We are delighted to announce details of recorder courses for 2019!
Whether you are a keen player aged up to 18 looking for a chance to meet other recorder friends, an aspiring young professional, or an accomplished amateur player, 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.
Full details and Enrolment
Date: Saturday 31st August 2019
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 £38/£52 (Level 1/Level 2 & 3) (A Mollenhauer Scholarship available for Level 2 or 3)
Full details and Enrolment
Dates: Monday 5th August – Thursday 8th August 2019
Arrival 1pm Monday 5th August 2019; departure 3pm Thursday 8th August 2019
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. More information
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 £405 (ages 16-25 full board) (Early bird rate £390 if booked by May 31st 2019)
Non-residential rate £385 (includes lunch) (Early bird rate £370 if booked by May 31st 2019)
Bursaries of up to £200 are available, kindly donated by The Early Music Shop.
"I have to thank you so much for today - my son has come home completely inspired!"
"There is a strong social side to Woodhouse, which allowed us to make wonderful friends. At a course which a significant percentage of talented young recorder players attend, such close friends become important colleagues and contacts, an invaluable asset for a young professional embarking on a career in performance and related fields"
"The course has convinced me I made a good decision to study recorder first study at music college and has made me look forward to starting my degree course even more"
"It was a very fun day. If I had the chance I would certainly go again. We had a long journey but it was definitely worth it"
"Enlightening tuition of the kind available only from the finest masters of their art"
"The tutors were wonderful and very helpful, and it was great to be able to get to know many other recorder players of my age"
"Listening to other people play was just as good for my technique as each class was like having five lessons in one"
"I always come away from Woodhouse even more enthusiastic to continue being a recorder player"