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D407: ‘Know the Score’ with The Morning Choir - (CONTR)ALTOS (online)

Cappella Nova Outreach

Starting Mon 05/10/2020  (18 places available)
Cost: £73.00

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Kick-start your week in the company of – and in harmony with – other like-minded people. As usual, each meeting will begin with plenty of practical guidance on warming up the voice for singing, which we shall apply to singing a range of well-known songs together. We will also look at a selection of harmony songs from Mozart, Scottish, Popular and Christmas, and help will be offered in navigating the musical scores of these. Please note that this class comprises of 3 separate groups –Sopranos, (contr)altos and Men who will attend together weekly from 10.00-10.45am. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ENROL IN THE CORRECT CLASS. Every three weeks, each group will continue with an extended guided learning session (for a further 45 minutes) to develop confidence in identifying and getting to know their own parts within the harmony songs, and then everything will be brought together in our very own ‘virtual choir’ performance!

D408: ‘Know the Score’ with The Morning Choir - MEN (online)

Cappella Nova Outreach

Starting Mon 05/10/2020  (10 places available)
Cost: £73.00

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Kick-start your week in the company of – and in harmony with – other like-minded people. As usual, each meeting will begin with plenty of practical guidance on warming up the voice for singing, which we shall apply to singing a range of well-known songs together. We will also look at a selection of harmony songs from Mozart, Scottish, Popular and Christmas, and help will be offered in navigating the musical scores of these. Please note that this class comprises of 3 separate groups –Sopranos, (contr)altos and Men who will attend together weekly from 10.00-10.45am. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ENROL IN THE CORRECT CLASS. Every three weeks, each group will continue with an extended guided learning session (for a further 45 minutes) to develop confidence in identifying and getting to know their own parts within the harmony songs, and then everything will be brought together in our very own ‘virtual choir’ performance!

D400: ‘Know the Score’ with The Morning Choir - SOPRANOS (online)

Cappella Nova Outreach

Starting Mon 05/10/2020  (18 places available)
Cost: £73.00

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Kick-start your week in the company of – and in harmony with – other like-minded people. As usual, each meeting will begin with plenty of practical guidance on warming up the voice for singing, which we shall apply to singing a range of well-known songs together. We will also look at a selection of harmony songs from Mozart, Scottish, Popular and Christmas, and help will be offered in navigating the musical scores of these. Please note this class comprises of 3 separate groups –Sopranos, (contr)altos and Men who will attend together weekly from 10.00-10.45am. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ENROL IN THE CORRECT CLASS. Every three weeks each group will continue with an extended guided learning session (for a further 45 minutes) to develop confidence in identifying and getting to know their own parts within the harmony songs, and then everything will be brought together in our very own ‘virtual choir’ performance!

D143: ‘The Sun Never Set‘: A History of the British Empire (online)

History

Starting Fri 09/10/2020 (currently sold out - sign in to register for email alerts)
Cost: £105.00

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From the 1750s until the 1950s the British Empire was the largest political entity on Earth. Ranging from small remote islands to huge continental territories, the Empire played a central role in shaping the social, cultural, legal, linguistic, political and economic assumptions which underpin the modern world. Explore the Empire’s origins in the early 17th century through to its eventual decline in the wake of the Second World War, highlighting both its achievements and the devastating effects of economic and cultural exploitation that underpinned colonial expansion and remain with us. Learn through online lectures, class discussion and other primary sources.

D125: ‘The Sun Never Set‘: A History of the British Empire (online)

History

Starting Tue 06/10/2020 (currently sold out - sign in to register for email alerts)
Cost: £105.00

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From the 1750s until the 1950s the British Empire was the largest political entity on Earth. Ranging from small remote islands to huge continental territories, the Empire played a central role in shaping the social, cultural, legal, linguistic, political and economic assumptions which underpin the modern world. Explore the Empire’s origins in the early 17th century through to its eventual decline in the wake of the Second World War, highlighting both its achievements and the devastating effects of economic and cultural exploitation that underpinned colonial expansion and remain with us. Learn through online lectures, class discussion and other primary sources.

D128: 8 Steps to a Brilliant Brain (online)

Health and Wellbeing, Psychology

Starting Mon 05/10/2020  (20 places available)
Cost: £84.00

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In a friendly, interactive way learn the latest insights about your amazing brain through short presentations, worksheets and video clips. Discover how lifestyle and attitudes affect the brain’s health and vitality. Explore different types of memory, storage and retrieval and why our memories are in constant flux. Practise together some techniques to improve recall and marvel at videos of memory champions and learn from their use of imagination, exaggeration and stories. Also view videos of people with distorted memories, providing insights into its complexity. A class website provides links to useful resources and material.

D131: A 6Ps Approach to How We Live Our Lives (online)

Health and Wellbeing

Starting Tue 01/12/2020  (10 places available)
Cost: £31.00

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In this class, we explore some strong foundations for living our best lives focussing on the key topics of presence, patience, positivity, power, purpose and projects. We understand the importance of making the most of every situation and how to have focus and intention day by day. Group interaction and discussion is encouraged and the class is supported by PowerPoint presentation and online reference material.

D043: A Guide to Confidence (Re) Building (online)

the next stAge

Starting Fri 09/10/2020  (13 places available)
Cost: £63.00

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Have you reached a point in your life that you feel it is time to move on but feel you lack the confidence needed to explore the next chapter of your life? Perhaps you have suffered a loss or significant life event? Everything, from making new friends, learning new skills, securing voluntary work or next step career takes a certain amount of confidence. This interactive class is specifically designed for an older audience and will help you to identify the essential components needed to develop your confidence and motivation. You will learn the importance of valuing yourself, banishing negative attitudes and explore techniques for relaxing. If you need a boost, then this class could be perfect for you.

D058: A Guide to Drawing the Human Form (online)

Life Drawing

Starting Thu 08/10/2020 (currently sold out - sign in to register for email alerts)
Cost: £105.00

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Build on basic drawing skills learned in 'Stages 1 or 2 Drawing and Painting' or ‘Learn to Draw’. Producing a likeness of the human form is a most challenging and rewarding artistic pursuit and is the best exercise for developing good drawing and observational skills. Learn about proportions, structure, balance and basic anatomy as you improve week by week. Give your drawings strength, solidity and sensitivity.

D042: A Mind for the Future (online)

Psychology, the next stAge

Starting Tue 06/10/2020  (15 places available)
Cost: £42.00

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Gain insights into how to take the next steps towards an interesting and fulfilling future. How are you going to apportion your time? Are you going to follow a script of others’ choosing or pursue your own personal, heartfelt goals? Discover your own emotional style. Join this class and engage in this process. Ask questions of one another, weigh the pro and cons and reflect on action. Insights into mental traps, healthy habits of mind, seeing the positives in situations and focusing your attention. Class website and videos.

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