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SOAS World Music Summer School, London:
Based In London, UK, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is a college of the University of London and the only Higher Education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS takes pride in offering an exciting Summer School of World Music.

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SOAS at a glance:

- SOAS has more than 4,400 students, 40% of whom are on postgraduate or research programmes
- We welcome students from more than 100 countries and roughly 50% of postgraduates are from countries outside the UK/EU
- With around 300 staff members, SOAS has the largest concentration of academics concerned with Asia, Africa and the Middle East at any university in the world
- Small group teaching remains an important feature of study at SOAS - our student-staff ratio (12:1) is one of the best in the UK

Summer School Of World Music!

Learn to play your way around the world this summer! Again this year, SOAS is proud to offer an exciting summer school of world music: Intensive and inspiring courses, practical workshops, taster sessions and master classes for students of all backgrounds, beginners to advanced, amateur and professional. Take your pick!

Courses include Afro-Brazilian Percussion; Balinese Gamelan; Afro-Cuban Bata Drumming; Arabic Maqam Ensemble; Chinese Guqin Music, Cuban Music Big Band; Didgeridoo;  Eastern European & Balkan Music; Japanese Shakuhachi, Kora;  Middle Eastern Percussion, Mongolian Overtone Singing; Mouth Harps; Russian Folk Songs; Klezmer Music; Senegalese Sabar Drumming; World Music Choir; Music in the Classroom

Testimonials - What people say about the SOAS Music Summer School:

"I learnt something new, fun and rewarding, in a friendly and relaxed environment."
"Excellent experience of learning, interaction and collaboration."
"The best training course I have been on - fascinating, instructional, relaxed and very productive."
"Really [a] great experience playing with like-minded people."
"Highly enjoyable, educational and musically challenging."
"Great fun - [the teacher] organised a large group of varied experience and varied instruments really well - everyone seemed to have fun."

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Amity English School, London
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Learn English in South West London this summer with Amity English School!

Situated in Wimbledon, in the Borough of Merton, just 15 minutes from Central London, Amity English School, a department of Amity College, provides beginner to advanced level English classes in summer and year-round to students from around the world. 

Our summer programs include morning, afternoon and evening study options with a maximum of 10 students per class - so plenty of personal attention is guaranteed.

In addition to summer classes (June-August), we also provide specialized Winter English classes (November-January). These language programmes combine learning with a great holiday.

Our school is located in lovely Wimbledon, less than 5 minutes walk from Wimbledon Train Station. Wimbledon and the surrounding area has many restaurants, pubs, bars and historical places.
Summer English Courses:

- Beginner to Advanced levels
- Morning, Afternoon & Evening study options available


• General English (Basic, Standard, Semi-Intensive or Intensive option)
• One-To-One / Private English Lessons
• IELTS Exam Preparation
• Cambridge Exam Preparation (PET, FCE, CAE, CPE & BEC)
• Business English
• English Conversation & Pronunciation
• English for Academic Purposes
• English Grammar Classes
• Winter English Courses
Encore Music Projects International Summer School
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Founded in 2013 by pianist Olena Shvetsova and her cellist husband Richard May, Encore Music Projects International Summer School provides a summer music course for children and young adults in the exclusive setting of a UK Specialist Music School.

Our residential summer music school is held at Wells Cathedral School in Somerset in South West England. Designed for intermediate and advanced students, the 2-week music course is for piano, strings, composition, voice, and chamber ensembles.

You will receive expert tuition from our team of world class musicians. Lessons will focus on the development of technique, stage performance and presentation, musical styles and interpretation, competition and audition preparation.

The emphasis will be on making music together, with daily one-to-one lessons, chamber music, piano/vocal masterclasses/workshops, String Chamber Orchestra and Community Choir.

In the evenings there will be several public teacher concerts. There will be time for recreation, including free use of the school’s covered swimming pool, organised activities and games, and a free day to explore the fabulous sights around Wells.

For those parents who may be considering sending their children to Wells Cathedral School for their education, the course offers a unique chance to experience the atmosphere of the school.
2-week residential music school for children and young adults.

Violin, viola, cello, piano, voice, composition, chamber ensembles, string orchestra, choirs, theory.

We also offer English language classes for overseas students.
London Art Portfolio
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• Situated close to Tower Bridge in Wapping in the Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London, on the north bank of the River Thames, London Art Portfolio (LAP) offers art and design portfolio preparation specialist courses, foundation courses in art & design, and bespoke one-to-one tutorials in summer and throughout the year.

• Courses and workshops are available during the day and in the evening and we provide support and training to UK and international students of all levels - from complete beginners to professional artists and designers.

• LAP was established by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist who exhibits regularly, nationally and internationally.

• We have a number of studios where we deliver training in the following fields: painting, sculpture, fashion and textile design, fashion photography, animation and illustration.

• We are popular with UCAS and Foundation applicants for online and portfolio development support.

• Our courses attract a vibrant, diverse mix of creative students from all over the world, great for making new friends and fully enjoying London too!

• Julia has a 100% success rate for student placement onto University courses at the best London Universities and Foundation courses.

Student Review:
"Thanks so much for your help Julia! Our sessions gave me that step up that I really needed to get my portfolio and statement together in the nick of time! The focus, encouragement and ideas that came out of sessions together were invaluable."
- Amy
Art & Design Portfolio Courses / Career Change Courses / Private Tutorials in:

• Fine Art: painting, sculpture & mixed media
• Fashion: design, promotion, marketing, photography
• Textile Design: surface, pattern & construction
• Graphic Design: illustration, print, logo, media, package & eco design
• 3D: architecture & product design
• Photography: fine art, fashion, documentary, street

We also offer:
• One-to-one tutorials
• Day & evening portfolio preparation courses
• Foundation Course in Art & Design
• Evening Art classes
• Holiday art classes
ISSOS, Summer Schools at St Andrews, Cambridge and Yale Universities
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• ISSOS offers stimulating, all-inclusive 3-week summer courses in 2020 for international students aged 13-18.

• The programs are held in July and August in the wonderful locations of St. Andrews in Scotland and Cambridge in England - university towns that provide a stunning, unique and safe location.

• Both UK summer schools operate from the world-famous universities and take full advantage of their fantastic facilities. 

• Our residential summer schools aim to offer a balanced experience of academics, fun and culture. Students choose one academic subject and one elective subject to study during their stay.

• We also offer a full program of activities, trips, cultural enrichment and the ISSOS Highland Games allowing students to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure.

• ISSOS are proud to provide high quality academic programs which attract students from all over the world, representing over 80 nationalities. We offer limited places to guarantee small class sizes and individual attention. 

• Pick up service by a uniformed member of staff at the selected international airports and accompanied to St Andrews or Cambridge.

• ISSOS also provides a 3-week residential academic summer camp at Yale University in USA for international students.

Review:
"It’s hard to sum up ISSOS in a few lines, but its quite easy to sum up in one word: Brilliant! From classes to activities to trips, ISSOS has something for everyone and more than one thing for most."
Rachel, USA
A stimulating and balanced summer experience of academics, fun, sport, the arts & culture.

Academic Program options - St. Andrews:

• English Language (for beginners to advanced)
• Pre-IB Program
• IB Extended Essay
• Debate Program
• Youth Leadership
• Creative Writing

with 1 Elective: Film, Art, Theatre, Golf, or Tennis.

Academic Program options - Cambridge:

• English Language (for beginners to advanced)
• Pre-IB Program
• Debating
• Journalism
• Business Studies & Entrepreneurship

with 1 Elective: Photography, Fencing, Outdoor Leadership, Theatre, or Tennis.
Soccer Camps International - Soccer + English Camps
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• Your talented son, daughter or loved one can experience a prestigious UK soccer football camp with additional English language lessons in London, Manchester, Liverpool or Brighton in summer 2020!

• Soccer Camps International is a top facilitator of UK summer soccer camps in association with Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, and Brighton FC. Our program participants stay on campus at top boarding schools and university accommodation.

• These intensive camps allow young players from around the world to develop their football skills and improve their understanding of the English language at the same time.

• Our football camps are run by highly-experienced & certified coaches with many years of experience teaching young soccer players the best soccer drills.

Parent Review:
"My son enjoyed himself very much, managed to have excellent relationships with his coaches notwithstanding very limited language skill, and most important of all thanks to his experience, he decided to continue playing soccer."
- Mother of Enrico, Italy
Manchester City Football Language School:
• 1 or 2-week Soccer + English Program for boys ages 9-17 and girls ages 12-17

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools:
• 2-week soccer camps for boys ages 9-17 with Optional English classes

Arsenal Football Development Summer Schools:
• 1 or 2-week soccer camps for boys ages 9-17 with Optional English classes

Brighton FC Soccer Schools:
• Weekly summer soccer camp for boys ages 8-17 with Optional English classes
Llangenny Flute Summer School
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The Llangenny Flute Summer School, in southern Powys, Wales, is a 14 day residential Flute program for students ages 16+ years with daily masterclasses and chamber music, plus a concert for participants. The emphasis of the Summer School is to create a balance between learning and fun! Each day there will be a morning warm-up session covering various aspects of technique, followed by masterclass sessions, as well as a variety of classes including orchestral and ensemble playing. During the week there will be an afternoon of "Problem Solving" away from the flute, run by the Outdoor Education Centre (you will need waterproof outdoor clothing and suitable footwear).

Running from the 16th to 21st July, the Llangenny Flute Summer School is entering its fifth year, led by Sarah Newbold, flute, and Zoe Smith, piano. Sarah is well respected as a teacher, performer and orchestral musician. She has taught on summer schools previously where she met Zoë, who has extensive knowledge of the flute repertoire. On Monday evening Sarah and Zoe will give a recital and on Friday evening there will a concert given by the students.
14 day residential flute summer school (ages 16+):

- Flute Masterclasses
- Chamber Music coaching
- Concert Flute performances
- Problem-solving
- Accompaniment sessions
- Orchestral flute playing