Workshops/Festivals 2009

Workshops/Festivals 2009: (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.

Llandovery was to be the fountain of a sound liberal education, “the object of the Founder being the dissemination of useful and practical knowledge in Wales and the raising both morally and intellectually of the character of its people”. On 13 December 1849, the foundation stone of the present building was laid. The school has a well-provisioned music department which provides an excellent base for our courses. ..“

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