£375 per person to include lovely lunches and refreshments, payable by cheque, or for overseas students, by bankers order.
‘Unsung Heroes’ courses are directed by Catherine Black.
Catherine studied at the Royal College of Music in London where her cello teachers were Christopher Bunting and Eileen Croxford. She graduated in 1983 with a GRSM and an ARCM Teachers Diploma.
In 2013 Catherine co-founded the Baroque & Roll String Orchestra with the wonderful violinist, Julia Bishop of Red Priest.
Catherine taught for many years on behalf of the Centre for Young Musicians in London and is a deputy at the junior departments of Trinity College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. She was an associate lecturer at Chichester University in 2014 and 2015.
Catherine worked as cello coach for the adult learners string orchestra Strings at St Martins, The Chamber Orchestra at Conway Hall and Battersea Young Strings.
Join us to play and study some of the most sublime & emotionally powerful Passiontide choral music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras.
Our repertoire is ten specially for this central moment in the sacred year. This is going to be a wonderful three days working and exploring such great music together – do join us!
Whatever age you are, find yourself challenged and thrilled! The repertoire for the Unsung Heroes course is designed to develop your musical understanding and technical skills so that you are prepared as you find your way about your musical world. This repertoire ranges over many centuries and styles and evolves your playing like no other.
We study style and technique throughout as well as the historical context of each piece. There are some Baroque bows for you to borrow too.
- Repertoire: The repertoire for 2019 will be announced in the new year; the scores will be available from May and can be forwarded to you on receipt of your application
- Standard: It is in the nature of the writing that the parts are varied, so the range is from around Grade 2 upwards
- Ages: 14 to infinity
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