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Sessions Sep – Dec 2020

Scroll down for full session details. For any activity, including singing, we have a strict limit of 15 places so we advise that you pre-book to ensure your place. To book please call us on 01524 831997 or email info@moremusic.org.uk

Term starts on Monday 21 September – Friday 4 December 2020
Half term: Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October 2020.

Our sessions will be following social distancing rules and will take place outside if appropriate or possible. If indoors, our rooms will be well-ventilated.

We will be reviewing advice about singing volumes ensuring that we follow the most up to date guidance and that participants are not singing loudly.

Please note – all sessions have their own individual safety measures, precautions and new rules. Please contact your music leader for more information or if you have any questions. For general enquiries please give us a call on 01524 831997 or email info@moremusic.org.uk.

SESSIONS INFORMATION

 

Monday

7.30-9pm
Folk Group | on Zoom

Throughout lockdown, our Folk Group has had a vibrant online life and will stay online for the time being. If you would like to know more about regular sessions and musical collaborations, please get in touch.

 

Tuesday 

Clapping Song
Regent Park | Outdoors
Pay what you can
10 – 10.45am and 11.15am – 12noon

We will welcome 8 family groups to each session. Please dress for the weather! We’ll have a tent up to keep bags and pushchairs dry but we’ll be singing and playing in the elements. Expect new and familiar songs, name songs, nursery rhymes, finger rhymes and action songs.

We’ll provide each family group with a bag of clean instruments, scarves and other fun props to help lead us through the session

 

Seagull Café
12pm – 1pm and 2pm – 3pm 
At More Music

12pm – 1pm and 2pm – 3pm

Welcome back to a slightly smaller but nonetheless very sociable Seagull Café at More Music. Our ‘Singing for Health’ group returns in partnership with Bay Medical Group.  Enjoy a brew and catch up with some familiar faces, with live music and songs from our wonderful musicians Bill and Sian. 60 yrs +

For those not ready or able to come to us, we can bring the songs to you. Enjoy singing loudly in the comfort of your own home via Zoom online. Ask us for your invitation to join in from your place. Don’t have a device to get online? We can help you get online to participate, call Anna for more details 01524 831997

Sing It Out!
4pm – 5pm
At More Music

Find your voice at our informal singing session for 11-18 yr olds. In this group, with an emphasis on supporting positive mental health through singing, you can sing out stress, sing out strong or simply start by singing something small. No experience required – this is a safe group for anyone with social anxieties, maybe looking for ways to manage your different moods and meet new friends.

Baybeat Streetband
Outdoors
6pm – 7.15pm

Pay what you can

Meet at West End Gardens at 6pm to play till 7:15pm

If the weather’s bad then we’ll organise an alternative.

Learn to play percussion, brass and woodwind instruments in our vibrant carnival band. Play a unique blend of Brazilian, Cuba, North African, Asian, Caribbean and pop-based rhythms and tunes.

 

Wednesday

On the Beat

Please ask about our bespoke service visiting SEND settings.

There’s a strong emphasis on inclusivity, personal development and fun in this interactive music session. Devised for adults who need support while they learn, for example due to learning difficulties or physical disabilities, and so each participant is accompanied by a carer.

Young Producers
5 – 7pm
FREE
At More Music

Are you aged 14 – 25 and interested in a career in the music industry?

Would you like to develop the skills and knowledge needed to work in the industry?

Would you like the opportunity to gain real life experiences of producing and running events, promotion, marketing, sound and lighting, artist development and management?

Would you like the opportunity to network regularly with industry professionals & access advice and mentoring?

If you are passionate about developing a career in the creative industries, then this is the group for you.

LYVE
6 – 7pm
At More Music

Make a creative fusion of sound that mixes contemporary music from many different styles, bringing together a cappella harmony singing, beatboxing, rapping and original songwriting.

 

Long Walk Chinese Ensemble
6.30-7.30pm beginners
7.30 -9.30pm Chinese Ensemble
At More Music

Learn how to play real Chinese instruments like the Ruan (moon guitar), Erhu (violin) or Dizi (flute). All the instruments are provided.

 

Thursday

Stages 
6 – 9pm
£2 per session
At More Music

The session will consist of three options to book a place email stages@moremusic.org.uk

Hall – Rockschool [max 10 per session]

A: 6pm – 7pm

B: 7.15pm – 8.15pm

Tech Room – Studio / Production / Songwriting [max 4 per session]

A: 6pm – 7pm

B: 7.15pm – 8.15pm

Live Room – Band rehearsals [max 5 per session]

A – 6pm – 6.45pm

B – 7pm – 7.45pm

C – 8pm – 8.45pm

Stages is back, with opportunities to develop your skills in songwriting, singing, performance, production, instruments and more!

Stages is a great place to meet like-minded musicians. Our experienced team cover all genres from hip-hop to jazz, metal to pop and everything in between

If you want to learn how to play drums or guitar, produce your own tracks, join Rock School or rehearse with your band, Stages is the session for you. We will provide support and guidance no matter what stage you are at in your musical career.

 

Bay Youth Voices
5.30pm – 6.30pm
At More Music

Bay Youth Voices is back with a new day and time – Fridays at 5.30pm.

Calling all singers aged between 6-12 years! Do you enjoy singing? Want to develop your vocal technique and learn how to sing in a group?

Then come and join Bay Youth Voices and sing sings ranging from Dua Lipa to George Ezra, meet new people and have fun!


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