This page lists courses that are not solely about recorder playing but may be of interest to recorder players.
Sunday 26th May 2013
Workshop for ALL instrumentalists and singers & Concert run by the Flanders Recorder Quartet
The Early Music Forum of Scotland
|La Bourboule, The Auvergne
Tutors: Eileen Silcocks & Marion Doherty
Chamber Music for Recorders, Viols & harpsichord with tutor and student concerts during the week. The course is multilingual, and you do not need to be fluent in Franch to have a good time! Please contact Eileen or Marion if you would like to know more details. You can get to this beautiful spot by train in one day, from the south of England, or fly to nearby Clermont Ferrand.
Contact: eileeneileensilcockscouk or mariondoherty47gmailcom (mariondoherty47gmailcom)
13th to 19th July 2013
NWEMF Summer School of Renaissance Music
|Trafford Hall, Wimbolds Trafford, near Chester
Now in its 32nd year, the NWEMF Summer School offers a lively and flexible programme for singers, recorder players, viol players and lute players, with opportunities for music-making in small and larger groups.
Bursary support is available for full-time students.
Tutors: Grace Barton, Deborah Catterall, Elizabeth Dodd, Martin Eastwell, David Hardie, Peter Syrus.
For application forms and further details visit www.nwemf.org.uk or contact the Summer School administrator:
Bay Tree Cottage, 5 Bull Hill, Little Neston, Cheshire CH64 4DN;
22nd to 26th July 2013
Baroque Music from Ballet and Opera
Accademia Amsterdam Summer Course
For enthusiast amateurs and college of music students: dancers, singers, strings, winds, harpsichord/basso continuo
Baroque dancer Dorothée Wortelboer will coach dancers and instrumentalists.
For those who want individual coaching, there are additional master classes
Dartington International Summer School
|Dartington Hall in Devon
Daily Recorder Masterclasses and Consorts are coached by Jill Kemp and one of the joys of Dartington is the opportunity to join in with any of the other classes that run during the same week. Other sessions which you can take part in include Medieval and Renaissance Music with the Dufay Collective, the Choir run by Steven Devine (Purcell Funeral Sentences), Chamber Music with Rhiannon Evans and the Barbirolli Quartet, Vocal Ensembles with Stile Antico and Folk Music and Song with Alexis Bennett and the Askew Sisters. Most classes are open to all abilities. Bursaries are available for talented musicians from all walks of life (students, retired, or low-income) which can provide up to 90% of the fees. Bursary applications should reach Dartington by Friday 12th April. Dartington is a unique and inspiring place – with a wonderful variety of courses and concerts (not to mention the amazing food!).
Historically Informed Summer School
|Scarborough Campus of the University of Hull
HISS is a residential summer school for singers and players of wind, string and plucked instruments (folk, period and modern). It is open to all student, amateur and young and early career professional musicians from the early, classical and folk traditions.
The summer school is unique and explores the common ground and connections between early music and folk and traditional music. The course is flexible, informal and presents the opportunity to explore and learn a wide range of music from highly expert tutors in an encouraging and supportive environment.
Applicants can book online on our website (www.hiss.org.uk) or by completing the postal application form attached to the brochure. A small number of Student Helper places are available at specially reduced rates – please enquire for details. “Early Bird” discounted booking closes on 1 May 2013.
All bookings close on 15 June 2013.
Full details can be found on our website (www.hiss.org.uk).