The below courses come as part of the £80/month membership option. None of these can be booked with the events only membership.
You can choose up to 2 courses a week plus 2 jam classes from the schedule below. Beginners, Improvers, intermediates, advanced and bass courses run over 8 weeks and ideally you’ll be signing up to the full 8 weeks (though you can cancel your membership any time and on most courses you can join after the start). The Jam sessions run as one offs.
You can reserve a slot for the new May intake here, so that you only start paying when you start playing
Below is the timetable of what’s on. You’ll be shown how to book after taking out a membership
First you need to take out a membership here once you’ve done that you’ll need to head to the Student’s Corner page of our website where we store all of your learning material, plus the course sign up spreadsheet. You’ll need to request and be given access the first time you enterCheck here on how to choose which level is right for you. And see below for a brief description of each course.
8 Week beginner programe for those who have never played before. See our dedicated beginners Academy page for a full write up. Not, the beginners classes are not part of membership and can only be booked through the beginners academy
Bridging the gap between open chords and just about getting ‘it’ to feeling confident with your barre chords, scales and improvisation. Improver level songs broken down and rebuilt ahead of an end of term performance in front of a live audience.
Intermediate level songs (songs requiring barre chords, 7ths, m7th, maj7th and sus chords and some lead and scale work) broken down and rebuilt ahead of an end of term performance in front of a live audience.
Advanced level songs (songs requiring barre chords, 7ths, m7th, maj7th, 9th, m9th, sus chords, lead work and complex rhythms) broken down and rebuilt ahead of an end of term performance in front of a live audience. . Highly recommended for the player with some time to practice.
Facilitated jams – Breaking songs down and playing them for the fun of it.
Intermediate level Bass
You’ll be working through arpeggios outside of there boxed and caged systems, taking on some funk and learning extended song (full rather than riffs.
- Introduction to Home Recording (equipment you’ll need and the cost saving benefits of home recording)
- Equipment such as Audio Interfaces, Microphones, Headphones, MIDI Keyboards amongst others.
- A brief overview of the recording software, AKA as DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)
- Setting up your session
- Making music with MIDI and software instruments
- Recording Audio
- Mixing Essentials (this include EQ, Compression, Levels and Panning)
- Exporting your session into an audio file