Mid-Winter Strings 2014 St Hilda's College, Oxford Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th January 2014. Fantastic surroundings and the magnificent Jacqueline du Pre Music Centre.
Music includes Chopin Piano Concerto Op 11 (with pianist Mary Dullea), Hindemith Funf Stucke, Mozart Divertimento KV138and Vivaldi Concerto No.7 from Op.3 L'estro armonica.
Tutors: Darragh Morgan, Meghan Cassidy, Robin Michael, Rachel Spence and David Edmonds. Last two upper string places left. Cellos full
Strings in Greece 2014 Zeidoros Centre, Kapsali on the Ionian island of Kythera. Friday 23rd May to Sunday 1 June 2014. Tutors: Max Baillie and Francis Kefford. Bookings now open.
AllComers Strings @ CoMA Music Summer School 2014 High Melton, near Doncaster, Yorkshire. Friday 15th/ Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd August.
String tutors Darragh Morgan, Robin Michael, Stuart Hazelton and Matthew Sharp.
Also Joby Burgess (percussion), James Weeks (voices and choral), Lore Lixenberg (Music theatre) Rolf Hind (piano) and Michael Finnissy (composition)
Reserves: If a course in fully booked contact us to be added to a reserve list
Courses cater for musicians of varying experience, from adult learners to players with considerabe experience. By working together as one ensemble we build a strong sense of identity and collectve camaradie capable of achieving convincing performances full of vitality
Repertoire covers all periods of orchestral and chamber music, from baroque and classical to romantic and modern works. We also include music from the contemporary repertoire, frequently commissioning new works ourselves.
We work with distinguished musicians who, whilst commanding successful careers as performers, are inspirational and supportive tutors. As a team they create a friendly and encouraging environment conducive to learning, building confidence and making real progress as a musician. Concerts given by the tutors are a popular feature of all courses.