Have a look at the Other Events Page if you are thinking of a Summer School this year.
We have just received the following information. – August 12–19 – Irish Recorder and Viol Course, An Grianán, Termonfechin, Ireland.
For players of recorders, viols and other early instruments, covering a wide
repertoire from ancient to modern. Tutors: Ibi Aziz, Marion Doherty-Hayden,
Pamela Flanagan, Emma Murphy, Marion Scott, Philip Thorby
There is also Higham Hall, HISS, The Cambridge Summer schools. We are spoiled for choice.
On the 22nd April Grace Barton will take a workshop on music for the recorder from the first half of the 16th Century. As usual visit the NWEMF workshops page for the details
The venue will be the beautiful church of St Mary the Virgin in Cilcain.
The details of the workshop and AGM on 18th March are now on the workshops page The day is for singers and players of cornetts sackbuts and curtals. The tutor is Peter Syrus.
The weekend with Ibi Aziz and Hugh Cherry can only go ahead if we have enough bookings to cover the costs. Clive Tolley needs to make a decision in the next few weeks so if you are planning to go please make contact as soon as possible. Info here
NWEMF celebrates its 40th birthday this year on the 3rd June. We will celebrate it with a day on the 1610 Vespers by Claudio Monteverdi. We are looking forward to working with Justin Doyle as director for the day. For this event we will need a range of instruments and singers so do keep an eye on the web site and Facebook page for further details.
Our workshop on the 11th February is with Alistair Dixon and is to Study the Music of Gesualdo and other composers. There are details on the workshops page please note the error in the contact information for Clive Walkley the workshop organiser.
Hieronymous Praetorious Music for the season. Polychoral music for singers and instruments. The booking closes this weekend I suspect that tenors would be welcome even at this late date. Do message the web manager using the contacts page if you really want to go on Saturday the 14th.