Baroque Workshops in the ThamesValley
Conducted by Michael Sanderson
Next event: March 22, 2015
Community Centre, Bucks. SL8 5SX
Concerto a 7, TWV 44:41
Bach Concerto for 2
harpsichords, strings, BC; Orchestral Suite no.1
Contact: Norma Herdson (TVEMF) nherdsonbtinternet.com
South-West Early Music Forum
Early Winds Weekend
28-29 March 2015
Helen Roberts writes:
We have a few
places left for cornett, sackbutt and double reed players at the South West
Early Winds Weekend this year, held in Frome, Somerset.
Come and join Adam Woolf and myself for a weekend of workshops exploring the
music of Tomas Luis de Victoria and his contemporaries, featuring a Saturday
evening concert by His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts and Elizabeth Kenny.
course will explore music for civic bands from across Europe,
including music for dance, procession, theatre, ceremony and church. Players
of shawms, cornetts, sackbuts, curtals, crumhorns, recorders and bagpipes
will have the opportunity to play a wide variety of waits repertoires and
ensemble combinations. Existing waits bands most welcome, as are players of
early stringed instruments.
The course will
culminate on the Monday afternoon with a public performance at CheapStreetChurch
in Sherborne at . This
performance is part of the wonderful Sherborne Abbey Festival, meaning
Sherborne will be teeming with music and musicians the whole weekend!
4 July 2015,
Music Faculty, University of Oxford
For anyone who
wants to try a viol (instruments provided). Must be able to read music and
Administrator, Viola da Gamba Society
Beauchamp (GloucesterAcademyAdult Early Music Week) THE THREE MARYS
This year’s course takes as its theme the three Marys who, in John’s gospel, are
at the foot of the cross:
Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary her sister (the wife of Clopas) and Mary
From the Magnificat to the Stabat Mater, the
Marys have inspired composers and poets for centuries.
The course will explore settings by 16th and 17th century composers,
expressing every emotion from radiant joy to profound despair.
Directed by Philip Thorby with tutor David
Hatcher 26 July– 1 August 2015 DeneMagnaSchool,Mitcheldean, Glos. GL17 0DU
HISS (Historically Informed Summer School) After huge success in 2014, HISS returns to Scarborough,
17-21 August 2015
HISS 2015 Brochure
The HISS 2015
brochure is available to view and download here.Inside you will find many favourite courses
and tutors returning. This is, however, only the briefest snapshot of what is
on offer, so do be sure to check the website
for the latest news.
Themes for 2015
The theme is one of
Rules and Rebellion, commemorating Magna Carta and the Battles of
Agincourt and Waterloo.
Laura Cannell (recorder, whistle, other wind & fiddle), founder of the
folk and early music duo Horses Brawl, Anne-Marie Christensen (Baroque
violin) and Amélie Addison (Baroque cello).
Music includes Cantigas de Santa Maria
and the Martin Codex, the regular recorder and viol consorts, folk band,
Biber’s Battaglia for strings and cross-European repertoire, in particular
the viol music of Brade and Philips, and choral music of Nicolas Payen and
the Capilla Flamenca.
Book you place here. "Early
Bird" discount available until 30