Brass Summer Course 2019
Join Music Lessons Angus for it’s second Brass Summer Course in the Abbey Theatre, Arbroath. The course is for young brass players that are grade 1 to Grade 8 +.
The course will focus on developing ensemble skills and musicianship, working on and performing new repertoire and further developing general technique of brass playing in a fun and supportive environment.
Everyone will also have the opportunity to develop solo playing skills and performance techniques. Everyone is encouraged to bring a solo piece that they are working on, preferably with piano accompaniment to work on during the course. Throughout the duration of the course, students will take part in solo masterclasses and performance classes where they will have the opportunity to perform to each other as well as develop their own listening skills.
At the end of the course, there will be a short concert, showcasing the work of the ensemble during the course and provide a performance opportunity.
The Course will be led by highly trained teachers that have a vast amount of experience in performing and teaching brass instruments.
There will be two different ensembles rehearsing throughout the day - Grade 1-3 and Grade 4-8. Please specify the estimated grade of instrumentalists on application form.
Summer Music Programme 2019
Our Junior Music Course is suitable from aged 4-7. Children will experience a week of musical fun developing and reinforcing basic musical skills including pitch and rhythm. Throughout the week they will learn thorough singing and rhythm games, African drumming, percussion insturments, learning new songs and working towards a performance in the theatre at the end of course for family to enjoy. A great way to introduce your child to music in a relaxed and fun environment as well as continue any prior musical experience.
Rock and Pop Summer Course
Join MLA in an exciting new summer school format providing children the opportunity to try a variety of different instruments and perform together creating their own rock and pop group. Tasters on drum-kit, bass guitar, ukulele, keyboard, piano and vocals are given before choosing an instrument to perform as part of our end of course concert. Other instrumentalists not listed above are welcome and can be catered for. With so many options, there is something to suit everyone. Children with no prior musical experience are also welcome.