Other Courses


This page lists courses that are not solely about recorder playing but may be of interest to recorder players.

See also the Recorder Courses page for courses that are exclusively for recorders, the Regular Classes page for courses that run over a period, the Playing Days page for SRP branch playing days, and the Training page for one-day workshops run by the SRP. Courses and Workshops about recorder making and repair are listed on the Instrument Suppliers page

April 2016 | July 2016 | August 2016

April 2016


3rd – 9th April

Easter Early Music Course

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St George’s Ascot

This popular and highly acclaimed course provides an excellent opportunity for experienced players of period instruments to work on early music in a chamber setting.
Tutors include Philip Thorby, Tom Beets, David Hatcher, Alison Kinder, Asako Morikawa, Emma Murphy and Marion Scott.
Brochure and application form
Further information please visit: http://easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk/

July 2016


30th July to 6th August


Durham City

Early Music Summer School
Classes for Recorder, Viol, Lute, Harpsichord, Solo Singing and Baroque Strings for students of all ages and experience.
Wide variety of ensemble work, including choir and baroque orchestra: concerts and lecture-recitals.
Generous bursaries available.
Contact enquiriesatnorvisdotorgdotuk; tel Jane Beeson 01652 678230  www.norvis.org.uk

August 2016


15th – 19th August

Historically Informed Summer School



The Historically Informed Summer School is held annually in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.  The course covers all aspects of early music and folk & traditional music and is suitable for students of all ages and experience from elementary to advanced.
The course offers an intensive practical experience over five days for singers and players of period and modern instruments. Classes and workshops for singers, plucked and bowed strings (including viols, baroque and modern strings), wind and keyboard players, fall into three categories: integrated progressive series exploring repertoire & technique, and especially the links between traditional and early music; classes exploring particular aspects of technique, repertoire, or enabling and supporting mixed and smaller ensembles; optional sessions on specific repertoire or genres.
Recorder Tutors: Rebecca Austen-Brown and Mary Tyers


Last updated February 4, 2016