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Aug 2

RCS Accordion online summer school (ages 12-17)

August 2 @ 11:00 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm



This intensive and inspiring five-day online accordion summer school is an opportunity to work with expert tutors from both the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Scotland’s leading specialist music school, St Mary’s Music School.

It is aimed at 12–17 year olds who wish to continue their creative learning at home. This course will be delivered on MS Teams and Zoom.

The course is designed to help develop and strengthen technical and musical skills, improve knowledge of repertoire and encourage healthy practice habits. Students will benefit from daily warm-up sessions, technique classes, individual lessons, ensemble playing and performances.

Students who take part in this course should want to

  • develop musically and technically
  • build repertoire and performing experiences
  • become aware of various practice techniques and the importance of critical listening
  • be given the chance to play in a group
  • gain knowledge about the instrument
  • meet other students passionate about music and the accordion

Students will also learn about accordion manufacturers, great accordionists and what life is like as a student at the Conservatoire. This summer school will be led by Djordje Gajic alongside other professionals in the field.

Please see Entry Requirements to find out more about the application process for this course.

For more information about how our online courses work please see our FAQs.


Under 13?

Please note our Online Teaching Policy states that children under 13 taking part in live online activities must have a parent/carer present at the beginning of the session who can confirm they are happy for it to go ahead. On application you will be asked to confirm that you have read and understood this.

We offer multiple course and siblings discounts on our summer school courses – find out more.

If you have any questions in advance of booking, please contact us at summerschools@rcs.ac.uk.