Paul Sarcich - composer - arranger - conductor

events and teaching

events and teaching




Click here to hear:
The Windmills of Your Mind arranged for 16 harps




Paul Sarcich is scheduled to teach the following courses at  Morley College, London, in the 2016-17 academic year:
(Times are subject to confirmation)

Click on the course titles to go the the Morley website page for that course.
Please note that A,B,C indicate Terms 1,2,3, and that all courses are one-year continuous.

Orchestral Conducting
A one-year course focusing on laying the foundations of a solid conducting technique. Classes comprise Friday night “theoretical” sessions and practice with a volunteer orchestra on Saturday afternoons.
Entrance by interview – candidates should show a solid knowledge of music reading and theory.

Fridays 6-8pm, Saturdays 2- 5pm

Downloadable PDF file of the term 1 2017 orchestral schedule

Musicianship 1
A one-year course in music literacy skills, covering reading, writing, performing and listening.
Equates to around Grade 5 ABRSM level

Mondays 11am-1pm 

Pathways to Composition
This course is for students who have a solid theoretical background (have ABRSM Grade 6+ or equivalent). It will cover devices, techniques and styles in music in a categorical rather than chronological way, for those wishing to equip themselves to travel into composition, arranging and songwriting; or to gain greater insight and analytical tools to understand how music works. 

Thursdays 2.30pm-4.30pm

Composition Workshop
For students who wish to advance their compositional skills in a peer-group workshop. Each term will provide an opportunity to write for a specified instrument or group of instruments and have the works played at term end.

Mondays 2.30-4.30pm

Orchestration and  Arranging
A one-year course in orchestration and arranging/transcribing for small and large ensembles, encompassing symphonic, chamber, jazz and commercial styles.
Entrance by interview – candidates should show a solid knowledge of music reading and theory

Thursdays 5.30-7.30pm

Music Reading Through Body and Voice
A one-year course designed to make students efficient and fluent sight-readers who understand the basics of modern music notation. Practically based, the course involves exercises in reading and writing using the body, voice and percussion instruments. The first term is suitable for absolute beginners, those with some reading fluency may like to join in second term.

Mondays 7.30-9.30pm












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