Summer Schools

Throughout the summer months we run a number of Summer Schools to help you develop your skills and meet like-minded musicians.


  • Roland Aira Weekend

    Saturday 1 July 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years

    Our Roland AIRA Weekend covers the AIRA range of electronic instruments and teaches you how to use these innovative products along with a Digital Audio Workstation to add hands-on control to your music making.


  • Electronic Music Production Summer School

    Monday 24 July 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years

    Kick-start your electronic music production skills on our week-long summer school, designed to give you all of the tips, tricks and techniques to enable you to create your own music.


  • Creative Jazz Summer School

    Monday 31 July 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years

    Immerse yourself in a week of playing and singing jazz under the guidance of expert tutors from our BA Jazz pathway.

  • Film Music Summer School

    Monday 31 July 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years

    Learn about the art and science involved in scoring music for the moving image with expert professionals and educators from our BA programmes.


  • Recording Summer School

    Monday 31 July 2017
    Suitable for 18+ years

    On this five day summer school you will experience the complete process of recording, mixing and mastering your music.


  • Songwriting Summer School

    Monday 7 August 2017
    Suitable for 16+ years

    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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