Steve bingham - Concert and Recording News
I'd like to extend a personal invitation to you all to a concert I'm giving on Saturday 14th December near Cambridge in the UK. Of course I realise that many of you won't be able to get there, but I wanted to invite everyone anyway :-)
Royal Conservatoire The Hague organises auditions in London
The Hague, The Netherlands - On 24th and 25th January 2014 the Royal Conservatoire The Hague will travel to London where it will organise auditions for its Bachelor and Master Classical, Early Music, and Vocal programmes. The deadline for applications is 1 January. The auditions will take place at the London Welsh Centre.
The 41st International Viola Congress 2013 in Cracow, Poland
The 41st International Viola Congress 2013 in Cracow, Poland is coming up in September 5–15th, please feel free to share this information with your membership. www.facebook.com/events/163188177198604/
New National Curriculum
A 'universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity'........The Department for Education released details of the proposed new National Curriculum today, due to come into effect in September 2014, which would see youngsters studying music up to Key Stage 3 (age 14). For more information www.classicfm.com/music-news/l ... usic-announced/
Trinity College London to award new Certificate for Music Educators
A new qualification for music educators is being launched today by Trinity College London. The Trinity Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (Trinity CME) will be available from 1 September 2013
12th October 2013
Tutors from The Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts & The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Tutors: Arne Balk-Møller (violin), Sakari Tepponen (violin), Claus Myrup (viola), Niels Ullner (cello), Svante Wik (clarinet)
Guest tutors: Henrik Goldschmidt (oboe), Tone Sundgaard Anker (french horn), Joel Gonzalez (double bass), Ditte Fromseier Hockings (folk music)
The Carl Nielsen Masterclass has for the last 8 years been a very successful event in Assens, Denmark – as an arrangement for orchestra and chamber music. The Carl Nielsen Masterclass in Assens 2013 will be for Sinfonietta and chamber music. We expect between 40 and 50 participants from Denmark, Scandinavia, Europe and China.
Course fees will be free for Double Bass players. For more information please visit: cnmasterclass.dk/2012/?page_id=753
28th August - 1st September 2013
ESTA UK celebrate the organisations fourtieth Anniversary by holding the ESTA International Conference in the inspirational setting of Oxford University.
For more information please go to: www.esta2013.org
30th July 2013
26th Sommermusik im Oberen Nagoldtal (before: Altensteiger Sommermusik im Oberen Nagoldtal) – master classes and children’s courses as well as chamber music classes for violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, piano and composition.
You find details under www.sommermusik-nagoldtal.de or www.altensteiger-sommermusik.de (in English, too).
From 27th April 2013
International cello courses and master classes
Cellos at Belle Serre, Spring and Summer 2013
May Week: 27 April- 4 May
Summer Week 1: 16 - 23 July
Summer Week 2: 27 July - 3 August
Summer Week 3: 7 – 14 August
Set in five acres of gardens and woodland, with magnificent views of the Montagne Noire, Belle Serre offers an idyllic environment for an intensive cello week in south-west France, with international cellist Lowri Blake. Lowri will be giving daily master classes and group tuition in an informal atmosphere. Cello ensembles and chamber music will be coached by guest musicians and there will be a concert given by participants on the last evening of each course. Amateurs, students and professional cellists are all welcome. The cost, to include tuition, meals and accommodation is €870/£710. Non-residents: €700/£560 including lunch and supper daily. Camping at Belle Serre: €780/£630 including tuition and all meals. 10% discount for full-time music students (18-24). 10% reduction in fees if you book two weeks in 2013.
Visit www.cellosatbelleserre.com and www.busyline.blogspot.com for full details. News updates on Facebook: Cellos at Belle Serre. Do join us for what promises to be a most enjoyable week immersed in cello playing in a beautiful and relaxing setting.
Germany will host the International Conference in 2014 in Dresden
The host country will be MALTA
3rd August 2013
For the first time at this year's festival, Zêzere Arts is running a masterclass for advanced string players under the guidance of the award winning Lopes-Graça String Quartet joined by double bass player Adriano Agiar. Students will spend one or two weeks studying at an advanced level, playing chamber music and forming the nucleous of the Zêzere Arts Festival Orchestra.
For more information: www.zezerearts.com/strings-masterclass
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