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From rock ‘n’ roll to opera, discover some amazing music and the often complex relationship between music, society an ideas. WEA Sydney offers great value for money and the chance to study in a relaxed environment. Our central CBD location is easily accessible by public transport, and our high-quality courses are led by professional and friendly tutors. Our practical classes in singing, cello, harmonica and more cater for absolute beginners through to those with more experience.

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The History of Australian Rock Music

Australian Rock Music has always been great. It started in the fifties as nothing more than a poor copy of US rock and roll. But by the time we hit the sixties Australian rock music was world class and has been ever since. We will look at the great artists that shaped Aussie rock. But also behind these artists were the promoters the venues and of... [More]
$166 Limited / $149

Australian Rock Music has always been great. It started in the fifties as nothing more than a poor copy of US rock and roll. But by the time we hit the sixties Australian rock music was world class

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27 Aug

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An Evening in the Romantic Period

What makes music of the Romantic period sound romantic? Composers of the 19th century aimed to write music which put expression and beauty foremost, and succeeded in composing some of the most wonderful and accessible music of all time. Join us as we explore the music of Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and others... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>What makes music of the Romantic period sound romantic? Composers of the 19th century aimed to write music which put expression and beauty foremost, and succeeded in composing some of the most

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30 Aug

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A Passage to India - A North Indian Classical Music Primer

In the 1960’s North Indian Classical (Hindustani) music underwent a surge of popularity in the west, particularly with the influence of Ravi Shankar over the Beatles and other popular groups of the time. Hindustani music, however, has a colourful history that goes back millennia. Discover the rich tradition and evolution of raga (melodic structure)... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>In the 1960’s North Indian Classical (Hindustani) music underwent a surge of popularity in the west, particularly with the influence of Ravi Shankar over the Beatles and other popular groups of the

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15 Sep

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Travelling the Blues Trail: Memphis and Mississippi

Come take a musical journey down the “Blues Highway” from Memphis through the entire Mississippi Delta and beyond. Visit Beale Street, Sun Studios, The Stax Museum of Soul Music, Gracelands, the Clarksdale Music Festival, the BB King Museum and more. SUGGESTED READING Steve Cheeseborough: Blues Travelling - available on Kindle COURSE OUTLINE How... [More]
$38 Limited

<p>Come take a musical journey down the “Blues Highway” from Memphis through the entire Mississippi Delta and beyond. Visit Beale Street, Sun Studios, The Stax Museum of Soul Music, Gracelands, the

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15 Oct

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An Evening in the Impressionist Period

Composers of the Impressionist period, such as Rachmaninov, Elgar, Sibelius, Puccini, Mahler, Debussy and Ravel, gave the world exotic and rich experiments in sound and beauty, in the last moments before many composers abandoned ‘normal’ music and moved to atonality. This lecture examines the strangely beautiful music of the turn of the twentieth... [More]
$49 Limited

Composers of the Impressionist period, such as Rachmaninov, Elgar, Sibelius, Puccini, Mahler, Debussy and Ravel, gave the world exotic and rich experiments in sound and beauty, in the last moments

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06 Dec

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Ukulele For Beginners

The ukulele has become a very popular instrument in recent years for many good reasons. It is cheap and very portable, ukuleles are easy to play and you can learn to perform your favourite songs from any era or style, solo or with a group. If you have ever wanted to play a musical instrument this is probably the easiest way to make a start. Please... [More]

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Love Your Voice! An Introduction To Singing

Have you always longed to learn how to sing and keep to your own harmony? How do you learn to overcome nerves and performance anxiety? Look no further – this course is for you! Learn how to find your voice, sing with freedom and be taught the application of basic music theory. This course is first in a series of five singing courses: Love Your... [More]

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Enrich Your Voice

This is the 3rd level in the series of Love & Develop Your Voice courses. Enrich Your Voice will explore the singing voice in more depth including how to sustain notes, breathing techniques, more theory integration, harmony, pitch control, extension in vocal range and a specific focus on how to keep in rhythm. This course is third in a series of... [More]

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The Oratorios of Haydn, Berlioz and Mendelssohn

One of the most colourful and dramatic genres of vocal concert music, the oratorio combines soloists, choir and orchestra. Explore some of the late 18th and early 19th century masterpieces in the repertoire: Haydn’s ‘The Creation’ and ‘The Seasons’ composed for Vienna, Berlioz’s only but very successful contribution ‘The Childhood of Christ’... [More]

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Continuing Recorder (Descant/Soprano)

Continue your musical studies and become part of this Descant/soprano recorder course where both solo and ensemble repertoire from a variety of styles and of a more extended nature will be used to further student learning. Through this repertoire, students will encounter additional notes, rhythm patterns, key signatures and time signatures. This... [More]

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