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2019-20 performance classes archive

Robert Hollingworth - choral conducting

Tuesday 3 March 2020

More information will be available in due course

Leon McCawley - piano masterclass

Thursday 27 February 2020

Leon will work with four music students in this session.

Relaxed Performance Workshop led by Laurence Perkins

Wednesday 26 February 2020

This session builds on the session led by Laurence earlier this term, and helps students to feel more confident in performance.

Martin Suckling - string class

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Martin will coach three players and their accompanists in this session.

Alex Ashworth - vocal class: practice

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Exploring the topic of practice.

Bill Brooks - musical theatre/art song

Thursday 6 February 2020

Exploiting the possibilities of vocal coaching focusing on the dramatic potential of a song to enhance the performer's understanding and communication of the musical material, and the audience's reception of the performance.

‘Overcoming Anxiety’ led by Laurence Perkins

Monday 27 January 2020

An introduction to a number of fundamental concepts to help you deal with anxiety, suitable for any singer or instrumentalist.

'Performing with Greater Ease - in Music, Work and Life' - with Julie Parker

Thursday 23 January 2020

Musicians take great care of their instruments, but not always the same care of themselves.

Hilary Suckling - duo performance

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Hilary will coach three or four duos (instrumentalist and pianist or singer and pianist collaborators).

Vanburgh Music informal session

Thursday 16 January 2020

Did you know that there are lots of musicians at the university who you could collaborate with who are not studying music?

Zoë Martlew performance class

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Zoë Martlew will offer coaching to music students.

Performer as creator: creative approaches for the working 21st century musician, keeping music alive and thriving in uncertain times

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Hear more about the work of cellist, composer and cabaret performer Zoë Martlew.

Introduction to musicians’ health and wellness

Tuesday 26 November 2019

An introduction to how musical activities can affect health and wellness.

Tibetan Monks of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery workshop

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Join the monks for a workshop in the use of the chant in traditional prayers.

Piano accompaniment in the duo context

Tuesday 12 November 2019

In this open session three of four duos will be coached.

Performance class for clarinetists

Tuesday 29 October 2019

This class will feature selected music students in a masterclass format.

Creating space and detail

Wednesday 23 October 2019

How to create enough space and detail so that all key elements in a mix can be heard.

Guitar sounds in the 21st century

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Discover some useful processing chains for both live and recorded work.

Warm-up exercises and good music editions for vocalists

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Learn approaches to vocal warm-up exercises.

Voice science works

Tuesday 8 October 2019

Join VoiceScienceWorks for a one-of-a-kind workshop.