2017 Courses

We are delighted to announce details of recorder courses for 2017. Whether you are a keen player aged up to 18 looking for a chance to meet other recorder friends, an accomplished amateur player or an aspiring young professional, we hope you will find a course to inspire and stimulate you this summer. Our tutors are all professional performers and experienced teachers who are committed to passing on knowledge and skills to the next generation.

Advanced Open Course

NB THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. However, please contact us if you would like to go on the waiting list, or if you are interested in attending any of the course as an observer

Dates Monday 7th August – Thursday 10th August 2017
Arrival from 1pm Monday 7th August; depature by 2pm Thursday 10th August

Venue Owlpen Manor, nr Uley, Glos, GL11 5BZ

Tutors Annabel Knight (recorders) with Robin Bigwood (keyboard)

Participation Suitable for advanced players of approximately Grade 8+. Minimum age 16. No upper age limit

Accommodation Ages 16-25: fully-catered in the beautiful c18th Grist Mill, Owlpen Manor.
Mature students: Non-residential, but B&B accommodation close by

Cost £390 (ages 16-25 full board) (£375 if booked by May 31st)
Non-residential rate £300 (includes lunch and dinner) (£285 if booked by May 31st)
Bank Holiday discount of 10% valid up to midnight 1st May
Early bird rates extended to end of May 2017. Full details

Advanced Course: Full details and Enrolment


Junior Day

Places still available at all levels

Date Tuesday 22nd August 2017, 9.30 – 4.30pm

Venue St John’s Centre, Merrow, Guildford GU4 7AA

Participation Ages 18 and under, from Grade 1 to Grade 8 (organised into small groups according to age and ability)

Tutors Annabel Knight, Rebecca Austen-Brown and Katriina Boosey. Accompanist Robin Bigwood.

Cost £35/£50 (Level 1/Level 2 & 3). Full details
Bank Holiday discount of 10% valid up to midnight 1st May

Junior Day: Full details and Enrolment

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