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Monday, 5 November, 17:00 - Friday, 9 November
Friday, 9 November, 18:00 - Monday, 12 November 11:00
Friday, 8 February, 18:00 - Thursday, 21 February 09:30
Friday, 29 March, 13:00 - Sunday, 31 March 13:00
Where? Pinner, North West London
A residential weekend of flute lessons, classes and chamber music for adult learners. Covering technique, Moyse, scales, repertoire, as well as enjoying chamber music and good food and wine! There are 2 spaces left.
Technique class “Etude of the Weekend”. Moyse 24 Studies and Taffanel & Gaubert scales
Warm up class (focussing on removing tension from your playing)
Repertoire class - dealing with performance anxiety
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For more information and to reserve a space.
Friday, 29 March, 18:00 - Tuesday, 9 April 09:30
Friday, 10 May, 17:30 - Saturday, 18 May 09:00
Where? Dubrovnik, Croatia
A Musical House Party for players, partners and friends.
Coached Ensembles and Workshop Sessions for Tone, Technique, Tips and Tricks.
Monday, 10 June, 18:00 - Friday, 14 September 09:00
Friday, 19 July - Thursday, 8 August
Thursday, 25 July, 16:30 - Wednesday, 31 July 12:00
Tuesday, 20 August, 17:30 - Tuesday, 27 August 09:00
Saturday, 6 October, 10:00 - 18:00
A day of friendly Flute Ensemble fun for players of all ages and abilities!
For novice/intermediate players, rusty returners, through to more confident or advanced players. (Approx. Grade 1 - Diploma)
- Play together in a large flute choir using music from the Wonderful Winds library.
- Work on your sound, technique and ensemble skills.
- Coached by Joss Campbell and Mel Orriss.
- Just Flutes and Wonderful Winds Trade Stands
- Booking closes 21st Sept.
Sunday, 14 October, 10:00 - 16:00
Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth. As a flute player, come and experience different ways to incorporate wellness into your flute playing. The day will be led by flautists Sarah Newbold and Niall O'Riordan. There will be flute playing throughout the day as well as sessions on bodymapping, Feldenkrais, yoga and pilates.
Non-flute players are also invited to attend and can experience yoga, pilates, bodymapping and Feldenkrais.
Tickets are £25 (flute players) £20 (non flute players) available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/hampshiremusic
This day is supported by Just Flutes who will be on site with their travelling shop full of flutes, accessories and sheet music.
Suggested timetable ***subject to change before the event***
10am - registration
10.30am - class 1 - bodymapping with a flute focus (Sarah)
11.30am - break - non-flute players registration opens
11.45am - class 2 - yoga (Gemma) or flute masterclasses (Sarah / Niall)
12.45pm - lunch
1.15pm - class 3 - Pilates (Hannah) or flute technique (Niall)
2.15pm - break
2.30pm - class 4 - Fledenkrais (Niall) or flute choir (Sarah)
3.30pm - final play through / Q&A session, end of day for non-flute players
4pm - end of day
Sunday, 28 April, 10:00 - 16:00
Come and be part of this exciting opportunity to discover new music and meet other musicians.
Over the course of the day, brass and woodwind players from across Hampshire will form a unique ensemble. They will receive expert tuition from the Atea Quintet tutors, take part in a variety of workshop sessions and perform in a concert to family and friends. The music chosen will be suitable for players of all standards and the day will run between 10.30am and 4pm at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, Eastleigh, SO50 5ZA. Tickets are £15.
For family and friends to attend the end of day concert at 3.15pm a ticket must have been purchased in advance, these cost £3.
The Atea Quintet is the foremost British Wind Quintet of their generation. Internationally acclaimed, they became double prize winners at the 2015 Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition in Denmark. As the Associate Ensemble in Residence at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and former Quintet in Residence at the Purcell School, they regularly mentor some of the finest up and coming musicians in the country.
Since its formation in 2009, the Atea Quintet has performed in some of the finest halls in the world. Highlights include a critically acclaimed Friday night recital at the Wigmore Hall, performances at the Cheltenham, Brighton and Lake District Summer Festivals and concerts in St Martin in the Fields, Bridgewater Hall and St Johns Smith Square. Recent seasons have included tours to Japan, Scotland, the Czech Republic and residencies at the Two Moors Festival and the Dartington International Music Festival.
Brought together by their communal love of wind chamber music the Atea Quintet look forward to sharing their passion with you! For further details of the day and to book visit: www.ticketsource.co.uk/hampshiremusic
Here is a proposed timetable for the day ***subject to change before the event***
10am - Registration
10.30am - short welcome recital from Atea. Then split into choir sessions and technique class
11.45am - break
12.00am - masterclasses x4
1.00pm - lunch
1.30pm - choir rehearsals
2.00pm - massed wind quintet rehearsal and masterclass with HMS quintet from Hub Scholars
3.00pm - break
3.15pm - concert to parents: Atea solo items and then choir items and massed wind quintet piece. Spectators must purchase a Â£3 ticket in advance to attend the concert.
4pm - end of day
This day is supported by Jonathan Myall Music, who will be onsite with trade stands selling instruments, reeds, sheet music and accessories.
Saturday, 10 November - Monday, 12 November
In November 2018 the ALTUS artist Denis Bouriakov is again a masterclass in Hamburg at the Johannes-Brahms-Konservatorium.
In order to register for the masterclass please visit the website of the Johannes-Brahms-Konservatorium.
ALTUS will present a selection of professional ALTUS flutes during the event. Interested flutists can test the flutes at the exhibition.
Recitals and Concerts
Thursday, 7 February, 13:00
A lunchtime recital of sonatas by Mel Bonis and Prokofiev
Given by Altus Flutes artist Roderick Seed and pianist Aleksander Szram.
Kindly sponsored by Altus Flutes UK/ Just Flutes
Thursday, 28 February, 13:15
Altus Flute Artists Stephen Clark and Roderick Seed are joined by pianist Aleksander Szram for trios by JS Bach, Mel Bonis and the Swan Lake Fantasy by Tchaikovsky/Christiansen.
JS Bach - Trio sonata in G major BWV 1039
Mel Bonis - Suite en trio op 59
Tchaikovsky/Christiansen - Swan Lake Fantasy
Many thanks to Altus Flutes and Just Flutes.