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(ES) Spanish Keyboard Music & Bolero Dance (International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music) (Oct 8-12/2009)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 30, 2009

Along with this year’s theme at the 10th International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music
"Diego Fernández"
courses in harpsichord and dance are being taught.


(UK) Dolmetsch Summer School (Aug. 2 - 8/ 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 29, 2009


“Dolmetsch Recorder Course 2 - 8 August 2009
under the auspices of
XIIth Musical Summer at Llandovery College, Carmarthenshire, Wales
International Music Course With Languages, Classical Music & Jazz

Llandovery College was endowed in 1847 and opened at a time when the quality and quantity of education in Wales left much to be desired. A philanthropic desire to provide good education in Wales was one potent reason for Thomas Phillips’ action.


(US) The Over the Water Hurdy-Gurdy Festival (Sept. 15-20/09)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 29, 2009
“The Over the Water Hurdy-Gurdy festival brings together hurdy-gurdy players, builders, and teachers for intensive instruction, jamming, fellowship, and good food. Classes cover melodic techniques, rhythm, repertoire, and instrument setup and maintenance, with instruction tailored for beginning through advanced players.

Evening events include instructor concerts, an open mike, and many jam sessions (including slow jams for those of us who don't learn tunes at warp speed). On Saturday evening we will gather for a dance party featuring live music by festival participants, who collectively form the largest hurdy-gurdy band in the Western Hemisphere.


(UK) New Mozart piano music discovered

Contributed by Admin on Jul 25, 2009
“Two piano pieces have been identified as the work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, experts in the Austrian city of Salzburg say.

(US) National Flute Association (NFA) -- Baroque Flute Artist Competition (Aug. 13-16/09)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 25, 2009
“New York City -- The fifth biennial Baroque Flute Artist Competition is for outstanding performers on baroque flute/traverso. Six semifinalists will be selected on the basis of their recorded preliminary auditions to compete at the convention.