Welcome to Woodhouse Recorder Courses 2015!
We are delighted to announce details of courses for 2015. 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.
Woodhouse Junior Day – Friday 31st July 2015, 9.30 – 4.30pm
St John’s Centre, Merrow, Guildford GU4 7AA
Tutors to include: Annabel Knight (Birmingham Conservatoire, Guildford Recorder Ensembles), Rebecca Austen-Brown (Junior RCM) and Amy Whittlesea (Wells Cathedral School)
Ages 18 and under, from beginner to Grade 8 (organised into small groups according to age and ability)
Cost: £45 (£30 for beginner and Level 1)
Advanced Open Course – Saturday 1st August (eve) – Tuesday 4th August 2015
Arrivals from 5pm on Saturday 1st August; the tutors will be giving a concert that evening in the Village Hall. Classes will commence on Sunday 2nd August at 9.30am
Venue Most classes are held at Okewood Hill Village Hall, Dorking, Surrey
Tutors: Annabel Knight (recorders) with Robin Bigwood (keyboard)
Suitable for advanced players of approximately Grade 8+. Minimum age 16; no upper age limit
Cost £320 (full course, including tutor concert); single day rate £110 including meals
Accommodation You can camp on site for free, or use local B&Bs at your own cost. Meals are included.
Both the Junior Day and Advanced Course are open for booking! Use the Enrolment links at the top of this page, or just below, to enrol on-line or by post. More details are given on each enrolment page.
We have been running courses for enthusiastic recorder players of all ages since 2004. Our week-long summer courses for advanced 16-24 year olds have inspired a new generation of players, offering a range of masterclasses, professional concerts and unique opportunities and activities.