Specialising in


Small group classes at

Ainslie Arts Centre


Schedule TBA

For anyone interested in indigenous, folk, and non-Western classical musical styles, World Music looks at ancient and traditional music from Asia, South America, the Caribbean, Pacific Islands, Africa, Eastern Europe and other regions around the world.

Goals & outcomes: To be able to identify sounds and musical styles specific to different parts of the world. The aims of this course are to provide guidance in appreciating, understanding and developing a stronger listening awareness to different approaches in traditional world music-making practices.

Prerequisite knowledge: None^. This class is suitable for adults of any age.

^Students with prior theory knowledge may enrol as composing participants. Non-composing participants - those who are more interested in a music appreciation perspective - are equally welcome!

About the classes: Classes include: (a) weekly one-hour face-to-face group lessons; plus (b) weekly online delivery of progressive course content, over a term or fortnight for an individual module. Terms generally coincide with ACT school term dates. Enrolment is on a per term basis or per module basis.

Music and regions explored include:

Full class fee: $285 plus $15 text fee per term.


Term 1 2020

Mon 3 Feb - Fri 9 Apr

Term 2 2020

Mon 27 Apr - Fri 3 Jul

Term 3 2020

Mon 20 Jul - Fri 25 Sep

Term 4 2020

Mon 12 Oct - Fri 18 Dec

"Music is for every single person that walks the planet." 
- Robert Plant


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Ainslie Arts Centre,

30 Elouera St, Braddon



Music Classes Canberra acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, live and learn. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.