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Covid-19 Update

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, the College calendar has been changed for the first term of the 2020/21 academic year and has introduced a two-week October half term break. This break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October during which time the College is closed to Learners. The College office will be open from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October (telephone/email enquiries open) and closed from Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October (telephone/email enquiries closed until Monday 2 November). From 2 November we are increasing the areas in which a face mask or covering is required to be worn.

What opportunities will this course give me?

You can continue on this class throughout the year. It may be possible to join the group in the Spring and Summer term if there is a place available and you are at the correct level.

What will I be learning?

The course aims to build on previous knowledge, improve technique and timing and increase repertoire. It is mainly practical with some music theory.

Please note there is no formal examination or Grading Certification on course completion however a College Certificate will be awarded on request.

Why is this course for me?

You will use pianos and keyboards in class with guidance from the tutor. You will be taught in a group with a maximum of 4 students and work individually in practice rooms. Practice between lessons will aid your progress throughout the course.

What do I need to sign up?

This is an Improvers (Stage 2) course; therefore this course is suitable for students who have completed a 1 year Beginners course at Eastleigh College or who have a minimum of 1 year of piano experience.

Is there anything else I need to know?

This course is suitable for students who have previous experience of the piano (approximately 1 years experience) Please select the level appropriate to your experience.

Please bring a notebook/paper and pencil to the class, along with an example of previous music played (if available).

Piano tutor book: learners may purchase their own copy if they wish (approximately £10) but material will be provided.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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19/4/2021 - Apply Now


Thornden School

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20:15 – 21:15





24+: £177.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
G353C Thornden School 19/4/2021 Mon 20:15 – 21:15 9 £177.00 £177.00

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.