Music

shutterstock_10381393Come and listen to and talk about a selection of music. Explore what makes a good performance and the links between music past and present.

open to everyone whether you are an experienced listener or have no previous knowledge.

Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge or St Pauls. You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below. We reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.


PLEASE NOTE: Online and telephone booking will
open at 9.30am on Thursday 27 August

Exploring Haydn’s Creation

Come and spend a day listening to and exploring Haydn’s choral masterpiece and how we respond to it including background and discussion. No previous knowledge needed – all are welcome.

  • Saturday 10am to 4pm Matthew Heyse-Moore
  • One day on 17 October £50/ £36 W43A  & Stoke Lodge

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NEW Exploring Bach’s Mass in B Minor

Come and spend a day listening to and exploring Bach’s choral masterpiece and how we respond to it including background and discussion. No previous knowledge needed – all are welcome.

  • Saturday 10am to 4pm  Matthew Heyse-Moore
  • One day on 28 November £50/ £36 W43B   Stoke Lodge

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Singing Tuition 

NEW Exploring your voice.

Lead by an experienced tutor, you will gain an understanding of the basic principles of efficient singing and thus explore the potential of your voice. You will develop the perception and the body awareness necessary to build your own vocal technique. You will explore breathing exercises, vocalisations and you will have fun creating a repertoire of songs. For beginners and experienced singers alike. The course will be delivered over Zoom.

  • Thursdays 6.30pm to 8pm   Luca Macchi
  • 6 sessions from 5 November   £63/£40 R17A   Online 

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