Online Early Music Forum

Online

Every Monday and Friday, In your own home, online with Jamulus software (https://jamulus.io). OEMF began just before lockdown, as the COVID19 pandemic was gathering momentum, and has continued ever since....

Cancelled Early Music Academy *Cancelled*

Cheltenham College

A course exploring our great heritage of Renaissance choral music and developing a performance style appropriate to it.

Beauchamp Adult Early Music Course 2024

Malvern College

Course Director - David Hatcher.  Choral Director - David Allinson. Tutors: Ann Allen, Jennie Cassidy, Stephanie Dyer, Jeremy West.

Cambridge Early Music Baroque Summer School

Benslow Music Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Offered in collaboration with the Academy of Ancient Music (AAM), with: Laurence Cummings as course director, voices and continuo, Bojan Čičić upper strings, Joseph Crouch lower strings, Leo Duarte woodwind...

Music Summer School & Festival

Gresham's School, Norfolk

The Music Summer School and Festival will feature a range of courses for participants including Choir, Vocal Ensembles and Chamber Choir, Opera Scenes, Improvisation, Chamber Music, Baroque Orchestra, Wind Ensemble,...

Cambridge Early Music Renaissance Summer School

Benslow Music Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Daisies, pearls, musical mysteries: Margaret of Austria and her famous Flemish scriptorium - music by Pierre de la Rue, Josquin, Verdelot and others. Tutors: Clare Wilkinson (voices and course director),...

NORVIS Summer School 2024

Barnard Castle School Newgate, Barnard Castle

The 52nd NORVIS summer school - a week-long early music summer school in County Durham.

Assisi Summer School with Rory McCleery

Piazza del Comune, Assisi

Repertoire includes the Plainchant "Salve Regina", and related works by Josquin, Victoria, Mouton and Morales.

A Cappella Choir Summer School

Hawkwood College, Stroud

This course spans 6 centuries of music, participants can choose to join for the whole course, or just the sections that appeal to them. Facilitators:  Patrick Allies, Owain Park &...

Higham Hall Early Music Summer School

Higham Hall 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.

Baroque Week – Residential Baroque Music Summer School

Queen Anne's School Caversham, Berkshire

The theme for the 2024 course will be "Fairest Isle: A Musical Journey Around the British Isles" although you can play any baroque music of your choice in the chamber...

Lincoln Singing Holiday

Lincoln University

Voices from Tudor Lincolnshire: Motets for the Virgin Mary.  This course will be directed by David Allinson and will focus on English choral music of the 'Golden Age'.

HISS (Historically Informed Summer School)

Bishop Burton College York Road, Bishop Burton

International residential summer school for singers and players of early, traditional & folk music. Opportunities for folk voices/instruments, singers, baroque strings, viols, lute/theorbo, reeds/capped wind, early brass, recorders, continuo. Highlights...

Medieval Music in the Dales Study Day

Bolton Castle Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire

A Study Day focusing on The Feast of Fools, led by Leah Stuttard, with back-up from Gill Page.

Madrigal and Partsongs

Benslow Music Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

An exploration of the riches of secular vocal music from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Tutors: James Oldfield, Simon Gregory

Medieval Music in the Dales Festival

Bolton Castle Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire

Medieval Music festival, including concerts, workshops, tuition, and more.

The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Tewkesbury

Parish Hall, Tewkesbury Abbey

The Sixteen Choral Workshops are a rare and rewarding opportunity for keen amateur singers to explore a variety of music inspired by The Sixteen’s own Choral Pilgrimage. This workshop will...

MEMF Workshop for Singers with Anita Datta

St Faith and St Laurence Church, Harborne Birmingham

Anita Datta gives a fascinating introduction to Catalonian Mateus Fletxa (1481–1553) and the music he is most well known for, the Ensalades – works for four or five voices.

Voices, Viols & Recorders Association at Halsway

Halsway Manor Halsway Lane, Crowcombe, Taunton

An un-tutored course for experienced singers and players of early instruments.  Non-fixed ensembles of recorders and viols form the main part of the week with a variety of small singing...

Early Music in the Marches

Friday evening concert and weekend workshop for singers and instrumentalists.  Further details TBC.

The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Blackburn

Blackburn Cathedral

The Sixteen Choral Workshops are a rare and rewarding opportunity for keen amateur singers to explore a variety of music inspired by The Sixteen’s own Choral Pilgrimage. This workshop will...

Polyphonies Franco-Flamandes

Gourdon-en-Quercy, Lot

A course in the historic town in southwest France that explores the music of Josquin des Pres and his influential school.  Directed by Rory McCleery.

Banbury Early Music Festival

St Mary's Church, Banbury

Banbury Early Music Festival is a brand new festival for 2024 where early music fans and newcomers can come and participate in inspiring workshops, listen to world class concerts, leaf...

The Glory of Venice Singing Holiday with Andrea Brown

San Trovaso Church, Venice

A chance to sing glorious Italian choral music in a splendid church overlooking the canals of Venice.  Programme includes works by Monteverdi, Rovetta, Grandi, Cavalli and Lotti.

Online Early Music Forum

Online

Every Monday and Friday, In your own home, online with Jamulus software (https://jamulus.io). OEMF began just before lockdown, as the COVID19 pandemic was gathering momentum, and has continued ever since....

The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Exeter

The Hall, Exeter

The Sixteen Choral Workshops are a rare and rewarding opportunity for keen amateur singers to explore a variety of music inspired by The Sixteen’s own Choral Pilgrimage. This workshop will...

Dorset Bach Cantata Club

Sturminster Newton High School Bath Road, Sturminster Newton

JS Bach Cantata 118: O Jesu Christ, mein’s lebens Licht. JS Bach Cantata 146: Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal. JS Bach Motet BWV 230: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden. ​

NWEMF Workshop: Voices & Viols with Elizabeth Dodd

Singing with viols and viol playing with singers is a special and unique experience with a particularly English repertoire consisting of madrigals, motets, verse anthems and consort anthems (A=415).

Medieval and Renaissance Consorts

Hawkwood College, Stroud

A weekend of medieval and renaissance consort music coaching and performance, with William Lyons & The City Musick.

Nidderdale Messiah 2024

Holy Trinity, Knaresborough

A once a year treat for singers to come together to perform Handel's amazing music & raise money for a local charity. This year's event will be conducted by Anthony...

TVEMF Christmas Workshop

Amersham Community Centre Chiltern Avenue, Amersham

Christmas Workshop for Voices and Instruments.