Ensembles

Explore playing with accompaniment or with a group on our ensemble courses for wind and string instruments.
  1. Recorder consorts and ensemble: advanced

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018 (and 2 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: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  2. String chamber music

    Course Date: Tue 18 Sep 2018 (and 2 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 8 standard, with fluent sight reading skills. Please contact the Music department to enrol. Tutor: Mayda Narvey

    Course dates: 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 28 Nov.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. Chamber music: intermediate

    Course Date: Tue 18 Sep 2018 (and 3 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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  4. Recorder consorts and ensemble

    Course Date: Wed 19 Sep 2018 (and 2 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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Chamber music: advanced

    Course Date: Thu 20 Sep 2018 (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: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  6. String ensemble

    Course Date: Sat 22 Sep 2018 (and 2 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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. Flute and clarinet choir

    Course Date: Sun 7 Oct 2018 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Open to intermediate/advanced flutes and clarinets to play a range of baroque, pop, jazz and world music in a group. Great for sight-reading and ensemble skills! Alto flute, piccolo, Eb and bass clarinets welcome.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £30.00

  8. Brass workshop

    Course Date: Sun 14 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Open to all brass instruments and players grade 5 or above, this workshop will cover brass playing approaches and styles from around the world, with musical arrangements written specifically for participants, and their individual interests/musical personalities. The dates of this course are 14th and 21st October. Tutor: [external website].
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  9. Orchestra workshop

    Course Date: Tue 23 Oct 2018 (and 2 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)

    You may also be interested in Orchestra workshop: weekend.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £40.00

  10. Recorders: advanced technique

    Course Date: Sun 11 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your playing technique through exercises, repertoire and ensemble music to improve double-tonguing, alternative fingerings, vibrato and finger control.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  11. Build wind ensemble

    Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019 (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: 14 February

    Please contact the Music department [email protected] for advice about joining this course.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. Orchestra workshop: weekend

    Course Date: Sun 10 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A short 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)

    You may also be interested in Orchestra workshop.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

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