Other Opportunities

If you become a South West Music School student, there are lots of opportunities available throughout the academic year which enable individuals to focus on their areas of interest or expertise. Read on to find out more.

Other Opportunities

Short Courses

Students on the Professional Development, Core and Composer programmes at SWMS can benefit from our annual menu of Short Courses. This menu is made up of both day long masterclasses and workshops or weekend long residential courses. They are all genre or instrument specific.

Please find below a sample of short courses we ran in the 2017-18 academic year.

Strings Weekends

July Resid-30

Rock and Pop Days

Core 2014-27

Alexander Technique Day

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Piano Masterclasses

piano masterclass

Other opportunities include:

  • Jazz Day
  • Vocal Days
  • Orchestra Weekend
  • Songwriting Days
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Strings Day
  • Wind Day
  • Music Industry Day
  • Taiko Drumming Day
  • Chamber Music Day
  • Recording Studio Day
  • Drumming and Percussion Day
  • … plus a whole load of performance opportunities at local festivals and events!

Other Opps pic