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Performing Arts Community Engagement

The PACE programme at Kingston offers an inclusive platform on which students, staff, alumni and members of the local community come together through the performing arts.

This year's programme is our best yet and will include: Latin and Hip Hop dance classes, weekly choirs, acting classess and loads of opprtunities to meet new friends and perform.

PACE also works with a wide range of local organisations including the Rose Theatre, Creative Youth and community groups. Throgh PACE you can access professional tutors, prepare for public performances , or just try a new challenge to enhance your current studies.

We will shortly be launching the PACE 2019/20 events programme so check back soon or contact pace@kingston.ac.uk to register your interest.

 

Performing arts ensembles

Students from any subject area and staff are welcome to join our many performing groups. Most groups are also open to alumni and general members of the public. Ensembles and workshops start week commencing 23 September 2019 and run until March 2020. Please check back for any changes or contact pace@kinsgton.ac.uk.

Ensembles except the Kingston Singers meet at Kingston Hill campus, KT2 7LB (see map) or Penrhyn Road campus KT1 2EE (see map). The sites are easily accessible via the free inter-campus bus. The Kingston Singers meet at the Rose Theatre in Kingston, KT1 1HL. 

Membership is FREE except for the Kingston Singers, for which there is a small charge after the first session.

Check out the PACE at Kingston University YouTube channel for recent performances.

The Kingston Singers

The Kingston Singers

The Kingston Singers

Your local community choir, start your week on a high note and raise the roof at the Rose by joining the Kingston Singers. We'll be pitching in to pop, jazz and show songs, led by talented and exciting choir trainer, Gabriella Noble.

There's no need to have a fantastic voice or be able to read music, and no auditions.

Just bring along your enthusiasm.

When: Mondays, 6.00pm 7.15pm (10 weeks from 30 Sept - 9 Dec 2019)

Where: David Jacobs room, Rose Theatre, Kingston KT1 1HL

Cost per session: £5/£3 concessions. Full amount is payable at the Rose Theatre box office (Tel. 020 8174 0090).

Kingston Chamber Orchestra

Kingston Chamber Orchestra

Kingston Chamber Orchestra

The University collaborates with the Kingston Chamber Orchestra (KCO) which meets in the Visconti Studio at Kingston Hill and is conducted by Andy Meyers. Please note that membership is by audition only. For further information contact KCO.

When: Wednesdays 7.00pm 10.00pm

Where: Kingston Hill campus, Visconti Studio

A.G. Records

A.G. Records

A.G. Records

You'll record, mix and perform contemporary music with this student-led ensemble of music producers. There'll be a particular focus on creative uses of music technology and you'll have the opportunity to take part in all areas of running a label, including artist management, marketing and distribution.

When: Wednesdays 4.00pm 7.00pm

Where: Kingston Hill campus, Visconti Studio

Cost: Free

Kingston University Stylophone Orchestra (KUSO)

Kingston University Stylophone Orchestra (KUSO)

Kingston University Stylophone Orchestra (KUSO)

The Kingston University Stylophone Orchestra is the world's only Stylophone Orchestra of its kind performing a range of electronica, pop and sci-fi tracks. The orchestra uses the full range of Stylophone insturments, with additional Korg Volcas, Omnichord and Moog Thermin. membership will require basic music reading skills and a commitment to regular rehearsal with the group.

When: Mondays

Where: Kingston Hill campus, Coombehurst Court, room 1003

Cost: Free

 

 

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