DIARY OF EVENTS
22/06 The Gabrielis in Venice; for singers & instrumentalists (jointly with Cumbria Festival Chorus) Tutor: Gawain Glenton; Carver United Reform Church, Windermere.
14/09 Tutor: John Bryan. Praise the Lord! For voices and instruments, Didsbury Baptist Church.
12/10 14th century secular music for voices & instruments; Tutor: Lizzie Gutteridge.
16/11 Byrd, for voices; All Saints Hoole. Tutor: Sally Dunkley.
15/02 Zielenski, for voices, brass, winds, continuo. Tutor: Graham O’Reilly.
21/03 For recorders. Tutor: Marion Scott
18/04 For voices and instruments. Tutor: Roger Wilkes.
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.
2-9 Run by Singers. Spanish Polyphony, Toledo.
8 NEEMF. Lassus Missa Osculetur Me with John Dunford, for voices and instruments (A=440). Clements Hall, York YO23 1BP or YO23 1BSl
9-13 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Tim Cranmore.
10-13 Benslow. Baroque Orchestra: Bach, Telemann and Fasch, with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Oliver-John Ruthven
15 MEMF. “Wot no bars”: Jean Richafort: Missa pro Defunctis, with David Hatcher; Dorridge Village Hall.
16 NEEMF. Playing day. NEEMF members and friends play for the public at Burton Constable Hall (Elizabethan mansion), Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire, HU11 4LN.
16-22 Lacock. Music at Monteconero. Josquin, Rore, Isaac, Pizzetti and Jackson in a former mediaeval monastery on the Adriatic, with Joanna Tomlinson.
16-23 Run by Singers. Unaccompanied Renaissance for advanced singers with David Skinner, Regensberg.
21-23 Knuston Hall. Italy in 8: a Renaissance music tour with Peter Syrus.
24-28 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Long Trumpet Making
29 BMEMF. Workshop for singers and instrumentalists (A=440) with David Hatcher. And AGM. Stockenny, New Radnor.
2-7 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Baroque Oboe Making
6 The Sixteen Choral Workshop, 1 – 4pm, Manchester Bridgewater Hall; led by Robert Evans and Sally Dunkley.
6 EMFS choir, St Michael and All Saints Church 28 Brougham Street, Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9JH
6-14 Run by Singers. A Bach Pilgramage in Thuringia and Saxony with Jeremy Jackman.
8-10 Benslow. Baroque Trio Sonatas with Da Camera: Emma Murphy, Susanna Pell, Steven Devine
12-14 West Dean. Recorder playing – building technique and ensemble skills (Intermediate), with Helen Hooker.
13 MEMF. The delights of summer, for voices and instruments (A=440), with Alison Kinder, St. George’s church, St. John’s Avenue, Hillmorton, Rugby CV22 5HR.
13 The Sixteen Choral Workshop, 1pm, Carlisle Tithe Barn; led by Libby Crabtree and Sally Dunkley.
14-19 Benslow. The International Viol Summer School, with Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland
14-19 Lacock. Ludlow Summer School; the 40-part motet Spem in alium by Thomas Tallis with Gabriel Crouch.
20 NEEMF. Playing Medievally for singers and instrumentalists with Ian Pittaway. Friends Meeting House, Skinnergate, Darlington, DL2 7NB.
20 BMEMF. John Sheppard and contemporaries – English music from the sixteenth century, with Gabriel Crouch. Leintwardine Village Hall, SY7 0LB.
27 – 3 Aug. NORVIS XLIX – early music summer school with Andrew Fowler. College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham. https://norvis.org.uk/
27 – 3 Aug. Recorder Summer School, Bishop Burton College near Beverley. http://recordersummerschool.org.uk
28-4 Aug. Run by Singers. Ghent Early Music Week with David Allinson.
28-4 Aug. Cambridge Early Music residential study week; Paris versus Versailles; Charpentier and his court rivals. With Peter Holman and tutors who are leaders in their fields.https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org/summer-schools.html
4-10 Beauchamp early music course, Gloria in Excelsis Deo. Directed by Philip Thorby; tutors David Hatcher, Theresa Caudle, Adrian France, Richard Thomas. Including 24-part setting by Annibale Padovano, 40-part setting by Alessandro Striggio.
4-10 Higham Hall 6th annual early music summer school. Roger Wilkes (Head Tutor, Vocal), Deborah Catterall (Vocal), Elizabeth Dodd (Viol, Renaissance Dance), Philip Gruar (Recorder), Hugh Cherry (Lute). For competent singers, viol and recorder players, covering music c1450-c1650. http://highamhall.com/
4-11 Cambridge Early Music residential study week; Les Cris de Paris; the sounds of Court and City in 16th century Paris. With Gawain Glenton and tutors who are leaders in their fields. https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org/summer-schools.html
4-11 The Historical Dance Society’s 51st Annual Dance and Music Summer School, Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe. Theatre, Ball, Country Dances of 18th Century. Tutors: Riccardo Barros, Anne Daye, Kath Waters, Ibi Aziz. http://historicaldance.org.uk
4-11 Run by Singers. Assisi Summer School: Pizzetti Requiem etc. with Nigel Perrin.
11-18 Baroque Week The Leipzig Legacy: JS Bach cantatas and works by Rosenmüller, Fasch, with Teresa Caudle, Steven Devine. Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, Berks.
11-25 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Classical clarinet making.
12-15 Benslow. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on Modern Instruments with Julia Bishop, Sophie Middleditch, Julian Perkins. Upper Intermediate / Advanced.
12-15 Benslow. Madrigal and Partsong Summer School with James Oldfield, Stephen Meakins. Upper Intermediate / Advanced.
12-16 Historically Informed Summer School (HISS), Bishop Burton College near Beverley. http://www.hiss.org.uk/
16-18 Hawkwood. Bach B minor mass for singers with Gavin Carr.
16-26 Consort de Danse Baroque Summer School Choreographing in Style. Three 3-day optional modules for dancers at all levels. www.ukbaroquedance.com or 07976 374482.
18-23 Run by Singers. English Summer School with Nigel Perrin and Jeremy Jackman, Lincoln.
18-25 Irish Recorder and Viol Course, An Grianán, Termonfechin, Ireland. For players of recorders, viols and other early instruments, repertoire ancient to modern. Tutors: Ibi Aziz, Marion Doherty-Hayden, Pamela Flanagan, Emma Murphy, Philip Thorby. email@example.com, https://www.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org, Tel. 00 353 87 175 6434
21 NEEMF. Four-part Lute Songs, with Jacob Heringman; Shadwell, Leeds.
21-26 Western Norway festival of Early Sacred Music, Sogn; for experienced small-ensemble singers. Music by Attwood, Smith, Byrd, Gibbons, Tallis, Lotti (Requiem), Pitoni, Weelkes. Contact James Reed, JNMR84094@gmail.com
23-25 Benslow. “Amongst mouvements and retakes”: Exploring Music and Dance in the 17th and 18th centuries, with Ricardo Barros, Nicolette Moonen. Advanced.
23-26 Hawkwood. Hildegard von Bingen for singers with Emma Kirkby, Caitlin Matthews.
26-30 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Cornetto making.
29-31 Run by Singers. Hereford Cathedral weekend with Peter North.
5, 6-8 Medieval Music in the Dales. Bolton Castle, N. Yorkshire.
6-8 Cambridge Choral Liturgy Course, St. Catherine’s College, with David Allinson. firstname.lastname@example.org
6-8 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque (Advanced) with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross
8-13 Lacock. Jimena de la Frontera music week; psalm settings by Byrd, Padilla, Mundy, Morales, Gibbons, Guerrero and Victoria; directed by Patrick Craig.
9-15 Run by Singers. Tallis, Byrd etc. with David Skinner, Barcelona.
13-15 Benslow. RecorderFest with Alyson Lewin, Jean McCreery, Caroline Jones.
13-15 Polyphony for mixed voice choirs: music composed by and for the Nuns of Ferrara from the 14th to 16th centuries, with Deborah Roberts and Laurie Stras. https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org
14 MEMF. Baroque music for strings (A=415) with Julia Bishop, Knowle Village Hall, St. John’s Close, Knowle, Solihull, B93 0NN.
14 EMFS choir, Edinburgh
15-19 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Jacqueline Sorel.
16-19 Benslow. English Lute Songs Old and New with Clare Wilkinson, Michael Solomon Williams, Jacob Heringman. Upper Intermediate / Advanced.
20-22 Recorders course (Foundation & Lower Intermediate, grades 3-5) at Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria. Tutor: Mary Tyers. www.marytyers.co.uk
20-22 West Dean. A brief history of Western music – music appreciation; Roy Stratford.
21 NEEMF. Four-part Lute Songs with Jacob Heringman, Shadwell, Leeds. Exploring 4-part songs of Dowland and Campion; organised by Gill Knowles. For singers (SATB), viols (treble, tenor, tenor/bass, bass) and lutes. Primarily Dowland’s First Book of Songes or Ayres and Campion’s Two Bookes of Ayres. A=415.
21 BMEMF. Fresh Devices: Schütz in Venice, with Stephen Marshall. For singers, drawing room of Clytha House, Clytha Park, near Abergavenny.
23-26 Benslow. Rediscovering Rosenmüller with William Carslake, Theresa Caudle. A=415, Advanced.
27-29 Rondo Viol Academy. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate (theme: divisions). The Beeches.
28-29 Johann Caspar Kerll’s settings of the Mass, with David Hatcher, David Allinson. For singers & players (strings, loud winds, A=440) – good sight-readers. Discoed Upper House / St. Michael’s Church, LD8 2NW. info@EarlyMusicInTheMarches.com
2-6 Run by Singers. The Glory of Venice with Colin Durrant.
5-6 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Baroque and modern oboe reed making with Adam Shapiro.
6-13 Run by Singers. Puglia week with David Ogden.
7-10 Benslow. Recorder Revival with Oonagh Lee. Intermediate/Advanced.
11-13 EEMF. Biber: Missa Salisburgensis a53 weekend, with Patrick Craig. St John the Baptist parish church, Thaxted. http://www.eemf.org.uk
12 BMEMF. Lis Talbott Memorial Workshop for instrumentalists and dancers, with Alison Kinder, Anne Deller, Kath Waters. The Dance Centre, Llandrindod Wells.
12 EMFS choir, Edinburgh
12-17 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Baroque oboe making.
13-18 Lacock. Singing in Rome; choral music by Victoria and others in a church near The Spanish Steps; directed by Justin Doyle.
18-20 Benslow. Harmoniemusik with Boxwood and brass, with Emily Worthington, Robert Percival, Martin Lawrence.
19 MEMF. For voices, Emmanuel Church, Forest Road, Loughborough LE11 3NW.
19 NEEMF. Polyhymnia Caduceatrix et Panegyrica; large scale motets in Praetorius’ 1619 collection, for voices and instruments with David Hatcher. Clements Hall, York.
19-20 EMFS Instrumental weekend with Tom Beets and Joris van Goethem.
28-31 Benslow. The Seventeenth-Century String Band with Judy Tarling and friends. Upper Intermediate / Advanced
1-3 Rondo Viol Academy. Elementary and Lower Intermediate; also Pre-formed Consorts, the Beeches.
9 EMFS choir, Edinburgh
11-14 Benslow. Harpsichord Accompaniment: Figuring it Out, with Robin Bigwood. Upper Intermediate / Advanced
11-15 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Tim Cranmore.
15-17 Benslow. The Enchantress of Seville with Joglaresa. Tutors: Belinda Sykes and friends. A=440.
17 NEEMF. The Noodle Factory workshop on ornamentation for singers and instrumentalists: the art of improvisation, ornamentation and decoration as in 16th- and 17th-century, with Paula Chateauneuf. Priory Street Centre, York.
21/22-24 Benslow. Consorting Viols (3/2-night options) with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland.
23 MEMF. Workshop for voices with Robert Hollingworth.
29 – 1 Dec. Recorders course (Upper Intermediate & Advanced, grades 5-8) at Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria. Tutor: Mary Tyers. www.marytyers.co.uk
14 MEMF. Christmas Workshop, for voices and instruments (A=440) with David Hatcher.
14 NEEMF. Schütz: The father of the orchestra; polychoral motets and the Christmas story, with David Stancliffe; St Brandon’s Church, Brancepeth nr Durham DH7 8DF.
28 – 2 Jan. 2020 Lacock. Corsham Winter School, Cotswolds, with Will Dawes.
27-31 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Tim Cranmore.
16-22 Lacock. Singing in Castara, a small fishing village in Tobago, with Justin Doyle.
23-28 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Jacqueline Sorel.
28 – 1 Mar Rondo Viol Academy. Elementary and Lower Intermediate; also Pre-formed Consorts, the Beeches.
23-27 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Tim Cranmore.
27-29 Rondo Viol Academy. Advanced. Hothorpe Hall
24-26 Rondo Viol Academy. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate, The Beeches
2-4 Rondo Viol Academy. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate. Hothorpe Hall
6-8 Rondo Viol Academy. Elementary and Lower Intermediate; also Pre-formed Consorts, The Hayes
Contacts for workshops
Baroque Dance Workshop. Lis Talbott 01587 829072, email@example.com
BMEMF, Sue Russell, 01568 780559, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.bmemf.org.uk
Brighton Early Music Festival, www.bremf.org.uk
Cambridge Early Music, https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org/summer-schools.html
Cambridge Woodwind Makers. www.cambridgewoodwindmakers.org
Consort de Danse. http://www.ukbaroquedance.com Philippa Waite, 07976 374482.
Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT 01460 258615 email@example.com
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), 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649
Recorder Courses Lyme. email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
The Sixteen, https://thesixteen.com/events