Summer School Content Overview
Although we have not yet finalised the programme and course content for 2020, you may find draft course content below helpful in giving an idea of the possible main areas of activity.
Our Summer School will be suitable suitable for enthusiastic current or prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to get inspired about music in the breath-taking surroundings of the prestigious Bangor University.
- Music Performance Skills
- Core Musicianship Skills to support Performance Studies
- Developing English Language Skills and Experiencing Bangor
1. Solo Performance
- Individual lessons with professional musicians
- Masterclasses and Workshops
2. Ensemble Performance
- Western classical ensembles
- Accompanying skills for pianists
- Improvised ensemble work
1. Performance and Musicology
- Introduction to Western classical music
- Women in music
- Music in Wales
- World music
- Theory, analysis and keyboard harmony
2. Performance and Composition
- Performing contemporary music
- Developing improvisation skills through music performance
3. Music Performance within Health and Well-Being
- Performing music in wide-ranging venues to diverse audiences and communities
- Music education
- Music therapy
- Daily English language classes
- Recreational events and evening activities
- Organised day excursions within North Wales
Each student will receive constructive feedback on their progress and development during the course.
At the end of the course students will be offered an audition with a view to undertaking undergraduate/postgraduate music studies at Bangor University’s School of Music and Media.
For students who wish to study at Bangor and who demonstrate sufficient excellence and proficiency in their audition there will be the potential to offer fee reductions/scholarships (subject to availability at the time).