Workshops & Masterclasses

Workshops and Masterclasses

Introduction to Songwriting

This course will look at some of the core elements and processes behind songwriting. This class is designed to be a relaxing, mindful process with a focus upon empathy and imagination throughout the creative process.

All you will need is a pen, paper and lots of imagination! (If you play an instrument and own a recording device such as a mobile phone, dictaphone or a computer they might be useful but not necessary to participate).

This course covers –

This course will start on the 27th January and will run every Wednesday at 5pm on Zoom.

The sessions will be led and supported by Hub songwriting expert, Ryan Jones.  Participants should be aged 11-19 and living in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly. 

To register for this course please complete our online workshops application form here – https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/education-and-learning/cornwall-music-education-hub/workshop-application/. (Please state Songwriting Course on your form)

The Hub Songwriting Club - continue your songwriting journey!

Do you like to write your own songs?  Are you interested in working with other young people to develop your music?  Then join us every Thursday at 16.30  for a one hour online group workshop focussing on songwriting.  

The Hub’s record label, Kevrenna Records, supports young people to create and release new music.  As part of this the Cornwall Music Education Hub launched its new Songwriting Club last summer.  These sessions, which take place weekly online,  bring young people together virtually to share ideas, listen to feedback and collaborate on new projects.  The sessions are fully funded by the Cornwall Music Education Hub and there are no costs to attend.  

Participants will work together on songwriting challenges and preparing your songs ready to release onto digital streaming platforms.

The sessions will be led and supported by Hub songwriting expert, Ryan Jones.  Participants should be aged 12-18 and living in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly. 

To find out more contact the Hub office – CMEH@cornwall.gov.uk or sign up by completing the workshop consent form - https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/education-and-learning/cornwall-music-education-hub/workshop-application/

(PLEASE STATE ‘SONGWRITING CLUB’ ON YOUR FORM)

 

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Music Production - Spring Online Courses

The Hub will once again be offering fully funded online Music Production courses for children and young people in Cornwall, in conjunction with Black and Gold Audio. These courses will start in the week beginning 1st March and will run for 6 weeks.  We will be offering two courses for beginners (one for primary and one for secondary) plus a Music Production - Next Steps for those who have previously attended a session with us, in school or have been learning at home.

Beginner Courses

Free 6 week Music Production courses for students of all ages and abilities  You will explore recording, composition and sequencing and will study recording, editing, processing of audio and MIDI with effects. Open to all young people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who are interested in electronic or traditional music production and recording, both primary and secondary

The courses will use BandLab Education as the secure 'walled garden' classroom, BandLab DAW for music creation and Zoom Remote Conferencing for the lessons (all sessions are password protected).

Each class is limited to 10 students. Applicants will need the following to participate:

What you will need:

Intermediate Level Course

A free 6 week music production programme for intermediate primary & secondary school students.  

Are you interested in exploring more about music production? Then join us online during the lockdown for our free music production course for intermediates, offered in conjunction with Black and Gold Audio. This 6 week programme will use Cubase LE (supplied FREE as part of the course) DAW for music creation and Zoom Remote Conferencing for the lessons.

You will explore further techniques recording, composition and sequencing and will study recording, editing and mix processing of audio and MIDI with effects. Open to all school children who are interested in electronic or traditional music production and recording.

Each class is limited to 10 students. Applicants will need the following to participate:

To sign up for any of these workshops, please complete and submit our online workshop registration/consent form, stating which workshops you would like to register for Workshop Registration Form

Sessions are only available to young people living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  Young people under the age of 18 must have parental consent to participate. 

 

Music Theory and Aural Skills Workshops

We will once again be offering another set of fully funded online sessions to support students with Music Theory and we are now also offering more sessions to help students prepare for GCSE and A Level Music.

Music Theory Workshops

These sessions look at the syllabus for ABRSM music theory and are practical sessions to improve student’s knowledge of theory and how to apply it

Session Dates: 12th, 26th February, 5th, 12th March

Times: 15:00 – 15:45 Grade 2/3

              16:00 – 16:45 Grade 4/5

Aural Skill Development Workshops

These sessions are aimed at students in Years 9,10 and 11, studying or about to study GCSE music. Specifically, they will focus on listening to melody and harmony and understanding how to notate this or work it out on your instrument. This is also good preparation for those students hoping to study music at A level.

Session Dates: 10th, 24th February, 3rd, 10th March

Times:  15:00 – 15:45

Workshops are only available to young people living in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly

Under 18’s must have parental consent to participate and we must have parental contact details.

To register for this course please complete our online workshops application form here – https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/education-and-learning/cornwall-music-education-hub/workshop-application/. (Please state which course and grade on your form)

 

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Workshop Registration

To sign up for any of these workshops, please complete and submit our online workshop registration/consent form, stating which workshops you would like to register for Workshop Registration Form

Sessions are only available to young people living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  Young people under the age of 18 must have parental consent to participate. 

 

 

 

 

 


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