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Talkin' Jazz: Great Standards

Talkin Jazz: Great Standards Join drummer/bandleader/educator Andrew Dickeson in a fascinating journey into the great Jazz Standards. The online session will focus on a small number of the most popular standards and, through listening and discussion, students will get a view into the remarkably different interpretations & opportunities these tunes provide for creative playing and expression. Suitable for players of all levels and curious listeners as well. [More]
$30 Limited inc GST
Talkin' Jazz: Great Standards

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This is an online class that will be delivered on zoom. An invite will be sent to enrolled students the week before the class.

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

Deep Dive into Rhyme

Deep Dive into Rhyme If you have ever wondered how other songwriters come up with such fresh, interesting, original rhymes, or simply want to give yourself more options and freedom with lyric writing, this workshop is designed for you! In 2 hours, we will: • Learn 5 distinct rhyme types. • Learn a method for accessing the deep pool of rhyme possibilities. • Use rhyme as a brainstorming tool for your lyric writing. We'll address how to get beyond stale, predictable, or cliched rhyme... [More]
$30 Limited inc GST
Deep Dive into Rhyme

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This session is open to Songwriters of any level of experience.

This is an online class that will be delivered on zoom. An invite will be sent to enrolled students the week before the class.

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

Modes for guitar

An Introduction to the understanding, application and practical use of the Modes for Guitar players. An exploration of the Major, Melodic Minor and Harmonic Minor Modes with methods of applying them to the instrument and common uses over chord progressions and repertoire. This course is for people who already play guitar, can play chord shapes, have delved into plucking melody but are looking to extend their melodic improvisation. [More]
$30 Limited inc GST
Modes for guitar

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<p>An Introduction to the understanding, application and practical use of the Modes for Guitar players. An exploration of the Major, Melodic Minor

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

Breeze through the Baroque - The Enquiring Listener

BREEZE THROUGH THE BAROQUE – THE ENQUIRING LISTENER This engaging 90 minute workshop will explore the Music of the Baroque Period. We will look at the characteristic features of Baroque music including the typical instrumental and vocal forces of the time, the types of works written and the pre-eminent composers. Using skills developed in “The Enquiring Listener” course, we will investigate the dramatic impact and technical intricacies of Baroque Music, utilising recordings and... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Chord Progressions Decrypted

This workshop is designed to assist both instrumentalists and vocalists understand and master the common chord progressions that they encounter every day. Using several real-world examples from various popular genres, students will gain valuable insights into song structures that will accelerate their repertoire-learning skills and provide new options for improvisation and composition. If you’ve ever wondered “how did they come up with that?”, then this workshop is for you. If you... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Cracking Code for Choristers

Cracking Code for Choristers If you have ever been in a choir, intend to join one or just have a desire to understand written choral music more, this course is made for you! In this dynamic 90-minute Workshop Rebecca Scott will show you how to decipher a song using correct musical terminology. You will learn to sing a song using sheet music and discuss what the different musical markings and terms mean. This workshop will demystify any of your fears about how to follow musical... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Vocalizzo! Essential daily vocal drills

Vocalizzo! a Workshop in Essential Daily Vocal Drills. This online session will benefit students with a particular interest in the singing voice – choristers wanting a set of daily drills that will assist in improving tone and creating stamina for long choral rehearsals; solo singers wanting a set of essential drills they can use as a ‘gig bag’ set of pre-performance exercises and warm-ups. The Course will target: WARM-UP REGIME BREATH CONTROL TONE SUPPORT DICTION CLARITY VOWEL... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Make it Groove: DAW drum tracks

A rhythm centric masterclass with Luke Warren on making your programmed MIDI drums and basslines groove. From rhythmic techniques to sound choice and design, as well as production and mixing tips to enhance the feel and groove of your music. This workshop will be demonstrated in Ableton Live, but the concepts and techniques can be emulated and applied in any DAW or even hardware based workflows eg. Logic, Studio One, Bitwig, Cubase, Reason or Pro Tools. If you are keen on Ableton... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Jazz Drumming Tune Up

Jazz Drumming Tune Up This online workshop with Andrew Dickeson will cover basic jazz timekeeping and accompanying skills, techniques and concepts in regard to a number of different feels. An in depth look at strategies and methods to “tune-up” your Jazz Drumming and to take it to a higher level. Areas covered include - cymbal & bass drum control, language & coordination, and brushes. Questions are very welcome in advance. [More]

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Film Music Exposé - The Enquiring Listener

FILM MUSIC EXPOSE – THE ENQUIRING LISTENER Music has a powerful emotional impact, perhaps no more clearly displayed than in music composed for film. In this ninety minute workshop, we will explore the four main functions of film music through an investigation of a selection of film music excerpts. The excerpts will be taken from a variety of classic and contemporary films of differing genres, from action films, to science fiction, drama, thrillers, animation, multicultural films... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.