Applicants for this course
should have a good working knowledge of their instrument/voice
and any ensemble experience is also useful. The course
is not suitable for pre-Grade 3 level musicians.
Jazz Course UK is excited to present the Tron Jazz
Course which launched in August 2002. Glasgow is one of
the UK's most culturally alive cities and this new jazz
course at one of the city's most celebrated and innovative
arts venues The Tron Theatre provides a valuable opportunity
for musicians in the area to play and learn jazz in an
intensive yet informal environment. The Tron Theatre,
which recently had a brilliant makeover has modern facilities
including 200-seater auditorium, flexible workshop/theatre
space, cafe bar and a superb restaurant which offers yet
another performance space. The course is aimed at both
beginner improvisers and those who have some Jazz experience
already.. All chromatic instruments are welcome! Participants
will gain experience in improvisation, learning music
by ear, ensemble playing, on-the-spot arranging, Jazz
harmony, performance skills and much more. Guest tutors
will be invited as required. Groups of approx 10-15 musicians.
The course runs from 10-4 on each day.
Glasgow accommodation - please call the tourist office on
(0141) 204 4400.
"A great weekend, what life's all about!"
- Steve Ireland - Guitar