Wind, Brass & Percussion Summer Course

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Key information:

Course dates:
Mon 25–Thur 28 July 2022
Course times:
10.30am–5.30pm, BST (UTC+1)
Age:
12-18
Art form:
Music
Fees:
£425
Fees with accommodation:
£850
Deadline:
9am, Friday 8 July 2022
Level of study:
Short Courses and Summer Schools
Mode of study:
In-person
Venue:
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
When:
Summer

Course info

Book now for Wind, Brass & Percussion Summer Course

  • Spaces are limited so early booking is encouraged.
  • The deadline for bookings is 9am on Friday 8 July 2022.

Ages 12–18

Course Dates & Times

Monday 25–Thursday 28 July 2022
10.30am-5.30pm daily, BST (UTC+1)

About Wind, Brass & Percussion Summer Course

This four-day in-person course offers participants the opportunity to learn from Junior Guildhall’s experienced tutors in a friendly and supportive environment. You will explore a varied and exciting repertoire culminating in an end-of-course concert for family & friends. Participants will also receive an exclusive masterclass from a leading guest musician.

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for young musicians to have fun whilst improving their skills. It also provides invaluable preparation and advice for those thinking about auditioning for music school in the future.

The course is for players of all brass and percussion instruments and the following wind instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone.

What can I expect?

The course includes:

  • Playing in large ensembles
  • Playing in chamber groups
  • Sectional classes
  • Individual support and advice
  • An exclusive masterclass from a leading instrumentalist

The course will culminate in a performance for invited family & friends.

Do I need anything for the course?
  • Your instrument. If you also play piccolo, Eb clarinet, bass clarinet, cor anglais, E flat trumpet, piccolo trumpet and flugelhorn we encourage you to bring these along as well as your main instrument. 
  • Mutes: please bring appropriate mutes for your instruments.
  • Repertoire: please bring any solo repertoire that you are currently working on.

Course Fee

Course fee: £425
Course fee + Bed, Breakfast & Dinner: £850

Participation Bursaries are available for this course (Please note the application deadline for participation bursaries is 13 June 2022).

 

Book now for Wind, Brass & Percussion Summer Course

  • Spaces are limited so early booking is encouraged.
  • The deadline for bookings is 9am on Friday 8 July 2022.

Eligibility

Accommodation

Check-in: 4-6pm, Sunday 24 July 2022
Check-out: 10am, Friday 29 July 2022

Accommodation is located in Sundial Court, the School's student halls of residence. Rooms will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Should we not be able to facilitate your booking, you will be notified via email and a full refund will be issued.

About the Course Tutor

This course is taught by experienced wind, brass and percussion teachers from Junior Guildhall, led by Spencer Down.

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