Adam Parnell B.Mus(Hons)RNCM

Music & Dance Tuition and Workshops


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Workshops for Schools

Workshops available:

Composition workshops:

Adam has studied composition at one of the world’s leading music colleges (The Royal Northern College of Music) and has published various compositions through Music by arrangement. He has also written a guide to composition that is used in secondary schools in England entitled ‘Basics of Composition Book 1’.

Full and half day workshops are available for schools, particularly for G.C.S.E. students and above in composition. The workshops aim to explain the concepts behind composition and provide students with practical tools for tackling composition generally and coursework requirements specifically.

Singing workshops:

Singing workshops are available to promote singing in schools for class lessons, assemblies and special occasions. The workshops are generally aimed at younger students with little or no experience of (or enthusiasm for!) singing. Ideally at the start of Year 7. These workshops would also be suitable for Primary school children. More advanced workshops are also available for more experienced singers working on part/harmony singing and ensemble skills.

Recorder workshops:

Many Primary School children have access to recorders and recorder ensembles whilst still at primary school. Sometimes the continuity is lost when they move to secondary school as there are no dedicated ensembles for them to take part in. Recorders are also a cheap and effective way to get students involved in practical music making without the excessive start up costs of the more expensive instruments.

If you would like your school to have a recorder ensemble I can provide workshops and resources to get you started. Of course, I am happy to continue the workshops as long as you like.

Only need the resources? Check out the following site for music made to order for whatever instruments you have at your disposal:
www.musicbyarrangement.co.uk
Musicbyarrangement provides a complete, cost effective service to help maintain the ever changing dynamics of school ensembles.

Starter Ensembles:

Ever wanted to have a school orchestra or band but don’t have the resources or time to get things started? I can offer workshops for any combination of instruments and abilities. The idea behind these workshops is to get your starter ensembles off the ground with a view to them being continued by in house staff eventually and to provide tailor made resources which can be kept as part of the fee for the workshop. These resources can be adapted and modified long after the workshops for a nominal fee. Only need the resources? Check out the following site for music made to order for whatever instruments you have at your disposal:
www.musicbyarrangement.co.uk
Musicbyarrangement provides a complete, cost effective service to help maintain the ever changing dynamics of school ensembles.

Dance workshops:

Salsa workshops are available for all ages. Workshops are available as one off taster sessions or more protracted courses over several weeks or even terms.

Tango workshops are also available but due to the nature of the dance these workshops are more suitable for older/more mature students perhaps enrolled in G.C.S.E. dance. For these workshops, it is preferable to have groups of couples/partners.