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Lessons

Current list (May 2018)

General UK Syllabus
Flute 1 - introduction to the flute Edexcel - Beethoven Pathétique
Flute 2 - piccolo and alto flute Edexcel - Sonata (extended listening)
Flute 3 - flutes across the world Edexcel - Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 (3rd mvt.)
Flute - discussion Edexcel - Baroque solo concerto (extended listening)
Clarinet 1 - introduction to the clarinet and bass clarinet Edexcel - Purcell Music for a While
Clarinet 2 - clarinet and E flat clarinet Edexcel - Killer Queen
Clarinet - discussion Edexcel - Vocal music (extended listening)
Oboe - introduction to the oboe and cor anglais Edexcel - Vocal music 2 (pop song)
Bassoon - the bassoon and double bassoon Edexcel - Vocal music 3 (pop song)
Jazz flute and clarinet Edexcel - Samba em Preludio
Saxophone 1 - Discover the sax family Edexcel - Star Wars excerpt
Trumpet 1 - Introduction to the trumpet Edexcel - Afro Celt Sound System - Release
Trumpet 2 - Jazz trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn AQA - Haydn Clock Symphony
Trumpet 3 - Rare trumpets AQA - Piano music of Chopin and Schumann
Trombone - trombones in classical and band music AQA - Handel Oratorio
Horn lesson (UK version) - French horn and tenor horn AQA - Handel Coronation Anthems
Horn lesson (US version) - French horn and alto horn AQA - Requiem
Tuba - introduction to tuba, sousaphone and euphonium AQA - Copland
Drum kit 1 - introduction to the drum kit AQA - Copland Rodeo
Drum kit 2 - techniques and grooves AQA - Minimalism
Percussion 1 - untuned percussion instruments AQA - Blues history 1
Percussion 2 - tuned percussion instruments AQA - Melodic terms
Violin - the classical and folk violin AQA - Melodic terms 2
Viola - introduction AQA - Melodic terms 3 - popular music
Cello - introduction AQA - Melodic intervals
Double bass - introduction AQA - Melodic intervals 2
Harp - introduction to the concert and Celtic harps AQA - Ornaments
Piano 1 - introduction to the piano AQA - Articulation and phrasing
Piano 2 - classical music AQA - Instrumental techniques lesson
Church organ AQA - Guitar techniques lesson
Harpsichord - introduction to the harpsichord and virginal AQA - Vocal techniques in popular song
Guitar 1 - electric guitar and bass guitar AQA - Drum techniques lesson
Guitar 2 - classical guitar and lute AQA - Popular song structure
Guitar 3 - world guitars and lutes AQA - Popular song chord progressions
Guitar 4 - folk guitar, 12 string guitar, banjo and ukulele AQA - Since you been gone - unfamiliar listening
Irish Music - introduction to instruments and folk dance AQA - Killer Queen - unfamiliar listening
Bagpipes - introduction to three types of bagpipe AQA - Texture lesson
India 1 - introduction to the music of India AQA - Key signatures lesson 1
India 2 - rarer Indian instruments AQA - Key signatures lesson 2
Chinese music AQA - Tempo lesson 1
Asian music - identifying instruments AQA - Tempo lesson 2
Africa 1 - introduction to the music of Africa AQA - Purcell lesson
Africa 2 - more instruments and techniques AQA - Purcell Trumpet Sonata
Caribbean music - steel bands and Cuban rhythms AQA - Vivaldi Flute Concerto
The music of Brazil AQA - Bach lesson
Latin American music - quiz lesson AQA - Bach Violin Concerto in A minor
World music - weird instruments of the world OCR - Concerto grosso
World music - quiz section OCR - Baroque solo concerto
Orchestra 1 - introduction to orchestras and their sections OCR - Classical concerto
Jazz bands - introduction to jazz bands and groups OCR - Romantic concerto
Jazz bands 2 - introduction to the rhythm section OCR - Film music lesson
Jazz bands 3 - more on the rhythm section in jazz OCR - Latin American rhythms
Improvisation in jazz OCR - Latin American rhythms 2
The blues - 12 bar blues and blues bands OCR - African rhythm
Chamber music - introduction OCR - Indian rhythm
Notes of the treble clef OCR - Melodic terms
Notes of the treble clef 2 - accidentals OCR - Melodic terms 2
Notes in other clefs OCR - Harmony terms
Basic signs (UK version) OCR - Harmony terms 2
Basic signs (US version) OCR - Chords
Advanced signs OCR - Cadences
Note lengths (UK version) OCR - Modulations
Note lengths (US version) OCR - Structure
Dotted notes (UK version) OCR - Structure 2 - pop songs
Dotted notes (US version) OCR - Structure 3
Dynamics OCR - Rhythm terms
Dynamics 2 OCR - Rhythm terms 2
Articulation OCR - Texture terms
Repeat marks (UK version) OCR - Texture terms 2
Repeat marks (US version) OCR - Mozart Clarinet Concerto
Repeat marks 2 OCR - Mozart Clarinet Concerto (2)
Key signatures Eduqas - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Minuet
Key signatures 2 - minor keys Eduqas - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Trio
Music reading 1 - introduction to following a music score Eduqas - Since You Been Gone
Music reading 2 - brass instruments and voices Eduqas - Binary form
Music reading 3 - various instruments Eduqas - Ternary form
Music reading 4 - various instruments and clefs Eduqas - Rondo form
Music reading 5 - folk dance notation Eduqas - Theme and Variation form
Music reading 6 - miscellaneous Eduqas - Strophic form
Music reading 7 - complete pieces Eduqas - Basic textures
Elizabethan music - introduction Eduqas - Polyphonic textures
Baroque music - introduction Eduqas - More textures
The Baroque Concerto Eduqas - Historical styles
Bach chorales - introduction Eduqas - Popular styles
Singers and singing Eduqas - Film music
Singers and singing 2 WJEC - Purcell Rondeau
Filters N3 - orchestra sections
Reverb and delay N3 - instruments
Compression N3-4 - Scottish dances lesson
Modulation effects N4 - flute
Other effects N4 - clarinet
Time signatures - simple time N4 - woodwind (saxophone, recorder and pan pipes)
Time signatures - revision and compound time N4 - violin
Tempo 1 - an introduction to tempo and bpm N4 - cello and harp
Tempo 2 - revision and introduction to rit and accel. N4 - double bass
Tempo 3 - introduction to speed terms N4 - singers
Tempo 4 - speed change terms N4 - tuned percussion
8 Beat rock rhythms N4 - untuned percussion
Latin American rhythms N4 - harpsichord
Latin American rhythms 2 N4 - miscellaneous timbre
African rhythm N4 - Scottish styles
Basic intervals N4-5 - groups lesson
Larger intervals N5 - woodwind timbre
Advanced intervals N5 - brass timbre
Chords in rock and pop music N5 - wind instrument recognition
Chord progressions in pop music N5 - string timbre
Chord progressions with descending bass N5 - percussion timbre
Cadences - perfect and imperfect. UK VERSION N5 - vocal timbre
Cadences - authentic and half. US VERSION N5 - Indian music
Pop song structure N5 - structure
Binary form N5 - bass lines
Ternary form N5 - texture
Rondo form N5 - rhythm and metre
Theme and Variation form N5 - dotted notes and repeat marks
Strophic form N5 - tempo
Sonata form N5 - dynamics
Purcell N5 - keys and scales
Bach N5 - melody (intervals, accidentals and grace notes)
Handel N5 - melody 2 (textures and techniques)
Haydn N5 - cadences
Mozart N5 - chords
Beethoven N5 - chord progressions in pop music
Chopin N5 - classical styles
Copland N5 - Scottish styles
Purcell - Rondeau N5 - Miscellaneous
Purcell - Music For a While Higher - Baroque concerto
Purcell - Trumpet Sonata Higher - Chamber music
Vivaldi - Flute Concerto in D Higher - Plainchant
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 Higher - Oratorio
Bach - Violin Concerto in A minor Higher - the Mass
Haydn - Clock Symphony Higher - da Capo Aria
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Higher - Passacaglia
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (2) Higher - Sonata form
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto Higher - the Lied
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto (2) Higher - 20th Century styles
Beethoven - Pathetique Sonata Higher - Instrumental and vocal techniques
Copland - Rodeo Higher - Cadences
Blues history Higher - Miscellaneous harmony
Higher - Relative keys
Higher - Advanced rhythm techniques
Higher - Advanced time signatures
Higher - Ornaments
Higher - Scales
Advanced Higher - Fugue
Advanced Higher - Renaissance
Advanced Higher - Chorale
Advanced Higher - Anthem
Advanced Higher - Various Baroque techniques
Advanced Higher - Serialism
Advanced Higher - Ornaments
Advanced Higher - Timbre