weekly classes - list by day

Friday

11:30am - 12:30pm (1 hour)

Brunel Winds

Classes start on 16th Jan 2015 - Every week on Friday, until 20th Mar 2015

10 week course

For experienced brass players

Tutor: Jenny Steele

£54  (Brunel Staff £34)   Free for Arts Centre Student Members

Brunel Winds perform regularly in public concerts on campus.

 

 

12:15pm - 1pm (45 minutes)

Guitar Group - Beginners

Classes start on 16th Jan 2015 - Every week on Friday, until 27th Mar 2015

10 week course (no class 6/3/15 - catch up class 27/3/15)

An introductory course to classical guitar and reading music.

There is a recommended tutor book for this course, which all class members will need to have. These can be purchased from the Arts Centre at the time of booking (£9)

£52 (Brunel Staff £32)

Free for Arts Centre Student Members  - plus £9 tuition book.

Guitars are not provided, but can be hired from the Arts Centre if you do not own one.

 

1pm - 1:45pm (45 minutes)

Guitar Group - Experienced

Classes start on 16th Jan 2015 - Every week on Friday, until 27th Mar 2015

10 week course (no class on 6/3/15 - catch up class on 27/3/15)

For experienced acoustic guitar players, who can read music.

Tutor: Sam Cave

£52 (Brunel Staff £32) 

Free for Arts Centre Student Members

 

 

3pm - 3:45pm (45 minutes)

Guitars - Intermediate

Classes start on 16th Jan 2015 - Every week on Friday, until 20th Mar 2015

10 week course

For those who have completed the Beginners' guitar course, or who have a working knowledge of classical guitar and can read music.

Tutor: Sam Cave

£52  (Brunel Staff £32)

Free for Arts Centre student members.

Guitars are not provided.

 

Monday

1pm - 2pm (1 hour)

Music Theory (20-week course)

Classes start on 12th Jan 2015 - Every week on Monday, until 16th Mar 2015

This course extends over two terms: Monday 29 September – Monday 1 December 2014 (10 weeks) & Monday 12 January – Monday 16 March 2015 (10 weeks).

This course covers all aspects of music theory required to take the ABRSM Grade 5 Theory exam.

The course structure is linear, and so is suitable for those with little or no experience of music theory as well as those who already have some knowledge.

Work will be set between classes, and should be completed in order to benefit fully from the course.

The course fee does not include the exam entry fee. Those wishing to be entered for the Spring Term ABRSM exam by the Arts Centre will required to submit their entry fee before the end of the first term.

Please note that the ABRSM is an external examination body, and candidates are entered in accordance with the ABRSM exam conditions and requirements.

Tutor: Michael Sanderson

Course fee for two terms: £104 (Brunel Staff £66) ABRSM Exam entry fee not included in course fee

Free for Arts Centre Student Members - ABRSM Exam entry fee not included in course

 

 

5pm - 7:30pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Pottery (Monday)

Classes start on 12th Jan 2015 - Every week on Monday, until 16th Mar 2015

10 weeks

A mixed ability class

Tutor: Jonathan Middlemiss

Fee: £98 (Brunel Staff: £55) plus £6 tools pack for public/staff beginners.

Firing charges apply for those who are not Arts Centre Student Members

Free for Arts Centre Student Members - Student £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable)

 

6pm - 7pm (1 hour)

Brunel Baroque

Classes start on 12th Jan 2015 - Every week on Monday, until 16th Mar 2015

10 week course

For instrumentalists & singers, exploring the world of music pre-Beethoven.

Tutor: Michael Sanderson

£54 (Brunel Staff £34)  Free for Arts Centre Student Members

Brunel Baroque performs regularly in public concerts on campus.

 

 

7pm - 8pm (1 hour)

Chamber Orchestra

Classes start on 12th Jan 2015 - Every week on Monday, until 16th Mar 2015

10 week course

For experienced string, woodwind and brass players

Tutor: Michael Sanderson

Fee: £54 (Brunel Staff £34) 

Free for Arts Centre Student Members

The Chamber Orchestra performs regularly in public concerts on campus.

 

Saturday

10:30am - 1pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Sculptural Pottery

Classes start on 17th Jan 2015 - Every week on Saturday, until 21st Feb 2015

6 week course, suitable for all levels of ability.

Tutor: Maggie Jablonska  

Fee: £60 (Brunel Staff £34)  Tools provided for use on course.

A mixed ability class focussing on hand building small sculptural forms (such as animals or abstract shapes).

 Firing charges apply.

Free tuition for Arts Centre Student Members -  £10 materials charge payable per term (not refundable)

 

 

10:30am - 1pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Painting with Oils (Saturday)

Classes start on 17th Jan 2015 - Every week on Saturday, until 21st Feb 2015

Suitable for all levels of ability

Tutor: Caroline Bays 

An opportunity to paint your own ‘masterpiece’ in oils.

Fee: £60 (Brunel Staff: £34) plus £10 materials cost (this does not include canvas)

Free for Arts Centre Student members - Student £10 materials charge payable per term (not refundable once course has started). 

 

Sunday

12pm - 6pm (6 hours)

The Production

Classes start on 18th Jan 2015 - Every week on Sunday, until 1st Mar 2015

Each term The Production stages a new show from scratch. Auditions are open to all, and new members of both cast and crew are warmly welcome.

Term 2 Production: The Cafe - Short scenes and sketches

 

Get to know the show on Thursday the 8th January in the Arts Centre Building at 6.30pm and on the 15th January in the Howell Theatre at 6.30pm (everyone welcome - this is a free session).

Open Auditions: Sunday 18 January at 12 noon (session expected to end c 6pm)

Howell Theatre Everyone Welcome to Audition

Performance dates are Thursday 5 and Friday 6 March 2015

The Production and The Tech Crew meet on both Thursdays and Sundays throughout the term

Fees for those who get involved in The Production will be £70 (Brunel Staff: £34)

Free for Arts Centre Student Members  

 

 

1pm - 6pm (5 hours)

The Tech Crew - Sunday

Classes start on 18th Jan 2015 - Every week on Sunday, until 1st Mar 2015

The Tech Crew supports The Production, including lighting, sound and set-building. Experienced members of the course are also trained as Duty Managers, covering a range of events in the Howell Theatre throughout the academic year.

 

Term 2 Production: The Cafe - Short scenes and sketches 

Get to know the show on Thursday the 8th January in the Arts Centre Building at 6.30pm and on the 15th January in the Howell Theatre at 6.30pm.

Everyone Welcome - come along and see if you can get involved!

Performance dates are Thursday 5 and Friday 6 March 2015

The Production and The Tech Crew meet on both Thursdays and Sundays throughout the term

Fees for those who get involved in The Production will be £70 (Brunel Staff: £34)

Free for Arts Centre Student Members 

 

Thursday

1pm - 2pm (1 hour)

Staff Craft

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 19th Mar 2015

Untutored drop-in group for staff.

Bring your knitting, crochet or needlework projects along to work on during your lunch break

 

1pm - 3pm (2 hours)

Pottery Studio Use for students & staff

Classes start on 2nd Oct 2014 - Every week on Thursday, until 4th Dec 2014

Untutored studio time for Brunel Arts Centre student members and University staff taking pottery classes  only to work on class projects.

Untutored - technicians support available

 

1pm - 1:30pm (30 minutes)

Voice Gym

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 19th Mar 2015

10 week course

Vocal exercises for everyone

Tutor: Eileen Pinkarchevski

£36 (Brunel Staff £24)  Free for Arts Centre Student Members

 

1:30pm - 3:30pm (2 hours)

Pottery Studio Use for students & staff

Classes start on 2nd Oct 2014 - Every week on Thursday, until 4th Dec 2014

Untutored studio time for Brunel staff & Arts Centre Student Members only to work on class projects (technicians support available)

 

 

1:30pm - 2pm (30 minutes)

Singing for fun

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 19th Mar 2015

10 week course

Group singing – no experience necessary

Tutor: Eileen Pinkarchevski

£36 (Brunel Staff £24)  Free for Arts Centre Student Members

 

 

4:30pm - 6pm (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Voices

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 19th Mar 2015

10 week course

Popular harmony choir for experienced singers, especially exploring the music of Broadway and West End shows.

Tutor: Sally Goodworth

£54 (Brunel Staff £34) 

Free for Arts Centre Student Members

Voices perform regularly in public concerts on campus.

 

 

 

6pm - 8:30pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Pottery (Thursday)

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 19th Mar 2015

A mixed ability 10-week class

Tutor: Laura Peacock

Fee: £98 (Brunel Staff: £55) plus £6 tools pack for public/staff beginners.

Firing charges apply for those who are not Arts Centre Student Members

Free for Arts Centre Student Members - Student £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable)

 

 

6pm - 8:30pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Painting and Drawing (Thursday)

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 19th Mar 2015

10 week course.

Develop your own work, or take part in exercises and studies.

Suitable for all levels of ability

Tutor: Lisa Muten

Fee: £98 (Brunel Staff: £55)  plus £12 materials charge

Free tuition for Arts Centre Student Members -  £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable once course has started). 

 

6:30pm - 9:30pm (3 hours)

The Tech Crew

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 5th Mar 2015

The Tech Crew supports The Production, including lighting, sound and set-building. Experienced members of the course are also trained as Duty Managers, covering a range of events in the Howell Theatre throughout the academic year.

Term 2 Production: The Cafe - Short scenes and sketches 

Get to know the show on Thursday the 8th January in the Arts Centre Building at 6.30pm and on the 15th January in the Howell Theatre at 6.30pm (everyone welcome - this is a free session).

Everyone Welcome - do come along and see if you can get involved!

Performance dates are Thursday 5 and Friday 6 March 2015

The Production and The Tech Crew meet on both Thursdays and Sundays throughout the term - new tech members always welcome throughout the term.

Fees for those who get involved in The Production will be £70 (Brunel Staff: £34)

Free for Arts Centre Student Members 

 

6:30pm - 9:30pm (3 hours)

The Production

Classes start on 15th Jan 2015 - Every week on Thursday, until 5th Mar 2015

Each term The Production stages a new show from scratch. Auditions are open to all, and new members of both cast and crew are warmly welcome.

Term 2 Production: The Cafe - Short scenes and sketches

 

Get to know the show on Thursday the 8th January in the Arts Centre Building at 6.30pm and on the 15th January in the Howell Theatre at 6.30pm (everyone welcome - this is a free session).

Open Auditions: Sunday 18 January at 12 noon (session expected to end c 6pm)

Howell Theatre Everyone Welcome to Audition

Performance dates are Thursday 5 and Friday 6 March 2015

The Production and The Tech Crew meet on both Thursdays and Sundays throughout the term

Fees for those who get involved in The Production will be £70 (Brunel Staff: £34)

Free for Arts Centre Student Members 

 

Tuesday

10am - 2:30pm (4 hours and 30 minutes)

Experienced Pottery

Classes start on 13th Jan 2015 - Every week on Tuesday, until 17th Mar 2015

10 week course for experienced potters.

10am - 12.30pm tutored course for those with experience

12.30pm – 2.30pm untutored studio time to continue work on class projects

Tutor: Jonathan Midlemiss

Fee: £153 (Brunel Staff: £85) 

Firing charges apply for those who are not Arts Centre Student Members

Free for Arts Centre Student Members - Student £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable)

 

 

1pm - 3pm (2 hours)

Painting Studio Use for Brunel Students & Sattf

Classes start on 20th Jan 2015 - Every day, until 17th Mar 2015

10 weeks

Untutored studio time for Brunel student members and staff only to work on class projects

 

1pm - 2pm (1 hour)

Brunel Folk

Classes start on 13th Jan 2015 - Every week on Tuesday, until 17th Mar 2015

10 week course

A mixed ability class for singers and instrumentalists

Tutor: Michael Sanderson

£54 (Brunel Staff £34)   Free for Arts Centre Student Members

 "The Folkies" perform regularly in public concerts on campus.

 

5:30pm - 6:30pm (1 hour)

Brunel Singers

Classes start on 13th Jan 2015 - Every week on Tuesday, until 17th Mar 2015

10 week course.

Classical  music for group singing.

Michael Sanderson

£54  (Brunel Staff £34)  

Free for Arts Centre Student Members

Brunel Singers perform regularly in public concerts on campus.

 

 

6pm - 7:30pm (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Creative Writing

Classes start on 13th Jan 2015 - Every week on Tuesday, until 17th Mar 2015

Themed writing workshop for all levels of experience.

Tutor: Emma Filtness

£82 (Brunel staff: £45)

 

Wednesday

12pm - 1pm (1 hour)

Campus Choir 1

Classes start on 14th Jan 2015 - Every week on Wednesday, until 18th Mar 2015

10 week course (also runs Wednesdays 1-2 pm)

The new choir for everyone.

Both the 12-1pm and the 1-2pm Campus Choir sessions will cover the same songs – choose the one that fits in with your lunchtime. No need to read music!

Fee: £54 (Brunel staff £34)

Free for Arts Centre Student Members

 

1pm - 2pm (1 hour)

Campus Choir 2

Classes start on 14th Jan 2015 - Every week on Wednesday, until 18th Mar 2015

10 week course (also runs Wednesdays 12noon - 1pm)

The new choir for everyone.

Both the 12-1pm and the 1-2pm Campus Choir sessions will cover the same songs – choose the one that fits in with your lunchtime. No need to read music!

Fee: £54 (Brunel staff £34)

Free for Arts Centre Student Members

 

2:30pm - 5pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Painting and Drawing (Wednesday afternoon)

Classes start on 14th Jan 2015 - Every week on Wednesday, until 18th Mar 2015

10 week course

Suitable for all levels of ability

Tutor: Martin Henley

Fee: £98 (Brunel Staff: £55)  plus £12 materials charge

Free tuition for Arts Centre Student Members - £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable once course has started). 

 

 

2:30pm - 5pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Pottery (Wednesday afternoon)

Classes start on 14th Jan 2015 - Every week on Wednesday, until 18th Mar 2015

A mixed ability 10 week class

Tutor: Laura Peacock

Fee: £98  (Brunel Staff: £55)  plus £6 tools pack for public/staff beginners.

Firing charges apply for those who are not Arts Centre Student Members

Free for Arts Centre Student Members - Student £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable)

 

 

3:30pm - 5pm (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Barbershop (BUBS)

Classes start on 14th Jan 2015 - Every week on Wednesday, until 18th Mar 2015

10 week course

Unaccompanied harmony/part singing for experienced solo male singers

Tutor: Sally Goodworth

Course fee: £60 (Brunel Staff £38)   

Free for Arts Centre Student Members

BUBS perform regularly in public concerts on campus.

 

 

 

6pm - 8:30pm (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Pottery (Wednesday evening)

Classes start on 14th Jan 2015 - Every week on Wednesday, until 18th Mar 2015

A mixed ability 10-week class

Tutor: Laura Peacock

Fee: £98 (Brunel Staff: £55)  plus £6 tools pack for public/staff beginners.

Firing charges apply for those who are not Arts Centre Student Members

Free for Arts Centre Student Members - Student £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable)

 

 

6pm - 9pm (3 hours)

Life Drawing

Classes start on 14th Jan 2015 - Every week on Wednesday, until 18th Mar 2015

10 week course

Using the nude model to focus on methods of observing, understanding and self-expression.

Tutor: Martin Henley

Fee: £134  (Brunel Staff: £75)  plus £12 materials charge

Free for Arts Centre Student Members - Student £12 materials charge payable per term (not refundable  once course has started). 

 

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