29 Jul

    Writtle University College, Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, UK

    29 July 2019 To 1 August 2019

    12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    +44 (0)20 8981 1551

    East of England

    Grand Union Orchestra’s Summer School is aimed at young instrumentalists, aged 12-21, who want to experience how music is played and learned in different parts of the…Read more

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    09 Aug

    Charterhouse School, Charterhouse Road, Godalming, UK

    9 August 2019 To 18 August 2019

    +44 (0)1428 652202

    Faculty: Professors

    Flute: Susan Milan ARCM(Hons), FRCM, PgDip(GSMD)

    Former Principal flute of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Chamber musician and recording artists. Member of the London Chamber Music Groups, Debussy Ensemble and Instrumental Quintet of London.  Professor of Flute, Royal College of Music, London. Adjunct Professor of Flute Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London. Founder and Director of the British Isles Music Festival.

    Assistant Flute: Nina Robertson

    Successful freelance musician, chamber musician and soloist as well as experienced teacher. She studied at the RCM with Susan Milan, winning numerous prizes and graduating with a B.Mus (Hons) and a Dip,RCM.

     Oboe: David Theodore

    David Theodore studied the oboe at the Royal Academy of Music. At the age of twenty he was appointed Principal Oboe in the BBC Welsh Orchestra. He has held various London Principal positions, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Chamber musician and soloist,  he has appeared with many of the leading orchestras. He has recorded the Mozart and the Vaughan Williams Concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra for Chandos Records.

    Clarinet: Mark Van de Wiel

    Mark van de Wiel is established as one of Britain’s leading and most versatile clarinettists. Born in Northampton and educated at Merton College, Oxford, and the Royal College of Music, Mark was appointed principal clarinettist with Welsh National Opera and subsequently with Glyndebourne Touring Opera. He joined the Philharmonia as principal clarinet in 2000, and the London Sinfonietta in 2002. He is also principal with the London Chamber Orchestra.  He is a  member of the Endymion Ensemble and  Professor of Clarinet, Royal Academy of Music, London.

    Clarinet: Barnaby Robson

    From 1998-2013, Barnaby performed worldwide as principal clarinet of the Philharmonia Orchestra and in April 2014, joined the orchestra of English National Opera as principal clarinet. As a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, he has performed on numerous TV and film scores and have recorded albums for Sony, ASV, Hyperion, the BBC and Decca. He has composed music for TV, film, radio and the concert hall. His scores have been used in productions broadcast on the BBC, Channel Four, ITV and Sky and in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australasia and Japan. He has produced albums and tracks for Westone Music, EMI and Universal Music.

    Horn: Jeffrey Bryant

    Jeffrey Bryant studied horn at RAM with Ifor James. He is currently horn professor at RCM having previously taught at GSMD for thirty years. He has held the position of principal horn in the LPO, LSO and RPO with whom his has frequently appeared as soloist. He has recorded the Mozart concerti and the Britten Serenade with the RPO. He is horn tutor with the iCulture Orchestra and previously held that position with EUYO.

    Bassoon: Martin Gatt

    Martin Gatt studied at the Royal College of Music with Archie Camden and was principal bassoon of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1958-66, of the English Chamber Orchestra from 1966-76, and of the London Symphony Orchestra from 1977-98. He was also bassoonist in the Barry Tuckwell Wind Quintet from 1967-91 and taught at Guildhall School of Music and Drama from 1967-84. At the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts he founded the Department of Wind, Brass and Percussion. He is currently Professor of Bassoon at the Royal College of Music, London.

    Violin: Philippe Honoré  

    Philippe Honoré was a principal player with the Philharmonia Orchestras from 2005–2011. After receiving top honours from both the Paris Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music in London, he was made Lauréat of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation of France in 1992 and was awarded an Honorary Associateship by the Royal Academy of Music in 2001. He is a former member of the Vellinger Quartet and a founding member of the Mobius ensemble and regularly appears as soloist with leading orchestras. He is professor of Violin at the Royal Academy of Music, London

    Violin: Igor Keller  

    Recitalist and chamber musician based in Switzerland and 1st Concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra of St Gallen.

    Viola: Yuko Inoue

    Winner of the 17th Budapest International Viola Competition, Yuko has performed as a soloist throughout Europe and Japan with many orchestras.She performs frequently with Britain’s most eminent string quartets and chamber ensembles. She is a member of the Fibonacci Sequence Ensemble and Professor of Viola, Royal Academy of Music, and RAM Junior Department, London.

    Cello: Josephine Knight 

    Josephine is Professor of Cello and Alfredo Piatti Chair of the Royal Academy of Music, London.  She studied at Yale University and Juilliard School before launching a career as soloist and chamber musician collaborating with many leading international performers. She has recorded for EMI Classics, Deutsche Grammophon, Chandos and Blackbox/ASV.

    Piano: Ian Brown

    Ian is a musician of great versatility whose career embraces chamber music, solo and duo playing and conducting. His musical life began as a bassoon player, eventually concentrating on the piano when he became pianist-in-residence at Southampton University. As concerto soloist he has appeared with many of Britain’s leading orchestras playing a diverse solo repertoire from Bach to Rachmaninov and Bartók. He became pianist with The Nash Ensemble in 1978 and during this long association has played at all the important British music festivals. he is currently Professor of piano, Royal Academy of Music, London.

    Harpsichord: Robert Costin

    One of Britain’s leading harpsichordists, Robert has made numerous acclaimed recordings and travels internationally as soloist and chamber musician.

    Faculty: Resident pianists

    Daniel King Smith studied at the Royal Academy of Music where he won numerous prizes for Chamber Music. He is now much in demand as a collaborative pianist and recitalist.

    Leo Nicholson studied piano at the Purcell School, the Junior Royal Northern College of Music, and at Trinity Laban where he was a consistent prize-winner. He is a much sought-after accompanist and has returned to Trinity as a faculty member.He has performed with the flautist Rosanna Ter-Berg at the Wigmore Hall, and with the saxophonist Anthony Brown. Together they have played all over the country. 

    Jill Morton is much in demand as both soloist and collaborative pianist. She spent a season as Pianist in Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada and has given masterclasses at universities and specialist music schools throughout Britain. She currently holds the position of Head of Keyboard at the Perse School in Cambridge. 

    Francesca Carta is currently professor of piano at the G. P. da Palestrina Conservatory of Cagliari. She is member of the Hofmannsthal Ensemble, with whom has recorded for Radio Suisse Romande, Riverberi Sonori Recordings and Radio France. Francesca is regularly invited as collaborative pianist for competitions, courses and master classes.

    South-East England

    About the British Isles Music Festival The British Isles Music Festival is a unique, residential chamber music and master class course, which celebrates the emergence of outstanding young…Read more

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    11 Aug

    Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Mansion Drive, Tring, United Kingdom

    11 August 2019 To 16 August 2019

    3:00 pm To 4:30 pm

    +44 (0)1442 824255

    East of England

    The Summer Musical Theatre Course is an intensive week of singing, dancing and acting with industry professionals whilst making new friends who share a keen interest in…Read more

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    12 Aug

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

    12 August 2019 To 18 August 2019

    +44 (0)24 7641 1269

    Tutors to be announced.

    East Midlands

    The BKA’s Summer School returns for 2019, featuring a week of intense fun and learning with teaching from some of the finest minds in music education.Read more

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    15 Aug

    Chetham's School of Music, Long Millgate, Manchester, United Kingdom

    15 August 2019 To 22 August 2019

    9:00 am To 5:00 pm

    +44 (0)1625 266899

    [2018 faculties. 2019 to be announced.]

    Week One

    • Gemma Beeson
    • Simon  Bottomley
    • Graham Caskie
    • Bobby Chen
    • Hilary Coates
    • Christopher Elton
    • Douglas Finch
    • Norma Fisher
    • Nikita Fitenko
    • Philip Fowke
    • Peter Frankl
    • Duncan Glenday
    • Harry Harris
    • Alison Havard
    • Leslie Howard
    • Marta Karbownicka
    • Helen Krizos
    • Megumi Masaki
    • Leon McCawley
    • Murray McLachlan
    • John McLeod
    • Margaret Murray Mcleod
    • Pascal Nemirovski
    • Dina Parakhina
    • Martyn Parkes
    • Emma-Ruth Richards
    • Einar-Steen Nokleberg
    • Claudius Tanski
    • Seta Tanyel
    • Charlotte Turner
    • Ashley Wass
    • Gavin Wayte
    • William Westney
    • Katerina Zaitseva

    Week Two

    • Steve Berry
    • Susan Bettaney
    • Ronald Brautigan
    • James Brawn
    • Les Chisnall
    • Marcella Crudelli
    • Hazel Fanning
    • Alicja Fiderkiewicz
    • Margaret Fingerhut
    • Ben Frith
    • Duncan Glenday
    • Carlo Grante
    • Thomas Hecht
    • Eugen Indjic
    • Paul Janes
    • Piers Lane
    • Peter Lawson
    • BingBing Li
    • Philip Martin
    • Murray McLachlan
    • Jonathan Middleton
    • Tessa Nicholson       
    • Artur Pizarro
    • Martin Roscoe
    • Sandro Russo
    • Graham Scott
    • Ory Shihor
    • Christopher Stokes
    • Mark Tanner
    • Marie-Louise Taylor
    • Vladimir Tropp
    • Gavin Wayte
    • Jeremy Young
    • Ting Zhou

    North-West England

    The Chetham’s International Summer School and Festival for Pianists is a source of inspiration, fun, insight and focus for everyone who enjoys the piano and piano-playing.Read more

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    18 Aug

    Radley College, Radley, near Oxford, United Kingdom

    18 August 2019 To 23 August 2019

    +44 (0)118 950 7865, +44 (0)7745 377643

    Principal tutors: Robert Winn, Kate Hill, Robert Manasse, Janet Way, Katie Alcock, Carrie Hensel, Thies Roorda.

    South-East England

    Oxford Flute Summer School welcomes players – enthusiastic amateurs, emerging young artists, late-starters, professional players and teachers–to come together to be inspired by music and the flute.Read more

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