Saturday Sessions

POPKIDS (5-8 Years)

POPKIDS JUNIOR (5 – 7yrs)

Popkids is all about having fun while you’re making music! Popkids Junior offers children from 5 – 7 the opportunity to sing, dance, record  and perform in a variety of concerts. Sessions incorporate rhythm work and games with our resident drummer and electric guitarist! The children progress from Popkids Junior to Popkids Senior.

POPKIDS SENIOR (7 – 8yrs)

As a member of Popkids Senior, the children have their first taste of playing guitars and drums as well as continuing to sing, dance, record  and perform. We also start writing our own original songs and performing them as a band! They are then ready to make the transition to Band Session.

WHEN

Saturdays 10.00 – 11.00 (Popkids Junior: Yr R – 2)

Saturdays 10.00 – 11.30 (Popkids Senior: Yr 3)

WHERE:

Thomas’s Academy, New Kings Rd, SW6 4LY/ Sulivan Primary School  Parsons Green 

BAND SESSIONS

BAND SESSIONS (8 – 16yrs)

A high energy, multi-activity music session where children develop their vocal, dance and performance skills.  Experience singing and harmonising as part of a group or developing your microphone technique for solo singing!  Children are also given the opportunity to learn how to play guitars and drums as part of a band and engage in songwriting and recording activities. SO much fun! No prior experience needed. 

WHEN:

Saturdays 11.30 – 1.15

WHERE:

Thomas’s Academy, New Kings Rd, SW6 4LY Parsons Green

BAND SESSIONS PLUS

BAND SESSIONS PLUS (10 – 18yrs) 

Join one of our Upbeat bands; Bronze, Silver or Gold and experience all the fun of playing and performing as a member of a band

Intensive band workshops, focusing on electric guitars, drums, keyboards, vocals and songwriting. Members of BS+ experience the excitement of performing as part of a band each term and recording their own tracks. We encourage all our members to sing and develop skills on all of the band instruments, and we are always happy to incorporate other instruments and new ideas into our work with the bands! Children work through Bronze, Silver and on to Gold; some prior instrumental knowledge is essential. Each term ends on stage at one of our Upbeat gigs, including our very own Battle Of The Bands, Upbeat Live at The Half Moon and UPBEAT ROCKS at Imperial College. 

Each term consists of 10 sessions.

WHEN

Saturdays 10.45 – 1.15 (Bronze/ Band Sessions)

 Saturdays 11.30 – 3.00 (Silver/ Gold)

WHERE:

Thomas’s Academy, New Kings Rd, SW6 4LY / Sulivan Primary School

Parsons Green

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