Following the popularity of last year’s summer school, we can announce this year’s collection of activities aimed at music-mad school/college students who want to develop their skills over the summer break.
Budding vocalists will love the Summer Singing Course – an opportunity to take singing lessons from an experienced professional singer who guides you through warm-ups, exercises and vocal techniques used by the stars for both live performance and studio recording. The next Leona is out there somewhere! Star former student: Leona Lewis
The Summer Songwriting Course explores the tricks, tips and techniques behind writing a Top Ten hit! You will learn essential music theory, structure and arrangement techniques and how to write lyrics including hooks. You will also get to record a track in the studio with a professional producer. Star former student: Top 20 writer DJ Assad
The Summer Music Production Course shows you how to build a track up from beats and bass to chords, top lines, EQ and effects, and finally mixing to get that professional sound. Star former student: Beyonce and Rihanna remixer Gareth Wynn
The Summer DJ Course teaches the essential skills for DJing using the latest kit including MP3 and CD and good old fashioned vinyl. Taught by a pro DJ we’ll have you rocking the party in no time. Star former student: Ibiza DJ and Carl Cox favourite Nicole Moudaber
And finally the Summer Radio Course is aimed at anyone who has ever dreamed of presenting their own radio show. It covers everything from playlisting music to interview technique, audio editing and operating the mixing desk. Star former student: Radio 1 and Channel 4’s Gemma Cairney
The courses run throughout the summer holidays from July 23rd to August 30th. Please call for details on start dates or to check out Point Blank’s facilities on the studio tour which takes place every Wednesday and Saturday at 3pm. Call to book a place on 0207 729 4884.
Follow the link for full details of the 2012 Summer Music Courses in London.