DIARY OF EVENTS
22/09 Early Tudor; Tutor: David Allinson; for singers; Didsbury Baptist Church,
27/10 Crequillon & Lambert; Tutor: Deborah Catterall; Bethesda Chapel Mold.
24/11 Christmas/Advent theme for voices and instruments; Tutor: Alison Kinder; Chester.
16/02 Cardoso Requiem & other Portuguese composers, for singers; Tutor: Rory Johnston; Chorley Village Hall.
09/03 Hassler / 17 century German; Morley Green Club; Tutor: Roger Wilkes.
22/06 The Gabrielis; for singers & instrumentalists (jointly with Cumbria Festival Chorus) Tutor: Gawain Glenton; Carver Uniting Church, Windermere.
14/09 Tutor: John Bryan
Please send information to: email@example.com . 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.
5-12 Cambridge Early Music Summer School. The Birth of Opera (Philip Thorby & friends)
5-12 Historical Dance and Music Summer School; Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancs. Masque Dance and Music at the Jacobean Court. 3- or 6-day courses for dancers, string players, 1 flautist and singers. With Anne Day (dance), Tamsin Lewis (music).
5-12 Meeting Musical des Monts Dore. For recorders, harpsichord, viol. La Bourboule, Auvergne, France, with Marion Doherty, Kate Hearne.
5-12 Run by Singers, Assisi Summer school, unaccompanied early music masterpieces, concluding concert in the Basilica of San Francesco, with David Skinner.
7-11 Accord. Recorder summer school (in French).
10-12 Benslow. Playing and singing dance movements with Ricardo Barros.
10-13 Benslow. Madrigal and partsong summer school (Upper Intermediate/Advanced) with James Oldfield.
10-13 Benslow. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on modern instruments (Upper Intermediate/ Advanced) with Julia Bishop and friends.
12-17 Lacock. Ludlow Summer School: A Venetian Vespers, with music for choir and instruments by Monteverdi, Croce and Gabrieli, with Justin Doyle, David Hatcher, Greg Skidmore.
12-17 Run by Singers, Bath summer school; Purcell and English contemporaries, with Nigel Perrin.
12-19 Baroque week. Queen Anne’s School, Caversham. Artistic Director: Theresa Caudle.
12-19 International Chamber Choir Week, with Will Dawes, Francis Steele; La Maison Verte, Languedoc, southern France. www.lamaisonverte.co.uk
13-17 HISS (Historically Informed Summer School), Bishop Burton College, Beverley, including Richard Thomas as brass tutor.
16-24 Meeting Musical des Monts Dore, France. Annual multi-lingual summer school for recorders, harpsichord and viol in the Auvergne. Tutor: Kate Hearne. http://www.rencontres-musicales-des-monts-dore.fr/
17-19 Benslow. John Playford in the 21st Century (Lower/Upper Intermediate, Advanced) with Paul Hutchinson, Karen Wimhurst.
17–27 Consort de Danse Baroque Summer School, Cardiff, with Philippa Waite. www.ukbaroquedance.com, 07976 374482
18-25 Irish Recorder and Viol Course, at An Grianán (‘The Sunny Place’), Termonfechin, on the coast north of Dublin with Ibi Aziz, Marion Doherty, Pamela Flanagan, Emma Murphy, Marion Scott, Philip Thorby. http://www.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org.
19-20 de Mowbray’s Musicke, workshops on 15th century and also Tudor dance, Whitby Folk Week. Peter Barnard, firstname.lastname@example.org
23-27 Western Norway Church Music Festival 2018. Two tenors & one bass wanted to sing Weelkes, Tallis, Gibbons, Walmisley, Arcadelt, Nanino etc. Must be strong singers used to singing in chamber choirs. James Reed – JNMR84094@gmail.com
24-26 Cambridge Choral Liturgy Course, St. Catherine’s College with David Allinson. email@example.com
24-26 Recorders for All Summer Recorder Festival; Dean Close school, Cheltenham.
24-28 Leiston Abbey, Suffolk. Pro Corda Baroque Course (Adrian Butterfield, Sarah McMahon, Nicholas Parle, Leo Duarte, Rachel Brown) firstname.lastname@example.org (01728 831354)
25-27 de Mowbray’s Musicke, Framlingham Castle, Suffolk. Peter Barnard, email@example.com
27 – 2 Sept. Musica per San Marco – Early Music Course for experienced singers; works by conductors and organists at San Marco in Venice (Willaert, de Rore, the Gabrielis, Cavallli, Legrenzi etc.) with Edzard Burchards and Kai-Schulze Forster. Residential, Centro Culturale, Don Orione Artigianelli, Venice. Organised by: Maison Voltaire e.V., Belziger Str. 25, 2. Hinterhof, Aufgang 8, 10823 Berlin. www.maison-voltaire.de, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
1 Singing workshop with Deborah Roberts, Angel Centre, Worcester. https://deborahrobertsworkshop.eventbrite.co.uk
2-9 Run by Singers, Evora, Portugal. Church music of the Portuguese Masters (Manuel Cardoso, Duarte Lobo, Filipe de Magalhães) with David Allinson.
5-9 West Dean. Introduction to making recorders and flutes with Mathew Dart.
6-9 Medieval Music in the Dales, a variety of instrumental, dance and vocal workshops, in and around Bolton Castle and Redmire, Wensleydale.
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”
7-9 Discoed Early Music in the Marches workshop weekend.
8 Sacred and Profane; choral workshop with Eamon Dougan, Sally Dunkley; George Watson Memorial Hall, Tewkesbury. www.thesixteen.com .
10-13 Benslow. Dowland and his peers (in association with the Lute Society; Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Dame Emma Kirkby, Jacob Heringman. Especially four-part airs and lute-songs.
17-20 Benslow. The Lübeck Concerts: a celebration of Buxtehude (Advanced; strong sight-readers) with William Carslake, Joe Crouch. For singers and baroque instruments (A=415)
22 MEMF. Angels (Dering,Guerrero, Sweelinck, Hassler,etc) – workshop for Singers with Patrick Craig. Barnt Green Church Hall.
22 BMEMF. Princely Splendour II: Sacred Music in Enlightenment Rome under Pope Pius VI. For singers, with Peter Leech; Lydbury North village hall, SY7 8AU.
22 Historical Dance Society, First Steps into Historical Dancing – dance and music workshop for beginners, St Kenelm’s Church Hall, Bromsgrove Road, Romsley, Worcestershire, B62 0NT. Renaissance dance with Ann Hinchliffe and its music with Andy Casserley and Ian Pittaway. 12.30 for 1‒5 p.m. £10.Contact Andy, tel.: 01527 880030, or email firstname.lastname@example.org; https://historicaldance.org.uk/events
23-30 Run by Singers; Sherry and southern Spain with Jeremy Jackman.
28-30 Rondo. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate. Hothorpe Hall
28-30 West Dean. Handel – music appreciation, with Roy Stratford.
28-30 Early Music for the Curious; Medieval (Sat.) and Renaissance (Sun.) music for singers and instrumentalists, with Ian Pittaway; Spalding; www.earlymusicmuse.com
29 NEEMF. Workshop for voices and viols, Clements Hall, York.
5-7 Jackdaws. Recorder Weekend with Anna Stegmann
6 Wales Early Music Forum Cymru first workshop. Tudor Music for singers and instrumentalists with David Hatcher. Maescar Community Hall, Sennybridge, LD3 8RR. https://form.jotformeu.com/81274411484354
6 Historical Dance Society, Working with the sources workshop, St Barbara’s Scout Hut, Rochester Road, Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5 6AG. Steps into Playford with Anne Daye. exploring significant changes in dance culture circa 1700. Contact Jen Morgan (01926 810415 or email@example.com), https://historicaldance.org.uk/events
10-14 Run by Singers; The Glory of Venice (David Ogden).
13 MEMF. Laetatus Sum – Music of the Italian Renaissance: workshop for voices and instruments (A=440), with Philip Thorby. St.Faith & St.Laurence Church, Court Oak / Croftdown Road, Harborne, Birmingham, B17 8RD.
14-19 Lacock. Singing in Seville. Guerrero, Morales and Lobo in a baroque church in the historic centre of Seville, with Gabriel Díaz.
14-20 Accord. Recorder Course.
19-21 Benslow. Choral Evensong with Jeremy Jackman.
20 BMEMF. Musica et Animalia: animals in Tudor Music. For singers and string players. Tutor: Emma Gibbins. Venue: Church of St Michael and All Angels, Oldwood, Tenbury Wells.
22-25 Benslow. Purcell’s Extraordinary Tallent (sic): for singers and continuo players ((Lower/Upper Intermediate, Advanced) with Andrew Radley, Oliver-John Ruthven
26-28 Benslow. HarmonieMusik with Boxwood and Brass (Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Emily Worthington, Robert Percival, Anneke Scott
27 NEEMF AGM and workshop: A Briton in Brussels (Peter Phillips) with John Bryan.
27 MEMF. Sue Peters Recorder Day (A=440), Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Birmingham B29 6HT.
1-5 Run by Singers; Tribute tour of Flanders, Ghent, with Peter North.
2-4 Rondo. Elementary and pre-formed groups. High Leigh
3 MEMF. Music from the Royal Court of Francis 1 – Workshop for voices, with Andrew Kirkman. Bramall Dome, Birmingham University.
9-11 Benslow. Nuns and Roses: Medieval Style! For all instruments and singers with Belinda Sykes and Joglaresa.
10 NEEMF. Workshop for singers and instrumentalists with Peter Syrus. Seven – Lassus, Tallis, Sheppard, Wert, Pipelare, Sutton, Pevernage – seven composers, all represented by 7-part music. St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Station Road, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8YY
12-15 Benslow. Harpsichord Accompaniment: Figuring it out (Upper Intermediate / Advanced) with Robin Bigwood.
16–18 Hawkwood. Italian Madrigal weekend.
22/23-25 Benslow. Consorting Viols with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland.
23-27 Diploma level Recorder course, Lyme Regis. www.recordercourseslyme.com
24 BMEMF. String workshop with Julia Bishop for Baroque and modern strings. Grange Court, Leominster HR6 8NL.
1 MEMF. Workshop for Voices and Instruments (A=415) with Steven Devine. Seasonal Music, West Orchard United Reformed Church, 83 Baginton Road, Styvechale, Coventry, CV3 6FP
2-5 Run by Singers. Mozart Requiem in Vienna (Jeremy Jackman).
28 – Jan 2. Lacock. Winter school, Corsham (Cotswolds). Eccard, Philips, Lassus and James Macmillan with Aidan Oliver.
4-6 West Dean. Viol consort music (Intermediate/Advanced) with Alison Crum.
5 MEMF. Workshop for voices (music to be announced) with David Allinson. Solihull Methodist Church, Bossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1LD.
12 NEEMF. Purcell at A=415 (voices and instruments) with George Kennaway; St. Benedict’s RC Church, Garforth. LS25 1PX.
14-17 Benslow. Consorting Viols with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland.
19 Zelenka Mass, JS Bach Ascension Oratorio; Come and sing/play workshop with Richard Roddis; Bramcote Church, Nottingham NG9 3HD. 0115 981 0874, www.sinfoniachorale.uk .
31/1Feb – 3 Feb Benslow. Baroque chamber music (A=415) with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Robin Bigwood, Stephen Preston, Kate Latham.
10-15 Lacock. Singing in Castara (a small fishing village in Tobago). Padilla, Palestrina, Clemens, Saint Saëns, Pearsall and Delius, with JanJoost van Elburg.
15-17 Jackdaws. The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas
22-25 West Dean. English Art Song 1600–2000, with Evelyn Tubb and Michael Fields
23 BMEMF. Workshop for singers with Will Dawes. Venue: Bishop’s Palace, Hereford.
23 MEMF. The Lambeth Choirbook. Music for voices with Patrick Allies
8-10 Benslow. From Piano to Harpsichord, with Penelope Cave
8-10 Benslow. West Gallery music, with Francis Roads.
21/22-24 Benslow. LuteFest with Gian Luca Lastraioli, Jacob Heringman, Roy Marks, Lynda Sayce, Jeni Melia
22-24 West Dean. Recorder consort weekend (Intermediate) with Helen Hooker.
22-24 Higham Hall. Viol consort weekend with Elizabeth Dodd.
22-24 Higham Hall. Recorder consort weekend with Philip Gruar.
30 BMEMF. Workshop for singers and instrumentalists with Elizabeth Gutteridge. Venue: The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne.
6-8 Benslow. Advanced Harpsichord Accompaniment, with Robin Bigwood
10-12 Benslow. The Harpsichord and the Hispanic, with Penelope Cave
10-12 Jackdaws. Singing Handel (Advanced) with Rosa Mannion
11 SWEMF/BMEMF joint workshop for singers with David Allison.
13-16 Benslow. Lassus’ Vinum Bonum and Music by Di Lasso, the Gabrielis and Hassler, with Jeremy West and friends
17-19 Benslow. Voices and Viols, with Alison Crum, Peter Syrus
20-23 Benslow. Gregorian Chant for All, with John Rowlands-Pritchard
10-13 Benslow. Baroque Orchestra: Bach, Telemann and Fasch, with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Oliver-John Ruthven
8-10 Benslow. Baroque Trio Sonatas with Da Camera: Emma Murphy, Susanna Pell, Steven Devine
14-19 Benslow. The International Viol Summer School, with Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland
6-8 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque (Advanced) with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross
Contacts for workshops
Baroque Dance Workshop. Lis Talbott 01587 829072, firstname.lastname@example.org
BMEMF, Sue Russell, 01568 780559, email@example.com, www.bmemf.org.uk
Brighton Early Music Festival, www.bremf.org.uk
Consort de Danse. http://www.ukbaroquedance.com Philippa Waite, 07976 374482.
Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT 01460 258615 firstname.lastname@example.org
Discoed Upper House, Discoed, nr Presteigne, LD8 2NW. 01547 560369, DiscoedEarlyMusic@BTConnect.com, info@EarlyMusicInTheMarches.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
HISS (Historically Informed Summer School), http://www.hiss.org.uk
Historical Dance and Music Summer School; http://historicaldance.org.uk/summerschool/
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/
Orpheon Foundation, email@example.com
Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649
Recorder Courses Lyme. firstname.lastname@example.org
Recorders For All wwwrecordersforall.org.uk
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, http://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