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August, 2014
10 - 16 August, 2014: Viols West Workshop
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA. Rosamund Morley, Music Director. Viols west workshop welcomes viola da gamba players of all levels to a week of beautiful music. Daily classes focus on technique ensemble skills and allow opportunities to study both solo and consort repertory. There will also be a special afternoon section for voices and viols and evening programs filled with various musical actives, including ad hoc consorts and a faculty concert. Faculty include: Joanna Blendulf, John Dornenberg, Julie Jeffrey, Josh Lee, Lawrence Lipnik, Rosamund Morley, and David Morris. For more information, please contact Melita Denny, administrative director at: violswestworkshop@gmail.com or 805-835-9173.
16 - 23 August, 2014: Irish Recorder and Viol Course
An Grianán, Termonfechin, Ireland. A course designed for players of recorders, viols and other early instruments, covering a wide repertoire from the 15th to the 21st centuries. Sessions include one-to-a-part groups, lectures, technique classes, consort songs, trio sonatas, choir, large and small ensembles. Tutors: Ibi Aziz, Marion Doherty, Pamela Flanagan, Emma Murphy, Marion Scott, Philip Thorby. Further information from: Mrs. Patricia Flanagan, 110 Kincora Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (0) 1 8337869. Email: info@irishrecorderandviolcourse.org Web site: www.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org.
September, 2014
10 - 14 September, 2014: International Festival Alessandro Stradella II edition Masterclasses
The courses (baroque singing, viola da gamba, baroque violin, baroque cello, lute, harpsichord, ornamentation, cornet) are dedicated to the Italian vocal and instrumental repertoire of the 1600s, with particular attention to the compositions of Alessandro Stradella, and are aimed at the final concert taking place in the Church of S.Tolomeo of Nepi. The lessons will be accompanied by workshops, concerts, seminars and conferences.
Entry: 30 Euros
Masterclass: 170 Euros
For information visit the website http:www.festivalstradella.org or contact Miss Giorgia Rocco. Click here for email address.
October, 2014
23-27 October, 2014: Viols in a Desert Oasis
Esplendor Resort in Rio Rico, AZ. This viol workshop takes place in a delightful setting under the tutelage of a superb faculty: Mary Springfels, Artistic Direcor with Jack Ashworth, Julie Jeffrey, Lawrence Lipnik and David Morris. Early morning classes will concentrate on warm-up and technique. Later classes will explore consort music for viols from the "New" and "Old" world, while the evening sessions will feature relaxed consort playing with faculty joining in. The workshop will also include sessions for viols and voices, a lecture about Renaissance music in the New World and a faculty concert. For further details please visit our website www.Vdgs-SAZ.org or contact Ulrich Michael (click here for email address); or Scott Mason (click here for email address).