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Viola Courses in the UK and Europe: 2017

VIOLA WORKSHOPS

Promoting the viola and improving the standard of playing

Tutor
Robin Ireland

Saturday 21st October 2017

Viola Workshop at Ravenfield, South Yorkshire

 The day will include ensemble playing, masterclasses and an informal recital by Robin.

Full details: www.viola-workshops.co.uk

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ARPEGGIONE VIOLA COURSES

Senior Arpeggione

22nd-26th Oct 2017 – Vacancies!!

For viola players aged 14-19 years and violinists wishing to try the viola
(Grade 8 and above) Cost £525

Milden Hall and Tudor Barn, Milden, Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 9NY

Students will experience coaching, masterclasses and recitals with leading violists.
They will also enjoy wonderful home cooked organic food. Activities on previous
courses have included silk painting, creating masks, felt and lantern making,
dance, sports, knitting projects, Decoupage and instrument making workshops

To secure a place, please send the application form plus £100 deposit to:
Arpeggione, 3 Park View Road, London N3 2JB
(cheques payable to Arpeggione)

London concert 27th Oct 7pm + rehearsal at  3pm
Hampstead Garden suburb free church
Please contact:
Jacky Woods: 020 8346 7071

email: arpeggionejacky@gmail.com
Please visit our website:
www.arpeggione.org

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RNCM Young Violas

For 2017 the RNCM Young Violas offers a further series of Sunday morning workshops led by Lucy Nolan, and featuring special guests. The aim is simple; Young Violas will provide a chance to learn about and celebrate all things viola!
Activities will vary but may include some or all of the following:
- viola ensemble
- improvisation workshops
- performances by professional and conservatoire violists
- interactive group workshops on various aspects of technique
- workshops on orchestral excerpts
- master classes on solo performance
Young Violas is open to all violists of school age, from beginner to post grade 8. Violinists wishing to try viola will also be warmly welcomed but we ask you to contact us in advance if you need help sourcing a viola to play on. All workshops are free of charge.
 2017/18 Workshops dates will be on the RNCM website soon

Booking details HERE.

Please do join us for a chance to meet other young musicians, receive expert tuition and celebrate our wonderful instrument.
About Lucy:
Lucy is an enthusiastic and experienced viola tutor and currently teaches at Birmingham Conservatoire, the University of Manchester, Yorkshire Young Musicians at Leeds College of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music Junior Department, the University of Leeds and Pro Corda. 
Aside from teaching and chamber music, Lucy is also busy as a freelance orchestral violist, performing with orchestras such as Manchester Camerata, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the Hallé and the BBC Philharmonic.
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Pro Corda is a registered charity and completely not-for-profit. The charity was established in 1969 and founded by Pamela Spofforth MBE and Elizabeth Hewlins MBE. Its purpose is ‘to provide for and conduct the education of young persons and others in the whole art, philosophy and theory of music, particularly chamber music’. Pro Corda is the largest music organisation of its kind and is recognised as the UK’s centre of excellence for ensemble training. The administrative base is at Leiston Abbey, but it also offers course around  the country.  All Pro Corda courses employ leading international artists and musicians at the forefront of their fields.

Conservatoire (18 yrs +) Viola.  February 2018 -date will be on our website soon

Pro Corda’s highly acclaimed course for students undertaking music study in further education. Participants receive coaching from world famous musicians and performance platforms in pursuit of furthering their music education careers.

Details of the 2018 Viola Course will be posted on the ProCorda website.
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Benslow Music runs frequent string and chamber music courses with many opportunities for Viola players of all abilities. 

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