For Autumn 2017, we're introducing a new series of jazz and folk sessions on Saturday mornings.  The sessions are suitable for young musicians aged eight to eighteen.

Saturday Folk

Sat 23 Sep / 28 Oct / 25 Nov 10am-1pm


Learn to play Fok and Bluegrass music with Bath Bluegrass School

Come and try our new Folk and Bluegrass taster workshops for young musicians. Explore brilliant forms of American traditional music with roots in Irish, Scottish and English folk, but also jazz too! Learn about the fundamentals of Bluegrass playing including basic chords, improvisation, group performance, singing and learning tunes and songs by ear (with music provided).

Typically for instruments such as banjos, fiddles and acoustic guitars, these are fun and accessible sessions for all stringed instrument players.

Ages 8 - 18: All standards welcome and no prior knowledge required.
Leaders: Charlotte and Laura Carrivick, John Breese

£12 per session

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Saturday Jazz

Sat 14 Oct / 11 Nov / 9 Dec 10am-1pm


New jazz taster sessions for young musicians in association with National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Explore the world of jazz improvisation, rhythm and ensemble playing in our new jazz workshops for young musicians. Led by Mike Daniels with visiting artists including Gwilym Simcock and members of NYJO, come and try out what it's like to play in a jazz band!

Ages 11 - 18: Grade 5 standard or equivalent - open to all big band instruments.
Leaders: Mike Daniels plus guest tutors

£12 per session

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