Workshops and courses throughout the country and abroad
Please check details with event organisers before turning up for an event or course, as this information comes from a variety of sources which may not all be accurate. N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gat hering software. Information on course and event venues
SEPTEMBER
Sat 22 South West EMF West Bay. Music from the coronation of James II (Matt Kingston)
Sat 22 Midlands EMF Barnt Green. Workshop for singers. Angels (Dering, Guerrero, Sweelinck, Hassler etc) (Patrick Craig)
Sat 22 Border Marches EMF Lydbury North village hall. Workshop for singers (Peter Leech)
Sat 22 North West EMF John Taverner (David Allinson)
23-30 Run by Singers. Sherry and Southern Spain (Jeremy Jackman)
28-30 Wykes Manor, Lincs. Early Music for the Curious – a weekend of participatory workshops in a 17th century manor (Ian Pittaway) www.ipmusic.org.uk
28-30 Rondo Viol Academy course
Sat 29 South West EMF Cheddar. Baroque Playing Day (Sylvia Davies and Dick Little)
Sat 29 Southern EMF Cori Spezzati
Sat 29 North East EMF From verse anthems to consort songs
OCTOBER
Sat 6 Thames Valley EMF Ealing, St Andrew’s Church. The development of Cori Spezzati in Venice, for voices and instruments (Andrew Griffiths) secretary*tvemf.org
Sat 6 Eastern EMF Audley End. Charpentier (Peter Holman)
Sat 6 Wales Early Music Forum Cymru. Sennybridge. Sing and play Tudor music (David Hatcher) Details on the Border Marches EMF website
Sat 6 London, St Mary’s, Battersea Rd, SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort choral workshop. Bach: Magnificat in D, BWV 243 (Scott Inglis-Kidger)
Sat 6 Southern EMF Clapham & Patching near Worthing. Victoria Requiem for voices and instruments (Patrick Craig)
10-14 Run by singers. The Glory of Venice (David Ogden)
Sat 13 Midlands EMF Italian renaissance music for voices & instruments (Philip Thorby)
19-21 Benslow Music Trust. Choral Evensong weekend (Jeremy Jackman)
Sat 20 Border Marches EMF Tenbury Wells. Workshop for singers and string players (Emma Gibbins)
20-21 Brighton. NEMA/BREMF Conference on Vocal Sound and Style 1450 to 1650 www.earlymusic.info
22-25 Benslow Music Trust. Purcell’s Extraordinary Tallent, for singers and continuo
26-28 Benslow Music Trust. Harmoniemusik with Boxwood and Brass
Sat 27 Southern EMF Cori Spezzati
Sat 27 Midlands EMF Sue Peters’ Recorder Day
Sat 27 North East EMF AGM workshop. A Briton in Brussels - Peter Philips (John Bryan)
Sat 27 North West EMF Crécquillon & Lambert for singers & instrumentalists (Deborah Catterall)
NOVEMBER
1-5 Run by Singers. Tribute tour of Flanders, Ghent (Peter North)
2-4 Rondo Viol Academy courses
Sat 3 Midlands EMF Birmingham University. Music from the Royal Court of Francis 1 – workshop for voices (Andrew Kirkman)
Sat 3 St Albans, URC Homewood Rd, 2-5. Funky Baroque (Handel, Monteverdi ) workshop for singers (Neil MacKenzie) www.thechoralnetwork.co.uk/index.php/workshops
8-10 Blackheath. London International Festival of Early Music
9-11 San Sebastian, Spain. Early music workshop (Adam Woolf) adamwoolf.com/education/san-sebastian-donostia-early-music-workshop
Sun 11 Thames Valley EMF baroque chamber music day for players & solo singers (Victoria Helby)
9-11 Benslow Music Trust. Nuns and Roses – medieval style! (Belinda Sykes)
Mon 12 Edinburgh. Musical Instruments Unwrapped conference www.mirn.org.uk
12-15 Benslow Music Trust. Harpsichord accompaniment: figuring it out (Robin Bigwood)
Sat 17 Southern EMF Headcorn. Charpentier Te Deum for voices and instruments (Julian Perkins)
Sat 17 London, St Mary’s, Battersea Rd, SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort choral workshop. Cecilia Virgo. Palestrina, Guerrero & modern (Scott Inglis-Kidger)
Sun 18 Bourne End Community Centre SL8 5SX. Thames Baroque Workshops. Multi Vivaldi! Repertoire from L`Estro Harmonico. Concerto in B Minor RV 580 and Concerto in F Major RV 567 - both for 4 violins, Magnificat RV 610 Choir and Orchestra (Michael Sanderson) nherdson*gmail.com
22-25 Benslow Music Trust. Consorting viols (2 or 3 nights)
23-27 Lyme Regis. Piers Adams diploma level residential course for Recorder Courses Lyme. This is a wonderful opportunity for up to 12 people to work intensively with Piers. Come and enjoy recorder playing, home cooking, wine and good company.
Sat 24 Southern EMF Cori Spezzati
Sat 24 North West EMF Christmas workshop (Alison Kinder)
Sat 24 Border Marches EMF Baroque Bonanza for orchestral strings at 440 (Julia Bishop)
DECEMBER
Sat 1 Midlands EMF Christmas music for voices & instruments (Steven Devine)
2-5 Run by Singers. Mozart Requiem in Vienna (Jeremy Jackman)
Sat 8 London, St Mary’s, Battersea Rd, SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort choral workshop. A Lutheran Christmas – H & M Praetorius (Scott Inglis-Kidger, Ghislaine Morgan)
Sun 16 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Christmas workshop and lunch (Patrick Craig) secretary*tvemf.org
28-2 Corsham winter school (Aidan Oliver) Andrew van der Beek
JANUARY 2019
Sat 5 Midlands EMF David Allinson
Sat 12 Benslow Music Trust. Try a nyckelharpa day (Vicki Swan)
14-17 Benslow Music Trust. Consorting Viols
Sat 19 Southern EMF Normandy Village Hall nr Guildford. Workshop with Gawain Glenton jennyfrost*waitrose.com
Sat 26 Southern EMF Cori Spezzati
Sun 27 Thames Valley EMF Burnham. Renaissance playing & singing day (David Fletcher) tbc
31-3 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque chamber music (2 or 3 nights)
FEBRUARY 201
10-15 Castara, Tobago. Andrew van der Beek week for singers (JanJoost van Elburg)
Sat 16 North West EMF Portuguese music for singers (Rory Johnston)
Sun 17 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Monteverdi Vespers choruses for singers & appropriate instruments (Eamonn Dougan)
Sat 23 Border Marches EMF Hereford. Workshop for singers ( Will Dawes)
Sat 23 Southern EMF Cori Spezzati
MARCH 2019
8-10 Benslow Music Trust. From piano to harpsichord (Penelope Cave)
8-10 Benslow Music Trust. West Gallery Music (Francis Roads)
Sat 16 South West EMF Gloucester. Workshop for renaissance wind instruments (Tim Bayley)
Sun 17 Benslow Music Trust. From panic to poise: strategies for managing performance anxiety (Wendy Skeen)
21-24 Benslow Music Trust. LuteFest (2 or 3 nights)
Sat 23 Southern EMF Cori Spezzati
Sat 23 South West EMF West Bay. Workshop for voices & instruments
Sat 30 Border Marches EMF Presteigne. Workshop for singers and instrumentalists, possibly followed by a concert (Elizabeth Gutteridge)
APRIL 2019
7-11 Benslow Music Trust baroque oratorio: Handel and Thomas Linley
12-14 Jackdaws. Singing Handel (Rosa Mannion)
MAY 2019
6-8 Benslow Music Trust. Advanced harpsichord accompaniment (Robin Bigwood)
10-12 Benslow Music Trust. Lassus, the Gabrielis and Hassler (Jeremy West & friends)
Sat 11 South West EMF/Border Marches EMF Joint Workshop for Singers (David Allinson)
17-19 Benslow Music Trust. Voices & viols (Alison Crum, Peter Syrus)
Sat 18 Thames Valley EMF workshop for singers (David Allinson) tbc
20-23 Benslow Music Trust. Gregorian chant for all (John Rowlands-Pritchard)
JUNE 2019
10-13 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque orchestra course
Sat 29 Benslow Music Trust. Natural horn day (Anneke Scott)
JULY 2019
8-10 Benslow. Baroque trio sonatas with Da Camera
14-19 Benslow Music Trust. International viol summer school
SEPTEMBER 2019
Sun 29 South West EMF baroque playing day
DECEMBER 2019
Sun 15 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Christmas workshop and lunch (Philip Thorby) secretary*tvemf.org
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