SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

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BAND CAMP

 

AGES 9-12YRS: TUESDAY 14th JANUARY 9-3pm

AGES 6-8YRS: WEDNESDAY 15th JANUARY 9-3pm

Band Camp is a place where you can learn to play an instrument, learn to play a song on it, hang out with your bandmates and best of all, play in a band! Band Camp is open to all, whether you have played before or have no experience.. there is an instrument for every level including percussion, drums, keyboard, piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, harmonica and vocals. Make use of the skills you already have, bring your own gear or pick one of our in-house instruments and we will teach you how to play it. 

Please arrive at 9am for 9:30am start as we will be locking the doors for security. We will spend some time in the the morning warming up with games and getting to know each other. The day will then begin with an introduction to the basics of music theory, how to use and play your chosen instrument, and how to read music for your part. You will then be asked as a group to choose a song, you will separate into groups to learn your parts. After lunch we will practice the song as a band and perform the finished product at 2:45pm for parents.

It's a great opportunity for the kids to experience what it's like playing their instrument (including singing) in a band and expand their learning. 

  • Please remember to bring your lunch and drink or purchase in store. View menu. 

  • There’ll be a break for lunch from 12pm-12:45pm; the kids are welcome to play in the arcade. 

  • If your child has a medical condition, or any allergies we would know about, please ensure you have let us know and ensure they bring their medication. 

  • We may take photos on the day and they may be used for marketing purposes in the future. If you would prefer your child is not in photos please email me.

  •  If a child is disruptive, refuses to take instructions, they may be removed from the program and all fees will be forfeited. However, teachers will discuss this with the parent beforehand.

  • If at any time you need to call us, you can do so on 0450 752 462

  • Please collect your child at 3pm. 

  • If you have any other questions, feel free to email us anytime.

If you have any queries, please feel free to email Amanda at amanda@player1.com.au or call 0450 752 462.

WORKSHOPS

Wanting to try an instrument before committing to lessons? Or, do a short course before you attend Band Camp to get the most out of the experience

SINGING FOR BEGINNERS 5-7YRS

TUESDAY 21st JANUARY  9:30-12:30PM

In this workshop we explore the basics of vocal technique, rhythm, melodies and basic harmonies. Widen your range of vocals through fun activities, discover where the voice comes from and how to train your muscles to develop a your singing voice. Experience what it is like to sing in a group and explore your voice in a fun, relaxed environment. There'll be a 20 minute break for a drink and snack and children are welcome to play in the arcade during this time. We'll be performing a sample of what we have learnt at 12:15pm, we hope you'll join us :)

WHAT TO BRING: BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break.

INSTRUCTOR: Lucy

SINGING FOR INTERMEDIATE STUDENTS 8-12YRS

TUESDAY 21st JANUARY 1-4PM

This is a workshop for children between the ages of 8 and 12 years who have had some music tuition in singing our nay other instrument.

We'll be performing a sample of what we have learnt at 3:45pm, we hope you'll join us :)

WHAT TO BRING: BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break. 

INSTRUCTOR: Lucy

INTRO TO UKULELE

ALL AGES

WEDNESDAY 15th JANUARY 9:30-12:30pm

In this workshop we'll show you how to hold your ukulele, how to strum and tune your ukulele and how to play simple chords. We'll play together with step by step instructions and learn good habits to set you up for your uke journey!

 

At 12:15pm we will be performing what we have learned for our families - we hope you will join us :)

 

WHAT TO BRING: BYO drink and snack or purchase at the cafe. Bring your own Ukulele! If you don't have one, let us know in the comments section of your booking. 

 

INSTRUCTOR: Aiden

ROCK ELECTRIC GUITAR 

ALL AGES

WEDNESDAY 15th JANUARY 1-4PM

Wanna learn how to make ROCK guitar sounds and play along to your favourite songs?

Electric guitars come with loads of gear including amplifiers, guitar leads, picks, effect pedals, electric tuners, we'll show you the basics of what you need to know to start playing electric guitar. Then, we'll learn how to play easy riffs and open chords, power chords and simple scales. If you have your own gear bring it along!

WHAT TO BRING: Please check with us if you do not have your own guitar, we may be able to lend you one of the workshop. BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break.

INSTRUCTOR: Aiden

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP 9-14YRS

WEDNESDAY 22nd JANUARY 9:30-12:30PM

Ever thought about writing your own song? Not sure where to start? In this workshop you'll explore creative lyric writing techniques, melody, theory and arranging. Hannah will show you the tools and techniques used to create timeless songs and help you to explore your creative side to create a sound that is unique to your style! There'll be breaks for a drink and snack and children are welcome to play in the arcade during this time. Suited to intermediate students who have some music theory knowledge.

 

SCHEDULE:

* Introduction/Icebreaker:

- What you'd like to get out of the workshop

- Type of music you like to listen to

- Experience with writing music/ playing music in general.

- The “get to know the person next to you” game (either side)

 

* Writing exercise no. 1- “free writing”- keep writing whatever comes to mind without judgement.

-An explanation about why this a good writing practice (You'll be asked to keep the writing piece for later in the session.)

 

* Creative writing techniques- how to use metaphors, similes and alliteration. Explanation and examples of writing techniques.

 

* You'll be asked to come up with 1-2 different examples of two of the creative writing techniques

 

* Share some examples and talk about which ones work and don’t work with the group

 

* “Pick Something from the Box”- group writing exercise

 

 

----30 MINUTE LUNCH BEAK----

 

* After the break we'll discuss standard lyrical formats- ideas about how lyrics can be formatted with different examples

 

* Incorporating melody to lyrics- choosing the right tonality for the lyrics:

 

* Minor and major tonality- basic triads (those with musical background- 7ths, 13ths and altered chords to add more colour) give examples- if all goes well possibly include diminished and augmented chord types too.

 

* Discuss how different chord types make us feel and how the feeling of melody and chord types can be transferred to lyrics.

 

* Song writing exercise - 20 minutes

- Must use a creative writing technique (metaphors, alliteration)

- Must use a format discussed of lyrical writing

- Labelling the tonality of the music and lyrics

- Can use some of the themes from the free writing exercise- if helpful

 

15-20 minutes sharing written work to the class that has been written before the workshop or during.

 

----END OF WORKSHOP----

 

What students will gain/develop:

 

Creative thinking

Group work/ learning to work creatively with others

Public sharing/ learning to “exit the comfort zone”

A creative writing “toolkit” for song-writing

Critical thinking that is constructive for lyrical and song writing development

Writing strategies to help with idea development

Sharing creative content with others and being comfortable with feedback

WHAT TO BRING:  

 

- BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break.

-Pencils

-Lined writing paper

-Any piece of writing/lyrics/songs written

- Preferred instrument (optional- not necessary)

-An open mind!

INSTRUCTOR: Hannah

RHYTHM WORKSHOP

ALL AGES

WEDNESDAY 22nd JANUARY 1-4PM

What is rhythm? Rhythm can be explained as the timing of events; of musical sounds and silences that occur over time. The steps of a dance, the meter of spoken language and unites us all. There's so much to explore about rhythm in this workshop by Cain, our resident percussion teacher. He will go back to basics to explain how beats are measured in tempo and how they are written as a time signature.

 

There's something for everyone in this workshop; there's no need to have prior knowledge of the drums or music theory. 

 

Each child will have their own Percussion instrument including:

 

• Guiro with scraper

• Metal shaker

• Maracas

• Tambourines

• Claves

• Agogo with beater

• Woodblocks with beaters

• Castanets

• Triangles

 

As well as bongos, snare drums and a drum kit.

 

Students will also explore the elements of beat and rhythm, hand techniques, echo & response games and solo turns. 

 

This workshop is non-competitive, and all-inclusive and remember there are no wrong notes! Activities are designed to be fun, easy, mindful and educational. Children’s’ diverse and unique personalities are celebrated so that each child can feel comfortable expressing themselves.

 

All participants are entitled to free play in the arcade after the workshop.

 

INSTRUCTOR: CAIN

FOUR WEEK COURSES

PIANO & MUSIC THEORY  

THURS 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th JAN

* 5-7YRS - 9:30-11:30

* 8-12YRS - 12:00-2:00PM

* 13-17 YRS - 2:30-4:30PM

Research suggests the best way to teach music is through listening, copying, singing and creating well before anything to do with reading and writing.

 

It’s the same way that we learn to speak our native language; you’d never think of teaching a child to read and write before they can speak!

 

This four week course is a chance to introduce your child to Piano and basic Music Theory on the holidays before the New Year School term in an easy, engaging and fun way which will have your child playing with immediate results.

 

The course will cover the following:

 

  • Basic Music Theory including reading notes and rhythm to prepare your your child for any instrument they may endeavour at school or privately;

  • Fundamentals of Basic Accompaniment Chord Progressions so your child can sing and play along with their favourite pop song;

  • How to learn to play Melody by singing the lyrics and using their ear to work out the melody and how to play chords in their left hand using shapes and patterns and

  • Basic Blues Improvisation using 12 Bar Blues Progression.

WHAT TO BRING: BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break.

INSTRUCTOR: Adele

PIANO & MUSIC THEORY FOR ADULTS

ADULTS - 6:00-8:00PM

THURS 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th JAN

* If you have children in your care they will be supervised in the arcade for no extra charge.

This course is designed for adults who want to simplify learning the piano and basic music theory. If you would like to play and sing along with your favourite song (or help children with their music lessons) and don’t have the time to do the hard yards of starting with the basics (and of course everyone’s favourite.. scales!) then good news is, you can learn your favourite songs just by learning some shapes, patterns, chord progressions and by learning how to read Key Signatures. You’ll be on your way in no time!

 

This course is a fantastic and fun way of learning to play with immediate results.

 

The course will cover the following:

 

* Music Theory including reading notes, reading rhythm and understanding Key Signatures so you can self generate and create your own song arrangements of your favourite songs.

 

* Fundamentals of Accompaniment Chord Progressions just by knowing The Key Signature and how to break down a very complicated song to suit your playing ability so you never have to miss out playing your favourite songs.

 

* Learn how to build fantastic arrangement of any song via reading shapes, patterns and tabs and learn how to use your natural ear to work out the melody.

 

* Learn how to do Blues Improvisation in any Key via shapes and patterns.

 

INSTRUCTOR: ADELE

GAME LOCK-INS $10

FRIDAY 10th, 17th, 24th JANUARY

TWO SESSIONS:  9-12PM or 1-4PM

Get locked-in at Player 1!!

Drop the kids off for three hours these school holidays.. It's the last time we'll be offering this deal at this bargain price!! 

Remember the old lock-ins at Timezone? We're going back to the good old days where you can play family friendly games, get a milkshake and play in a social environment. Sorry no Fortnite!

Our old school arcade has over 20 arcade machines with hundreds of games from back in the day! We've also got puzzles, board games, the latest Xbox, WiiU and PS4 games. ​

 

Player 1 will be closed to the public on these days. 

BYO food & drink or bring some extra cash to purchase in store.

Please arrive on time as we will be locking the doors for security.

  • Purchase a snack, we've got milkshakes and toasties View menu.

  • If you have a medical condition, or any allergies we would know about, please ensure you have let us know and ensure they bring their medication. 

  • Safety and Supervision: All staff have completed a Working With Children Check and are qualified music instructor. Numbers are capped to ensure children's safety. If a child is disruptive, refuses to heed instructions, they may be removed from the program and all fees will be forfeited. 

  • We may take photos on the day and they may be used for marketing purposes in the future. If you would prefer your child is not in photos please email me.

  • If at any time you need to call us, you can do so on 0450 752 462

  • Please collect your child promptly at the end of the session. 

  • If you have any other questions, feel free to email us anytime.

If you have any queries, please feel free to email Amanda at amanda@player1.com.au or call 0450 752 462.

TERMS 

Spaces fill quickly so bookings are essential. Your enrolment is confirmed once full payment is received. 

Cancellation Policy: Please give seven days notice if you wish to cancel to avoid being charged for your school holiday program.

Refunds: A refund will be issued if the program is cancelled by Player 1, if the program is rescheduled and you are unable to attend the new date, or for medical reasons you cannot attend and you have given us notice before the commencement of the program. There are no refunds for change of mind.

* Please note we need minimum numbers for the programs to run. If not enough numbers are met, the program will be cancelled you and will be given a full refund.  

Online Payments: Credit Card transactions will be processed securely and no card details will be stored.

Safety and Supervision: If your child has a medical condition, or any allergies we would know about, please ensure you have let us know and ensure they bring their medication. 

 

All staff have completed a Working With Children Check and are qualified music instructors. Numbers are capped to ensure children's safety. If a child is disruptive, refuses to heed instructions, they may be removed from the program and all fees will be forfeited. However, teachers will initially discuss this with the parent beforehand.

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