For details of courses in 2015 click here.
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
‘Viva la bella . . .
!’ – Secular music in
Centre stage – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
Viol Consort Music
with Alison Crum, 8 to
17th century English music forms the basis of this course intended for intermediate or advanced players of treble, tenor or bass viols who are confident in sight reading and playing one-to-a-part.
English Art Song 1600-2000, with Evelyn Tubb, Michael Fields and accompanist Clive Pollard, 25 to 28 February 2016
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)
Tutor: Philip Thorby
SEMF is running a workshop with Philip Thorby on 16/17 April 2016, in Headcorn (Kent).
Booking will not
open for some time but SEMF would still like to hear from people who are
interested in taking part. Full details are here.
Please download and complete the form as indicated and email or post it to
the address given.
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 next year are confirmed as Queen Anne’s School, Caversham,
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