SOAS University of London

Department of Music, School of Arts

SOAS Music Workshops Timetable

SOAS offers a unique programme of workshops in music from around the world. 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 beginners to experts, amateurs and professionasl.

This year, we're offering 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 Times Days and Dates
Vocal Training and Introduction to Bengali Singing Sohini Alam 3-4.30pm Wednesdays 3rd - 31st March, 2021
Chinese Traditional and Contemporary Music on the Yangqin* Reylon Yount 6-7.15pm Mon 19th, Wed 21st, Fri 23rd April, 2021
Chinese Percussion Beibei Wang 4-6pm Fridays 12th March - 9th April 2021
Collaborative Vocal Improvisation Guillermo Rozenthuler 5-6.30pm Mondays, 5th April 2021 - 3rd May, 2021
Composition and Improvisation using Modes and Melodies of the World Eliane Correa 4-6pm 30th March - 27th April, 2021
Global Music for Kids Sally Jaquet 2-4pm Sundays, 28th February - 28th March, 2021
An Introduction to Maqām: Music of Iran and the Arab Mashriq Saeid Kordmafi 5-7pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9th - 23rd March, 2021
Navigating transcultural identity through music-making* Reylon Yount 6-7.15pm Mon 26th, Wed 28th, Fri 30th, April, 2021
North Indian Kalbeliya Dance (module 1) Ayla Joncheere Any time After Event Video now available for purchase
North Indian Kalbeliya Dance (module 2) Various dance teachers from Rajasthan Any time After Event Video now available for purchase
Rhythms of the World Vasilis Sarikis 5-7pm Wednesdays 10th March – 7th April, 2021
Cuban Music Big Band Sara McGuinness, Elpidio Alegria, Shanti Jayasinha and Bill Bland

See full timetable below
Monday 1st - Saturday 6th March, 2021

* These two courses run by Reylon Yount can be taken separately, or together at a reduced price

Cuban Music Big Band Modules Time Days and Dates
Module 1 - Guide to Salsa Rhythm 6-7pm Mon 1st, Weds 3rd, Fri 5th March
Module 2 - Latin Guitar and Bass 7-8pm Mon 1st, Weds 3rd, Fri 5th March
Module 3 - Latin Vocals 6-7pm Mon 1st, Weds 3rd, Fri 5th March
Module 6 - Horn Section 6-7pm Tue 2nd, Thur 4th, Sat 6th March
Mudule 5 - Latin Piano 7-8pm Tue 2nd, Thur 4th, Sat 6th March

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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