Explore your love for music with this essential guide to educational courses throughout the UK - whether you're looking to launch a new career or just want to indulge your passion.
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The Juilliard School established this country's standard for education in the performing arts, beginning in 1905. Its alumni are among the most famous recitalists; orchestral, operatic, historical, and jazz musicians; dancers and choreographers; actors and playwrights; and administrators and teachers. The mission of The Juilliard School is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens. Currently, more than 800 young artists from 43 states (plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico) and 40 foreign countries attend Juilliard.
A 3 week combined music festival and summer school directed by Nicholas Daniel, internationally acclaimed conductor and oboist, Dartington provides an opportunity for talented amateurs of all ages and abilities to mingle with professional musicians and composer at weekly master classes and workshops. With over fifty major courses spanning the whole of the western musical repertoire as well as music from other cultures from Viol Consorts and Early Brass, to Gospel Choir and Improvisation, this event offers great diversity.
Tutors for the 2014 summer school include Emma Kirkby, Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort, Richard Sisson and Richard Stilgoe, Andrew Watts, Maggie Cole, Fretwork, The City Musick, Sian Edwards, Lisa Beznosiuk, Louise Hopkins, Philip Dukes, Colin Matthews, Thomas Robertello, Chen Halevi, Christian Blackshaw and many more.
Dartington International Summer School, Space, Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EN
Tel: +44 (0)1803 847 080
Founded in 2001, the Chetham’s Piano summer school is firmly established as one of the most vibrant, respected, inspirational and universally friendly events of its kind in the world. Participants enrol from all five continents and are inspired, by an extraordinary faculty of over 60 internationally celebrated performer-teachers. With seven recital halls, 100 practise rooms, on-site accommodation and meals, Chetham’s summer school has proved to be an outstanding course, a universal haven for everyone who loves piano. We are frequently questioned about eligibility and standards for enrolment. The truth is that the summer school is spiritually and materialistically large enough to include literally everyone who loves piano!
Tel: 0044 (0)1625 266899
We offer students a range of innovative degrees in Music and Audio Arts, Fine Art and Creative Events. With a recognised excellence in teaching as well as a global reputation in research, the University of Kent is highly ranked by the Guardian University Guide 2014 as a UK Top 20 University. The School of Music and Fine Art’s multi-million pound Medway development is located within the award-winning Historic Dockyard Chatham, providing cutting edge state of the art facilities. Study one of our undergraduate, taught or research-based postgraduate music degree programmes: · BMus Music · BSc Music Technology · BMus Popular Music · MA Music Composition · MA Music Technology · MA Sound and Image
Tel: +44 (0)1634 888 980
Rose Bruford Opera Studies BA Hons is the only online undergraduate programme worldwide focusing on all aspects of opera: composers, historic periods, libretto, singer, orchestra and conductor, director, and our new practical module with classes in acting, vocal training and repertoire starting in January 2014 in association with Associated Studios, London.
Online Learning is an ideal way of studying while working/bringing up a family as you are in charge of your study time. With the wealth of free online study material we provide, you can study when and where is best for you. September and January entry points.
Tel: +44 (0) 208 308 2647