Daily Timetable General Information

Sherborne Town, Sherborne School and Map


Contact details & brochure request


Enrolment details & Application Form




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


for Participants and Observers


The summer school bar will be open for use by students for the duration of  the course.



In addition to our insurance recommendations in the paragraph about enrolment,  it is recommended that students arrange insurance for their instruments and personal belongings. It is regretted that the summer school cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to instruments or other personal property.  

Music Shop

All the set works and a large selection of music publications, textbooks, CDs and music gifts will be available in the Summer School Music Shop.



Pets CANNOT be accommodated.


Private Lessons

Arrangements for AlexanderTechnique and private lessons with members of the teaching staff may be made at the school, through the office.



Sherborne School sits in the centre of the pretty market town of Sherborne and is no more than a 100 metres walk from its varied shops, tea shops and hostelries. The town offers delightful and varied shopping, hand-crafted goods and elegant fashions and is well known as the home of many fine art and antique establishments.

Special Events

In addition to various social events there will be a Dinner Dance on each Wednesday night.


Sports Activities

Sports facilities at Sherborne include a superbly equipped Sports Centre (for which summer school students have automatic membership) with a 25 metre indoor heated swimming pool and a fitness suite.



Sherborne is readily accessible by road and rail (www.nationalrail.co.uk) with efficient links to major airports.