 April (end of early bird offer) you will only pay the Early Bird rate for the term $492.80 (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.

Contemporary Vocal Studio - Audition

A short audition will be conducted for this course You will need to enrol for the audition. Please prepare: a verse and a chorus from 2 contrasting songs (eg a ballad and an uptempo song) to be sung a cappella. There will also be some vocal exercises to be given on the day. Should you be successful, you will be emailed after the audition date with a link to enrol in the class itself. The Contemporary Vocal Studio is designed to further develop the skills of vocal students. This... [More]

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This course has no current classes. 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 $560. If you enrol for an audition by 8 April (end of early bird offer), you will only pay the Early Bird rate of $492.80 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)

Classes will be on:

Tuesday nights from 7 May with Darren Heinrich

Thursday nights from 9 May with Nick Hoorweg

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.

Piano for Beginners Level 2

Level 2 is designed for the intermediate beginner, who is familiar with the notes of the keyboard, has prior understanding of note reading, and experience with basic scales and playing pieces in 5 finger hand positions. Over 8 weeks, students will be taken through an intensive course of technical work, finger training and exploration of basic piano literature in varying hand positions, as well as ensemble playing. The course will be taken at a speed, best supplemented with 20... [More]
$530 Limited inc GST
Piano for Beginners Level 2

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<p>Level 2 is designed for the intermediate beginner, who is familiar with the notes of the keyboard, has prior understanding

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

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]
$480 Limited inc GST
Contemporary Singer

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<p>This is an engaging and interactive class for singers with a passion for contemporary music of all styles. Students will

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

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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]
$530 Limited inc GST
Jazz Piano: First Steps Level 1

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<p>Aimed at the pianist who is a beginner to Jazz, this course offers students an introduction to jazz harmony, rhythm and

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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.

Music Theatre Craft (15-22yrs)

This exciting musical theatre course for students 15-22 years will cover musical theatre performance both as an ensemble and as a soloist. Concentrating on repertoire choice, vocal technique, text interpretation, character study and stage physicality, students will learn how to bring characters to life and work as a team in the music theatre ensemble, as well as finding their spotlight as individuals. Come and explore the genre of musical theatre in a fun and safe environment where... [More]
$480 Limited inc GST
Music Theatre Craft (15-22yrs)

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<p>This exciting musical theatre course for students 15-22 years will cover musical theatre performance both as an ensemble and as a

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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.

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]
$560 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 (1 space left for this term)
2 guitars  (2 spaces left for this term)
1 bass (1 space left for this term) 1 drumkit ( 1 space left for this term)

We can also 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]
$480 Limited inc GST
Vocal Fundamentals

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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.