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 N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gathering software.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
SEPTEMBER
5-7 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque (Theresa Caudle, Alastair Ross)
Sat 6 Thames Valley EMF London, St James, Sussex Gardens, W2 3UD(close to Paddington & Lancaster Gate tube). Canons and Catches by Lobo, Mouton, Byrd, Palestrina, Valls, Purcell etc, for singers (Justin Doyle) d.e.butler*ntlworld.com
Sat 6 London, Royal College of Music, 1.30-3.30. Proms Plus Sing excerpts from Bach: St Matthew Passion
Sun 7 Headcorn village hall, Kent. Baroque string workshops for amateurs, students and pro players. Opportunities for soloists and ripienists. A=440 (Judy Tarling) judytarling*btinternet.com www.judytarling.com
7-8 Strathclyde University. Voices & Books 1500-1800 workshop research.ncl.ac.uk/voicesandbooks/aboutourproject
8-14 Andrew van der Beek Jimena de la Frontera (Eamonn Dougan)
12-14 Gloucester Waits Festival www.townwaits.org.uk
14-20 Andrew van der Beek Jimena de la Frontera - small invited group (Robert Hollingworth)
12-14 Hertfordshire. Rondo Viol Academy (elementary & pre-formed consorts) (Alison Kinder & Jacqui Robertson-Wade)
Sat 13 London, St Mary’s Church, Battersea Church Rd SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort workshop. Byrd, Gibbons, Blow, Tallis
Sat 13 North West EMF Liverpool. Plainchant (Philip Duffy)
Sat 13 North East EMF Skipton. Tallis and Striggio 40 part (Graham Coatman)
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
18-14 Andrew van der Beek Jimena de la Frontera music week for singers (Eamonn Dougan)
19-21 St Catharine’s College Cambridge liturgy weekend for singers. Missa ‘Ecce Quam Bonum’ by Clemens non Papa [1510-1557]and motet ‘Laboravi in gemitu’ by Morley/ Rogier (Edward Wickham) neiled11*btinternet.com
19-21 Saltaire. Early Music Shop harp weekend www.saltaireharpweekend.com
Sat 20 Southern EMF Clapham and Patching village hall nr Worthing. Italian madrigals by Marenzio, Wert, Rore, Monteverdi in the style of the intermedi, for voices & loud & soft insts (Deborah Roberts). Early booking advised.
Sat 20 South West EMF West Bay. English Madrigals (Mike Bailey)
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) eemfmemsec*btinternet.com
Sat 27 Midlands EMF Leicester. Verse anthems for singers & players (Bill Hunt) jonathan.spencer*blueyonder.co.uk (0121 602 6058)
Sat 27 South West EMF Cheddar. Baroque chamber music playing day
Sat 27 Border Marches EMF Angels - music for Michaelmas - for singers
OCTOBER
Sat 4 Thames Valley EMF Headington, Oxford. The Monteverdi Influence, for singers. Schutz, Schein, Carissimi & Purcell (Robert Hollingworth) catherine*thelorigans.demon.co.uk (0118 948 3307)
Sat 4 Midlands EMF Leamington Spa. Baroque band - Lully & Scarlatti (Theresa Caudle)
Mon 6 London, St Sepulchre without Newgate, 7pm. Renaissance Singers open workshop (Andrew Carwood)
Sat 11 North West EMF Renaissance choral music from Spain & the New World - Ribera & Padilla (Clive Walkley)
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
Sat 18 South West EMF Thorverton. Looking towards Versailles workshop for voices, viols & wind (Andrew Daldorph)
Sun 19 Bourne End Community Centre, SL8 5SX. Thames Valley Baroque Workshops. Italian Baroque – Vivaldi for Oboe and Bassoon, Corelli and Viviani with a trumpeter from the Royal Academy of Music. The application form will be coming out in September. Please let me know if you want to be on the Mailing List. nherdson*btinternet.com (01628 621367)
Sun 19 Headcorn village hall, Kent. Baroque string workshops for amateurs, students and pro players. Opportunities for soloists and ripienists. A=440 (Judy Tarling) judytarling*btinternet.com www.judytarling.com
24-26 Marcham, nr. Oxford. Early Dance festival www.earlydancecircle.co.uk
Sat 25 North East EMF Guiseley. AGM * & Polychoral music from Italy, Spain & the New World (Clive Walkley)
Sat 25 Southern EMF Southampton. Playing day for recorders & viols
Sat 25 Southern EMF Paddock Wood. Cori Spezzati day
25-26 EMF of Scotland Recorder workshop weekend (Tom Beets etc)
30-3 Run by Singers. The Glory of Venice
NOVEMBER
1-2 Birmingham International Recorder and Early Music Festival annabel*passacaglia.com
7-9 Derbyshire. Rondo Viol Academy (intermediate & upper intermediate) (Alison Kinder & Jacqui Robertson-Wade)
Sat 8 Burnham. Baroque chamber music day (Victoria Helby) secretary*tvemf.org
Sat 8 North East EMF Newcastle upon Tyne. Renaissance playing/singing day
Sat 8 Southern EMF Canterbury consort day on Hassler and Haussman
10-11 London, British Library. Voices & Books 1500-1800 workshop research.ncl.ac.uk/voicesandbooks/aboutourproject
13-15 Greenwich Early Music Festival
Sat 15 Midlands EMF Selly Oak. Purcell for singers & players (Steven Devine) (0121 777 1288) n.trusselle*gmail.com
21-23 Benslow Music Trust. Viol consorts (Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland)
Sat 22 South West EMF Music for St Cecilia’s day (Nancy Hadden)
Sat 22 North West EMF Knutsford. Early music for Advent & Christmas (Roger Wilkes)
Sun 23 Headcorn village hall, Kent. Baroque string workshops for amateurs, students and pro players. Opportunities for soloists and ripienists. A=440 (Judy Tarling) judytarling*btinternet.com www.judytarling.com
Sun 23 Border Marches EMF Leominster. Corelli for instrumentalists (Pam Smith)
Mon 24 London, St Mary’s Church, Battersea Church Rd SW11 3NA. Platinum Consort workshop. Victoria: Officium Defunctorum a6
Sat 29 Border Marches EMF Corelli for instrumentalists (Pam Smith)
DECEMBER
Sat 13 North East EMF Huddersfield. Praetorius (John Bryan)
Sun 14 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Christmas in Rome for singers & instruments David Allinson) secretary*tvemf.org
JANUARY 2015
5-8 Benslow Music Trust. Late starter recorders (Evelyn Nallen)
8 /9-11 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque chamber music A=415(Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Stephen Preston, Alastair Ross
10 Midlands EMF New Year Revels (David Hatcher)
Sat 17 Thames Valley EMF Ickenham URC. Hieronymus Praetorius for singers & instruments (Patrick Allies) treasurer*tvemf.org (020 8346 4759)
Sat 17 Midlands EMF New Year Revels (David Hatcher)
Sun 18 North East EMF York. Renaissance instrumental workshop (Tim Bailey)
19-22 Benslow Music Trust. Consorting viols (Alison Crum & Roy Marks)
Sat 24 Southern EMF Mouslecoomb consort day
Sat 31 North West EMF Sacred music by Schein (Peter Syrus)
FEBRUARY 2015
Sat 7 Midlands EMF Polychoral music for voices, viols & recorders (Eileen Silcocks)
Sat 7 North East EMF Vivaldi: Gloria (Christopher Roberts)
Sat 7 South West EMF Purcell & Monteverdi for voices & strings
20-22 Benslow Music Trust Choral Trail - from Purcell and Bach to Britten (Julian Williamson)
Sat 21 Benslow Music Trust. Practical harpsichord tuning (Andrew Wooderson)
Sat 21 North West EMF Austrian Baroque - Biber & Fux (Paul Spicer)
26 /27-2 Benslow Music Trust. Lutefest (
Sat 28 Thames Valley EMF Burnham. Renaissance playing/singing day (David Fletcher) david*tvemf.org
MARCH 2015
Sat 7 Midlands EMF Palestrina for voices (Nigel Short)
9-12 Benslow Music Trust. Spring recorders (Sandra Foxall & Alyson Lewin)
Sat 14 Headington, Oxford. Thames Valley EMF Byrd Great Service (part) for singers (John Milsom) n.wilson-smith*ntlworld.com
Sat 21 Benslow Music Trust. Choruses from Acis & Galatea (David Roblou)
Sat 21 North West EMF Verse anthems (Bill Hunt)
Sat 28 Border Marches EMF (Sally Dunkley)
APRIL 2015
6-12 Benslow Music Trust baroque opera course. Handel: Acis and Galatea
Sat 18 North West EMF Didsbury. Purcell: King Arthur (John Hancorn)
Sat 25 Solihull. Schütz for voices and instruments, in memory of Edwin Griggs (Paul Spicer)
27-30 Benslow Music Trust. Gregorian Chant for All (John Rowlands Pritchard)
MAY 2015
8-10 Benslow Music Trust. Made in Britain: a harpsichord course (Penelope Cave)
8-10 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque performance on modern string instruments A=440 (Judy Tarling)
15-17 Benslow Music Trust. Voices & Viols (Alison Crum & Peter Syrus)
Sat 16 North West EMF Mediaeval polyphony - from organum to Josquin (Don Greig)
16-24 Grado (between Venice and Trieste) Academy Week for singers. Kwallace*reedsmith.com (020 3116 3624)
22-24 Benslow Music Trust. West Gallery Music (Francis Roads)
JUNE 2015
Sat 6 Midlands EMF Rigatti etc for voices & instruments (Richard Roddis)
8-11 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque String Orchestra (Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Alastair Ross)
JULY 2015
12-17 Benslow Music Trust. International viol summer school (Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland)
AUGUST 2015
1- 8 Durham. NORVIS XLV summer school. Contact enquiries*norvis.org.uk; tel Jane Beeson 01652 678230 www.norvis.org.uk
SEPTEMBER 2015
Sat 19 Border Marches EMF Murch Marcle, Herefordshire.
Sat 19 Midlands EMF Josquin for voices (Will Dawes)
DECEMBER 2015
Sun 6 TVEMF Amersham. Christmas workshop for voices & instruments (details later) secretary*tvemf.org
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