SOAS University of London

Department of Music, School of Arts

Summer Music School Timetable

Every summer SOAS offers an exciting summer school of world-wide music. Our programme is unique, varied and truly multi-cultural. If you are passionate about music and cultures, there is something for everyone: Intensive and inspiring courses, practical workshops, taster sessions and master classes for students of all backgrounds, beginners to advanced, amateur and professional.

This year, we're offering an exciting programme of online courses from £15 - £100. Click on the links below to find out more about each course and to book on the SOAS online store.

Course title Course leader/s Times and dates
Flamenco Rhythms and Percussion Music (Cajón) Pax Demir Mon 15th - Fri 19th June, 2020 (5-7pm daily)
Yiddish Songs Polina Shepherd Mon 15th - Fri 19th June, 2020 (6-7.15pm daily) 
Russian Harmonies Polina Shepherd Mon 15th - Fri 19th June, 2020 (7.30-8.45pm daily)
Roma Music Faith and Branko Mon 15th - Fri 19th June, 2020 (6.30-8.30pm daily)
Classical Indian Singing Mehboob Nadeem Mon 15th - Mon 29th June, 2020 (6.30-8.30pm Mon and Thurs only)
Cuban Music Big Band Sara McGuinness and team Mon 22nd - Sat 27th June, 2020 (3-hour modules bookable individually at £35)
Classical Rubab music from Kabul John Baily and William Rees Hofmann Mon 22nd - Fri 26th June, 2020 (5-7pm daily)
Collaborative Vocal Improvisation Guillermo Rozenthuler Mon 22nd - Fri 26th June, 2020 (6.30-8.30pm daily)
Improvising and Composing with mode Rachel Beckles Wilson Mon 29th June - Fri 3rd July, 2020 (5-7pm daily)
World Music for kids Sally Jaquet Monday 29th June - Friday 3rd July, 2020 (10-11.15am daily)
Rhythms of the World Vasilis Sarikis Monday 6th - Friday 10th July, 2020 (5-7pm daily)
Kora Kadialy Kouyate Mon 6th - Fri 10th July, 2020 (7-9pm daily)
North Indian Kalbeliya dance in theory and practice Ayla Joncheere and dancers from Rajasthan Mon 29th June - Sat 4th July, 2020 (4pm-5.15pm daily)
Konnakol: The South Indian Art of Vocal Rhythm Helen Wilson and Prathap Ramachandra Tue 7th - Thur 9th July, 2020(7-9 daily)
Multi-buy: Enrol on 2 courses get third for £50


Any questions? Do email SOAS World Music Summer School coordinator Georgie Pope on 

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