Groups & Classes

TMA is pleased to announce that they will be running a variety of workshops & courses throughout July and August this year, here is a list of what is available. Please ‘contact us‘ to make a booking:

*Music Production and Recording Workshops*

This is a unique opportunity to learn about how instruments and singing are recorded by using a large array of equipment and software. You will get the chance to try out different instruments, see how best to record each one and work as a group to record an entire song professionally by the end of the session. Due to the popularity of these courses we will be running 4 separate sessions during July and August, each is over 2 days (9:30 am – 2 pm on each day, including a short break for lunch).

The fee is £70 per 2 day session/per student with a maximum of 6 per 2 day session. The dates are below:
– Wed 21st & Thurs 22nd July – Beginner Music production and recording workshop
– Wed 28th & Thurs 29th July – Intermediate Music production and recording workshop
– Wed 18th & Thurs 19th August – Beginner Music production and recording workshop
– Wed 25th & Thurs 26th August – Beginner Music production and recording workshop

*Beginner Guitar Courses*

We will be running 4 X 1 hour beginner guitar courses during the summer. Within the hour we will be learning about how a guitar works, how to tune a guitar, a selection of basic chords, strumming patterns and how guitar tablature works. These courses will provide a fantastic first step for any budding guitarist.

The courses will be open to all from the age of 8 upwards, you will need to bring along your own guitar.

We will have a maximum of 8 places for each course at a fee of £15 per student/per course.

Dates and times for the sessions:
– Friday 23rd July – 10 am
– Monday 26th July – 9:30 am
– Wednesday 11th Aug – 11 am
– Thursday 19th Aug – 3 pm

*Children’s Music Workshops*

Thame Music Academy is pleased to offer our Summer Children’s Music Workshops! The sessions will take place from 9am – 11:45 am with all children aged 5 – 12 welcome to join in!

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 using graphic scores!

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 for the sessions is £25 per child/per session, a maximum of 10 per session.

The dates of the sessions are:
– Friday 13th Aug – 9 am – 11:45 am
– Friday 20th Aug – 9 am – 11:45 am
– Friday 27th Aug – 9 am – 11:45 am