Academy Juniors offers free instrument and vocal tuition for beginners aged 8-12 yrs old, who live or study in Tower Hamlets.
Every Saturday during term time from 1.30 –3pm, you will get the chance to work with industry professionals to learn Guitar, Bass, Drums and Vocals in a fun and inspiring way, whilst learning about performance, composition and songwriting.
What can I learn?
You can specialize in any of the following:
Academy juniors will get to learn guitar by exploring songs that they know and want to learn. Learning about chords and song structure, whilst developing solo and improvisation techniques you will also work with other learners in the group to develop your own song ideas.
The cornerstone of any good band is a solid rhythm section. Academy juniors will have the opportunity to learn kit drumming, developing skills in rhythm, song structure, fills and timing. You will develop the skills necessary to be able to perform in bands both during the academy and beyond.
The other mainstay of the rhythm section, Bass Guitar is an essential part of any band. You will learn techniques that will enable you to play with other musicians including rhythm/ timing, scales, song structure whilst studying classic tracks and developing new material.
Working with the singing and songwriting tutor, you will develop the techniques required to develop and maintain your vocals. Looking at popular music you will also explore lyric writing, song structure and performance techniques.
Things to know:
- small class sizes with no more that 5 other students
- Our tutors are professional musicians and trained teachers, and will be able to help you learn the thing you have always wanted to learn.
If you want to learn a new skill or just improve something you’re started learning already, complete the application form below or call 020 7377 0621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to enroll.