Ensembles

Explore playing with accompaniment or with a group on our ensemble courses for wind and string instruments.
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  1. Baroque music on modern instruments

    Course Date: Fri 4 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore how to achieve a more 'authentic' sound when playing early music on modern instruments. This course covers interpretation of rhythm and ornaments, tone, embellishment, articulation and more. Tutor: [external website].
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  2. Chamber music ensembles

    Course Date: Thu 21 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the pleasure of playing in small, mixed instrumental ensembles, one per part, in a wide variety of repertoire. For players at grade 6 or above with good sight-reading skills, who like to perform. Please contact the Music department to enrol. Tutor: [external website]

    Mid-term break: 27 October.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  3. Chamber music: intermediate

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to play in small, mixed instrumental ensembles with one player per part. You will need to be at least grade 3 standard and a confident music reader. Please contact the Music department to enrol. Tutor: Robert Puzey.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Build wind ensemble

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the wonderful repertoire for mixed wind ensemble, developing your technical, musical and ensemble skills. You need to play at grade 5 standard or higher. Please contact the Music department to find out if there is a place for your instrument. Tutor: Karen Betley. Mid-term break: 25 October

    Contact the Music department [email protected] for advice about joining this course.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  5. Clarinet choir

    Course Date: Tue 12 Sep 2017 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Any clarinet from Eb piccolo to contrabass is welcome. We'll play a range of music specifically written for this ensemble. Composers include Gordon Jacob, Andy Scott and Guy Woolfenden. For players of around grades 3/4 to advanced.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £18.00

  6. Classical guitar ensemble

    Course Date: Sun 3 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For classical guitarists wanting to broaden their musical experience and skills by exploring the richness of the ensemble sound and repertoire. Suitable for intermediate to advanced players, who can read notation comfortably in first position. We aim to perform at the end of term.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  7. Come and play: Terry Riley's In C

    Course Date: Wed 9 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to play one of the most famous and accessible works of the 20th century. You will create a mesmerising texture that will transform your experience of music. Tutors: Edward Breen, Trish Shaw.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £12.00

  8. Orchestra workshop

    Course Date: Wed 13 Sep 2017 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fun, intensive workshop for players of orchestral instruments with good music reading skills. Please contact the Music department for availability of places for your instrument.

    Tutors: Anthony Bailey (conductor) & Robert Puzey (leader).
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £40.00

  9. Orchestra workshop: weekend

    Course Date: Sun 26 Nov 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A one-day weekend workshop for players of orchestral instruments with good music reading skills. Please contact the Music department for availability of places for your instrument.

    Tutors: Peter Crockford (conductor), Robert Puzey (Leader).
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £24.00

  10. Recorder consorts and ensemble

    Course Date: Wed 20 Sep 2017 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are already experienced in recorder ensemble playing, join this small, friendly group to look at developing consort playing skills in Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary styles. Tutor: Isobel Clarke.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  11. String ensemble

    Course Date: Sat 23 Sep 2017 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and play string repertoire in a friendly group, and develop your confidence in ensemble playing. Suitable for those who have been playing violin, viola, cello or double bass for at least a year. Tutor: Isobel Clarke.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. String quartets, trios and duos

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the richly rewarding repertoire of chamber music for violin, viola and cello. You need to be at least grade 6 standard, with fluent sight reading skills. Please contact the Music department to enrol. Tutor: Mayda Narvey

    Course dates: 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  13. String summer school

    Course Date: Fri 11 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn technique, repertoire and ensemble skills for all orchestral strings. Develop your confidence and make new string friends. For players at grade 3 or above. Tutor: Robert Puzey.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

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