JAZZ PLAYERS’ SUMMER SCHOOL

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

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 

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EARLY MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL 2022

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

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 

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CHAMBER MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

For pre-formed trios, quartets and quintets. Groups work together in the mornings at self-selected repertoire. Afternoons free to explore the beautiful surroundings. Remaining sessions for mixed ensembles. Large library of 

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THREE HOLLYWOOD GIANTS: CAPRA, FORD AND HAWKS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Three great directors, all born within three years of each other. Their names are synonymous with the Golden Years of Hollywood. They were all affected by the same world events. 

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SING WITH OTHERS: YES YOU CAN! (SUMMER)

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

If you have minimal experience in singing with others, or believe you can't sing. This is a discovery course, to find a voice and use it in the very first 

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PIANO WORKSHOP

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

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 

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STRING ORCHESTRA WEEKEND

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Baroque meets twentieth century: A chance for experienced string players to explore more of the wonderful string orchestra repertoire. We will play Corelli Concerti Grossi op.6 nos 1, 2, and 

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FILM STUDIES: DICKENS ON FILM (3 NIGHT)

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

The first Dickens film was made only thirty years after his death and adapting his popular classics has had an enduring appeal for film makers. We will look at a 

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INFORMAL (& FREE) JAZZ CONCERT: MARK BASSEY & FRIENDS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Eminent trombonist Mark and members of his course will perform from the Alston Curve in our grounds. Mark Bassey (East Sussex www.highamhall.com/mark-bassey) FREE but dress for weather!