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This Summer, SLAP Some Sheet Music Reading Skill Into You!

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If you’re into music professionally, there’s more to a musical instrument than just knowing how to play it; you should also know how to sight read, and this summer, You can learn how to read sheet music in two days at the Sight Read Like A Pro (SLAP) Workshop.

This workshop brought to you by the MUSON CENTRE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, is a 2-day workshop that aims to teach musicians, music teachers, music students choristers, instrumentalists and freelancers how to read sheet music from different genres like High life, Jazz, Contemporary and more. If you play a musical instrument, this opportunity is for you.

Instruments of focus are the keyboard, piano, saxophone, trumpets, bass guitar, lead guitar, voice (singers), drum, percussion’s, and orchestra instruments, each instrument will have a dedicated MUSON/ABRSM (London) trained facilitator selected from the MUSON Alumni.

WHEN:   22nd & 23rd August 2014
TIME:     9:00am – 4:00pm
WHERE:  MUSON CENTRE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Lagos, Nigeria.

HOW:       N5,500 [Five Thousand, Five Hundred Naira Only] each day

TRAINING OUTLINE

General Introduction to Music notation (60minutes)
Staff (lines and spaces identification) Clefs
Key signature
Time signature
Notes /rest identification and duration
Clapping to time
Singing pitch

Practical sight reading
(2hours)
Learning of peculiarities of instruments ie. Tablature will be taught in guitar class.
Other peculiarities:
Transposition (trumpet and saxophone class)
Chord progressions (keyboard, piano, guitar)
Vocal range and registers( voice class)

Graded Music and its importance
(45min)
How to register and prepare for graded exams such as MUSON/ ABRSM, Trinity, Guild Hall.
Benefit of having Music Certificates.

How to apply to study Music
(45min)
Basic certificates needed to apply for a degree in music.
How to prepare for auditions.
The MUSON diploma school and its affiliations
Successful Nigerians in the diaspora.

Performing from sheet music
(90min)
Performing in ensembles, band, orchestra with live examples Orchestra, jam session
Sheet music of popular genre ie: Arrangements
Music stand

OTHER TOPICS.
The MUSON diploma school / applying to study music abroad

*MUSON/ ABRSM Graded music exams/certification

* Understanding Soft wares for sheet music notations and general playing/singing technique.

The workshop will conclude with a jam session exploring music of diverse genres.

HOW TO REGISTER
Participants can register online at
www.iyeartsfoundation.org/sightread.
Forms Available at MUSON Centre Lagos
Music shops in Lagos
www.ariiyatickets.com
www.naijaticketshop.com
www.quickteller.com
www.afritickets.com

COURSE FEE = N 5,500 per participant, each day.

NOTES
– Register and book your seat ahead of training.

– Dress code: Casual

– Multiple bookings (Churches /Bands/Group ) get a 10% discount.

– 10% discounts on first 50 participants to register.

– Other freebies such as registration for music exams, free music books and instruments accessories.

Participants are to come with their instruments except instruments that are difficult to move around.

INQUIRIES
Please call
07066018665
08025062682
08038057066
Blackberry PIN
2881A43C
@SLAPWorkshop

To support please mail missikaz@gmail.com

 

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