Instrumental & Vocal

Short courses

Do you want to develop your instrumental or vocal skills?

We have a wide range of  high-quality courses from beginners to advanced to meet your needs, whether you want to learn an instrument, learn how to improvise, or sing musical theatre.

Work with our experienced and supportive tutors in a small group allowing time for individual feedback.

Browse the courses below to find out more, and book now to join our Short Course students at Leeds College of Music.


 

  • Pop and Jazz Choir

    Monday 8 May 2017
    Suitable for 18+ years
    £50.00

    Open to all singers, the LCoM Pop and Jazz choir is an opportunity to delve into the decades of popular music and jazz from the 1920's to the present day.

  • Piano Teaching for the 21st Century

    Saturday 20 May 2017
    Suitable for 18+ years
    £160.00

    An engaging and enjoyable two day course run in collaboration with the European Piano Teachers Association for piano teachers  who want to develop and refresh their proessional teaching skills.

  • Musical Theatre & Opera Singers’ Weekend

    Saturday 10 June 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years
    £175.00

    An intensive weekend of professional vocal coaching that will help develop your technique and characterisation, either in opera or in musical theatre.
     

  • Jazz Improvisation Weekend 2

    Saturday 17 June 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years
    £150.00

    This intensive course is for the improviser ready to take their jazz language to the next level.

  • Electric Guitar Workshop

    Saturday 1 July 2017
    Suitable for 11 - 18 years
    £30.00

    Develop your creative playing in this practical electric guitar workshop with Krish Thiruchelvam.

  • Songwriting Summer School

    Monday 7 August 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years
    £360.00

    This four-day course is designed for musicians who are keen to further their skills in songwriting; songwriters who are looking for new ideas and approaches; and educators looking for inspiration in their teaching.

Have an idea for a short course?

We run a varied programme of short courses throughout the year, and we're always keen to try out new ideas and initiatives. If the type of course you're interested in isn't listed above, please contact us using the form below, and we'll let you know what we're planning.


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If you’re looking for gift ideas, our short course gift vouchers are the perfect present that every musician will love, whether they are a complete beginner or more advanced wanting to develop their skills.

Gift vouchers are available in units of £25 up to the full price of a course.

To buy, phone the Short Course Team on 0113 222 3449 between 9:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

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