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Upper Intermediate and Intermediate Course

The Upper Intermediate Course is designed to take players on from the level of the Intermediate Course. The music we cover will be more challenging both musically (rhythmically etc) and technically (e.g. in more adventurous keys!) Have a look at the Course Guidelines to see the difference. We will look together at the set repertoire and discuss options of bowing, fingering and ensemble issues. Further music will be provided, some in advance of the course so you can prepare it, and the rest during the week end. Courses begin with dinner and playing on Friday evening and end with lunch on Sunday.


The theme for the April 2019 course is

Bow Distribution - where should I be in

the bow, and when? We'll be looking at

different types of bowing and how being

in the right part of the bow can really

help or hinder certain passages of music.


Set Repertoire: This is music for you to look at in advance so you are not always sight-reading. We'll tell you nearer the time which part(s) to look at.

Thomas Tomkins - Phyliss Now Cease to Move Me

Michael East - Forsaken Thyrsis, Sighing and Sings

William White - Fantasia a5 VdGS No. 2


We can send you a pdf of this music before you apply if you contact us


Apply online here  or contact us for a postal application form

Application deadline March 31st 2019

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April 26th - 28th 2019, High Leigh, Hertfordshire

September 27th - 29th, The Beeches, Birmingham

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