There are no small parts, only small actors
Individual acting lessons are available with a highly experienced SOPA tutor on a weekly basis across the year. Students will further develop their acting skills; exploring voice, characterisation, physicality, interpretation, improvisation, creativity and text analysis with one-to-one focus and attention.
Voice – Singing
Find your True Voice
Our top singing tutors will help students develop healthy, natural singing technique, learn new repertoire, and grow in confidence in interpretation and performance practice. We will help the student find their natural sound and maximise their vocal potential. A variety of repertoire styles can be explored through the lessons from classical to musical theatre and pop.
Dancing is creating a sculpture that is only visible for a moment
Individual dance lessons are available in ballet, tap, contemporary and other styles.
Please contact us should you be interested in one-to-one training.
The piano keys are black and white but they sound like a million colors in your mind
Piano lessons at SOPA will allow you to explore the full range of the piano. We will teach you the correct technique and posture, which will unlock the many possibilities of the instrument. Our specialist piano tutors will guide you in how to read and write music notation, to learn all the chords to support your favourite melodies, discover how to play in groups with other instruments, or explore your potential as a soloist.
March to the Beat of your own Drum
Learning the drums develops coordination and is a great way to focus your energy, enabling you to develop your understanding of rhythms, grooves, musical styles and song structures. Choosing the drums as an instrument gives you the opportunity to adapt to different musical situations. Drums is a versatile instrument which can take an accompanying role in settings like pop bands and orchestras or be the driving force of big bands or heavy metal bands.
Let the Music Speak!
Have you ever fancied learning how to play the guitar? From learning frets, chords, and hand-positions to facilitating playing your favourite tunes for family and friends, to music notation and reading score. The guitar is a versatile instrument and easily accessible for anyone looking to take up a new instrument.
Did you say louder?
Playing the trumpet lends itself to many different styles of music, from classical, to jazz and pop. From learning correct breathing and technique to following notation and improvisation, this versatile instrument is ideal for students who have a lot of energy and are looking for excitement!
When words fail, music speaks.
Violin lessons will be offered for musical students who are keen to learn a string instrument. Learn notation, hand-positions, bowing and intonation! This beautiful leading instrument can be versatile in a solo and orchestral capacity across folk, pop or classical styles.
Flute for the moon!
Have you ever thought about joining the woodwind family? Take flute lessons! Learn to create beautiful melodies, trills and purity of tone through development of correct breathing techniques and fingering. Lots of varieties of songs and tunes to be discovered.