Summer School & Short Courses – Choral

All courses are in the UK unless otherwise stated. Phone numbers are given as dialled from the UK; from outside the UK, dial +44 and omit the 0 at the beginning of the number.

Abbreviations:
ABCD – Association of British Choral Directors
RCO – Royal College of Organists
RSCM – Royal School of Church Music

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ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH CHORAL DIRECTORS (ABCD)
Basic Conducting Skills with Liz Garnett 3 Feb, Birmingham

Contact Penny Homer, 07805 454563, penny.homer@abcd.org.uk

Cambiata North West Workshops for Boys in Years 6-10 13 Jan, 3 Feb, Blackburn

Contact Andy Brooke, cambiatanw@hmail.com

Foundation/Leading the Singing Conducting Courses Apr-Jul 2018 (4 one-day sessions), London Emerging/Pregressive Conducting Courses Apr-Oct 2018 (7 sessions), London 33rd Annual Convention 24-26 Aug, Leeds Beckett University

Contact Rachel Greaves 01935 389482, rachel.greaves@abcd.org.uk

Pre-Convention Choral Conducting Course 24-26 Aug, Leeds Beckett University Young Conductors’ Course 24-26 Aug, Leeds Beckett University

Contact Penny Homer 07805 454563, penny.homer@abcd.org.uk

www.abcd.org

 

AUSTRALIAN CHORAL CONDUCTORS EDUCATION AND TRAINING (ACCET)
Sing for Life Choir 14 Jan, Melbourne, Australia

Contact Faye Dumont, 03 9818 1296, contact@choralconductors.org.au

www.choralconductors.org.au

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BENSLOW
Various dates, Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 9RB

All courses have a 25% discount for under 27s. Sightsinging for Beginners 16-18 Feb Madsongs and Particles 9-11 Mar Release Your Voice 27-29 Apr Gregorian Chant for All 14-17 May Heinrich Schütz and His Contemporaries 21-24 May Choral Weekend with Jonathan Willcocks 13-15 July

Contact 01462 459446, info@benslowmusic.org

www.benslowmusic.org

 

BRITTANY MUSIC WORKSHOPS
Langlais Festival Choral Week 21-27 Jul, Ille-et-Villaine, Brittany, France

French and Anglican music, led by Malcolm Archer, with David Bednall (organ).

Contact Brenda Dean 07999 884634, deanwing@lineone.net

www.brittanymusicworkshops.eu

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CAMBRIDGE EARLY MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOLS
Courses, dates and venues TBA

Contact Christopher Roberts, 0844 808 2412, info@CambridgeEarlyMusic.org

www.CambridgeEarlyMusic.org

 

CECILIAN SINGERS
Open Workshop 22 Sep, Bramcote, Nottinghamshire

Contact Lynne Holland, lynne.holland@btinternet.com

 

COME AND SING

Fauré Requiem 31 Mar, Cirencester

Contact Clive Hook, clive.hook@clearworth.com

 

CSSM (FORMERLY CHARTERHOUSE SUMMER SCHOOL OF MUSIC)
Date and venue TBA

Contact 01286 673401 (music queries), 01296 630454 (administrative queries), info@cssm.org.uk

www.cssm.org.uk

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DARTINGTON INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6DE Week 1: 28 Jul-4 Aug The Big Choir Chamber Choir – Byrd’s Great Service Dartington Choir – Christmas in the Sun Week 2: 4-11 Aug Dartington Choir – St Matthew Passion Week 3: 11-18 Aug Dartington Choir – Haydn’s Creation Week 4: 18-25 Aug Gospel Choir with Black Voices

Contact 01803 847080, summerschool@dartington.org

www.dartington.org/summer-school

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ENGLISH BAROQUE CHOIR
Open Workshop – Bach’s B minor Mass 3 Feb, London

www.ebc.org.uk

 

ENGLISH CHORAL EXPERIENCE
Choral Conductors Course 21-29 Jul, Abbey Dore, Herefordshire Singing Week 22-28 Jul, Abbey Dore, Herefordshire

Contact Paul Spicer 01889 801929, ece@paulspicer.com

www.englishchoralexperience.co.uk

 

ETON CHORAL COURSES
Course 1: 12-20 Jul, Eton College Course 2: 26 Jul – 3 Aug, Eton College Course 3: 7-15 Aug, St Chad’s College, Durham Course 4: 22-30 Aug, Queen’s College, Oxford Course 5: 23–31 Aug, Cambridge

Contact 01753 370546, etonchoralcourses@etoncollege.org.uk

www.etonchoralcourses.co.uk

 

EUROPA CANTAT XX
27 Jul-4 Aug, Tallinn, Estonia

https://ectallinn2018.ee

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HARROGATE FESTIVAL CHORAL COURSE
19-24 Aug, Ampleforth Abbey and College, North Yorkshire

Contact Lynn Hudson 01484 651342, info@hfccourse.co.uk

www.hfccourse.co.uk

 

HELICON ARTS
Sacred and Secular Choral Courses Aug 2018 (exact dates and venues tba)

Contact 03333 444564, info@heliconarts.co.uk

http://heliconarts.co.uk

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LAUDEMUS
Laudemus! – Choral Evensong in Country Churches 15-22 Jul, Bryanston School and Dorset village churches

Contact Marianne Barton 020 8341 6408, laudemus@aol.com

www.laudemus.org.uk

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MIDLANDS EARLY MUSIC FORUM Tudor Choral Workshop
10 Feb, Harborne, Birmingham

Contact secretary@memf.org.uk

www.memf.org.uk

 

MUSICA ANTICA A MAGNANO
4-12 Aug, Magnano, Piedmont, Italy

Contact Bernard Brauchli, Corsi di Musica Antica a Magnano, Via Roma 43, 13887 Magnano (BI), Italy, +41 79 210 46 24, bernard.brauchli@me.com

www. musicaanticamagnano.com

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NASHOTAH HOUSE CHURCH MUSICIANS WORKSHOP
16-20 Jul, Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA

Contact Fr Pryor, +1 262 642 6520, apryor@nashotah.edu

churchmusiciansworkshop.org

 

NORFOLK FESTIVAL CHAMBER CHOIR AND CHORAL CONDUCTING WORKSHOP
12-19 Aug, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Norfolk CT, USA

Contact +1 860 542 3000, norfolk@yale.edu

norfolkmusic.org

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REQUIEM TO CANCER
14-15 Sep, London

Contact requiemtocancert@requiemtocancer

www.requiemtocancer.org

 

RISTRETTO SUMMER ACADEMY
4-12 Aug, Lumière, Provence, France

Contact +33 493 20 68 94, choralsummer@aol.com

www.ristrettovoices.com

 

ROYAL SCHOOL OF CHURCH MUSIC (RSCM)
Choral Courses for Young People: Whitby Spring Course 29-31 May, Whitby, Yorkshire Choral Courses for Young People: Bath Summer Course 20-26 Aug, Bath

Contact RSCM Education 01722 424848, education@rscm.com

www.rscm.com

 

RUN BY SINGERS
June Week for Advanced Singers, Avila 17-24 Jun, Avila, Spain A Week in Dresden 1-8 Jul, Dresden, Germany A Week in Budapest 15-22 Jul, Budapest, Hungary Assisi Summer School 5-12 Aug, Assisi, Italy English Summer School, Bath 12-18 Aug, Bath Church Music of the Portuguese Masters, Évora 2-9 Sep, Évora, Portugal Sherry and Southern Spain 23-30 Sep, Jerez, Spain The Glory of Venice 10-14 Oct, Venice, Italy Tribute Tour of Flanders, Ghent 1-5 Nov, Ghent, Belgium Mozart Requiem in Vienna 2-5 Dec, Vienna, Austria

Contact Nick Couchman 01462 893972, nick@runbysingers.org

www.runbysingers.org

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SARTEANO CHAMBER CHORAL CONDUCTING WORKSHOP
Musica Sacra 20-28 Jul, Sarteano, Tuscany, Italy

Contact + 1 781 652 0158, sarteanochoral@rcn.com

www.sarteanochoralworkshop.com

 

SHERBORNE SUMMER SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Week 1: Cappella Chamber Choir, Voices in Harmony, Masterclass for Singers 1 29 Jul-5 Aug, Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset Week 2: The Art of Choral Direction,Choral Masterpieces of Six Centuries, The Lighter Side Choral Course, Masterclass for Singers 2 5-12 Aug, Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset

Contact Malcolm Binney 01342 893963, summermusicschool@btinternet.com

www.sherbornemusicsummerschool.co.uk

 

SING FOR PLEASURE
Training Weekend for Choral Conductors, Vocal Leaders and Singers 3-4 Feb, London; 2-3 Jun, Birmingham; 3-4 Nov, Bolton Residential Summer School for Choral Conductors, Vocal Leaders and Singers 11-19 Aug, Keele University, Staffordshire

Contact Ula Weber, head of events 07817 217223, events@singforpleasure.org.uk

www.singforpleasure.org.uk

 

SUMMER@EASTMAN (EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC)
Singing Gregorian Chant and Renaissance Polyphony – San Francisco 25-30 Jun, San Francisco, USA Choral Masterworks: Haydn’s The Creation 9-13 Jul, Eastman School, Rochester, NY, USA The Complete Conductor 16-20 Jul, Eastman School, Rochester, NY, USA

Contact Andrea Schuler, Summer@eastman program coordinator +1 585 274 1074, summer@esm.rochester.edu

summer.esm.rochester.edu

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THE REALLY BIG CHORUS
TRBC Choral Summer School – Handel’s Israel in Egypt 7-12 Aug, Warwick University and Birmingham Town Hall

Contact Tony Hastings, members@trbc,co.uk

www.trbc.co.uk/events/this-seasons-events

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UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
St Andrews Bach Choral Course 24-29 Jul, University of St Andrews, Scotland

For singers aged 16+. Visiting tutors include John Butt and Andrew Parrott.

Contact Tom Wilkinson 01334 462226, music@st-andrews.ac.uk

www.st-andrews.ac.uk/music/perform/shortcourses/choralcourse

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WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE
Choral Institute at Oxford, England 3-12 Jul, Oxford, UK Conducting Institute 24-30 Jun Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ, USA

High School Vocal Institute 1-4 Jul, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ, USA

Contact Scott Hoerl +1 609 924 7416, woce@rider.edu

www.rider.edu/summerarts