Loading Courses

Upcoming Courses › MUSIC

Courses Search and Views Navigation

Course Views Navigation

September 2020

NEW STRING QUARTETS

September 21st at 18:30 to September 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Higham is the ideal country house venue for chamber music. An additional workshop for String players keen to get going. Louise Latham (Gr. Manchester www.highamhall.com/louise-latham) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £174

Find out more »

PIANO WORKSHOP

September 27th at 18:30 to September 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 27 Sep - 13:30 Tue 29 Sep 2020 For up to ten Players* of Grade 7 and above. Prepare a 20 minute programme to be played and discussed; if possible, bring along spare copies of pieces for others. Suggestions for improvement, style, technique and presentation will be offered. Noncompetitive with a joint recital on the last morning. *Non-performing Listeners also welcome. John Gough (Chester www.highamhall.com/john-gough) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £174 (1st of 2 successive courses due to demand)P

Find out more »

PIANO WORKSHOP

September 29th at 18:30 to October 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 29 Sep - 13:30 Thu 1 Oct 2020 *NEW EXTRA COURSE* See 27 Sep, Non-competitive with a joint recital on the last morning. John Gough (Chester www.highamhall.com/john-gough) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £174 (2nd of 2 successive courses due to demand)

Find out more »

October 2020

STRING ORCHESTRA WEEKEND

October 9th at 18:30 to October 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This year we return to some string orchestra favourites, Capriol Suite, St Paul Suite, Bach Concerto for two violins, Barber Adagio, Mozart Divertimento k 138 and Biber Battalia. Players should have previous ensemble experience. Louise Latham (Gr. Manchester www.highamhall.com/louise-latham) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £174

Find out more »

WIND SERENADES – DIRECTED BY LAURENCE PERKINS

October 19th at 18:30 to October 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Laurence Perkins (Manchester www.highamhall.com/laurence-perkins) with Mandy Burvill We can pick up at 5pm from Penrith Rail Station (+£20) BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ON BOOKING. Residential: £551 Non-residential: £419 All applications to be made initially through Laurence to ascertain ensemble line-up. www.laurenceperkins.com/wind-serenades

Find out more »

November 2020

COLOURING THE VOICE: BODY AND MIND

November 1st at 18:30 to November 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Developing vocal techniques in the right way can benefit your physical and mental well-being. Aimed at anyone willing (not just soloists), this intimate workshop exercises tonality, timbre, projection, diction, posture and breathing and uses music to enhance confidence, whether you sing, speak on your own or with others. Sian Carys Allen (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/sian-carys-allen) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

Find out more »

BEETHOVEN: A CELEBRATION

November 3rd at 18:30 to November 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

To mark the 250th anniversary of his birth we will take a fresh look at the revolutionary works which took existing forms and stretched them to the limits. Includes favourite piano sonatas, concertos and symphonies. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

Find out more »

RECORDER ENSEMBLES

November 6th at 18:30 to November 8th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Play music in a recorder ensemble of up to thirty players. For recorder players of intermediate standard (roughly Grades 4-6 AB/TCL). Music will range from Renaissance to the present day, from three to eight or more parts. Technical and stylistic guidance as appropriate. Annemarie Klein (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/annemarie-klein) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

Find out more »

A WEEKEND WITH THE HARP

November 13th at 18:30 to November 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

All ability levels except absolute beginners. Emphasis will be on having fun, but attention will be paid to technique, tone, accuracy and musicality. Written music supplied and specially written parts will cater for all levels. All styles - something for everyone! Guest Tutors: Jan Bennett and Shelley Fairplay Organised by Gill Salter-Smith for Harps Northwest (www.harpsnorthwest.org.uk) Residential: £258 Non-residential: £189

Find out more »

December 2020

GREAT SCENES FROM OPERA II

December 8th at 18:30 to December 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Scarpia and the Te Deum from Tosca, Leonora despairing in the Miserere from Il Trovatore, Octavian presenting the silver rose in Der Rosenkavalier and Brunnhilde riding into the flames at the end of Wagner’s Ring stick in the mind visually and musically. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

Find out more »
+ Export Events