Enter the gateway to the music of the Baroque period. A fantastic opportunity to learn the most famous Baroque repertoire. This project is organised by Alison Kay and led on the day by one of the country’s pre-eminent string specialists and violinist Fiona McLean Beuchel, Head of Strings at Junior Trinity Laban. Supported by other invited professional musicians and tutors. SoundStorm Music Agency are supporting this event.
A year of workshop immersion into the complete Bach Brandenburg cycle; Cantatas of the time; and other works which have compositional parallels or similar instrumentation.
Each workshop session will feature two Brandenburg Concerti plus one other work which ties in with the instrumentation enabling each ensemble to combine together. Participants will have the opportunity to deliver seminars on repertoire; a useful practise tool for University interviews. You can sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 of the projects.
Spaces are limited for this project, so early application is highly recommended. Deadline for applications for each phase are given below.
Each phase will consist of two workshops and a performance of the works in a public concert performance at St John’s Church Broadstone.
We will send you the music to print and practice when you apply.
***IMPORTANT*** TO APPLY CLICK HERE. PLEASE BE SURE TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO PAY FOR THE WORKSHOPS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION OR BY THE CLOSING DATE FOR EACH PHASE AT THE LATEST
Standard: Strings Only Grade 6+ Ages: 10 – 18
Closing date for applications :
Phase A Autumn: 21st August 2019 Phase B Spring: 6th December 2019
Phase C Summer: 19th March 2020
1st session each term – 1.30-5.30pm Yarrells Preparatory School, Poole, BH16 5EU.
2nd session each term – 1.30pm with concert 5pm St John’s Church Broadstone.
2 Sessions per term = £30
A) BRANDENBURG 1 & 3, Sept 1st & Oct 6th 2019
B) BRANDENBURG 2 & 5, Jan 5th & Feb 9th 2020 (note the start time on 9th Feb is now 4.45pm, not 5pm) The concert includes the guest harpsichordist Sam Hanson and piccolo trumpeter post Graduate from Royal Academy of Music, Aaron Akugbo. .
FREE ENTRY with retiring collection towards our Summer School 2020
C) BRANDENBURG 4 & 6. 5th April & May 3rd 2020
PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN PHASE C: Due to the proximity of the exam schedule it has been decided to condense phase C into one day on the 5th April and venue is now at United Reformed Church, Broadstone, Dorset, BH18 9AB. There will be no concert on this occasion now. Apologies for the inconvenience but the exam revision and schedule are important and we do not wish to put unnecessary pressure on students. Applications are still open for Phase C if you wish to apply. Refunds will be made to any who have paid already for 3rd May.
PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE OR EMAIL US TO CHECK UPDATES AS WE ARE REVIEWING THE COVID-19 VIRUS SITUATION DAILY. IF THE EVENT NEEDS TO BE CANCELLED, YOUR MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED.