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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


Scottish International Education Trust and the Sir James Caird Trust. A Fulbright scholarship subsequently enabled him to study with Earl Wild at the Juliard School in New York. Since his acclaimed Wigmore Hall debut, he has performed throughout Europe, the Far East and the USA and has given concerts in all the major halls in the UK as both soloist and chamber musician as well as broadcasts for the BBC and various radio and television stations in Italy, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Poland and China.

Nigel Hutchison graduated with a first class honours degree from the University of Glasgow, followed by intensive study with Craig Sheppard at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with help off scholarships from the

He has performed with the London Mozart Players, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras amongst others and has recorded Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals with the London Symphony Orchestra.

As a chamber musician Nigel has worked with a number of distinguished artists including Leonid Gorokhov, Robert Cohen, Xue Wei, Hu Kun, Grigori Zhislin and Radoslaw Szulc and has been official pianist for the Menuhin International Competition, the Britten International Competition and the All China International Violin Competition.

Nigel is presently an accompanist and coach at the Yehudi Menuhin School.