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Find out more about our exciting range of music courses for 11-30s and adults, music business seminars and events. 

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Online Courses this Autumn

Join us for a term of exciting online courses for children, young people and adults starting 22nd September 2020.

We use Zoom to connect our classrooms - you can download & find out how to use Zoom here.

Click the button below course details to register, then follow the link provided after you submit your form to pay by bank transfer or card. We will contact you to confirm bookings when payment is received.

Cre8tiv® keyboard skills for songwriting

Online Aspiring Young Musicians - Autumn 2020

"Brilliant in creativity and teaching standards."

"My tutors were all really nice. I met other children, made friends, but mostly I liked playing music with others."

AYM Students

AYM Music Production

AYM Music Production

AYM (Aspiring Young Musicians)

Fun classes for young people aged 11 to 16 to explore their passion for music!

Keyboard Skills for Songwriting - £35 (10 weeks)

Ages: 11-16
Times: Thursdays 4.30pm to 6pm
Term dates: 24th September to 3rd December 2020, except half term break on 29th October 2020

Develop your knowledge of music theory and applied techniques on keyboard/piano. Together we will work on hand position, note values and basic music reading skills. During the course you'll have fun learning  to play major and minor chords/triads, chord progressions and melodies of any song we choose to perform.

You will need: A keyboard or piano and a computer with the Zoom video conferencing App.

Minimum experience: Students do not require experience or in-depth knowledge, just a passion for music and willingness to learn, progress and improve their skills.


MC / Spoken Word - £35 (10 weeks)

Ages: 11-16
Times: Thursdays 4.30pm to 6pm
Term dates: 24th September to 3rd December 2020, except half term break on 29th October 2020

Discover and develop your innate skills with language,  turning your thoughts and feelings into compelling performances. Learn how to write using your authentic voice, creating powerful hooks and choruses. You will soon become adept at creating spoken word pieces, using concepts, wordplay and imagery. You'll be guided and encouraged every step of the way to use your voice with power and confidence.

You will need: A device with the Zoom video conferencing App.

Minimum experience: Beginners welcome.


Music Production - £35 (10 weeks)

Ages: 11-16
Times: Thursdays 4.30pm to 6pm
Term dates: 24th September to 3rd December 2020, except half term break on 29th October 2020

Whether you are a beginner or have experience producing music on a computer, this course will bring your music to life.

You will learn the fundamentals of producing music, such as drums, melody and arrangement and how to create a great sound. We have rearranged the course, so you can now produce from home. You’ll be guided through the set up of the software and shown useful resources to download samples and instruments to create your own library. The course will cover the basics of Midi instruments and programming as well as sampling and recording.

You will need: Ableton Live (you can currently download a free 90-day trial) on your computer and Zoom for video conference calls. It is recommended you have a midi keyboard so you can play live, but it is not essential for enrolment.
Minimum experience: Beginners welcome.

Cre8tiv® Online Short Courses - Autumn 2020

"I had no prior knowledge before I began. Now I am confident I can structure a track and I’m confident using Logic."

"The tutor is excellent & the group has a lovely & supportive dynamic. I enjoy the knowledge sharing & explanation of what we’re doing."

"Great course, great teacher, well equipped workspace – loved it and probably will do the course again."

Cre8tiv® students

Cre8tiv® keyboard skills for songwriting

 

 

Cre8tiv® Music Production

 

Cre8tiv® Short Courses

Affordable evening classes for young people aged 16+ and adults of all ages.

YouTube One-Day - £30 one day course

Ages: 16+
Time: 10am to 4pm
Date
: Saturday 14th November 2020

Master the skills you need to manage your YouTube channel in this affordable one-day class. You’ll learn how to optimise your videos, grow your audience, boost exposure and create strategies to develop your channel.

Led by Rebecca Lammers, CEO & Co-Founder of Laika Network,  you'll learn how to look critically at your content and what you need to market yourself as a musician or creative on YouTube. If you want the confidence to manage your channel, take it to the next level with this one day course.

Highly recommended for new and developing artists!

You will need: Images/video for your channel, prepared video content, your social media links, credit info for your images (e.g. directed by) & your channel, which can range from basic to established.
Minimum experience: Beginners welcome.


Keyboard Skills for Songwriting - £70 / £35 (10 weeks)

Ages: 16+
Times: Thursdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Term dates: 24th September to 3rd December 2020, except half term break on 29th October 2020

Improve your knowledge of music theory and applied technique on the instrument, or start from scratch and rapidly learn the basics.
During the course you will learn various skills and techniques. Hand position on the keyboard, reading notes and rhythms as well as chord construction, chord progressions and melodies.

You will need: A keyboard or piano and a computer with the Zoom video conferencing App.
Minimum experience: Students do not require experience or in-depth knowledge, just passion for music and willingness to learn, progress and improve their own skills.


Music Production £70 / £35 concessions

Ages: 16+
Times: Tuesdays 6pm to 9pm
Term dates: 22nd September to 1st December 2020, except half term break on 27th October 2020

Whether you are a beginner or have experience producing music on a computer, this course will bring your music to life.

You will learn the fundamentals of producing music, such as drums, melody and arrangement and how to create a great sound. We have rearranged the course, so you can now produce from home. You’ll be guided through the set up of the software and shown useful resources to download samples and instruments to create your own library. The course will cover the basics of Midi instruments and programming as well as sampling and recording.

You will need: Apple Mac computer with Logic Pro X (free 90-day trial currently available) and Zoom for video conference calls. It is recommended you have a MIDI controller keyboard so you will be able to play live, but it is not essential to enrol on the course.
Minimum experience: Beginners welcome.