3M05 Enjoy Your Music

Tutor/Facilitator Barry ONeill

Date: on/from Wed 31 Jan 2024 to end year
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 1:00-3:00

Delivered F2F

Mary Kehoe Centre, Hall

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This course is aimed ultimately at bringing together a group of enthusiastic, musically-oriented people who will play and sing together simply to enjoy the moment.  The first step will be a once-off introductory session to canvas interest, discuss the composition of the group and plan for its ongoing development.

Ideally, the group will eventually comprise vocals, keyboard, ‘lower‘ strings (guitar/uke/banjo/mandolin etc), ‘upper’ strings (violin/fiddle/viola/bass/ cello etc), wind (flute/clarinet/recorder/ trumpet/ saxophone etc), effects (shakers, sticks, tambourine etc}, timpani (bongos, drums etc), with an arranger/composer/adviser/technician/helper.

Members interested in joining the group should enrol and attend the first session on 31 January. An instrument may be brought along, but not essential. The final group size and composition will be decided after this initial meeting. Some who attend this first meeting may be able to find others to fill identified gaps, and we accept that some may decide to drop out.

It is not intended to teach anything, and an understanding of music per se is not necessary. However, group members should be reasonably competent with their instruments (including voice) so that they are able to contribute with or without music spontaneously. Or, in other words, “to jam” (if they like the piece!).  We will play/practice/perform pieces that are suggested by group members – songs/instrumentals that have meaning in their lives; or that they would like to perform but have not yet had the opportunity to do so; or pieces that they have written but have not heard performed; or pieces that they think would be fun to perform in a group.

REQUIREMENT: Own instrument

TUTOR: Barry says: “I bought my  first guitar after Elvis bought his. Whilst my musical skills have never reached great heights, my love of music and playing for pleasure has continued to grow.  I have enjoyed countless hours of just playing and singing along with many like-minded folk. I would like more music lovers to enjoy the same experience, taking it seriously. but above all, having fun”.



Enrolments / Bookings

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How to Enrol

On-line: after bookings have opened

On-line enrolments are preferred as this significantly reduces the amount of back-office work for our volunteers.

  • Login to the U3APP.org.au website.
  • Go to the Courses & Enrolling page.
  • Scroll down to find the course that you are interested in.
  • Does the course have spaces available?
    • Click on the course name to go to the booking page.
    • Click on “Book for this course or event”.
    • You will receive a confirmation email.  Please check your Junk/Spam folders as these automatically-generated emails often finish up there.
  • OR is the course shown as FULL?
    • Click on WAITLIST.

Paper Enrolment Form: before bookings open for First Semester

  • Obtain a paper Enrolment Form either from the Office or by printing an online copy available here.
  • Complete the paper Enrolment Form and submit it to the Office.

The start date for acceptance of paper Enrolment Forms for first semester is published on the U3APP website and in the e-Bulletin. Enrolment Forms received before this date are treated as though they had been received on the start date (ie there is no advantage to be gained by submitting early). On the start date and thereafter, paper Enrolment Forms are numbered in order of receipt.  Paper Enrolment forms are processed by U3APP volunteers on the same day as on-line bookings.

If your enrolment is successful, you will receive a confirmation email.  Please check your Junk/Spam folders as these automatically-generated emails often finish up there.

If your enrolment is unsuccessful,  you will receive an email telling you that you have been waitlisted.

Via the Office: after bookings have opened

  • Contact the office in person, or by email or phone.