Our expert tutors will guide you in courses ranging from composition to cutting-edge music technology.
These courses are offered by our Department of Music and provide high-quality training in a range of courses from introductory to advanced levels.
They are held on weekday evenings or on Saturdays in the Department’s music facilities including specialist teaching spaces, the music computer suite and the Electronic Music Studio.
The courses are not accredited and do not include formal assessment, but they provide the opportunity to develop your musical and creative skills and knowledge in a relaxed and friendly creative environment.
How to join
Unless specified, there's no requirement for an audition or a tutor's signature on the enrolment form, but if you require advice before enrolling please contact the short course coordinator Maria Krivenski.
To enrol, please fill in the email, post or bring it in.
Courses on offer in Spring and Summer Terms
Many of our courses are in the Autumn Term, so are no longer available, but you can still sign up for:
See below for the full list of courses on offer this academic year.
Music short courses 2015-16
|Composing, Songwriting and Arranging|
|Composing and Arranging for Jazz & Contemporary Styles||Autumn-Spring||Monday|
|Introduction to Composing for Film||Autumn||Saturday|
|Unplugged – Songwriting Workshop||Autumn and Summer||Wednesday|
|Media Music – Composing for Media, Film & TV||Spring||Thursday|
|Field Recording and Soundscapes||Spring||Tuesday|
|Choir and Ensembles|
|Modern Jazz Workshop||Autumn-Spring||Saturday|
|Soul/Jazz/Gospel Vocals||Autumn, Spring and Summer||Monday|
|Getting Started with Logic Pro||Autumn||Wednesday|
|Introduction to Ableton Live||Autumn||Thursday|
|Music Production: Mixing and Mastering||Spring||Saturday|