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Fiddle Repertoire content

Fiddle Repertoire

Fiddle Repertoire

A chance to study traditional Celtic fiddle music with members of the acclaimed music team at Lews Castle College Benbecula. You will expand your repertoire and learn the techniques that make Celtic fiddle music so popular the world over.

  • Start Date: 10th February 2022
  • During: 10 weeks, You will be required to engage in your own time with preparatory work set between classes up to a maximum of 10 hours over the course
  • Evening class: Thursday 7pm – 8pm
  • Study Method: Online
  • Cost: £35
  • Contact:leenquiries@uhi.ac.uk  or call 01851 770 000 for more information
Music Theory Bootcamp content

Music Theory Bootcamp

Music Theory Bootcamp

An intensive online two-day course taking you through the basics of music theory. This is an entry-level course that will teach you everything you need to know about the building blocks of all great music.

  • Start Date: Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st December (Tight schedule, but we can run this again.)
  • During: 10 weeks, you will be required to engage in your own time with preparatory work set between classes up to a maximum of 10 hours over the course
  • Class timings: All day (starts 09:00)
  • Study Method: Face to face
  • Cost: £35
  • Contact:leenquiries@uhi.ac.uk  or call 01851 770 000 for more information
Live Performance content

Live Performance

Live Performance

A chance to be part of a musical ensemble and work alongside our existing HNC and BA students. You will work with the students to devise and rehearse a twenty-minute set list
to be performed live at a later date. You will also help to create an accurate stage plan and tech spec for the live performance.

  • Start Date: 10th February 2022
  • During: 10 weeks, you will be required to engage in your own time with preparatory work set between classes up to a maximum of 10 hours over the course
  • Class timings: 13:00 (for two hours) each Thursday
  • Study Method: Face to face
  • Cost: £35
  • Contact:leenquiries@uhi.ac.uk  or call 01851 770 000 for more information
Digital Studio Recording Experience content

Digital Studio Recording Experience

Digital Studio Recording Experience

A ten-week entry-level course on digital recording techniques in a digital studio. This short course will equip you with all you need to know about advance your recording aspirations with confidence.

  • Start Date: 9th February 2022
  • During: 10 weeks, you will be required to engage in your own time with preparatory work set between classes up to a maximum of 10 hours over the course
  • Class timings: 10:00 for one hour every Wednesday
  • Study Method: Face to face
  • Cost: £35
  • Contact:leenquiries@uhi.ac.uk  or call 01851 770 000 for more information
Composition content

Composition

Composition

A short course offering an introduction to the world of musical composition. You will be mentored in all areas of composition and encouraged to create your own portfolio of music pieces.

  • Start Date: 9th February 2022
  • During: 10 weeks, you will be required to engage in your own time with preparatory work set between classes up to a maximum of 10 hours over the course
  • Class timings: 11:00 for one hour every Wednesday
  • Study Method: Face to face
  • Cost: £35
  • Contact:leenquiries@uhi.ac.uk  or call 01851 770 000 for more information
Music and the Environment MA content

Music and the Environment MA

Music and the Environment MA

Creative artists make a significant contribution to the sustainability of the creative economy, particularly in rural communities.

The MA Music and the Environment provides a foundation for musicians to develop new paths for creative, entrepreneurial, and environmentally responsible endeavours. In addition, the course equips musicians to work within their own community, establishing effective and successful contributions to their local economy.