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11th - 18th August
St. Catherine's School

SMA Summer Music School 2024

We are back this coming summer!

SMA International Summer Music School 2024 at St Catherine's School Bramley

Date:

11th August to 18th August 2024

Event Highlights:

  • Spectacular week-long summer music school

  • Residential and non-residential options

  • For aged 5-16 pianists, orchestral instrument players, and singers

Program Features:

  • Daily improvisation with young artists

  • Masterclasses for various instruments

  • Ensembles, choirs, and chamber music groups

  • Two orchestras: Junior (Grades 1-3) and SMA Senior (Grade 4 to Grade 8+)

  • Mini Musicianship program for beginners

  • Gala concert featuring mini musicians, juniors, and professionals

Location:

  • St Catherine's School in Guildford

  • Guildford: Surrounded by Surrey Hills and waterways, less than an hour from London and Heathrow Airport

School Facilities:

  • Founded in 1885, over 130 years of educational excellence

  • 27-acre grounds with professional concert facilities

  • Anniversary Halls: 300-seat auditorium/concert hall, drama studios, sports hall, dance studio

  • World-class facilities, renowned music tutors, and opportunities to make lifelong friends

Accommodation:

  • Boarders stay at the new Six Form Building (opened in February 2021)

  • Large common room and kitchen

  • 44 brand-new twin bedrooms, fully furnished

  • Personalized notice boards and study desks for each student

Please check the course program and timetable sample.

About Our Programme

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Improvisation workshop

Improvisation has played a powerful role in musicianship development, it helps to level the playing field of students.

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Chamber Music

Chamber groups are formed before the course to allow students time to prepare their parts.

 

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Masterclass

Every student will be attending a Masterclass on their primary instrument.

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Symphony Orchestra

If you play an orchestral instrument you will join one of our orchestral groups.

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Vocal Course

A fabulous singing course for 5-16 year old, with boarding and day options. Led by inspiring tutors, styles include musical theatre and classical music

Mini Musicianship

Suitable for Beginner to Grade 2 (Age 4 - 7)

If your child is under age 7, you are welcome to join our Mini Musican Programme - 1 to 1 lesson (30 minutes).

£135 per lesson for non-summer school students during our Summer Music School on 12th - 16th August. You can choose the days you would like to join.

Press the button below for the application.

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Conducting Course

With Matthew Lloyd-Wilson

£120 per week for non-summer school students; £50 for summer school students during our Summer Music School from 13th - 15th August, 3 - 4 pm.

 

You can choose the days you would like to join.

Press the button below for the application.

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Composition Course

With Caroline Tyler

£120 per week for non-summer school students; £50 for summer school students during our Summer Music School from 13th - 15th August, 3 - 4 pm.

 

You can choose the days you would like to join.

Press the button below for the application.

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Master Class Series

Master Classes are now available to book! Secure your place ASAP!

Our Faculty

Our faculty members are highly influential musicians in the industry. In every course they teach, they bring their rich experience, knowledge and passion to the lessons. Get to know our talented team below, and feel free to reach out with questions.

Learn More About The Location - St. Catherine's School

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Join our SMA Summer Music School Programme 2024

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