Blandine Verlet will host harpsichord and chamber music masterclasses in Paris from May 30th to June 1st , 2009. The masterclasses are offered to all levels of harpsichordists and for those interested in chamber music.
“”This year marks the 5th edition of Musica Antica a Serrapetrona, offering you 8 days of Baroque Music in a medieval town in the heart of Italy. Daily lessons, concerts, excursions to historical monuments and wine cellars, all in a unique and inspiring landscape: all of this for just EUR 290,- inclusive acccomodation.
Teacher: Marco Vitale, organ, chamber music and basso continuo
(FR) Summer course in harpsichord, clavichord, and organ -- Saint-Quirin (Moselle) (July 31-Aug. 7, 2009)
The “Festival des Sept Roses de Saint-Quirin” announce their summer course programme in harpsichord, clavichord, organ, musical rhetoric, singing and improvisation.
Faculty members include:
- Monique Zanetti: chant (professeur au Conservatoire d’Aix en Provence)
- Aline Zylberajch: clavecin (professeur au Conservatoire de Strasbourg)
- Etienne Baillot: clavicorde (professeur aux Conservatoires de Chambéry et Dole)
- Pierre-Alain Clerc: rhétorique musicale, orgue (professeur au Conservatoire deLausanne et au Centre de Musique Ancienne de Genève)
- Christophe Durant: orgue (titulaire de l’orgue de St Quirin et professeur au Conservatoire de Musique de Saint-Avold)
- Markus Schwenkreis: improvisation (professeur à la Schola Cantorum de Bâle)
In 2010, Viols in Our Schools & the GambaCast will host the First Internet Viola da Gamba Composer's Project which seeks composers to write new works for unaccompanied 7-string bass viol to be presented in a New Music recital performed by Phillip W. Serna at Valparaiso University in the Spring of 2010. Video and audio content will be created and owned by the composer with distribution promotional use on the GambaCast video podcast. The Project and the composer(s) could each use the content to promote the work(s).
To learn more about the Viola da Gamba Composer Project, please visit www.violsinourschools.org & www.thegambacast.org.
Please contact Dr. Serna by email: firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to submit your proposal.
The “XXVIe Festival de Musique à Maguelone” announce their programme to their summer Festival. Artists appearing: Hesperion XXI; Gustav Leonhardt; Binchois / Sacqueboutiers; Paolo Pandolfo; Hopkinson Smith; La Fenice.
Visit the website for more information: Le XXVIe Festival de Musique à Maguelone
LE PRINTEMPS DES ARTS de Nantes et des Pays de la Loire announce this year’s programme to their fine early music festival. The programme includes early dance; early music; conferences; workshops.
Of note, this year LE PRINTEMPS DES ARTS celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Visit the LE PRINTEMPS DES ARTS for more information.
View a YouTube restauration of a "Polizzino" Roma 1634 harpsichord. Well annotated but controversial in some circles of discussion. (ed.)
Summer Course for New Viol Players
Storthes Hall Park, Huddersfield
For anyone who would like to be introduced to viol playing, beginners on the viol, or viol players new to consort playing.
Tutors: Jacqui Robertson-Wade, Alison Kinder, Andrew Fowler, Ibi Aziz
In association with The Department of Music, University of Huddersfield
Supported by The Early Music Shop
Please contact Susanne Heinrich for an application form
Application deadline 1st May 2009
Tel: 01865 712418
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