January is a great time to learn something new – and a new season of classes at Band on the Wall has something for everyone, from harmonica for beginners, to jazz groups, song writing and music production workshops. Adult classes are led by a team of experienced tutors and professional musicians. Most courses and groups come with performance opportunities – and with presentation a key skill in many industries now, learning a new skill is a great way to boost your confidence as well as make new friends. Other classes on offer include guitar, music theory, folk group and Indian Fusion Lab. See website for full listings. We actually tried the harmonica for beginners course a few years back: we’ve been serenading all and sundry for the last two years, as well as keeping in touch with our new pals. You’ll also get supporting materials, like links to sheet music, and advice for expanding your skillset at home. It’s a new year after all – so why not give it a go?

From January 2016, Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JZ. Tel: 0161 830 3899, various times and prices, www.brightersound.com/event/spring-courses

Fri 8 Jan - Wed 30 Mar
Joshua Gordon
Published on:
Fri 6 Mar 2015