DIARY OF EVENTS
16/09 Didsbury Baptist Church, School Lane, Didsbury, M20 6SX. Rogier. Tutor: Sally Dunkley
14/10 Near Liverpool. J.S. Bach workshop for voices and instruments. Tutor: Philip Duffy
18/11 Russian Orthodox church music. Tutor: Ivan Moody
20/01 St. Hugh’s church & Church Hall, Sale; Portuguese for singers including Cardoso Requiem; Rory Johnston
24/02 All Saints Church, Hoole, Chester; Schütz for voices and instruments; Andrew Griffiths
24/03 Morley Green; Transition from the 14th to the 15th century; Don Greig
21/04 Morley Green; Roger Wilkes,
26/05 St. Martin’s Chapel, Lancaster; Franco Flemish music including movements from Brumel’s Missa Et Ecce Terrae Motus for singers and invited instruments; William Carslake.
16/06 Tutor: Peter Syrus
Please send information to: firstname.lastname@example.org . I actively research our own & the workshops of our contiguous EMFs (BMEMF, EMFScotland, MEMF, NEEMF), Benslow, Jackdaws, Lacock, Rondo & West Dean. Summer Schools & other workshops will only be included in the Contacts section, unless I am sent specific information by members or the organisers.
1-3 Scottish Recorder Course. Scottish Police College, Tulliallan Castle
1-3 Choral Liturgy (Palestrina, Morales), St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge with David Allinson. Places for altos, tenors, basses. email@example.com
2–9 TrioraMusica. From Fayrfax to Taverner with Deborah Roberts. Pre-reformation English music in the grand style! For advanced consort singers (good readers or prepared to work in advance) with clear, well-tuned voices able to hold a part alone.
7–10 Medieval Music in the Dales, Bolton Castle, Wensleydale, Yorkshire. “Spain comes to Yorkshire”; concerts, workshops, open stages, feast etc. A Trouvère event.
8-10 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque (mainly A=415) with Theresa Caudle & Alastair Ross.
8-10 Benslow. Harmoniemusik with Boxwood and Brass, with Emily Worthington, Robert Percival, Anneke Scott
9 BMEMF workshop with Peter Syrus, Josquin and his contemporaries. For singers and players of sackbuts, curtals, recorders (alto downwards), and viols [A=440]. Lydbury North Village Hall.
15-18 Benslow RecorderFest with Alyson Lewin, Anne Martin, Jean McCreery, Caroline Radcliffe, Rae Strong.
16 MEMF workshop for voices and instruments (A = 415), Purcell’s King Arthur with John Hancorn, Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langley’s Road.
17-22 Lacock. Jimena de la Frontera music week: Spanish Music of the Sixteenth Century, for choral singers with Robert Hollingworth.
17-22 Halsway Manor. Voices, Viols and Recorders
18-21 Benslow. Magnificat: Monteverdi’s sacred music, with William Carslake, Theresa Caudle
18-21 Benslow. Lute Song with Jacob Heringman, John Potter
22-24 Discoed 2017. For singers and instrumentalists: Handel. With David Hatcher, Philip Thorby. https://gallery.mailchimp.com/c026d8a75afa57593f8f404ae/files/a598ac97-ebf1-42ae-a6ab-fea8cb8fc6c8/EM_D2017_Leaflet.pdf
23 NEEMF. A New Song: Restoration era String Anthems, for singers, strings, theorbo and organ continuo with Alex Kyle (A=440). Guiseley Methodist Church, Oxford Road, Guiseley, LS20 9EP.
29-1 Oct Rondo. Hayes. Pre-formed Consorts & Elementary.
30-1 Oct. Tallis festival, London. firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Flanders Quartet, Salts Mill, Saltaire. Workshops • Masterclasses • Ensemble Lessons • Individual Tuition. All levels of players welcome.
6-8 EEMF. Monteverdi: Vespers of 1640, with Philip Thorby.
6-8 Fort Belan Viols and Voices with Ibrahim Aziz and Clare Wilkinson; for intermediate and advanced viol players and singers. E-mail email@example.com
7-8 Sherborne Early Music. Gabrieli at Evensong. Weekend workshop: rehearsals at English Organ School & Museum, Milborne Port; Concert venue: Sherborne Abbey
14 MEMF. The Noodle Factory (improvisation, ornamentation, decoration; voices and instruments; A=440). Dorridge village hall, B93 8QA, with Paula Chateauneuf.
14 NEEMF. Instrumental Music from 1617 by Brade, Simpson and Schein (A=440), with Tim Bayley. St Paul’s Hall, University of Huddersfield, HD1 3DH.
14-15 Dorset Bach Cantata Club
15 BMEMF. Music by Lotti, for singers and instrumentalists, with Justin Doyle. Stockenny, New Radnor.
21- 22 Recorders Scotland. Dollar Recorder Weekend with Tom and Joris
25-29 Run by Singers. The Glory of Venice.
28 EMFS Music day at St. Cecilia’s Hall.
30 – 2 Nov. Benslow. Singing and Acting Handel with Dionysios Kyropoulos, Andrew Radley
30 – 2 Nov: Halsway, Recorders for all
3-5 Rondo. High Leigh. Intermediate & Upper Intermediate.
3-5 Jackdaws. Recorder Weekend with Anna Stegmann: Advanced.
4-5 MEMF. Orazio Benevoli – Dixit Dominus & Gloria, Workshop for voices and instruments with Philip Thorby. Venue: Solihull Music School.
10-12 Knuston Hall, with Peter Syrus.
13-16 Benslow. Harpsichord Accompaniment: Figuring It Out, with Robin Bigwood
17-19/20 Benslow. Consorting Viols with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, John Bryan, Peter Wendland
19 NEEMF. Monteverdi – sacred music from the 1640 collection, for singers and instrumentalists (cornetts and sackbuts particularly welcome) with Robert Hollingworth. Priory Street Centre, York.
24-26 Hawkwood. Recorder weekend for experienced players (Piers Adams)
25 BMEMF: workshop for singers with Patrick Craig. Grange Court, Leominster.
2 MEMF. Christmas Music. Dale Street Methodist Church, Leamington Spa. Workshop for Voices and Instruments (A=440) with Alison Kinder.
5-7 Rondo. High Leigh. Pre-formed Consorts.
9 EMFS Music making day for Advent and Christmas (for instruments and voices)
10 NEEMF. A medieval Cristemas, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle NE1 7RU, for singers and instrumentalists, with Magnus Williamson.
28-2 Lacock. Ambleside Winter School, choral singing in the Lake District.
5-7 West Dean. Viol consort music with Alison Crum and Roy Marks. 17th century English; for intermediate or advanced players of treble, tenor or bass viols who are confident in sight reading and playing one-to-a-part.
8-10 Benslow. From Piano to Harpsichord with Penelope Cave.
13 NEEMF. Victoria Requiem, St Benedict’s Church Hall, Garforth, with John Dunford.
18/19-21 Benslow. Baroque Chamber music (A=415; upper intermediate / advanced) with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Robin Bigwood, Stephen Preston, Kate Latham.
22-25 Benslow. Consorting Viols (upper intermediate / advanced) with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland
28-2 Feb Lacock. Singing in Castara, a small fishing village in Tobago, with Justin Doyle
9-11 Jackdaws. The City Musick: Renaissance Wind Band Music for Court & City with William Lyons & Richard Thomas. Music from court and city in the late 16th and early 17th centuries, for “intermediate level” players of wind and brass instruments: cornett, sackbut, shawm, dulcian, recorder and crumhorn.
10 MEMF. Ceremony and Devotion: Sacred Music of the Tudors (Tallis, Parsons, Sheppard & White) – workshop for voices with Sally Dunkley.
10 NEEMF. Bach, for singers and instrumentalists (A=415), St Paul’s Church, Whitley Bay, with Prof. Eric Cross.
10-11 Dorset Bach Cantata Club
23-25 Rondo. Elementary and pre-formed groups. The Hayes
23-26 West Dean. English Art Song 1600–2000, with Evelyn Tubb and Michael Fields, for performers to sing in an authentic and personal way, focussing on English ‘Art’ Songs from the Renaissance to the present. Accompaniment by lute, guitar or piano; players of these instruments are also welcome.
24 BMEMF. Music for Lent from the New World, for singers and instrumentalists with David Hatcher. Bartestree Village Hall, nr Hereford. firstname.lastname@example.org
9-11 West Dean. Recorder consort weekend with Helen Hooker, for players of intermediate ability who can play confidently on C and F recorders. Repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day
10 MEMF. Handel: Dixit Dominus – for voices and instruments with David Hatcher. St Nicholas’ Church, Warwick
10 BMEMF. Workshop for recorder players with Grace Barton. Lion Ballroom, Leominster. email@example.com
15/16-18 Benslow LuteFest with Alex McCartney, Andrew Maginley, Roy Marks, Stewart McCoy, Jeni Melia.
16-18 Higham Hall Viol weekend
23-25 Rondo. Advanced. The Beeches
24 BMEMF workshop for recorders on the music of Senfle with Grace Barton
29 – 5 April. Recorders for All. Easter Recorder Course, The Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire. www.recordersforall.org.uk
4-9 Easter Early Music Course at Ascot. www.easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk
4-9 Chalemie Easter School, Headington School, Oxford. Early music, dance, commedia, costume egc.
9-15 Benslow Baroque Opera: Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes (A= 415; Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Dionysios Kyropoulos, Julian Perkins, Judy Tarling, Henrik Persson, Andrew Radley
20-22 Rondo. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate. The Beeches
28 MEMF. Dominique Phinot: Pater Peccavi, Missa si bona suscepimus and the Lamentations – workshop for voices with Paul Spicer.
4-6 Benslow. Harpsichord playing with a French accent (Upper Intermediate/Advanced) with Penelope Cave.
4-6 Jackdaws. Singing Handel with Rosa Mannion.
11-13 Benslow. The Seventeenth-Century String Band (A = 415; Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Judy Tarling, Annette Isserlis
12 BMEMF. The Anne Boleyn Songbook with David Skinner.
13-14 Dorset Bach Cantata Club
14-16 Benslow. Advanced Harpsichord Accompaniment with Robin Bigwood
14-17 Benslow. Gregorian Chant For All with John Rowlands-Pritchard
21-24 Benslow. Heinrich Schütz and his Contemporaries (Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Peter Bassano, Jeremy West
25-27 Benslow. Voices and Viols (A = 415; Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Alison Crum, Peter Syrus
18-21 Benslow. Baroque String Orchestra: the Italian Concerto (A = 415; Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Robin Bigwood
15-20 Benslow. The International Viol Summer School (Advanced) with Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland
16-18 Benslow. Trio Sonatas (A = 415; Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Da Camera (Emma Murphy, Susanna Pell, Steven Devine)
7-9 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle & Alastair Ross. Baroque chamber music (A415) primarily for pre-formed groups, but applications from individuals “are welcome”; they “do our best to put together coherent ensembles. Level: Advanced”
28-30 Rondo. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate. Hothorpe Hall
2-4 Rondo. Elementary and pre-formed groups. High Leigh
Contacts for workshops
Baroque Dance Workshop. Lis Talbott 01587 829072, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brighton Early Music Festival, www.bremf.org.uk
Consort de Danse. http://www.ukbaroquedance.com Philippa Waite, 07976 374482.
Discoed Upper House, Discoed, nr Presteigne, LD8 2NW. 01547 560369, DiscoedEarlyMusic@BTConnect.com
Dorset Bach Cantata Club, Sturminster Newton High School, Bath road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT. http://www.dorsetbach.org.uk/, 01933 425 383.
Fiori Musicali, 01327 360931, www.fiori-musicali.com
For Whitsun event contact 01353 778939, QuadQuotes@waitrose.com .
HISS (Historically Informed Summer School), www.hiss.org.uk
Historical Dance and Music Summer School; http://historicaldance.org.uk/summerschool/year2017
Maison Verte Music, http://www.lamaisonverte.co.uk/courses/
Medieval Music in the Dales, www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk
Meeting Musicale des Monts Dore, http://www.meeting-musical-des-monts-dore.fr/
NWEMF viol weekend, https://nwemf.org/violweekend/
Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649
Recorders Scotland, Lynne Hope at Recorder Players, 19 West Burnside, Dollar, FK14 7DP, Scotland, UK
Recorder Summer School, http://recordersummerschool.org.uk/
Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, email@example.com
Rondo Viol Academy. 07949 511619, www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk
Run by Singers. www.runbysingers.org 01438 840555.
Scottish Recorder Course. https://scottishrecordercourse.wordpress.com/
Tewkesbury Viol workshop: Jill Davies 01684 850112 firstname.lastname@example.org