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2-4 Farncombe. Recorder weekend - Lower intermediate players with Andrew Collins.

8-9 Dorset Bach. Cantatas 5 & 147 with Chris Brown.

11-17 Lacock. Singing in Venice with Patrick Craig.

16-18 BenslowL'Estro armonico Baroque on modern instruments with Judy Tarling.

16-18 Benslow. Voice & viols with Alison Crum, Peter Syrus.

16-18 Rondo. Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire. Upper intimidate.

17-18 MEMFSolihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DJ. Florentine intermedii 1589 for singers & players with Philip Thorby.

24-26 Hawkwood. Renaissance Weekend with Nancy Haddon.

31 NEEMF. St Andrew's URC Church, Cypress Road, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8NQ. Lasso workshop for recorders with Sandra Foxall.



6-8 Benslow. From Couperin to Rameau with Penelope Cave.

6-8 Farncombe. Viol consorts with Alison Crum.

7-13 Lacock. Monteconero Voice & Consort Workshop 1 with Ghislaine Morgan.

9-14 Summer baroque string course in Liguria with Julia Bishop. Details from 07521 897422 or julia@redpriest.com

14 NEEMF. Armstrong Building, University of Newcastle, Queen Victoria Road, NE1 7RU. Lute songs with Jacob Heringman, Faye Newton.

14-20 Lacock. Monteconero Voice & Consort Workshop 2 with Jeffrey Skidmore.

15 BMEMF. Stockenny, New Radnor, LD8 2RE. Workshop - Purcell, Croft, Blow - for singers & instrumentalists with Steven Devine, Kate Semmens.

15 EMFScotland. Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh EH9 1BB. Workshop with The Flanders Recorder Quartet.

16-19 Benslow. Baroque string orchestra with Theresa Caundle, Mark Caundle, Alastair Ross.



5 MEMFSt Faith & St Laurence Church, Croftdown Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 8RD. Workshop for singers with David Allinson.

6-12 Lacock. Corsham Summer School with JanJoost van Elburg, Graham Bier.

13-18 Benslow. International Viol Summer School with Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland.

26 Benslow. Early music singing day with Catherine Bott, Masumi Yamamoto,

26-1 Aug Dartington. Week 1.

26-2 Aug Norvis.

27-2 Aug Beauchamp.

27-29 Hawkwood. Dowland with Emma Kirkby, David Miller.



2-8 Dartington. Week 2.

3-10 Cambridge.

9-16 Ardingley.

10-16 Cambridge.

12-17 Chalemie.

16-23 Irish.

17-23 Higham with Roger Wilkes (Head Tutor, Vocal), Deborah Catterall (Vocal), Elizabeth Dodd (Viol), Philip Gruar (Recorder), Hugh Cherry (Lute).

18-21 Benslow. Baroque on modern instruments with Lucy Russell & friends.

18-22 HISS.

29-31 Hawkwood. Summer Madrigals - Monteverdi's Third Book - with James Weeks.

31-3 Sep Benslow. Purcell's Verse anthems with William Carslake, Theresa Caudle.



5-7 Jackdaws. Stylish baroque with Theresa Caundle, Alistair Ross.

8-14 Lacock. Jimena de la Frontera with Eamonn Dougan.

12-14 Rondo. High Leigh Conference Centre, Herts. Elementary & pre-formed consorts.

19-21 St Catherine's College, Cambridge. Liturgy weekend – Clemens non Papa Missa Ecce quam bonum & Morley/Rogier Motet Laboravi in gemitu with Edward Wickham. Details frommailto:neiled11@btinternet.com

26-28 Farncombe. Recorders, Voices & Viols with Andrew Collins.

27 BMEMF. Bartestree Village Hall, Hereford HR1 4DN. Angels - vocal music for Michaelmas with Patrick Craig.

27 MEMF. St Margaret's Church Hall, Leicester tbc. Verse anthems – Gibbons, Tomkins - with Bill Hunt.



7-9 Rondo. The Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire. Intermediate & Upper intimidate.

15 MEMF. Selly Oak Methodist Church, Birmingham. Purcell for singers & players with Steven Devine.

21-23 Benslow. Consorting viols with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland.

28-30 Benslow. The Magic of Vienna I with Julian Williamson.

29 BMEMF. Venue tba. Corelli – instrumental workshop with Pam Smith.


February 2015

7 MEMF. Venue tba. Polychoral music for voices viols & recorders with Eileen Silcocks.


Contacts for workshops

Alston Hall, Longridge, Preston, PR3 3BP. 01772 784661, alston.hall@ed.lancscc.gov.ukwww.alstonhall.com

Ardingley Baroque Week. Ardingley College, Sussex. p.b.collier@googlemail.com, www.baroque-week.org.uk

Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills, Ibberson Way, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RB. 01462 459446, info@benslow.orgwww.benslow.org

Beauchamp House, Churcham, Gloucester, GL2 8AA. 01452 522170, holidaycourses@gamusic.co.ukwww.gamusic.co.uk

BMEMF, Hannah Davies, 01432 341154, Hannah@thedavies.f9.co.ukwww.bmemf.org.uk

Brighton Early Music Festival, www.bremf.org.uk

Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools, Selene Mills, 01223 847330, info@cemss.orgwww.cambridgeearlymusic.org

Canford Summer School of Music, Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP. 020 8660 4766, canfordsummersch@aol.comwww.canfordsummerschool.co.uk

Chalemie Summer School, Headington School, Headington Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3. Barbara Segal 020 7700 4293, chalemie@thorn.demon.co.ukwww.chalemie.co.uk

Dartington International Summer School. 01803 847080, info@dartingtonsummerschool.org.ukwww.dartingtonsummerschool.org.uk

Discoed 01547 560369, DiscoedEarlyMusic@BTConnect.com

Dolmetsch Summer School, Frensham Heights nr. Farnham, 01428 643235, brian@dolmetsch.comwww.dolmetsch.com

Dorset Bach Cantata Club, Sturminster Newton High School, Bath road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT. Details from 01933 425 383.

Easter Early Music Course for recorder & viol players. St George's School, Wells Lane, Ascot, SL5 7DZ. info@easterearlymusiccourse.org.ukwww.easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk

EMFScotland, Margaret Torrance, 01986 660678, margarettorrance@btinternet.comwww.emfscotland.org.uk

Farncombe Estate, Adult Learning Centre, Broadway, WR12 7LJ. 01386 854100, enquiries@FarncombeEstate.co.ukwww.farncombecourses.co.uk

Fiori Musicali, 01327 360931, www.fiori-musicali.com

Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road, Stroud, GL6 7QW. 01453 759034, info@hawkwoodcollege.co.uk, www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk

Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9SH Early Music Summer Course. Details from 017687 76276, info@highamhall.comwww.highamhall.com

HISS (Historically Informed Summer School), Scarborough Campus of Hull University, Filey Road, Scarborough, YO11 3AZ. 0844 870 6478, hissdirect@btinternet.comwww.hiss.org.uk

IoM, Ballacottier School, Douglas, Isle of Man. 01624 695777, Helen.Kneale@liverpool.ac.ukwww.eileensilcocks.co.uk

Irish Recorder & Viol Course. Termonfechin, Ireland. 353 (0)1 833 7869, info@irishrecorderandviolcourse.orgwww.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org

Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Frome, Somerset BA11 3NY. 01373 812 383, music@jackdaws.orgwww.jackdaws.org.uk

The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0BQ, 01300 320684, kingcombe@hotmail.co.ukwww.kingcombe.org

Knuston Hall, Irchester, Wellingborough, Northants, NN29 7EU. 01933 312104, enquiries@knustonhall.org.ukwww.knustonhall.org.uk

Lacock, Andrew van der Beek, 01249 730468, avdb@cantax.freeserve.co.ukwww.lacock.org

Leicester Early Music Festival. 0116 270 9984, mail@earlymusicleicester.co.ukwww.earlymusicleicester.co.uk

Lute Society, Christopher Goodwin, 01483 202159, lutesoc@aol.comwww.lutesoc.co.uk

MEMF, Edwin Griggs (Memf Chair), 01926 887906, edwin.griggs@gmail.com, www.memf.org.uk

Mostly Music, Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, mostlymusic@btinternet.comwww.mostlymusic.co.uk

NCEM, National Centre for EM, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, Percy's Lane, York, YO1 9TI. 01904 632220, boxoffice@ncem.co.ukwww.ncem.co.uk


NEMA, jane.beeson@btopenworld.comwww.nema-uk.org

Norvis, Northumbrian Recorder & Viol Summer School, Durham, 01652 678230, enquiries@norvis.org.ukwww.norvis.org.uk

Opus Anglicanum, 01749 675131, info@opus-a.co.ukwww.opus-anglicanum.com

Oxford Baroque Week. Headington School, Oxford. 0161 281 2502, p.b.collier@googlemail.com,


Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649

Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, mostlymusic@btinternet.com, president@nwemf.org.uk

Rondo Viol Academy. 07949 511619, www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk

Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, 01223 263063, scholacambridge@aol.comwww.scholagregoriana.org

SEMF, www.semf.org.uk

Singers of Note, 01204 692797, martin.westhorp@ntlworld.comwww.singersofnote.com

Singing Days, 01943 874649, pca@singingdays.co.ukwww.singingdays.co.uk

Society of Recorder Players, Manchester branch normally meets 1st Friday & 2nd Saturday of every month. Ros Flinn, 01772 335801, manchester@srp.org.ukwww.srp.org.uk/manchester/index.php

Tallis Scholars Summer School, Oakham School, Rutland, 01223 693281, helen.poole@tsss.uk.comwww.tsss.uk.com

Triora Musica, Deborah Roberts, 01273 823788, deborah@musica-secreta.comwww.trioramusica.com

TVEMF, www.tvemf.org

VdGS (Viola de Gamba Society), 01904 706959, admin@vdgs.org.co.ukwww.vdgs.org.uk

Verte Musique, La Maison Verte, 31 ave Henri mas, 34320 Roujan, Languedoc, 00 33 467 24 88 52, anne.Roberts@easynet.co.ukwww.lamaisonverte.co.uk

West Dean College, Chichester, PO18 0QZ, 01243 811301, short.courses@westdean.org.ukwww.westdean.org.uk





13 19:30 Chirk Castle. Lawes Consorts to the organ Phantasm Viol Consort, Details from www.phantasm.org.uk

13-29 Gregynog Festival. Details from 01686 207100 or post@gregynogfestival.org or www.gregynogfestival.org



26 19:30 St. Asaph Cathedral. Handel Alcis & Galatea Mid Wales Opera & Brecon Baroque. Details from http://www.midwalesopera.co.uk


Contacts for concerts

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. 0161 907 9000, 0161 950 0015, www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk

Buxton Opera House 0845 1272190, boxoffice@buxtonoperahouse.org.ukwww.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk & www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Manchester Box Office, 0161 907 5555, box.office@rncm.ac.ukwww.rncm.ac.uk