Course programme

Richard Michael Jazz Summer Course 2019

Sunday 7th July:

4.00 pm to 5.30 pm Registration for residential participants

5.30 pm to 6.30 pm Registration for non-residential participants

6.00 pm Dinner (for residential participants)

7.00 pm to 8.30 pm Introductory session (no instruments needed)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:

7.30 am to 9.00 pm Breakfast (for residential participants)

8.30 am to 9.00 am Registration for non-residential participants

9.30 am to 10.15 am Warm up session

10.15 am to 11.15 am Masterclass: this will focus on the techniques of your own instrument/voice and give you help and support to improve your playing.

11.15 am to 11.45 am Break

11.45 am to 1.00 pm Theory: all aspects of theory will be explored through a practical session where participants will learn ‘how to play a bonny tune’!

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm Lunch (for all participants)

2.00 pm to 3.15 pm Combos

3.15 pm to 3.30 pm Break

3.30 pm to 5.00 pm Optional sessions, to include combo skills, jazz choir, transcribing, arranging

5.00 pm to 6.00 pm Swimming pool and sports hall available

5.30 pm to 7.00 pm Dinner (for residential participants)

7.00 pm onwards Free time (jam sessions in Atrium until 9.00 pm)

Friday 12th July:

7.30 am to 9.00 pm Breakfast (for residential participants)

9.30 am to 10.15 am Warm up session

10.15 am to 11.15 am Masterclass

11.15 am to 11.45 am Break

11.45 am to 1.00 pm Combos

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm Lunch (for all participants)

2.00 pm to 4.15 pm End of course concert for family and friends

4.30 pm End of course