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Roger Wilkes – (Choral Singing, Early Music)

  • One of the busiest Choral Directors in the Northwest of England
  • Extensive experience with choral singing
  • Has run inclusive choir courses for many, many years to consistent praise
  • Co-ordinates our popular Early Music Summer School

Roger has been doing this for a lifetime, bringing enjoyment and confidence to everybody long before it came into fashion again! You do not need to be a member of a choir or even sing to participate in Roger’s choral escapades – you just need to want to do it!

FEEDBACK FOLLOWING ROGER’S COURSES:
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“A very enjoyable group. Roger was a good tutor who relaxed the group very quickly.”
“Roger is a delight and an excellent tutor.”
“Tutor put me at ease.”
“A most enjoyable course – Roger is a brilliant tutor.”
“A completely enjoyable experience. Roger is inspirational.”
“Higham – Great food as always, but more importantly, very helpful and respectful staff. Course – full of friends, Great tutor.”
“Very rewarding. Excellent.”
“Tutor Roger 10/10.”
“This was a splendid course – both informative and enjoyable. Roger is a brilliant tutor.”
“Excellent course, lovely teacher.”
“Excellent weekend, good company, good singing.”

 

 

May 2019

COME AND SING – PURELY FOR PLEASURE!

May 17th at 18:30 to May 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Singers of all levels of experience or inexperience are welcome to enjoy a varied repertoire of songs, folk-songs, shanties and others that have inspired people through the years. Splendid music to be shared for the sheer joy of it, even if you've not done so for a while! Do just the weekend (Friday-Sunday), if you need to. Roger Wilkes (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/roger-wilkes) Residential: £338 Non-residential: £239 (Fri dinner to Mon lunch) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 (Fri dinner to Sun lunch)

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August 2019

6th ANNUAL EARLY MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL

August 4th at 16:00 to August 10th 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! Roger Wilkes (Head Tutor, Vocal), Deborah Catterall (Vocal), Elizabeth Dodd (Viol, Renaissance Dance), Philip Gruar (Recorder), Hugh Cherry (Lute). Residential: £599 Non-residential: £399 Further detailed info and application form:  www.highamhall.com/emss  

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