summer wind chamber music course
25th July - 1st August 2020

MalvernHills

About the Course

Set in the beautiful Malvern Hills in Worcester, the course at Malvern College is one of the UK’s most established summer courses for amateur wind players - a chamber music course for those seeking an inspirational approach to their music-making. The main aim of the course is to offer a unique approach for all participants, covering a wide range of performance-related skills, with an emphasis on quality music-making.For flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn players of minimum Grade 6 to post-Diploma standard, to play in ensembles of graded ability with expert tutoring by experienced professional performers.

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Features of the course include:

Daily chamber music sessions with groups graded according to individual playing level and the musical/technical demands of the pieces

Parts for both main set works sent out in advance of the course

Daily Instrumental sessions with your specialist tutor

Informal concerts for all participants at the end of the course

Opportunities for Do It Yourself (DIY) sessions with catalogued sheet music library. Standard for pieces can be advised.

Options available for more intensive coaching and mentored sessions for post-diploma level participants

Ensemble tuition by five of Britain’s top wind players and renowned specialist accompanist and concert pianist 

Short warm up sessions focusing on breathing, relaxation, good playing posture and other performance techniques

Concerts and talks by tutors and visiting ensembles

Opportunities to explore the Malvern Hills and surrounding area

Trade stands from leading music retailers

Placements available for a limited number of undergraduate/postgraduate students (bursaries subject to availability)

Tutors for 2020

phillip 1

Philip Haworth
(oboe)

sue 1

Sue Baxendale
(horn)

anthea 1

Anthea Wood
(bassoon)

chiao 1

Chiao-Ying Chang
(piano)

anna 1

Anna Hashimoto
(clarinet)

anna 1

Flute Tutor
TBC

phillip 1

Philip Haworth
(oboe)

sue 1

Sue Baxendale
(horn)

anthea 1

Anthea Wood
(bassoon)

chiao 1

Chiao-Ying Chang
(piano)

anna 1

Anna Hashimoto
(clarinet)

anna 1

Flute Tutor
TBC

phillip 1

Philip Haworth
(oboe)

sue 1

Sue Baxendale
(horn)

anthea 1

Anthea Wood
(bassoon)

chiao 1

Chiao-Ying Chang
(piano)

anna 1

Anna Hashimoto
(clarinet)

anna 1

Flute Tutor
TBC