Music Courses at Hogan Music


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7th November 2021 Getting Away from the Dots: Learn to Improvise with Damian Cook View & Book
6th March 2022 Jazz and Blues Piano Workshop & Performance with Tim Richards View & Book

Explore Our Music Workshops & Courses

Looking for musical things to do in Newbury? Want something fun and local to keep the kids entertained over the holidays? Or simply want to find an enjoyable music course or workshop to develop your skills?

Don't get bored or stuck in a rut! Book your place on one of our exciting and enriching music courses or workshops! Find an excellent range to choose from, such as half-day sessions, 1-day workshops to weekly music classes for a variety of ages groups from toddlers to teens (and adults too!).

Getting Away from the Dot, Learn to Improvise  Music Course with Damian Cook

7th November 2021 | 10am - 4pm

Getting Away from the Dots

Learn to Improvise with Damian Cook

There is no such thing as a wrong note! A day to get away from the music stand and start learning how to improvising. On this one day course, led by Damian Cook, you’ll learn some basic theory using your instruments and have the opportunity to improvise along to popular charts. Yes, this might be out of your comfort zone, but you’ll be all the better for it by the end of the day with resources to take away so you can apply this to future performances.

This course is open to all instrumentalists and all ages who are at least grade three standard on their instrument.

£50


Course Venue
Hogan Music, 123-126 Bartholomew Street, Newbury, RG14 5BN

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Jazz & Blues Piano Music Course with Tim Richards

6th March 2022
10am - 12.30pm (Gd 1-2) | 2pm - 4.30pm (gd 3-5)
12.45pm -1.45pm Lunchtime Performance by Tim

Jazz and Blues

Piano Workshop & Performance with Tim Richards

Learn all about jazz, blues and improvisation with the inspirational pianist, Tim Richards. Tim has been present on the UK and international jazz scene since the early 1980s and has toured and recorded with the likes of Otis Grand, Dana Gillespie and Earl Green.

This is a practical workshop so you’ll be in front of a piano most of the time. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore these different genres and try something new! You’ll also get to hear Tim perform himself in a free lunchtime recital, 12:45-1:15pm, as well as have the opportunity to purchase some of his popular books.

The morning workshop is ideal for all pianists grade one and grade two standard while the afternoon is idea for grade three to five piano students. Both workshops are open to both children and adult learners.

£30



Course Venue
Hogan Music, 123-126 Bartholomew Street, Newbury, RG14 5BN

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