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Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills, Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9RB
Tel: 01462 459 446 (
weekdays) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.benslow.org
The Spanish Baroque
Peter Holman, Judy
Tarling, Mark Caudle, Gail Hennessy and Philip Thorby
7 - 13 August
Los Reyes Catolicos:
Music from the Courts and Chapels of sixteenth-century Spain
English Art Song
1600-2000, with Evelyn Tubb, Michael Fields and accompanist Clive Pollard,
A course for performers – amateur or professional – to sing in an authentic and personal way, focusing on English ‘Art’ Songs from the Renaissance to the present. Singing technique, interpretation, performing philosophy and confidence are explored in daily teaching session, complemented by informal evening performances. Accompaniment by lute, guitar or piano is offered, and players of these instruments are also welcome.
Recorder consort weekend, with Helen Hooker, 11 to 13 March 2016
For players of intermediate ability who can play confidently on C and F recorders. The course will cover a wide variety of repertoire, from the Renaissance to the present day, with music carefully tailored to suit the players who attend.
For full details of these courses, including prices, please click on the link below
attached a leaflet
from Roger Wilkes about a residential early music weekend in
singers & instruments (A440)
THREE MEDIEVAL TENORS
Saturday 14 May 2016, 10.30am to 12.30pm (concert at 3.30pm)
Little St Mary’s Church, Cambridge CB2 1QG
Thorby and David Hatcher
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.
tel Jane Beeson 01652 678230 www.norvis.org.uk
The dates and venue for Baroque
Week are confirmed as:
There are excellent facilities and transport links and the school is close to Caversham and the city of Reading for those who like to be close to amenities, and yet with the possibility of getting out to surrounding countryside and villages very easily.
The same tutors are confirmed for
2016 – Theresa Caudle, Ann Allen, Clare Beesley, Christopher Bucknall and
Summer School 2016
Stonyhurst College near Clitheroe,
The cost of the full week is £520 for members and £560 for non members of The Historical Dance Society.
The focus this year is on dances and music from the 15th century courts of Europe. We are also offering classes on the Gresley dances of fifteenth century England (Cait Webb & Chris Elmes; Paul & Ann Kent); Burgundian basse dance (Anne Daye); the earlier estampies (Charlotte Ewart) and the presentation of historical dance for the public (Charlotte Ewart).
Teachers for dancers: Bruna Gondoni, Hazel Dennison, Cait Webb and Chris Elmes, Ann and Paul Kent, Charlotte Ewart and Anne Daye. Teacher for musicians: Keith McGowan
Details, FAQs and booking forms are
HISS returns to Scarborough, 15 - 19 August 2016
Themes for 2016
New to the Tutor Team
Old favouries & highlights
Full booking information is available here.
Important Dates: 5 April 2016
"Early Bird" booking closes