Early music courses in and around East Anglia





Benslow Music Trust

Early Music courses

For details of scheduled courses click here.

Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills, Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9RB

Tel: 01462 459 446 (9am-5pm weekdays) Email: info@benslow.org Website: www.benslow.org


In East Anglia the leading source of Early Music instruction is the annual
Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools
which occupy two weeks in July & August.

The tuition is of a high standard and the facilities at Girton College, Cambridge, are excellent.


Cambridge Woodwind Makers


Preservation through participation”

A large range of courses is on offer in the new premises in Linton, Cambs.
Instrument making, repair and maintenance. Classical and Baroque are covered.
Early booking is recommended as the response has been heavy. See the website:

www.cambridgewoodwindmakers.org


Courses in other areas


Early Music in the Marches 2019

JOHANN CASPAR KERLL'S SETTINGS OF THE MASS
A TWO-DAY WORKSHOP FOR SINGERS AND INSTRUMENTALISTS

and

HANDEL'S CONCERTI GROSSI - OPUS VI EXPLORED
A CONCERT GIVEN BY MARCHES BAROQUE ORCHESTRA

This year David Allinson, director of Music at Christchurch University, Canterbury,
will join our musical director, David Hatcher, in leading our weekend workshop.

9.30 a.m.- 4.30 p.m., Saturday, 28th and Sunday, 29th September
at Upper House and St Michael's, Discoed, LD8 2NW (see map here)

The settings will include the Missa Quasimodo, Missa in Fletu Solatium, Obsidionis Viennensis,
Missa Pro Defunctis and the monumental Missa à Tré Chori.
Written for the Austrian court, where Kerll's career flourished, the masses require large choral and instrumental forces.

There are parts for violin family members, viols, trombones, cornets, trumpets and
a variety of wind and continuo instruments A=440.

7.30
p.m. Saturday, 28th September

HANDEL'S OPUS VI EXPLORED
A Selection of Concerti Grossi performed by The Marches Baroque Orchestra

To apply, click here for the application form.


1-8 August 2020

NORVIS 50

A week-long early music course in County Durham. Come and help us celebrate 50 years of this wonderful event
in our new, more accessible and comfortable home in Barnard Castle. We welcome players of recorders,
viols, lutes, baroque strings, harpsichord and voices. There is a wide range of activities with repertoire from
early renaissance to late baroque. We are lavishly staffed with inspirational tutors who also feature strongly in our
evening concerts. Generous bursaries available. See www.norvis.org.uk or email enquiries@norvis.org.uk.





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