Music Education Expo 25th-26th February 2016
25-26 February, Olympia London
The UK’s largest exhibition and professional development conference for anyone who teaches music. Music Education Expo features an interactive trade exhibition which will enable you to get to grips with the latest resources, instruments, technology and expertise from across the business.
two days, the event offers the chance to attend over 50 seminars,
workshops and debates, the chance to meet and browse the services of
over 150 exhibitors, and the chance to network with over 2,500 of your
peers. An essential experience for any music educator!
On 25 - 26 February 2016 The Early Music Shop will be attending the 2016 Music Education Expo at Olympia Central, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX. Visit our stand A15 to see an extensive selection of recorders, small harps and music stands.
Web: Music Education Expo
Re-enactors Spring Market 11th-13th March
11-13 March Re-enactors Spring Market 2016
The Sports Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton On Dunsmore, Coventry CV8 3FL
The Re-enactors market is the largest European forum for manufacturersa nd traders producing goods for re-enactors, historical interpreters and the heritage industry.
Friday 11th March 12.00 to 6.00
Saturday 12th March 10.00 to 5.00
Sunday 13th March 10.00 to 4.00
Web Site: http://www.reenactorsmarket.co.uk/
The Early Music Shop will be exhibiting as part of the re-enactment market. Please phone 01274 288100 for further details.
Society of Recorder Players National Festival 2nd-3rd April
2nd and 3rd April 2016 at Lincoln Christ’s Hospital School, Wragby Road, Lincoln, LN2 4PN
Playing sessions; New music; Shops; Massed sessions; Recorder Orchestra; SRP Conference; Concerts and much more!
Conductors to include; Ruth Burbidge, Pamela Flanagan, Sandra Foxall, John Hawkes, Helen Hooker, Caroline Jones, Alyson Lewin, Anne Martin, Evelyn Nallen, Sheila Richards and Moira Usher, who will lead playing sessions with music to suit all tastes.
All are welcome, members and non members alike
CLICK HERE for further details
The Early Music Shop will be exhibiting over the weekend with a large display of recorders, recorder accessories and CDs. For any specific requests please ring 01274 288100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Recorder Course - 31st March to 7th April
31 Mar-7 April
The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU
This course will run from Thursday 31st March 2016 to Thurs 7th April 2016. The venue will again be The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU.
Tutors: Pam Smith, James Risdon, Andrew Collis, Steve & Ann Marshall, Andrew Melville, Janice Ormerod, Josef Manser, Rosemary Robinson, Ruth Burbidge, Brian Blood
During the week there will be the opportunity to play a variety of
repertoire in both large and small groups, including a ‘classic’
recorder orchestra and a one-to-a-part chamber
orchestra. There will be a choice of classes on a particular aspect of music or technique, ranging from baroque repertoire through to jazz. There will be a varied selection of ensembles, including the ‘Composer Sessions’ and a renaissance wind band.
Contact: Jan Epps, 3 Morrish Park, Plymstock, Plymouth, PL9 9HF
Telephone: 01752 481193
CLICK HERE for Web Site and Application Form
Easter Early Music Course 3rd-9th April
3- 9 April 2016, St Georges School Ascot
This popular and highly acclaimed course provides an excellent opportunity for experienced players of period instruments to work on early music in a chamber setting. Under the guidance of our team of expert tutors - highly regarded as performers and teachers, participants are able to develop their technical and musical skills in an informal, friendly and supportive environment.
Tutors - Tom Beets, David Hatcher, Alison Kinder, Asako Morikawa, Emma Murphy, Marion Scott, Philip Thorby
Contact: Annie Nethercot Tel: 07989 091949
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a display of recorders, viols, accessories and CDs from the 6th-9th April.
Barry Holder, recorder technician at The Early Music Shop and UK appointed technician for Moeck, Mollenhauer and Küng recorders, will be visiting for 2 days from 6-7 April.
MMA Conference, Lancaster 20th-21st May
20-22 May, Ripley St Thomas CE Academy, Lancaster
The MMA Conference is a widely respected annual gathering of professionals in music education with a comprehensive and diverse programme of some of the best speakers in the UK. Hosted by an MMA member school, the atmosphere is always friendly but professional and for the last five years, the conference has sold out in advance.
The choices of session are always comprehensive and include over 24 different speakers with tailored wisdom for all areas of a school music department from music administrators and instrumental teachers to heads of department. The Conference always includes all meals and refreshments including a black tie dinner with entertainment. The conference trade fair is always a lively hub of activity with some thirty corporate members giving in-depth advice and showcasing the latest instruments, products and scores.
The Early Music Shop will be attending
the 2016 MMA Conference from 20-21 May.
Web: MMA Conference
Scottish Recorder Festival 18th June
Saturday 18 June
Inverleith St Serf’s Parish Church Halls, 1a Clark Road, Edinburgh EH5 3BD
The 2016 Scottish Recorder Festival is organised by Edinburgh Branch and will take place at Inverleith St Serf’s Parish Church Halls, Edinburgh EH5 3BD on Saturday 18 June 2016. The principal guest conductor will be Philip Thorby.
The Early Music Shop will be exhibiting with a large display of recorders, recorder accessories and CDs.
CLICK HERE for further details
International Medaeval Congress, Leeds 4-7 July 2016
4-7 July, University of Leeds
The International Medieval Congress (IMC) is organised and administered by the Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS). Since its start in 1994, the Congress has established itself as an annual event with an attendance of over 2,000 medievalists from all over the world. It is the largest conference of its kind in Europe.
The Early Music Shop will be attending 6-7 July for the 2 day mediaeval craft fair, with an exhibition of early strings, woodwind, recorders, percussion and brass instruments.
CLICK HERE for further information
Theatrum Mundi, Durham 7th-12th July 2016
7-12 July, University of Durham
An International Festival of Medieval and Renaissance Drama
Music, Dance, Street Theatre.
We will celebrate traditions associated with the North-East, but also plays from other areas across Continental Europe. Revivals of civic shows, popular entertainment and religious drama will take place in Durham’s historic centre. A chief attraction will be the first modern production of the oldest known drama from the British Isles: the Lindisfarne Harrowing of Hell (from the Book of Cerne, c.740, recorded 9th century).
The Early Music Shop will be attending for 2 days - 9-10 July with a large display of mediaeval and renaissance musical instruments.
CLICK HERE for further information
NORVIS 30th July-6th August
30 July - 6 August 2016, College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham
The Northumbrian Recorder & Viol Summer School (NORVIS) is held annually in Durham, England.
The course covers all aspects of early music and is suitable for beginners through to advanced and solo players.
There are technique classes for viols, recorders,
singing, harpsichord, lute and baroque strings. Other activities
include consort playing, concerts, lectures, trio sonatas,
renaissance band, choir, baroque orchestra and early dancing.
Alan Davis, Elizabeth Dodd, Martin
Eastwell, Andrew Fowler, Clare Griffel,
Alison Kinder, Oonagh Lee, Stewart McCoy, Susanna Pell, Jacqui Robertson-Wade, Jane
Rumney, Mary Tyers, Oliver Webber, Ralph Woodward
CLICK HERE for further details and application forms
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a selection of recorders, viols, strings and renaissance instruments from Saturday July 30th to Tuesday August 2nd. Please contact email@example.com for any specific requests.
Recorder Summer School 30th July-6th August
30 July - 6 August 2016, Bishop Burton College, near Beverley
This course is designed for recorder players of all standards, from nearbeginners to advanced students. It is a large course, with up to 130 students, and the atmosphere is always friendly and encouraging.
Tutors: Tom Beets, Sandra Foxall, Helen Hooker, Laura Justice, Stieneke Kamp, Annemarie Klein, Marion Scott, Eileen Silcocks, Joris Van Goethem
Email: Josée Beeson
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a large display of recorders, recorder accessories and CDs. Barry Holder, recorder technician at The Early Music Shop and UK appointed technician for Moeck, Mollenhauer and Küng recorders, will also be visiting for all your recorder repairs.
HISS - Historically Informed Summer School 15th-19th August
15-19 August 2016 Scarborough Campus of Hull University, Scarborough
If you like early music, traditional and folk music, or classical music, HISS is for you. HISS - the Historically Informed Summer School - is an international residential summer school which explores early music and folk and traditional music, and the connections and common ground between them. The tutors are Rebecca Austen-Brown (recorder, early fiddle), Anne Marie Christensen & Amelie Addison (Baroque violin & cello), Graham Coatman (course
director, choral training & keyboards), Vivien Ellis (voice), Stewart Hardy
(fiddle/violin), Jacob Heringman (lute, cittern & renaissance guitar),
Susanna Pell (viols & consorts), Mary Tyers (recorders, flutes, crumhorns & recorder consorts).
Enquiries & further information from:
Sammi Tooze - Administrator
Tel: 0844 870 6478
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with an exhibition of early woodwind, recorders, viols, baroque strings, lutes, percussion and accessories.
Medieval Music in the Dales, Wensleydale 2nd - 4th September
2-4 September, Bolton Castle, Wensleydale
Medieval Music in the Dales is a major event in the early music calendar - a weekend dedicated solely to the music of the middle ages. It's all happening at Bolton Castle in beautiful Wensleydale in North Yorkshire, on the 2nd to 4th September 2016. It is a weekend of music-making and musical inspiration with instruments for sale, concerts, workshops, sessions, a medieval feast and a medieval market.
Medieval Music in the Dales is being organised and produced by Trouvere, with lots of help, support and participation from musicians and luthiers across the UK and Europe.
The Early Music Shop will be exhibiting with a large display of mediaeval and renaissance musical instruments.
CLICK HERE for further information