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Week One  28 July to 4 August

BASBWE Wind Conducting Course

Cappella Chamber Choir

Chamber Orchestra

Composers’ Workshop

Masterclass for Singers 1

Piano Accompaniment

Practical Conducting

Voices in Harmony

Wind Ensemble

Week Two  4 to 11 August

A Journey Through Jazz

Art of Choral Direction

Choral Course

Lighter Side Choral Course

Masterclass for Singers 2

Piano Course

Symphony Orchestra

The George Hurst Orchestral Conducting Course

Weeks 1 & 2  extra curricular activities

Choral Workshops 1 and 2

Score Learning and General Musicianship skills

Early morning Chi Kung

Accommodation and Fees

Week 2

The George Hurst Conductors’ Course continued

Extra classes in score learning technique based on the set repertoire will be offered by John Longstaff on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. These are bookable through the summer school  office at a cost of £10.00 each class or £20.00 for all three; they are open to both participants and observers.


      Repertoire Pre-preparation is essential, any reputable edition is       acceptable.






Overture Leonora No.3, Op.72b

Symphony No.5 in B flat, D.485

Theme and Variations from Suite No.3 in G major, Op.55

The Planets, Suite for Large Orchestra, Op.32

Please click here for a list of ‘fequently asked questions’ about this course

Biographies : Rodolfo Saglimbeni   Denise Ham   Toby Purser   John Longstaff