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A unique one-year introduction to six instruments for those who are not sure which instrument they would like to learn. The instruments introduced are: violin, cello, guitar, piano, flute and percussion.

• Now in its 22nd year
• A structured course which allows children to progress with confidence
• Profile for each child at the end of the year to help them choose an instrument
• Music making session with other groups each term
• Opportunity to revisit all the instruments at the end of the course
• Informal show and share to parents on each instrument
• We provide all the instruments which remain at the Conservatoire
• Easy payment by direct debit available

This class is taught by

  • English Literature

    Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00

    We shall be studying Marlowe's "Edward II" and Shakespeare's "Richard II" in honour ...
  • Early Years Music: Toddler Tunes (18-36m)


    Children start to engage with spontaneous music making, they are thus encouraged to discover new instruments ...
  • Blackheath Youth Theatre

    Saturday 14.45 - 16.45

    Blackheath Youth Theatre is the principal theatre company at the Conservatoire. It is a foundation course ...
  • Sculpture

    Tuesday 19.00 - 22.00

    If you have ever thought ‘I have always wanted to try sculpture’, then you will love this ...
  • Blackheath Baroque Orchestra


    As a special project this term we are creating a slightly larger group to perform two of the Coronation ...
  • En Bloc Recorder Ensemble

    Wednesday 17.30 - 18.30

    En Bloc is the Conservatoire's fabulous recorder ensemble, a fun and welcoming group of committed and ...
  • Singers Unlimited

    Wednesday 12.45 - 13.45

    If you are a solo singer of retirement age and enjoy performing regularly in front of an appreciative ...
  • Jazz Sounds

    Saturday 11.45 - 13.45

    Leave any preconceived ideas you have at home and prepare for something different! This course will ...
  • Toddler Art


    A creative and dynamic environment in which children can express themselves, enjoy art and develop skills ...
  • Early Years Drama

    Monday 0.0 - 0.0

    Come along and join us on adventures of the imagination, inventing new stories and exploring old stories. ...
  • Make Art


    Make Art offers a creative environment for children to express themselves. Children begin to build up ...
  • Art Discovery


    Our classes aim to develop children’s skills and confidence in a supportive environment, where ...
  • Explore Art

    Monday 17.15 - 18.45

    In the course of the year children will try a range of activities, including model making, printmaking, ...
  • Italian Lower Intermediate

    Tuesday 13.00 - 14.30

    This is the second year course using the BBC Talk Italian 2 books and CDs. The lessons will also incorporate ...
  • Women's Choir

    Wednesday 11.00 - 12.00

    Our women’s choir is an enthusiastic group of people covering a wide spectrum of both age and ...
  • Flute Choir

    Saturday 12.00 - 13.00

    A group for flautists of Grade 2 or above. An opportunity to meet fellow flautists and play together ...
  • Junior Choir

    Saturday 10.00 - 11.00

    Our fast-growing and lively Junior Choir has a great time singing a wide variety of different styles ...
  • French B1

    Thursday 13.30 - 15.30

    This course is for adults who have completed A2 level or equivalent and focuses on developing the skills ...
  • French B2

    Thursday 10.00 - 12.00

    This course is for adults who have completed B1 level or equivalent and expands on more advanced structures ...
  • Junior Theatre Workshop

    Saturday 9.15 - 10.45

    We work as an ensemble - using theatre games to build rapport and skills, with special emphasis on movement, ...
  • Intermediate Theatre Workshop

    Saturday 13.15 - 14.45

    An introductory course for those who enjoy drama – no experience is necessary. It also provides ...
  • Drawing Skills


    Designed for children and teenagers who want to explore and develop drawing techniques. Students learn ...
  • Theory Plus!


    There are three Theory Plus classes that teach music theory, aural, composition and general musicianship ...
  • Roundabout


    A unique one-year introduction to six instruments for those who are not sure which instrument they would ...
  • Orchestral Conducting

    ALTERNATE FRIDAYS 11.00 - 17.15

    Denise Ham’s perceptive teaching, based on the Toscanini technique and expanded by years of teaching ...
  • GCSE Music

    Saturday 13.15 - 16.15

    GCSE Music is a really diverse and engaging course where students explore music and develop their skills ...
  • A-level Music


    A-level Music is a diverse and engaging course where students really get to explore music in detail, ...
  • Early Years Music: Tiny Tots (0-18m)


    Tickling, body awareness and bouncy games as well as a lot of singing and dancing for our newcomers! ...
  • Early Years Music: Little Maestros (3-5yrs)


    With their motor skills now developed children continue to experiment with new instruments and other ...
  • Early Years Music: Family Music


    These classes are for parents who want to bring more than one child to the same class. Singing and discovering ...
  • Life Sculpture

    Tuesday 12.00 - 15.00

    Students will work from a variety of life models and poses. The course involves working in clay from ...
  • Saturday Music School Orchestra

    Saturday 12.00 - 13.00

    What’s the point of playing an orchestral instrument if you only ever play on your own?! Come ...
  • GCSE & A-level Art

    Saturday 13.00 - 16.00

    These courses are ideal for: Students wishing to take GCSE Art but unable to do so at school ...
  • Learn to improvise on any instrument

    Monday 19.30 - 21.00

    Improvising can seriously improve your overall performance, playing and awareness of your instrument ...
  • Italian for Holidays

    Wednesday 19.30 - 21.00

    This short course is an introduction to the Italian language and culture - particularly useful if you're ...
  • Intermediate Choir

    Saturday 11.00 - 12.00

    Come and join the Saturday Music School's new choir and develop your singing and musicianship skills ...
  • Advanced Performance

    Saturday 0.0 - 0.0

    Develop your advanced performance skills with options including group coaching sessions, chamber music, ...
  • Creating Music with GarageBand


    Bring your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or MacBook and join our new class using one of the most popular ...
  • Tuesday String School


    Tuesday 16:15-17:45pm or Tuesday 17:00-18:30pm Come and learn the violin or the cello in the most fun ...
  • Tuesday String School Orchestra

    Tuesday 17.00 - 17.45

    What’s the point of taking lessons on an instrument if you only ever get to play on your own? ...
  • Creating Music for Film


    Learn how to transform a film with music and sound effects. You will create and edit music and sound ...
  • Aural Plus!

    Wednesday 19.30 - 20.15

    Develop your aural skills in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. These skills are the foundation of ...
  • Theory Plus!

    Wednesday 20.15 - 21.00

    In this class you’ll develop your music notation skills to help you read and write music confidently. ...
  • Advanced Composition

    Saturday 0.0 - 0.0

    Explore techniques of composition from the renaissance to the present with classes, workshops to hear ...
  • Greenleaves

    Tuesday 17.00 - 17.30

    Learn to play the recorder in a small group. Our fabulous tutor Lisete will help you discover the amazing ...
  • Composers' Workshop

    Saturday 13.15 - 14.15

    Compose music for fellow course members and perform each other’s work. Bring your instrument (or ...
  • Painting Techniques

    Tuesday 17.30 - 19.00

    Join us to develop a deeper understanding of acrylics and watercolours, experiment with different approaches ...
  • Printmaking

    Wednesday 17.30 - 19.00

    Come and experiment with mono printing, develop an understanding of lino cut and try etching on acetate, ...
  • Animal and Bird Sculpture

    Tuesday 17.00 - 19.00

    Use your own designs to create large animal and bird sculpture using wire, metal mesh, mod roc and plaster. ...
  • Junior Portfolio Workshop

    Wednesday 17.15 - 18.45

    Come to the artist’s studio of the Conservatoire and build your own portfolio of work. Taking ...
  • Blackheath Baroque Ensemble

    Monday 20.00 - 21.00

    This group offers students of Grade 5 and above an opportunity to develop their musical skills and enjoy ...
  • The Nature of Art (3-5yrs)

    Monday 10.00 - 12.00

    “Do you wanna build a snowman? It doesn’t have to be a snowman?” Arna wants to play ...
  • Ruins in Reverse (5-11yrs)

    Monday 9.00 - 15.30

    The subject of ruins and things in decay as a symbol of our existence and lives on the planets is something ...
  • Boyle Family Environmental Art (5-11yrs)

    Tuesday 9.00 - 15.30

    The Boyle family are a family of collaborative multi media artists based in Greenwich. They are famous ...
  • Botanical Animals (5-11yrs)

    Wednesday 9.00 - 15.30

    Learn some great techniques for drawing animals such as lions, cheetahs, elephants and tigers using ...
  • The Pale Blue Dot (5-11yrs)

    Wednesday 9.00 - 15.30

    ‘The pale blue dot’ is the name of a photograph of planet earth taken from the Spaceprobe ...
  • Fantastical Flower Garden (5-11yrs)

    Thursday 9.00 - 15.30

    Let your imaginations go wild for this workshop…be dizzier than Disney, wackier than Willy Wonka ...
  • Panoramic Concertina Sketchbooks (10-16yrs)

    Thursday 9.00 - 15.30

    The concertina sketchbook is a great way to capture the many vistas and panoramas of the local environment. ...
  • Hockney Panel Paintings & iPad Sketches (5-11yrs)

    Friday 9.00 - 15.30

    David Hockney returned from his new home in the States to work on a series of huge panel paintings depicting ...
  • Drama Workshop - The Tempest (7-16yrs)

    Monday 10.00 - 16.00

    The TempestAdapted from the classic play by Shakespeare. Abandoned with his daughter Miranda on a remote ...