NEW: The Ealing Blues and Jazz Festival Academy

Presented by London College of Music and W5 productions at the University of West London

Come join our fun and interactive workshops at the Festival Academy! Our partners at the London College of Music are running a variety of musical taster sessions for the entire family to try, ranging from samba percussion to musical theatre. The academy will be running over both the Blues and Jazz festival on 16, 17, 23 and 24 July in Walpole Park.

Attendees can explore some exciting Brazilian rhythms with Bloco LCM and we’ll show you how to play samba together with other people. No previous experience is needed to take part in the workshops, just prepare to have fun! You will also have the opportunity to find out more about the courses on offer at London College of Music, University of West London.

Full workshop programme:

14.30-15.00 – Samba fun!

Come and learn how to play a samba groove! Various percussion instruments will be available to try out

15.15 – 15.45 – Musical Theatre with Millie and Tilly

Get your dancing shoes on! You will learn to sing a short musical theatre song and dance routine

16.00 – 16.30 – Play like an animal

Learn a short drum solo and film yourself performing it wearing one of our animal masks!

16.45 – 17.15 – Samba fun! 

17.30 – 18.00 – Musical Theatre with Millie and Tilly

18.15 – 18.45 – Play like an animal

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