Music Skills Essentials Course: Learn to Read Music - Sydney Short Courses

Music Skills Essentials Course: Learn to Read Music

What you'll learn

Learn how to read music notation and be confident in your singing with our music & singing short courses in Sydney!

Does the idea of learning to read musical notion seem challenging? Have you always wanted to learn the basics of music? 

Being able to read music notation is a useful skill for any musician or singer. Our Sydney Community College Choir Director will teach music reading skills and basic singing techniques so that you can continue to build on your musical talent.

Join this music course to learn essential music skills that will last you a lifetime. No prior experience necessary.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this music course, you should:

  • Have a knowledge of basic choral repertoire
  • Be aware of elementary vocal techniques
  • Have developed basic choral and musical skills

Course content

What will be covered in this music course?

For the first seven weeks of the course, each session will consist of four components (with the balance subject to the make-up and wishes of the group):

  • An ongoing listening and discussion survey of the choral repertoire from the 16th century to the present
  • Basic vocal techniques, including warm-up exercises
  • Elementary pitch and rhythm training
  • Learning songs. We'll start with simple unison singing and rounds, then move on to two-part songs, elementary chorales and hymns, and then to some more sophisticated repertoire

The last week of the music course will include a brief concert for family and friends!

Intended audience

Who is this music course for?

This course is open to all.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Christopher Bowen (OAM) was born in Melbourne and studied music at Melbourne University and the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien (Vienna Conservatorium) where he studied conducting, piano and...

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