Member Bookings: Kids Under 12 years
The following workshops are only available for currently enrolled students mainly under the age of 12 years.
Scroll down to select your preferred workshop/masterclass and fill in the booking form to secure your free spot…it’s that simple!
Limited places are available so book in quick to avoid missing out.
SINGING SECRETS UNCOVERED
with Michel Kroll
Date: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Ages: 12 years and under
Uncover the secrets that will aid you in becoming the best possible singer you can be, live on stage. In this masterclass you will have the opportunity to jump on stage and perform a song of your choice, where you will receive immediate feedback from both your peers and USM mentor, Michel Kroll.
You will experience a positive shift in your technique, as well as a new-found sense of clarity and presence after having applied new elements to your singing with Michel’s unique set of tools.
To get the most out of this masterclass, please prepare one song to perform to the best of your ability.
NOTE: If you’re just beginning your journey and aren’t yet ready to perform on stage, you can still participate and take part in giving feedback to performing artists.
MASTER THE STAGE
with Michel Kroll
Date: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Ages: kids under 12 yrs
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
It’s taken you so much time to step foot on the stage. You’ve had lessons, you’ve been writing and practicing those songs for weeks, and you’ve even invested in professional recording. Beyond this, you’ve been networking, you’ve sent out invitations to everyone you know, and now, you’ve reached a point where you’re not feeling yourself.
You’re trapped in a shell, unable to connect with your audience.
If this sounds like you, we strongly suggest attending Master the Stage, with Michel Kroll. In this hands-on masterclass, we will assist you in measurably improving your stage presence and performance abilities. You will have the opportunity to jump on stage and share your performance with us, receiving constructive feedback from both peers, and USM mentor, Michel – no boring theory, just practical advice to help you advance your skills to the next level.
NOTE: To get the most out of this masterclass, please come prepared with one song to perform on stage.
HOW MUSIC WORKS
Theory for beginners with Michel Kroll
Thursday 27th September 2018
Ages: 12 years & under
We all love playing music, thrilling melodies and captivating chords. The magic of song and the joy of feeling every note.
But did you know, that there is a science behind tones and sounds? Are you curious understanding and building music and the force that holds everything together?
In this Masterclass, you will gain an understanding of the 3 essential building blocks in music – Rhythm, Melody & Harmony.
Together we will compose our own music and learn how Ed Sheeran or the Chainsmokers use those elements to write their hits.
By the end of the workshop you will understand how music is structured and how you can use it to express yourself musically.
This workshop is for all musicians (piano, guitar, voice, drums, bass, DJ’s etc) who are interested in learning more about their music. No experience required.
OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FOR GUITARISTS
with Michael Saleta
Date: Thursday 4th October 2018
Ages: Under 12 years
Time: 6pm – 7pm
The journey of mastering the guitar is a long one, driven by a love for the craft, commitment to the process, lots of sweat, and an abundance of inspiration.
In this workshop, you will learn to overcome some of the most common problems and challenges a guitarist will face, so you can in turn become the best you can be. Move on over Hendrix!
USM mentor, Michael Saleta will address challenges such as:
- Changing between chords
- String skipping
- Lack of time for practice
- Growing bored
- Physical pain as a result of playing
- Plus many more!
Upon completion of this workshop, you will walk away feeling able to take your guitar playing to the next level, without the hurdle of common challenges in your way.
SELF-CONFIDENCE AND SCORING GIGS
with Joe Torre
Wednesday 26th September 2018
Ages: Kids under 12 years
Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm
‘How do I build enough confidence to perform in front of a room of people?’
‘How do I stand out from the crowd?’
If you’ve found yourself asking these questions, you’re not alone! Many up and coming artists and musicians face struggles with self-confidence and have hundreds of questions around confidence on stage. If this sounds like you and your niche is being behind the drum-kit, we strongly suggest attending ‘Self-Confidence and Landing Gigs’ with Joe Torre.
In this masterclass USM mentor, Joe, will address some of the common questions which are regularly raised in lessons, as well as aid you in tackling issues of self-confidence head on, and making your goals a reality.
This Masterclass is structured to focus on the basics of performing on a drum-kit, as well as how to build confidence as a drummer, ultimately helping you progress to the next level in your journey.