Online Advanced Recorder Days

9th – 11th and 16th – 18th August 2021

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

Dates
Monday 9th – Wednesday 11th August and Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th August

See below for full and part-time attendance options

Aims
The course aims to provide and relaxed and friendly on-line environment in which to study solo recorder music, with the emphasis of the course on personal achievement and acquiring new skills, knowledge and techniques. Participants can expect to explore their repertoire in some depth, drawing on relevant historical and contemporary performance practice, as well as exploring matters of technique and interpretation to a high level. 

Content
Week 1
:
Monday and Tuesday (9, 10 August)
Mornings: Technique and Warm Up Session; Repertoire Class (solo performances)
Afternoons: History and Context Sessions, Group Discussions and Playing By Ear
Wednesday (11 August)
Individual (one to one) lessons by appointment

Week 2:
Monday and Tuesday (16, 17 August)
Mornings: Technique and Warm Up Session; Repertoire Class (solo performances)
Afternoons: History and Context Sessions, Group Discussions and Playing By Ear
Wednesday (18 August)
Individual (one to one) lessons by appointment

Full Details and Timetable Available here

Tutors
Annabel Knight: Head of Recorder at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, specialist in recorders and early flutes
with
Chris Orton and Helen Herbert

Preparation
Repertoire for performances and lessons is a free choice and can be from any musical period. For the morning Repertoire sessions, participants can choose either to pre-record and send their performance material in advance to be shared with the group, or they may also choose to perform ‘live’.  All other sessions are tutor led and do not require specific preparation.

Professional recorded accompaniments
These can be supplied at an extra cost upon request. You can also explore a wide range of early music backing tracks at Cat on the Keys Music

Attendance and Fees
A number of full and part time options are possible:

  • Full course (4 class days, plus 2 individual lessons) – £185
  • Week 1 or 2 only (2 class days plus 1 individual lesson) – £95
  • Any 2 days (including up to 2 performance slots)£70
  • Any single day (including 1 performance slot)£40
  • Observation (single session) per session£15

Online Platform Zoom

Enrolment Enrol here

Participant numbers are limited to 7 places per day, so you are recommended to enrol as soon as possible. 

Please Note: Full fees are due on application. Please apply as soon as possible as places are limited! Refunds cannot be given, except in the case of cancellation of the course.

ENROL HERE FOR ADVANCED COURSE