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VOICE LESSONS

Vocal training is more than just about singing well. It’s about confidence, projection and communication – skills which come in extremely beneficial later in life, whether you pursue singing for a living or not. Our vocal system is based on the world-renowned IVA/SLS method practiced by practically all the international singing stars from pop to rock to musical theatre and classical genres. The course is tailored to suit the needs of medium, advanced and even semi-professional solo singers.

Certifications: RSL, ABRSM, Trinity
Ages: Assessed individually
Duration: 30-minute lesson, weekly
When: 8:30am-3:30pm
Performances: Students elect to prepare for auditions and performance opportunities. Available year round.
Price: €20 per lesson

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

SHARED SINGING LESSONS

A shared singing lesson is a great way to take up singing and have fun learning with friends, all at half the cost. In a shared lesson, students commit more quickly to a home practice routine and thus they progress more quickly in skill and in confidence.
Students in group lessons also have a stronger sense of internal pulse and rhythm, they have opportunities for greater creative exploration, they hear a greater variety of repertoire and they stimulate and energize each other.

Certifications: RSL, ABRSM, Trinity
Ages: Assessed individually
Duration: 30-minute lesson, weekly
When: 8:30am-3:30pm
Performances: Students elect to prepare for auditions and performance opportunities. Available year round.
Price: €10 per lesson / pp

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

PIANO LESSONS

Nobody ever regretted taking up piano. Ever! The king of instruments has found fertile ground at SIS and is the most popular instrumental course on campus. The students are guided using the Piano Adventures© method which all but guarantees the best possible results and is additionally tailored individually to each student. Furthermore, piano labs are newly incorporated into lessons every term for students to gain performance experience, poise and composure. From beginners to medium advanced.

Certifications: Rock School, ABRSM, Trinity
Ages: Different approaches applied to ages 4-6; ages 7-9; ages 10-13; ages 14 and up; Adult
Duration: 30-minute lessons, weekly
When: 8:30am-3:30pm
Performances: Students elect to prepare for auditions and performance opportunities. Available year round.
Price: €20 per lesson

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

PIANO LAB

A Piano Lab is a great way to take up piano and have fun learning with friends, all at half the cost. In group piano lessons, students commit more quickly to a home practice routine and thus they progress more quickly in skill and in confidence. Students in group lessons also have a stronger sense of internal pulse and rhythm, they have opportunities for greater creative exploration, they hear a greater variety of repertoire and they stimulate and energize each other.

Certifications: Rock School, ABRSM, Trinity
Ages: Different approaches applied to ages 4-6; ages 7-9; ages 10-13; ages 14 and up; Adult
Duration: 30-minute lessons, weekly
When: 8:30am-3:30pm
Performances: Students elect to prepare for auditions and performance opportunities. Available year round.
Price: €10 per lesson / pp

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

  • Girl Band or Mixed Vocal Group
    • This after school club is designed for 2-5 girls to form their very own girl band! You will select a name
      for yourselves and choose songs to rehearse and perform throughout the year. Each 1-hour session
      will consist of healthy vocal warm-ups, individual vocal analysis and targets for improvement, harmony
      singing and of course, intensive rehearsal!
      Includes an end of year group studio recording session and one mastered recording.
      Girl Bands may also choose the *Stage & Studio option.
  • Boy Band or Mixed Vocal Group
    • This after school club is designed for 2-5 boys to form their very own boy band! You will select a name for yourselves and choose songs to rehearse and perform throughout the year. Each 1-hour session will consist of healthy vocal warm-ups, individual vocal analysis and targets for improvement, harmony singing and of course, intensive rehearsal! Includes an end of year group studio recording session and one mastered recording. Boy Bands may also choose the *Stage & Studio option.
  • Rock Band
    • This after school club is designed for instrumentalists of 3-5 members to form their very own rock band! You may audition on either bass, guitar, piano, drums, vocals or other potential instruments. Youraudition should consist of two full-length songs that you can play in front of other prospective members.In Rock Band, you will select a name for yourselves and choose songs to rehearse and performthroughout the year. Each 1-hour session will consist of tuning & warming-up, individual instrumentanalysis and practice targets and of course, intensive rehearsal! Where needed, instructors in guitar anddrums will assist with the class.Includes an end of year group studio recording session and one mastered recording.*Rock Bands may also choose the *Stage & Studio option

Certifications: RSL
Ages: Assessed individually
Duration: 1-hour lessons, weekly
When & Where: After school 4:30-6:30pm, San Roque Campus
Performances: Students elect to prepare for auditions and performance opportunities. Available year round.
Band Member Price: €25 per lesson / pp
Solo Artist Option: €50 per lesson

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

* STAGE & STUDIO

for Rock Bands, Girl Bands, Boy Bands, Mixed Vocal Groups or Solo Artists

  • Very few schools (outside of specialist music schools) have their own recording and music production facilities, but SIS/SIMA provides a state-of-the-art studio, complete with a seasoned professional producer. Nothing beats being able to hear oneself on a recording of the highest quality. And we don’t just record the students – we go to great lengths to optimize their performances using various techniques to achieve the best results they’re currently capable of. The studio work is complemented by intensive instrument and/or vocal coaching, as well as a full online, CD or MP3 album of all songs learned throughout the year.
    Stage & Studio includes everything outlined in the Girl Band / Boy Band and Rock Band After School Club, plus an extra hour than includes:

    • Song writing development
    • Music production & arrangement
    • Video diaries
    • Photo Shoot
    • Video Shoot
    • CD Album with artwork and all mastered recordings

Ages: Assessed individually
Certifications: RSL
Duration: 2-hour lessons, weekly
When: After school 4:30-6:30pm
Performances: Students elect to prepare for auditions and performance opportunities. Available year round.
Band Member Price: €40 per session / pp
Solo Artist Price: €80 per session

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

STUDIO RECORDINGS

Students who are more serious about developing their singing and performance talents have a unique opportunity at SIS – they can sign up for pro studio sessions with professional guidance. Covers as well as original songs can be developed.

Ages: 9 and up
Certifications: n/a
Duration: From 30-minutes to 2-hour sessions
When: After school, subject to individual appointments. Note availability is not guaranteed.
Performances: n/a
Other: Online exposure, MP3 and WAV masters.
Price: €25 per 30-minute session.

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC COURSES

SIMA is in the unique position to offer courses from the world’s premier Music College. The courses range from music business to music production to performance and everything in between. Additionally, each completed course results in 3 US credits (equivalent to anything between 30 and 180 UCAS points, depending on course and target university), accepted by practically all colleges around the world. This is a phenomenal opportunity to gain practical experience as well as academic credentials even before embarking on the Diploma route or going to university.

Ages: 13 and up
Certifications: College-grade certificates
Duration: 30-minute up to 2-hour daily self-study sessions, with optional personal support from SIMA when needed. Each course lasts 12 weeks.
When: After school. In some cases it may be possible to arrange self-study during school hours.
Performances: n/a
Price: Depends on course, generally a 12-week course is between $1300 and $1500

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

SIMA PRACTICAL BUSINESS COURSES

We have years of pro music business experience over at SIMA and we’re happy to share our hard-won real-world lessons with dedicated students. Our courses range from music business to music marketing as well as music production, arrangement and song writing. Available to groups only. Individual appointments may be possible subject to time availability.

Ages: 12 and up
Certifications: proprietary
Duration: 30-minute sessions, totalling up to 13 hours per term
When: After school. Possible individual arrangements during school hours, to be confirmed.
Performances: n/a
Price: €25 per 30-minute session.

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

PROFESSIONAL RECORDING ARTIST DEVELOPMENT

This service is reserved for our best artists and is by invitation only. It applies mostly to individuals by may also include motivated and focused groups – if they qualify. SIMA works closely with top international labels, publishers, managers and agents so all of our best artists are guaranteed high level music business exposure. The best – and luckiest – among them, may even have a pro music career as a result. We produce original music of the highest quality on a regular basis, so each development artist winds up with a superb portfolio he/she can show off proudly to just about anyone in the world.

Ages: Typically 14 and up, but 10 and up is possible for selected vocal groups
Certifications: proprietary
Duration: 2 to 4-hour weekly sessions
When: After school and/or weekends.
Performances: n/a
Price: Variable

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl

SECONDARY CHOIR

Few things in life are more enjoyable than singing in harmony-based vocal groups, and this option is open to all interested students willing to join this exhilarating activity. All secondary vocal students are encouraged to participate in this student led activity that each year raises money for local and international charities in need. Organized by Miss Laura & Mr. Wickersham.

Certifications: n/a
Ages: M1 and up
Duration: 30-minute rehearsals
When: Lunch Times, day to be confirmed
Performances: Numerous public performances throughout the year, including Christmas Choir Tour
Price: FREE

More info and registration at: SISMusic@sis.gl