SOAS University of London

Department of Music, School of Arts

SOAS World Music Summer School

14 years of SOAS World Music Summer School!

For well over a decade now, SOAS is proud to offer an exciting summer school of world music. Our course programme is unique, varied and truly multi-cultural. If you are passionate about music and cultures, there is something for everyone; this summer we offer a more varied programme than ever:  Intensive and inspiring courses, practical workshops, taster sessions and master classes for students of all backgrounds, beginners to advanced, amateur and professional. Take your pick! 

The course programme for summer 2016 is now online and booking is open!
Please check our timetable page for course details.
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What people say about the SOAS Music Summer School:

"I learnt something new, fun and rewarding, in a friendly and relaxed environment."

"Excellent experience of learning, interaction and collaboration."

"The best training course I have been on - fascinating, instructional, relaxed and very productive."

"Really [a] great experience playing with like-minded people."

"Highly enjoyable, educational and musically challenging."

"Great fun - [the teacher] organised a large group of varied experience and varied instruments really well - everyone seemed to have fun."