Training Course

Introduction to Music

Organisation: Drake Music

Region: UK-Wide

Artform: Music

Welcoming: All Disabilities

Opportunity Summary:

Introduction To Music is a new, accessible music course created by Drake Music in partnership with apt awards (formerly known as OCNSWR - Open College Network South West Region). The course can be accredited at Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 and is designed to be fully inclusive, enabling disabled and non-disabled students to work together. Please note Drake Music do not deliver the course, for info on centres which offer the course, contact Introduction To Music combines practical performing and composing activities with learning and assessment resources for Clicker software, which is physically accessible to almost any student. The course comprises four units that can either be taken individually as stand-alone units, or linked together to form a complete course. The units are Music Skills for Performance, Creating Soundtracks for Films, Writing Music Down, Composing Music using Chance Methods.

Organisation Information:

Drake Music is a music and technology hub, founded in 1988 by Adele Drake. For over twenty years, the organisation has pioneered the use of assistive music technology to make music accessible and have developed a wealth of innovative and imaginative approaches to teaching, learning and making music. Central to the work is the belief that everyone can fulfil their creative and musical potential given the right opportunities. Drake Music is a small organisation with a national remit with regional bases in Bristol, London and Manchester. A team of some forty associate musicians/artists/technologists deliver programmes across the South West, London/South East and North West. These are delivered in partnership with schools, universities, arts organisations, local authorities, music services, software and hardware developers as well as musicians, technologists, composers and artists from other disciplines.


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