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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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Travelling the Blues Highway 61: A Musical Journey

Journey to the origins of the Blues in Memphis and Mississippi. Visit Beale Street, the Stax Museum and Gracelands; before travelling to the grave sites of Robert Johnson, BB King, Albert King and others. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they have read the current COVID-19 Safety Guidance... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Journey to the origins of the Blues in Memphis and Mississippi. Visit Beale Street, the Stax Museum and Gracelands; before travelling to the grave sites of Robert Johnson, BB King, Albert King and

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04 Jun

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Understanding Chamber Music

Chamber music is one of the most intimate forms of classical music. It combines the wealth and richness of classical music structures with the intimacy of being able to see each performer, and hear what each one is playing. This course explores the structures and development of chamber music, and the great composers who contributed to it, including... [More]
$125 Limited / $113

<p>Chamber music is one of the most intimate forms of classical music. It combines the wealth and richness of classical music structures with the intimacy of being able to see each performer, and hear

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05 Jun

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Popular Music: 1975 to 1979

Whilst the late sixties were the most creative in rock music, pop music continued to evolve into the seventies and beyond. We will play hear and listen to the music of this period from America, UK, Europe and Australia, covering one year per session starting with 1975. We look at, not just the famous acts, but also those less well known that still... [More]

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Music and the Senses - From the Renaissance to the Early 20th Century

Explore music that has been composed explicitly to celebrate the five senses, from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. These themes embrace the playing and hearing of musical instruments, the enjoyment and imitation of bird songs and other sounds of the environment, praise of the beauty of the human voice and individual instruments, and... [More]

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Continuing Cello 3

Beloved by millions the Violoncello is one of the most mellow, elegant and romantic orchestral instruments. Be allured and experience the joy of a cello ensemble making music from the very first lesson. This course will continue to cover the basics of cello playing: all notes in first position, how to hold the bow, scales and technical exercises.... [More]

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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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Theory Just for Singers - Beginners

This course is only for absolute beginners or those who have dabbled but never grasped it! Let me demystify your fears about how to interpret notation, rhythm, scales and key signatures. This course is a gateway to those who would like to build their confidence by understanding how to decipher written music. There will be no singing involved, only... [More]

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Celebrate Your Voice

You've made it! Celebrate your voice in style with this new cracker of a course! Level 5 of the series of Love, Develop, Enrich and Challenge Your Voice. Singing techniques, warm ups, breathing demonstrations, repertoire learning and theory will be in the mix of this 90 minute class offered. This course is the last in a series of five singing... [More]

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The Life and Music of Chopin

Chopin’s music has delighted music lovers for nearly two centuries. Perhaps no other composer is so closely associated with the piano, newly finding its voice in Chopin’s time. His too-short life had its own drama and turmoil, with his exile from Poland, his battle with illness, and his relationship with French author George Sand. This one-day... [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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