LCME Regional Workshop – Wolverhampton

2018-03-03

2018-03-03

15:00

18:00

Wolverhampton, UK

FREE

Tickets are free, but pre-registration is required

Emer McParland

Events Description

Join Emer McParland for the Popular Music Vocals syllabus workshop and Q&A session.

During the workshop, Emer McParland will take delegates through the syllabus & accompanying handbooks. She will guide teachers through each section step-by-step, exploring the progression of each exam element through the grades.

The session will conclude with a Q&A – teachers are welcome to ask any questions about any element of the exam.


Header photo: Old-style 1950s microphone

Organizers

London College of Music Examinations

University of West London St Mary's Road Ealing London W5 5RF

+44 (0)20 8231 2364

http://lcme.uwl.ac.uk

About the organiser

London College of Music is a vibrant, exciting college led by highly-experienced, industry-focused, academic staff. We are committed to delivering a curriculum that is both innovative and relevant to the needs of your future profession. 

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