Short Courses

Music Sound Launchpad: Understanding Rhythms

This course introduces the basics of today’s popular rhythms. Through a series of exercises, participants are introduced to rhythmic instruments from various cultures, Western classical music notation and theory, as well as ear training. Participants are required to be able to hear, see, and write with basic literacy on computer and smart devices.


No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Mon 20 Mar – 15 May 2023 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Application Information

Course materials

Notepad and writing materials, earphones/headphones and a portable storage drive.

Who should attend

Anyone who is keen to learn the fundamentals of music, non-drummer musicians and music teachers looking to improve their aural listening skills in rhythm, general music and art hobbyists and enthusiasts looking to explore more deeply. 

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy


Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee and GST.

(after National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy)

Note: NSA fee is inclusive of GST.