CREATIVE LEARNING AND ACTION FOR A JUST AND SUSTAINABLE WORLD

Making New Music CPD Weekend

Develop your skills as a music workshop leader with More Music



Sat 16th and Sun 17th November

All day

A weekend of making new music, learning about workshop techniques and considering issues of music education and cultural diversity. For musicians, teachers, and aspiring workshop leaders.

Led by members of the acclaimed Grand Union Orchestra, sessions will centre on musical traditions including West African chant and drumming, South African township music, Latin percussion, North Indian classical music, folk music and songs.
 
The intention is not to replicate world music styles authentically but to use them as a starting point to inspire your future musical collaborations and composition.
 
Improvisation (both solo and collective) will be a crucial element throughout, and will be approached in various ways. Bring instruments, including ones you don’t play very well! Non-European instruments and players are particularly welcome.
 
Knowledge and experience gained in sessions will be useful to your workshop and education practice whether you work in schools or across the community.
 
The singing supper will be an informal evening of music and songs with lovely home cooked local food.
 
What attendees of our past training weekends have said:
"The weekend has opened the door to music again”
"This has generated so much new music for my practice”
 
PROGRAMME
Saturday
10am – 5pm Workshop sessions
7pm – Singing Supper
 
Sunday
10am – 5pm Workshop sessions
 
Workshop leaders
Led by musicians from Grand Union Orchestra:
  • Claude Deppa (South Africa) – trumpet, African percussion
  • Baluji Shrivastav (India) – sitar, tabla
  • Carlos Fuentes (Chile) – Latin American percussion, South American folk instruments
  • Working in collaboration with Pete Moser (England) – Artistic Director of More Music
What‘s more?
To reserve your place, please contact More Music on info@moremusic.org.uk or phone 01524 831997. 

The fee for the weekend is £100 (£50 concessions)download this document to see if you qualify for a bursary.
 
A local accommodation list will be sent on receipt of booking, local B&Bs range from £25.  Lunches will be provided and are included in the cost of the course.