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Courses & Participatory Events at Band on the Wall

We have designed musical activities for everyone - all ages, abilities and levels of experience. All courses are designed to be accessible and affordable - for those who are currently workless, lone parents or carers courses are free or reduced - please contact us for details. So, if you are interested in developing your musical and creative abilities in a friendly, relaxed and supportive environment, read on.

THE PICTUREHOUSE CHOIR (LEVEL: BEGINNER – EXPERIENCED) 
We believe everyone has a singing voice given the right teaching and encouragement. The new Picturehouse Choir is a multi-generational a-cappela choir for ages 9 to 90 and is ideal for family groups, individuals and teachers to learn songs from all around the world. Great fun and a real learning experience.
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GLOBAL GROOVES (LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE – EXPERIENCED)
Dance to a different beat with our strand of World Percussion dance and song courses. These 7-10 week courses will include West African drumming and dance and song, South Asian Dhol drumming, Indian dance, military percussion, Cuban percussion and Orixa dance, and a multi-faceted drum skills programme to complete the programme in 2010. Extend your skills and techniques in, and knowledge of a wide range of world music in an engaging and supportive atmosphere. Sessions are great fun, and highly addictive.
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BAND ON THE WALL IMPROVISATION GROUP (LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE – EXPERIENCED)
These acclaimed jazz improvisation classes return to Band on the Wall led by North West sax legend Munch Manship. 

Play from a specially arranged and ever-expanding book of standards from all eras and jazz styles. Boost your improvisation skills and develop your style in this supportive and sociable group.
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TAP RHYTHM PROJECT (LEVEL: BEGINNER – EXPERIENCED)
Based on the principals of jazz improvisation, this dance activity is aimed at all ages and abilities. Shoes are provided — just turn up and tap. This autumn we are piloting two classes (Beginner and Improver) and a tap “jam” performance in a new slant on an old style with tap artiste Jess Murray.
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* All courses are supported by online resources and recordings of key sessions and performances where appropriate. Tutors are all experienced leaders in their field and we already have a list of exciting visiting guest artists to lead some sessions.

HOW TO FIND OUT MORE
For further details and to book places please click on links above or contact Tim Chatterton, Learning & Participation Officer, at: tim.chatterton@bandonthewall.org

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