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 N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gathering software. Information on course and event venues
MARCH
Thur 6 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422) julia*redpriest.com
7-9 Berlin. Hassler and Anerio for experienced choral singers & instrumentalists (Kai Schulze-Forster) ( 0049 3328 471 712) schufo*gmx.de
Sat 8 North West EMF medieval workshop for singers and soft medieval instruments (Sara Stowe)
Sat 15 Eastern EMF Cambridge. Singing from facsimile from the Dow Partbooks (John Milsom)
Sat 15 Southern EMF The development of medieval choral music (Don Greig)
Sat 15 Gloucester Cathedral. Spem in alium workshop and performance (Adrian Partington). For a link to the application form gloucesterchoral.com/2013-2014-season/tallis-spem-in-alium email speminalium*gloucesterchoral.com
Sat 15 Border Marches EMF Renaissance dance for instrumentalists & dancers (Mary Collins)
Sun 16 North East EMF Lassus for singers & players (Eileen Silcocks)
Sat 22 South West EMF Plymouth. Renaissance dance & play workshop (Glynis Morgan)
Sun 23 Thames Baroque orchestral workshop. Water music by Handel & Telemann, Conc for 2 flutes by Fasch. A-415 nherdson*btinternet.com (01628 621367)
Sat 23 6 Broadwell Terrace, Dursley Glos GL11 4JF. Chamber repertoire workshop for sackbuts & cornets, to include a class in 17th C ornamentation (Emily White , Gawain Glenton) emilywhite7676*hotmail.com (07961068687)
Mon 24 St Barnabas, Pimlico, 7.30-9.30. Platinum Consort evening workshop. Vento & Willaert (Scott Inglis-Kidger)
Sat 29 Midlands EMF/NWEMF Newcastle-under-Lyme. Rosenmüller Vespers for singers and instrumentalists (James Weeks)
Sat 29 Southern EMF Cori spezzati day at Paddock Wood musick*gmx.co.uk
Sat 29 South West EMF West Bay, Dorset. German Music before Bach (Mike Bailey)
Sun 30 Thames Valley EMF Burnham. Baroque playing day (Peter Collier) (0161 281 2502) p.b.collier*googlemail.com
30 - 6 Run by Singers week in Avila, Spain [full]
APRIL
Wed 2 London, St James's Church, Sussex Gardens, W2 3UD, 8.15 (rehearsal) Come and Sing Compline 9.30 pm -10pm (Patrick Russill) (020 8866 7637) www.rscmlondon.org.uk/AGM_Come_and_Sing_Compline.php
Thur 3 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422) julia*redpriest.com
4-6 Benslow Music Trust. Lutefest (Andrew Maginley, Stewart McCoy, Roy Marks)
Sat 5 Thames Valley EMF Oxford. Rosenmüller Vespers for voices and instruments (James Weeks) n.wilson-smith*ntlworld.com (0208 933 7908)
Sat 5 South West EMF Gloucester. Renaissance winds workshop (Tim Bayley)
Sun 6 Headcorn village hall, Kent. Baroque style workshops for amateurs, students and pro players. Opportunities for soloists and ripienists. A=440 (Judy Tarling) judytarling*btinternet.com www.judytarling.com
6-12 Lisbon Music Week for singers. 16th and 17th century Portuguese music for Passiontide (Carlos Aransay) Andrew van der Beek
10-16 Early Music at Ascot for recorders and viols www.easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk
Sat 12 Border Marches EMF Brazilian Baroque for singers (Jeffrey Skidmore)
Thur 17 St John's Smith Square Come and Sing Handel’s Messiah (Richard Heason)
Sat 19 Southern EMF Cori spezzati day at Paddock Wood musick*gmx.co.uk
20-27 Grado (between Venice and Trieste) Academy Week for singers. De Vento, Merulo, A & G Gabrieli, working for 2 concerts and mass (Edzard Burchards) Kwallace*reedsmith.com (020 3116 3624)
21-27 Benslow Music Trust. Handel’s Theodora staged (Tom Adby, Emma Rivlin, Millie Else, Julian Perkins, Henrik Persson, David Roblou, Judy Tarling)
Sat 26 Challock, Kent. Southern EMF Choral workshop. O Sacrum Convivium – Communion motets by Tallis, Byrd, Guerrero, etc (David Allinson) richard.j.whitehouse*btopenworld.com
Sun 27 North East EMF day out at Temple Newsam
28-30 Benslow Music Trust. Gregorian chant for everyone (John Rowlands-Pritchard)
MAY
Thur 1 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422) julia*redpriest.com
2-4 Farncombe Estate. All Fingers and Thumbs! for lower intermediate recorders
2-4 Benslow Music Trust study course. Handel & his contribution to 18th C opera (Julian Williamson)
Sun 4 6 Broadwell Terrace, Dursley Glos and St Mark's Church, Dursley GL11 4JF. Vocal music sackbut day including performing with local choir in evensong 6.30 pm (Emily White) emilywhite7676*hotmail.com (07961068687)
Sat 10 EEMF/Thames Valley EMF London, St Sepulchre’s (instead of Waltham Abbey) Padovano Mass for voices & appropriate instruments (Philip Thorby) ellen.sarewitz*cantab.net
Sat 10 North West EMF Scarlatti: Stabat Mater (John Hancorn)
11-17 Venice. For singers, on the theme of angels (Patrick Craig) Andrew van der Beek
16-18 Benslow Music Trust. L’Estro Armonico on modern instruments (Judy Tarling)
16-18 Benslow Music Trust. Voices & viols (Alison Crum & Peter Syrus)
17-18 Midlands EMF Florentine Intermedii 1589 for singers and players (Philip Thorby) mashley256*aol.com (01564 778631)
Sat 24 London, St Mary’s Church, Battersea Church Rd SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort Consort workshop for upper voices (SSAA) Palestrina, Dufay, Clemens, Lassus & Victoria
24-26 Hawkwood College. Renaissance motets for voices & appropriate wind & strings (Nancy Hadden)
Sat 31 North East EMF Lassus for recorder players (Sandra Foxall)
JUNE
Sun 1 Headcorn village hall, Kent. Baroque style workshops for amateurs, students and pro players. Opportunities for soloists and ripienists. A=440 (Judy Tarling) judytarling*btinternet.com www.judytarling.com
6-8 Farncombe Estate. Viol consorts (Alison Crum)
6-8 Benslow Music Trust. From Couperin to Rameau (Penelope Cave)
7-13 Monteconero. Vocal technique for singers (Ghislaine Morgan) Andrew van der Beek
14-20 Monteconero. For singers (Jeffrey Skidmore) Andrew van der Beek
Sun 15 Border Marches EMF workshop for singers & instrumentalists
16-19 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque string orchestra (Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Alastair Ross)
Sat 21 North West EMF Church music by Robert White (Peter Syrus)
Thur 26 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422) julia*redpriest.com
Sat 28 Thames Valley EMF Ickenham. Sacred music of Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630) (Peter Syrus) jeffgill9160*waitrose.com
JULY
Sat 5 Midlands EMF Harborne, Birmingham. Renaissance vocal music (David Allinson) n.trusselle*gmail.com (0121 777 1288)
Sat 5 Oxford, Bate Collection, Faculty of Music. Try a viol day, organised by the Viola da Gamba Society in association with The Bate Collection (Alison Kinder). For more information contact 01865 723778 or admin*vdgs.org.uk
Mon 7 7-9 .30pm Renaissance singers open workshop (Jeremy Summerly)
Sun 13 Headcorn village hall, Kent. Baroque style workshops for amateurs, students and pro players. Opportunities for soloists and ripienists. A=440 (Judy Tarling) judytarling*btinternet.com www.judytarling.com
11-17 Venice. For singers, on the theme of angels (Patrick Craig) Andrew van der Beek
13-18 Benslow Music Trust. International viol summer school (Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland)
Thur 24 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422)
26-2 Durham. Norvis XLIV summer school for early music
27-29 Hawkwood College. Dowland for a few singers (Emma Kirkby)
27-2 Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire. Beauchamp House renaissance music week for singers and appropriate instrumentalists. Vespers of the Five Laudate (Philip Thorby, David Hatcher, Clifford Bartlett) earlymusic*gamusic.co.uk
27-3 Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society summer school
AUGUST
3-10 Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools Early Music baroque summer school. Purcell’s legacy.
9-16 Ardingly. 37th Baroque week summer school. Mainly A-415 but some playing at A=440 and A=392. This year’s theme is the music of the court of Frederick the Great. (Peter Collier, Theresa Caudle, Jane Francis, Clare Beesley, Peter Lea-Cox, Marian Scott) www.baroque-week.org.uk (0161 281 2502) PCollier*baroque-week.org.uk
10-16 Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools Early Music renaissance summer school. Musica Transalpina
10-17 Run by Singers Assisi Summer School
14-23 Varaždin, Croatia. Aestas Musica Summer School (baroque) (Rachel Brown etc) aestasmusica.com/index.htm
16-23 Irish recorder & viol course www.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org info*irishrecorderandviolcourse.org
18-22 Scarborough. HISS - Historically Informed Summer School www.hiss.org.uk
Thur 21 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422) julia*redpriest.com
SEPTEMBER
Sat 13 London, St Mary’s Church, Battersea Church Rd SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort Consort workshop. Byrd, Gibbons, Blow, Tallis
Thur 18 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422) julia*redpriest.com
Sat 20 Southern EMF nr. Worthing. Italian madrigals in the style of the intermedi, for voices & insts (Deborah Roberts)
26-28 Farncombe Estate. Recorder, voices & viols (Andrew Collis)
Sat 27 Eastern EMF Elsworth, Cambridge. Scenes from Purcell including the Frost Scene from King Arthur, and substantial chunks of Dioclesian. For singers and baroque orchestra A=415 (Peter Holman)
Sat 27 Midlands EMF verse anthems for singers & players (Bill Hunt) onathan.spencer*blueyonder.co.uk (0121 602 6058)
OCTOBER
Sat 4 Midlands EMF baroque band
Thur 16 Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Rd OX2 0BT, 12-6pm. Baroque string workshop A=440 (Julia Bishop) (07521 897422) julia*redpriest.com
30-3 Run by Singers. The Glory of Venice
NOVEMBER
Sat 15 Midlands EMF Purcell for singers & players (Steven Devine) (0121 777 1288) n.trusselle*gmail.com
Sat 24 London, St Mary’s Church, Battersea Church Rd SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort Consort workshop. Victoria: Officium Defunctorum a6
DECEMBER
Sun 14 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Christmas workshop
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