Music, Performance and Dance
Are you ready to turn your dreams into reality? Whether you’re an aspiring artist, are working on your personal growth or simply bursting with creative energy, we’ve got the perfect courses waiting for you.
Picture this: You could be strumming your first chords on a guitar, perfecting dance moves that amaze, or crafting a stand-up routine that leaves the crowd in stitches. And the best part? You’ll be guided by passionate and experienced tutors who are eager to fuel your creative fire.
So, if you’re ready to explore the world of music, dance or other forms of artistic expression, this is the place to be. Your creative journey starts here, and we’re here to make it unforgettable!
5.45pm to 7pm, Mullum, $150pp
African Dance is earthy, rhythmic and dynamic. Feel the energising and uplifting rhythms and gain a deep sense of connection to the earth and a greater sense of grounding. Learn pulsating movements of the pelvis and torso in an African contemporary tribal style approach to dance. Very uplifting, high vibes and fun.
6.00pm to 8.00pm, Mullum, $295pp
Find your fire with the ancient drums and rhythm patterns of traditional Afro-Cuban Percussion (aka Salsa/Rumba). Immerse yourself in a whole new world, discovering the traditions behind the instruments and learning how to play each rhythm in time in this introductory course.
5.00pm to 6.00pm, Mullum, $200pp
Uncover the rhythmic beats of the Cajón! It appears as a wooden box, but if you learn to touch it, will transforms into a drum kit at your fingertips. This course will guide you step by step from the basic sounds to the groove and rhythm that will give you the freedom to play in any song, genre or jam session you desire.
Guitar 2 - Unlocking Your Guitar
7pm to 9pm, Mullum, $240pp
This course will suit you if you are a reasonably confident beginner rather than a novice; can already play through some songs; or have already completed Karl's Beginner's course. What happens for a lot of us is we get to the stage of being able to play a few songs, but then get a bit stuck, and don't know where to go next. What can easily happen then is that we get bored playing the same old things and not progressing. Karl has a bunch of cool things to show you that will enable you to break through that. Additional materials $10.
Guitar 3 - Breaking Through
7pm to 9pm, Mullum, $240pp
In this course, we will be 'breaking through' and bridging the gap from confident intermediate player to competent musician. If you're bored with your guitar playing, this course is for you! This course is designed for the intermediate player who wants to advance. To benefit fully from this course you will need to be able to play confidently both open position and barre chords. Additional materials $10.
Guitar For Beginners
7pm to 9pm, Mullum, $240pp
If you're one of the millions who bought a guitar, learned three chords (or less), got frustrated, and hasn't picked up the guitar since, this class is for you! This is a fresh start, a chance to get over those 'beginner's blues' and actually get to play stuff and enjoy it. So dust off your guitar, bring it along and join in. But be warned, you may well find you'll acquire a lifelong addiction to playing your guitar. Additional materials $10.
Guitar Improvisation and Chord Extensions for the 12 Bar Blues
We will cover key scales and tonalities that incorporate improvising elements featured in Jazz, folk, delta and Chicargo Blues.
Many finger picking techniques will be demonstrated and a in depth look at the right hand technique.
Suitable for intermediate to advanced.This is a practical, hands on guitar workshop.
7pm to 9pm, Mullum, $320pp
Whether you're a beginner to harmonica or looking to elevate your playing, this course is your key to unlocking the harmonica's musical magic and enhancing your overall performance. Join us on a harmonious journey of skill enhancement as we dive into the fundamentals of harmonica playing, focusing on refining your technique. Maximize the full potential of this versatile instrument as you fine-tune your skills.
How Music Works - Music Theory You Can Use
10am to 4pm, Mullum, $240pp
In this course we will have fun exploring music theory including chords, key, harmony and rhythm. My goal is to unlock some of the mysteries of music theory so you can use this knowledge to broaden and enrich your playing, your singing, your songwriting, your band, your choir, your ukulele group. Feel free to bring along your instrument. Additional materials $10.
Improv Comedy Long-Form Lvl 1
6pm - 8pm, Mullum, $160pp
Dive into the world of laughter and spontaneity with our improv comedy course! Unleash your creativity, boost confidence, and sharpen quick wit through hilarious games and exercises. Discover the art of on-the-spot storytelling, character building, and teamwork. Join us for a laughter-packed journey, where every moment becomes a comedy masterpiece!
Learn how to play Castanets
Our fingers are important and if we look after them they will be strong and flexible.
If you are already loosing finger mobility castanets are the perfect physio therapy to increase strength and mobility.
Piano/keyboad for Beginners
4pm to 5pm, Mullum, $200pp
Embark on a musical journey with our beginner-friendly course introducing piano/keyboard fundamentals. Perfect for those with little to no experience, you'll grasp music notation, locate notes, and master chords and scales. Gain essential skills to start playing simple songs. Instruments and learning materials are provided for a seamless learning experience. Unleash your musical potential today!
6pm to 8pm, Byron Bay, $420pp
Join Bay FM’s Sista Rasela and explore presentation, script writing, interviewing, basic editing and panel operation in the Bay FM’s studios., content development for radio programs and media law. This fun, hands on course is suitable for beginners and those interested in broadcasting on community radio. Gain the skills to create quality audio ready to share with an established listening audience.
6 - 27 February 2024, 4 x Tuesdays
6pm to 9pm, Mullum, $240pp
Learn to become a stand up comedian in just 4 weeks! Great for wannabe comics or just people who want to be more popular! It's Stand Up Comedy, with local comedian Mandy Nolan. There will be a performance evening at the end of the course (class may contain adult content).