Music Education Expo 7th-8th February 2014
7-8 February, London Barbican Centre
The UK’s largest exhibition and professional development conference for anyone who teaches music. The first event of its kind ever to be launched in the UK, 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.
Music Education Expo is the one day in the year when all music teachers will be able to meet, socialise, compare notes, enjoy the some of the best professional development available and browse an unrivalled range of products and resources.
Web: Music Education Expo
TheEarly Music Shop will be exhibiting with a display of wooden and plastic recorders, stringed instruments and simple percussion suitable for the classroom. Peter Booth and Oliver Winstone will be on hand to talk and discuss all your educational needs.
Re-enactors Spring Market 14th-16th March
14-16 March Re-enactors Spring Market 2014
The Sports Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton On Dunsmore, Coventry CV8 3FL
The Re-enactors market is the largest European forum for manufacturersand traders producing goods for re-enactors, historical interpreters andthe heritage industry.
Friday 14th March 12.00 to 6.00
Saturday 15th March 10.00 to 5.00
Sunday 16th 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.
Easter Early Music Course 10th-16th April
10- 16 April 2014, St Georges School Ascot
The Easter Early Music Course is designed for players of recorders and viols with some opportunities to play other instruments and sing.
Consort Songs • Broken Consorts • Multi-Part Music (ten to twenty parts, often mixed voice/instruments, multi-choir, verse anthems etc) • Large and Small Ensembles • Trio Sonatas • Choir • Renaissance Wind Band • Technique Classes • Lectures • Small Consort Groups.
Tutors: Philip Thorby, Marion Scott, Emma Murphy, Alison Kinder, David Hatcher, Tom Beets and Jane Francis.
Contact: Annie Nethercot Tel: 07989 091949
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a display of recorders, viols, accessories and CDs.
Society of Recorder Players National Festival 12th-13th April
12th and 13th April 2014 at Truro School, Cornwall, England
Playing sessions; New music; Shops; Massed sessions; Recorder Orchestra; SRP Conference; Concerts and much more!
Web Site: http://www.srp.org.uk/national-festival/
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 the London shop on 0207 632 3960 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern Recorder Course 14th-17th April
14th - 17th April, Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire LE17 6QX
The Northern Recorder Course was founded in 1966 by Dennis Bamforth andColin Martin and has grown to become one of the foremost recorder courses inthe world. A particular feature of the NRC is the interesting range ofmusic available to be studied. Repertoire from the Medieval period to the present day is studied in avariety of ensembles from recorder orchestras to suit players of all abilitiesto Trio Sonatas and one to a part classes.
Due to the unexpected closure of Bawtry Hall, the Northern Recorder Course has relocated to Hothorpe Hallin Leicestershire. For 2014 only, the course will also be shorter thannormal although still with the traditional NRC structure, offering alarge choice of classes in each session.
Tutors: Brian Blood, Josef Manser, Ann Marshall, Steve Marshall, Andrew Melville,Sophie Middleditch, Janice Ormerod, Rosemary Robinson and Pam Smith.
Web Site: www.northernrecordercourse.org
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a display of recorders, recorder accessories and CDs.
The Eight Foot Recorder Course 14th-18th July
14-18 July 2014, Hothorpe Hall, Theddingworth, Leicestershire
A unique opportunity to play a wide variety of music on larger recorders.
Tutors: Helen Hooker, Ann Marshall, Steve Marshall, Andrew Melville and Pam Smith
Web: Hothorpe Hall Recorders
Early Music Shop will be visiting with a large display of recorders, both large and small, recorder accessories and CDs.
NORVIS 26th July-2nd August
26 July - 2 August 2014, 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, Duncan Druce, Martin
Eastwell, Andrew Fowler, Clare Griffel, Manfred Harras, Laura Hird,
Alison Kinder, Stewart McCoy, Susanna Pell, Jacqui Robertson-Wade, Jane
Rumney, Mary Tyers, Ralph Woodward
Recorder Summer School 26th July-2nd August
26 July - 2 August 2014, 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: Maria Martinez Averza, Tom Beets, Sandra Foxall, Louise Bradbury, Helen Hooker, Marion Scott, Laura Justice, Eileen Silcocks, and Moira Usher.
Email: Josée Beeson
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a large display of recorders, recorder accessories and CDs.
HISS - Historically Informed Summer School 18th-22nd August
18-22 August 2014 Scarborough Campus of Hull University, Scarborough
A residential summer school offering
workshops for singers and players of period and modern instruments, open
to all student, professional and amateur musicians from early,
classical and folk traditions. The course explores connections between
early music and folk & traditional music. Early music performance
style, simple improvisation, and learning by ear will be substantial
components. If you like early music, come along and find out more about
its context. If your background is traditional music or classical music,
come along, try something you've never tried before - learn something
new in a friendly atmosphere. The tutors are 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), Anne Marie Christensen & Amélie Addison (baroque violin and 'cello) and Laura Cannell (recorders, whistles, other wind & fiddles).
The HISS 2014 will be held at the Scarborough Campus of Hull University. HISS was
launched in 2011, with great enthusiasm and popular success.
Enquiries & further information from:
Tel: 0844 870 6478
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with an exhibition of early woodwind, recorders, viols, baroque strings, lutes, percussion, accessories and CDs.
Irish Recorder and Viol Summer School 16th - 23rd August
16-23 August, An Grianan, Termonfechin, near Drogheda
A course designed for players of viols, recorders and other early instruments.
Non players are also welcome in this lovely area, and players often come to
the course with their families.
Tutors: Ibi Aziz, Marion Doherty-Hayden, Pamela Flanagan, Emma Murphy, Marion Scott and Philip Thorby
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a display of recorders, viols, early instruments and accessories and CDs.
Cheltenham Recorder Festival 29th - 31st August
29-31 August, The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester
The Cheltenham Recorder Festival has grown to become one of the
highlights of the recorder year,
with an enviable reputation
of being one of the friendliest and most enjoyable recorder courses run in the
UK. One reason for this is that the CRF offers an exciting variety of music to
cater for all tastes and abilities, ranging from established renaissance
and baroque repertoire through to contemporary pieces which will be premièred
at the Festival.
Tutors: to be announced
The Early Music Shop will be visiting with a large display of recorders, recorder accessories and CDs over the weekend.