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July 2022

WIND SERENADES SUMMER SCHOOL

July 3rd at 16:30 to July 8th at 17:45
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Wind Chamber course for high-advanced amateur players (diploma-standard level 1 minimum) to work in-depth on substantial original repertoire with the highest level of tuition. All works studied will be performed complete in informal concerts on the last day. The course includes a mid-week Tutors' concert. Laurence Perkins (bassoon - www.highamhall.com/laurence-perkins) with Philippa Davies, Colin Honour and Jan Willem Nelleke We can pick-up at 4:30pm from Penrith Rail Station (+£20) ONLY BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT. Residential: £700 Non-residential: £520 All applications to…

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A VERY SPECIAL WOODWIND RECITAL

July 6th at 20:15 to 21:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Laurence Perkins (bassoon - www.highamhall.com/laurence-perkins) with Philippa Davies (Flute), Colin Honour (Clarinet) and Jan Willem Nelleke (Piano) An hour of memorable musical performances, held in our wonderful oak-floored Lecture Room. (One hour, no interval). ADMISSION £10 Proceeds to Stroke Association with Bar available beforehand and afterwards.

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AN INFORMAL (& FREE) WOODWIND CONCERT – IN TWO HALVES

July 8th at 11:00 to 15:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

All are invited to share two 45-minute concerts at 11am and 2pm, spanning lunchtime, given by diploma-standard players, completing a masterclass here at Higham with Laurence Perkins. A little audience will be appreciated! ADMISSION FREE, but please do let us know if you intend to come so we can put out enough chairs! You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in our grounds in between, with donations welcome for tea and a slice afterwards. Limited Lunch spaces might…

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BLOW! INTERMEDIATE WOODWIND WEEKEND

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

Grades 3 to 5 Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon. Small and larger group playing under patient, enjoyable professional instruction. A great way to develop your playing! Notify us of instrument when booking. Patricia and Catriona Melville-Mason (Perthshire www.highamhall.com/tricia-trona-melville-mason) Residential: £280 Non-residential: £210

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CIRCLE DANCE RETREAT

July 10th at 18:30 to July 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An extended Circle Dance retreat. Newcomers, as well as experienced, are welcome to join this inclusive form of community dancing where no partners are required. Music and dances drawn from worldwide cultures and countries and pace varies from lively to meditative. A tonic for body and mind! Anne-Lise Kryger (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/anne-lise-kryger) Residential: £445 Non-residential: £310

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JAZZ PLAYERS’ SUMMER SCHOOL

July 31st at 18:30 to August 7th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A serious, yet relaxed week for jazz players who are able to play and read music to rehearsal band standard. Play from Swing to Bebop in small groups under the superb guidance of two of England's best Jazz musicians. All prospective players must contact David 07951 903230 daveblackmusic@hotmail.com before enrolling to ascertain level, instrument(s) and suitability. David Black (Course leader www.highamhall.com/david-black) with Alan Barnes and Martin Shaw Residential: £615 Non-residential: £399

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August 2022

JAZZ CONCERT

August 6th at 20:00 to 23:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Our lively and diverting intimate evening of mainstream jazz with David Black and players from our residential Jazz course joined by very Special Guests: saxophonist Alan Barnes and trumpeter Martin Shaw. Tickets £10 (Bar available)

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SINGING AND CIRCLE DANCE

August 11th at 18:30 to August 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A real cultural experience, as we explore songs and dances from other countries and cultures, giving you a chance to dip into singing, or dancing, if you are not sure about either! Anne-Lise Kryger (Circle Dance www.highamhall.com/anne-lise-kryger) Chris Hale (Singing www.highamhall.com/chris-hale) Residential: £366 Non-residential: £264

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EARLY MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL 2022

August 14th at 16:00 to August 20th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For competent singers, viol and recorder players, covering music c1450–c1650. Instruction in choral/solo singing, viol and recorder playing, lute, plus vocal technique and various consorts. Plenary music-making sessions, lectures and opportunities to try something new (instrument or voice). A marvellously rich musical cocktail! Deborah Catterall (Head Tutor, Vocal), Elizabeth Dodd (Viol, Renaissance Dance), Philip Gruar (Recorder), Hugh Cherry (Lute), Michael Piraner (Recorder). There is an application form and you need to check with Head Tutor Deborah Catterall before booking (deborah_catterall@yahoo.com…

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[EXTRA] CIRCLE DANCE

August 20th at 18:30 to August 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Newcomers as well as experienced are welcome to join this inclusive form of community dancing where no partners are required. Music and dances drawn from worldwide cultures and countries and pace varies from lively to meditative. A tonic for body and mind! Anne-Lise Kryger (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/anne-lise-kryger) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

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