Music Skills Essentials

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Learn confidence with your singing, with our music & singing 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. The Choir Director will teach music reading skills and basic singing techniques so that you can continue to build on your musical talent.
Join this course to learn essential music skills that will last you a lifetime. You don’t need to be in the choir to do this course.

Course outcomes

By the end of this SCC Choir Class you will:

  • have a knowledge of basic choral repertoire
  • be aware of elementary vocal techniques
  • have developed basic choral and musical skills

Ideal for

This course is open to all.

Course content

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 course will include a brief concert for family and friends!

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Christopher is a talented and engaging teacher, and he transformed a bunch of us from non-singers to choir-ready singers within a few short weeks. His teaching style is informal and entertaining, and I found the course really interesting, with constant encouragement for us to do our best.

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