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What will be taught on this Singing course?


During the Level 1 course you will learn to control your voice. We will give you practical exercises to help you gain confidence using a varied repertoire - from pop to musical theatre to jazz, blues and soul.

Course content will include:

  • Practising a series of varied vocal warm ups and technique exercises to improve your vocal range
  • Learning about body awareness through focus on posture and alignment.
  • How to develop a secure breathing technique
  • Group singing and developing good listening and blending skills
  • Learning how to achieve a good quality vocal performance while using your voice in a safe and healthy manner

Students will typically learn 3-6 songs during the course and will receive friendly feedback from your tutor throughout the course.

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    Music All Genres
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    Type Group
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    Level Beginners
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    Equipment What to bring: pen, notebook, water

What are the entry requirements and level of this course?


This course is suitable for complete beginners and those who possess a passion and curiosity to learn more about their voice.

Students will learn about vocal technique, breathing, posture and application of this technique across a broad repertoire.

The ability to hear notes and sing them back as well as good spoken and written english is required.

How will I be taught?


All courses are taught within groups.  Each week will begin with a thorough vocal warm up before going on to discover key vocal techniques and approaches to develop your confidence and singing skills.

Students will have the opportunity to sing a broad range of repertoire each week.  Your voice will grow in strength and flexibility and you’ll gain a sense of control and confidence when singing. Best of all, you’ll have a lot of fun, and meet like-minded new people.

By the end of the course, what will I have achieved?


Students will have:

  • Developed greater confidence in their vocal ability and singing as part of a group
  • Grasped an understanding of the vocal cords and how sound is made
  • Demonstrated good posture when singing and an understanding of the breathing mechanism
  • Progressed through a number of vocal warm-ups and technique exercises
  • Applied this technique across a broad range of repertoire

After I complete this course, what are the next steps in my training?


You may wish to repeat beginners and consolidate your technique before moving onto Level 2 singing courses.

Level 2 courses focus on solidifying technique, widening repertoire knowledge and developing tone, range and vocal style.

Solo elements are also incorporated within level 2 where students are encouraged to sing solo within the ensemble songs.

Singing Beginners Playlist


Featuring everything from classic pop songs, to musical theatre hits, this playlist showcases repertoire from recent courses. Enjoy!

 
 

Classes starting soon


Date 07 Jan - 18 Feb
Day Mon
Time 18:05-19:20
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £158.00
discount textWe recommend booking early for January dates
Date 09 Jan - 27 Feb
Day Wed
Time 19:40-20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Eleanor Wood
Venue The Joint, Kings Cross
Price £170.00
Date 10 Jan - 21 Feb
Day Thu
Time 19:00-20:15
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Premises Studios, Shoreditch
Price £158.00
Date 10 Jan - 21 Feb
Day Thu
Time 20:25-21:40
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Premises Studios, Shoreditch
Price £158.00

CLASSES STARTING SOON


Date
Day
Time
Duration
Tutor
Venue
Price
Booking
07 Jan - 18 Feb 
Mon 
18:05-19:20 
7 weeks 
£158.00 
discount textWe recommend booking early for January dates
09 Jan - 27 Feb 
Wed 
19:40-20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00 
10 Jan - 21 Feb 
Thu 
19:00-20:15 
7 weeks 
£158.00 
10 Jan - 21 Feb 
Thu 
20:25-21:40 
7 weeks 
£158.00 
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 7 Jan - 18 Feb
Day Mon
Time 18:05 - 19:20
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £158.00
discount text We recommend booking early for January dates
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 9 Jan - 27 Feb
Day Wed
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Eleanor Wood
Venue The Joint, Kings Cross
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 10 Jan - 21 Feb
Day Thu
Time 19:00 - 20:15
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Premises Studios, Shoreditch
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 10 Jan - 21 Feb
Day Thu
Time 20:25 - 21:40
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Premises Studios, Shoreditch
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 14 Jan - 25 Feb
Day Mon
Time 18:00 - 19:15
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor Eamonn O'Dwyer
Venue Dutch Church, Liverpool Street
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 15 Jan - 19 Feb
Day Tue
Time 18:30 - 20:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jay Bryce
Venue Academy Mews Studios
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 16 Jan - 6 Mar
Day Wed
Time 18:15 - 19:30
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Eleanor Wood
Venue The Joint, Kings Cross
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 19 Jan - 23 Feb
Day Sat
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jacob Hajjar
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 21 Jan - 11 Mar
Day Mon
Time 18:00 - 19:10
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Doug Hansell
Venue Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, WC2
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 22 Jan - 26 Feb
Day Tue
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue Soho Theatre, W1
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 22 Jan - 12 Mar
Day Tue
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Phillip Shades
Venue The Abbey Centre, Westminster
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 23 Jan - 13 Mar
Day Wed
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Michael Vickers
Venue St John's, Waterloo
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 24 Jan - 7 Mar
Day Thu
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor Lauren Ronan
Venue The Joint, Kings Cross
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 25 Jan - 1 Mar
Day Fri
Time 18:15 - 19:45
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue City Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave.
Price £159.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 29 Jan - 19 Mar
Day Tue
Time 18:15 - 19:30
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Phillip Shades
Venue The Abbey Centre, Westminster
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 30 Jan - 20 Mar
Day Wed
Time 19:55 - 21:10
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 3 Feb - 10 Mar
Day Sun
Time 10:30 - 12:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jay Bryce
Venue City Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave.
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 7 Feb - 28 Mar
Day Thu
Time 18:05 - 19:20
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Lara Eidi
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 11 Feb - 18 Mar
Day Mon
Time 18:00 - 19:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Aaron Nice
Venue St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 12 Feb - 2 Apr
Day Tue
Time 18:15 - 19:30
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Eleanor Wood
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 13 Feb - 20 Mar
Day Wed
Time 19:00 - 20:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Georgina Maughan
Venue Urdang 2, EC1
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 19 Feb - 9 Apr
Day Tue
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Eleanor Wood
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 21 Feb - 28 Mar
Day Thu
Time 19:00 - 20:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jay Bryce
Venue Urdang 2, EC1
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 25 Feb - 15 Apr
Day Mon
Time 18:05 - 19:20
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 2 Mar - 6 Apr
Day Sat
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jacob Hajjar
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 4 Mar - 15 Apr
Day Mon
Time 18:00 - 19:15
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor Eamonn O'Dwyer
Venue Dutch Church, Liverpool Street
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 8 Mar - 12 Apr
Day Fri
Time 18:15 - 19:45
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue City Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave.
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 12 Mar - 16 Apr
Day Tue
Time 18:30 - 20:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jay Bryce
Venue Academy Mews Studios
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 19 Mar - 23 Apr
Day Tue
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue Soho Theatre, W1
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 20 Mar - 8 May
Day Wed
Time 18:15 - 19:30
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 25 Mar - 13 May
Day Mon
Time 18:00 - 19:10
Duration 6 weeks (no class 22 Apr & 6 May)
Tutor Doug Hansell
Venue Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, WC2
Price £118.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 28 Mar - 9 May
Day Thu
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 3 Apr - 8 May
Day Wed
Time 19:00 - 20:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Georgina Maughan
Venue Urdang 2, EC1
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 10 Apr - 29 May
Day Wed
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Michael Vickers
Venue St John's, Waterloo
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 11 Apr - 30 May
Day Thu
Time 18:15 - 19:30
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Lara Eidi
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 16 Apr - 4 Jun
Day Tue
Time 18:15 - 19:30
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Phillip Shades
Venue The Abbey Centre, Westminster
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 18 Apr - 6 Jun
Day Thu
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Lauren Ronan
Venue The Joint, Kings Cross
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 23 Apr - 4 Jun
Day Tue
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor Phillip Shades
Venue The Abbey Centre, Westminster
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 7 May - 11 Jun
Day Tue
Time 18:30 - 20:00
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jay Bryce
Venue Academy Mews Studios
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 11 May - 15 Jun
Day Sat
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jacob Hajjar
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 13 May - 1 Jul
Day Mon
Time 18:00 - 19:15
Duration 7 weeks (no class 27 May)
Tutor Eamonn O'Dwyer
Venue Dutch Church, Liverpool Street
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 15 May - 3 Jul
Day Wed
Time 19:55 - 21:10
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 16 May - 27 Jun
Day Thu
Time 19:40 - 21:10
Duration 7 weeks
Tutor James Craise
Venue Umbrella Rooms, WC2
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 28 May - 2 Jul
Day Tue
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue Soho Theatre, W1
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 3 Jun - 22 Jul
Day Mon
Time 18:00 - 19:10
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Doug Hansell
Venue Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, WC2
Price £158.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 11 Jun - 30 Jul
Day Tue
Time 18:15 - 19:30
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue The Abbey Centre, Westminster
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 20 Jun - 8 Aug
Day Thu
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Lara Eidi
Venue The Joint, Kings Cross
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 25 Jun - 13 Aug
Day Tue
Time 19:40 - 20:55
Duration 8 weeks
Tutor Elliot Clay
Venue The Abbey Centre, Westminster
Price £170.00
Class Singing Lessons - Beginners
Date 29 Jun - 3 Aug
Day Sat
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Duration 6 weeks
Tutor Jacob Hajjar
Venue The Actors Centre, Soho
Price £158.00
Date
Day
Time
Duration
Tutor
Venue
Price
Booking
7 Jan - 18 Feb
Mon 
18:05 - 19:20 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 

discount text We recommend booking early for January dates

9 Jan - 27 Feb
Wed 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
10 Jan - 21 Feb
Thu 
19:00 - 20:15 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 
10 Jan - 21 Feb
Thu 
20:25 - 21:40 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 
14 Jan - 25 Feb
Mon 
18:00 - 19:15 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 
15 Jan - 19 Feb
Tue 
18:30 - 20:00 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
16 Jan - 6 Mar
Wed 
18:15 - 19:30 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
19 Jan - 23 Feb
Sat 
11:00 - 12:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
21 Jan - 11 Mar
Mon 
18:00 - 19:10 
8 weeks 
£158.00
 
22 Jan - 26 Feb
Tue 
11:00 - 12:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
22 Jan - 12 Mar
Tue 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
23 Jan - 13 Mar
Wed 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
24 Jan - 7 Mar
Thu 
19:40 - 20:55 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 
25 Jan - 1 Mar
Fri 
18:15 - 19:45 
6 weeks 
£159.00
 
29 Jan - 19 Mar
Tue 
18:15 - 19:30 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
30 Jan - 20 Mar
Wed 
19:55 - 21:10 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
3 Feb - 10 Mar
Sun 
10:30 - 12:00 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
7 Feb - 28 Mar
Thu 
18:05 - 19:20 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
11 Feb - 18 Mar
Mon 
18:00 - 19:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
12 Feb - 2 Apr
Tue 
18:15 - 19:30 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
13 Feb - 20 Mar
Wed 
19:00 - 20:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
19 Feb - 9 Apr
Tue 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
21 Feb - 28 Mar
Thu 
19:00 - 20:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
25 Feb - 15 Apr
Mon 
18:05 - 19:20 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
2 Mar - 6 Apr
Sat 
11:00 - 12:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
4 Mar - 15 Apr
Mon 
18:00 - 19:15 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 
8 Mar - 12 Apr
Fri 
18:15 - 19:45 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
12 Mar - 16 Apr
Tue 
18:30 - 20:00 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
19 Mar - 23 Apr
Tue 
11:00 - 12:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
20 Mar - 8 May
Wed 
18:15 - 19:30 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
25 Mar - 13 May
Mon 
18:00 - 19:10 
6 weeks (no class 22 Apr & 6 May) 
£118.00
 
28 Mar - 9 May
Thu 
19:40 - 20:55 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 
3 Apr - 8 May
Wed 
19:00 - 20:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
10 Apr - 29 May
Wed 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
11 Apr - 30 May
Thu 
18:15 - 19:30 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
16 Apr - 4 Jun
Tue 
18:15 - 19:30 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
18 Apr - 6 Jun
Thu 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
23 Apr - 4 Jun
Tue 
19:40 - 20:55 
7 weeks 
£158.00
 
7 May - 11 Jun
Tue 
18:30 - 20:00 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
11 May - 15 Jun
Sat 
11:00 - 12:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
13 May - 1 Jul
Mon 
18:00 - 19:15 
7 weeks (no class 27 May) 
£158.00
 
15 May - 3 Jul
Wed 
19:55 - 21:10 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
16 May - 27 Jun
Thu 
19:40 - 21:10 
7 weeks 
£170.00
 
28 May - 2 Jul
Tue 
11:00 - 12:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
3 Jun - 22 Jul
Mon 
18:00 - 19:10 
8 weeks 
£158.00
 
11 Jun - 30 Jul
Tue 
18:15 - 19:30 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
20 Jun - 8 Aug
Thu 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
25 Jun - 13 Aug
Tue 
19:40 - 20:55 
8 weeks 
£170.00
 
29 Jun - 3 Aug
Sat 
11:00 - 12:30 
6 weeks 
£158.00
 
ADDED TO BASKET
PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Singing Lessons - Beginners venues


Singing Lessons - Beginners tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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  • Eamonn O'Dwyer

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  • Eleanor Wood

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  • Elliot Clay

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  • Lauren Ronan

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Continue your journey


After you have completed your course - we recommend continuing your journey on one of the following courses: