Interested in music?
Are you 13-19 years old?
Come and learn beatboxing this summer with acclaimed artist Conrad Murray.* What is beatbox? Beatbox is a musical style and technique based on the vocal imitation of percussion sounds. You will experiment with your mouth, lips, tongue, voice, etc. to create beats, rhythms and melodies. You will get professional tips, tutoring and access to equipment.
Bring a friend along with you and sign up now to this free course!
This course counts towards Bronze Arts Award Certificate. You don’t have to spend your money, it’s on us.
Workshops are held at Southwark Park Galleries, 1 Park Approach, Southwark Park SE16 2UA London
Conrad Murray is a theatre-maker, writer, director, rapper, beatboxer, live looper and singer. Based in Mitcham, South-West London, he is passionate about making work through hip hop and beatbox theatre. He uses his Anglo Indian working class heritage to address issues such as class, race and heritage.
He was listed as one of the Top 100 in The Stage newspaper’s annual industry list, as well as being part of The Observer’s top ten theatre shows of the year 2020 with Pilot Theatre’s Crongton Knights, where he was musical director and composer.
Since 2003 he has been pioneering new forms of theatre, experimenting with hip hop culture and theatre. He’s been writing and performing regularly around the UK at venues and events such as Battersea Arts Centre, Tate Britain, Roundhouse, Camden People’s Theatre, Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall, The Lowry, Jazz Cafe, Latitude, WOMAD, Gloucester Guild Hall and the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as having his music showcased on the BBC Asian Network.
Conrad is the artistic director and has led the BAC Beatbox Academy since 2008. Read more about Conrad here.
*Please note: the workshops on Saturday 29 July and 13 August will be led by Alex ABH Hackett (UK Beatbox Champion 2019 / BAC Beatbox Academy). The workshop on Saturday 29 July will end at 3pm due to the MIK – Made In Korea Festival taking place in Southwark Park.
Have you got any question? E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org, or give us a call: +44 (0)20 7237 1230
This Free Beatbox Course is generously supported by the Alan and Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund