Groups & Classes

 Upcoming Workshops:

Thame February Half Term Music Workshop:

Thame Music Academy is pleased to offer our February Music Workshop this coming February half term 2018!

The session will take place on Thursday 15th February from 9am – Midday with all children aged 4-12 welcome to join in!

We will add further sessions depending on demand.

The children will get the chance to learn and sing a variety of seasonal songs, have a go on a large selection of percussion instruments and play some brilliant rhythm games culminating in a performance for parents at the end of the session! We will also be composing our own pieces! Alongside this we will be making our own musical instruments out of recycling which the children can use within the sessions and take home at the end.

A drink and snack will be provided. The fee is £20 per child (Discount Available For Siblings)

If you are interested in signing up please ‘Contact Us‘ for further information.

Music Technology Workshop:

We are proud to host our very first Music Technology Workshop at TMA on Saturday 17th March 2018! The workshop will run from 9 am – 3 pm.The workshop will be run by music tech expert Jon Cole and is a must for any budding musician, performer and those who want to know all about studio and live technology!

The workshop will include:

– Different types of lights
– Accessories of lights (shutters / barn doors ETC, and how gobo’s are used not just in theater but other aspects of life)
– Colors of lights, hands on how they affect different colors (useful for set and costume design)
– Discussion about abstract verses naturalistic lighting
– Hands on looking at LED lights to arrange angles of lights for performance
– Lighting design
– Parts of a sound system
– Purpose of sounds in a performance
– Types of microphones
– Parts of a mixing desk and how they work
– Audio editing of tracks
– Cue sheets of how to link it all together

– Small show demonstrations
– Analysis of all technical elements of the show as the bigger picture

The fee for the workshop is £20 per personFor further information and to make a booking please ‘Contact Us

Our current groups are:

Thame Music Workshops:

Thame Music Academy is pleased to offer Music Workshops for children which take place every school holiday! The workshops run from 9am – midday and the children have the opportunity to play a variety of instruments, sing seasonal songs, play percussion games, compose their own pieces and make junk model instruments to take home!

The fee for the workshops is £20 per person/per session (discount available for siblings) – A drink and snack is provided.

If you are interested in signing up Please ‘Contact Us

TMA Voices

Have you always wanted to show off your singing talents? TMA Voices is a vibrant pop and musical theater choir providing a relaxed and fun atmosphere! Our fantastic singing tutor Luke Chapman runs the the choir on Monday evenings from 8 – 9:30pm (term time only)

Our current classes are:

TMA Music Theory Course:

This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your musical skills and learn all about the in’s and out’s  of Music. Open to all who play any instrument this is a must for those who want to get a well rounded education of how it all works! The course will be run by our brilliant and highly experienced tutor Andrew Hansford on Wednesday evenings from 7 – 9pm – This will be a 10 week course from January 2018.

TMA Beginner Percussion Group:

This unique course will focus on a variety of instruments including: Full drum kit, cajon, bongos, small percussion instruments and more! By the end of the course you can expect to be knowledgeable on:

– How to perform and work as an ensemble
– How to play basic patterns, rhythms and rudiments
– How to read rhythms and follow sheet music
– How to play different genres of music
– How to play along with music
– How to play along with a click
– How to improvise and solo 

The course will run from January 2018.

TMA Beginner Guitar Group:

Our fantastic guitar tutor, Karl Demata, will be running this unique opportunity to join a group of like minded people for an 8 week course! This will be run from January 2018 on either Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings depending on demand!

TMA Beginner Ukulele Group:

Our fantastic ukulele tutor, Karl Demata, will be running this unique opportunity to join a group of like minded people for an 8 week course! This will be run from January 2018 on either Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings depending on demand!

 Please ‘Contact Us‘ for further information on all of our Courses and Classes.