Theory classes, harmony and ensemble classes will be delivered by BA in Popular Music course co-ordinator and Academy Director Karl Rooney.
At the end of this course students will have a firm grasp of modal harmony, analysis, dictation, chord sequence recognition and will have covered multiple styles in ensemble.
This course content & standard will correlate with 1st year of a Pop Degree in these areas of practice and will follow the Degree semester – 2 terms x 13 weeks. Total contact per week will be 1.5 hours (1 hour with Karl Rooney & 30 minutes instrumental/vocal lesson). Entry by audition only – minimum 80% Grade 6 Academy Exams or Grade 7/8 Rockschool.
All ages catered for, ideally suited to advanced and mature students, especially those planning on taking music at 3rd level, entering into 1st yr of a music degree or those seeking to gain Accelerated Entry into 2nd yr. Fees are €550 per term.