The Lute Society: Summer School Listings

Courses and summer school listings

Details of courses and summer schools are below.

To let the society know of other events, please contact the secretary

See also summer school reviews and advice on choosing a summer school

For other playing opportunities, see playing days and residential weekends

Some other organisations and publications publish extensive listings of summer schools, such as Early Music Review, Early Music America, and www.workshop-directory.com

2024

February

February 14-18, Kammermusikseminare „Pleasure Gardens“ im Rahmen der Barocktage Schrobenhausen Barockmusik und mehr für Instrumentalisten und Sängern. Unter anderem mit Thomas Boysen, Laute- und Gitarreninstrumente. www.barockmusik.info/seminar/

March

March 7-10 Benslow Lutefest with Fred Jacobs, Xavier Diaz Latorre, Lynda Sayce, Jacob Heringman, Matthew Spring, Sara Stowe, Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills off Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9RB. Tel: 01462 459446. benslowmusic.org

March 16-17 Amherst Early Music Spring Break Workshop, Music of the German Lands, with Doug Freundlich and Chris Morongiello, contact , lutesocietyofamerica.org/

April

April 1-7 Benslow Baroque Opera, Handel's 'Acis and Galatea' Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills off Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9RB. Tel: 01462 459446. benslowmusic.org benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2529&mc_cid=fd85ab06a3&mc_eid=1f68683910

Apr 6-12 Easter Early Music Course at Haberdasher´s Monmouth School for Girls (formerly the Ascot Easter course), dir Philip Thorby, contact www.easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk

May

May 1-3, "See you in Cannes with Hopkinson SMITH » Free concert on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. at Museum of World Explorations, Place de la Castre, le Suquet, 06400 CANNES organized by the AMAP (Ateliers de Musique Aix Provence), the Culture Service of the city of Cannes and the Cannes Music Conservatory. Followed by Early Music Internship: Wednesday, May 1, Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3, 2024, for Lutes, Renaissance guitar, baroque guitar, classical guitar, other string instruments, at Cannes Conservatory, Château Font de Veyre, 70 avenue Docteur Picaud, 06150 Cannes la Bocca. Registration: contact AMAP (Ateliers de Musique Aix Provence).
By email: By mail: AMAP, 6 rue Matheron, 13100 AIX-EN-PROVENCE, By phone:Laurent FERRACHAT: + 33 (0)7 78 15 21 51, Christine de TRINCAUD: +33 (0)6 76 39 79 55 / +33(0)4 96 42 45 16

May 5-12, 23rd Musica Antica 2024, Masterclass with Sigrun Richter, 16th and early 17th century music, lute ensembles and arias, Monterone, Castello del Liuto, 52038 SESTINO (Arezzo), Italy Info: sigrunrichter.de/index.php?lang=en

May 26-June 1 Annual Summer Texas Toot, with Hector Torres, lute, Kerville, Texas, The Texas Toot, c/o PO Box 4328, Austin TX 78765 ++1(512) 578-8040 toot.org toot.org/nwp/summer-toot-2024/

May 29 - June 2 Alte Musik in Kloster Armstorf, Kammermusikkurs für Traversflöte, Viola da Gamba und Violone ,with Axel Wolf, lute and theorbo, Marion Treupel-Franck Flauto traverso, Ilhae Kim, Harpsichord and b c, Jakob Rattinger, Viol and Consort, at Bildungshaus Kloster Armstorf, Kloster Armstorf, Dorfener Str. 12, D-84427 St. Wolfgang; contact Tulpenweg 33, 85521 Riemerling flautotraverso.de/armstorf.html

June

June 4-8, Early Music Retreat at Interlochen Centre for the Arts, Michigan, 'Music of Renaissance Ferrara' Info at: www.interlochen.org/college-creative-arts/programs/renaissance-music-retreat?utm_source=early-music-america&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=icca_music&utm_term=march2024&utm_content=dedicated-eblast

June 9-26 Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Music Institute, with Lucas Harris, Jonathan Stuchberry, lute and continuo class, University of Toronto, Canada, tel. ++1 416 964 9562, ext: 241 www.tafelmusik.org and specifically www.tafelmusik.org/artist-training/tafelmusik-baroque-summer-institute tafelmusik.org/artist-training/summer-institute-2024/

June 16- 29 Oberlin baroque performance institute, Music of Paris and Versailles, 1660-1760 [no lute tutor this year- Contact : Baroque Performance Institute, Conservatory of Music, 77 West College Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074 1576, USA, tel: Anna Hoffmann ++1 440 775 8044 new.oberlin.edu/office/summer-programs/index/baroque-performance-institute/ www.oberlin.edu/summer-programs/bpi

June 23-29, Cleveland Lute Fest, of the Lute Society of America, with tutors including Robert Barto, Nigel North, Xavier Diaz-Latorre, Paul O'Dette, Mara Winter, Lucas Harris, Bor Zuljan, contact , lutesocietyofamerica.org/events/

June 24-30 SFEMS Baroque Music Workshop, [no lute tutor this year] , contact: San Francisco Early Music Society, Sanctuary, First Church Berkeley UCC (First Congregational)
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-2201 sfems.org/?page_id=231

June 26 - July 6 Engelsholm Renaissance Music Week with Jamie Akers, Midtjysk Efterskole, Ejstrupholm, Denmark, contact Patience Balslev , tel. +45 70 22 68 68. www.renaissancemusikuge.dk

June 27-30 Course in Baena, Cordoba, with Anibal Soriano, Tel: +34 647 573 025 juanalfonsodebaena.org

June 29-July 6 XVIII Summer Early Music Methodological Courses with Maria Wilgos, Warsaw, www.muzykadawna.org Bednarska Foundation, ul. Bednarska 11, 00-310 Warszawa tel./fax +4822 8266314 +4822 8277132

June 29 - July 7, International Summer School of Early Music,Valtice,Czech Republic,with Brian Wright, tel.00420603954505 www.early-music.cz

June 30 -July 6 Chalemie Summer School at Uppingham School, Oakham, Rutland with Matthew Spring (strings plucked and bowed), Katie Hodges (natural trumpet), Barbara Segal (dance), Tamsin Cowell (cornetts), Tim Bayley (winds) and Bill Tuck (pipe and tabor). Opportunities to play mixed consorts, lute ensembles and to try other instruments. Further info: www.chalemie.co.uk/SummerSchool.htm. Enquiries at

June 30-July 13, Guitar and Lute workshop at Academy of Domaine Forget de Charlevoix, with Sylvain Bergeron, Domaine Forget de Charlevoix, 5, rang Saint-Antoine, C.P. 672, Saint-Irénée, Québec, Canada, G0T 1V0 tel: +1 418 452-8111 contact www.domaineforget.com/en/academy-programs-of-study/guitar-and-lute/

July
July 3-7 XII Curso de música antigua Galaroza 'Palestrina y Guerrero La sublimación de la polifonía destinado a varios instrumentos', with Rafael Muñoz (4 al 7 de julio)
Facebook: [create @cursovernomusicagalarosa] cursoveranogalaroza.com

July 7-14 Académie de musique ancienne de Lisieux, lessons and ensembles, with Florent Marie , , florentmarie.com

July 7-14 XXeme Academie Musicale Chateau d’Ollans, (no lute tutor this year) contact Association C.A.M.A. Academie Musicale, Monsieur Michel Lab, 3 Place du 8 Septembre, F 25000 Besancon, France, tel: ++33/0 3 81 83 30 84 academie-ollans.blogspot.co.uk/ academiemusicalelesalizes.wordpress.com/?fbclid=IwAR340mW8stW6M9s82ykxwNheMxZMkP2a2yJ1ntieASiLH0kccwyJzj1YpKE

July 9-14 Sommerakademie für alte Musik Kloster Michaelsstein (no lute tutor this year), Michaelsteiner Baroccaner | Vom Gesang zum Klang, contact Musikakademie Sachsen-Anhalt für Bildung und Aufführungspraxis Michaelstein 15, 38889 Blankenburg Germany, +49 (0)3944 903026 Fax: +49 (0)3944 903030 www.kloster-michaelstein.de

July 11-14 Sommerakademie für Alte Musik Recklinghausen, with Stephan Rath, Musikschule Recklinghausen, Willy Brand Park 3, 45657 Recklinghausen www.sommerakademie-altemusik-recklinghausen.de/

INSTEAD OF DARTINGTON INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL, The Music Summer School and Festival 2024, in Holt, Norfolk www.mssf.org.uk. Anyone can register an interest by entering their contact details on the website.

July 13-20 Summer Baroque Academy at the Victoria Conservatory, [no lute teacher this year] with Victoria Baroque and Early Music Vancouver, Victoria Conservatory of Music (900 Johnson Street), Early Music Vancouver, 1254 W 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6H 1B6, Canada vcm.bc.ca/music-programs/summer-intensive-programs/#baroque

July 14-20 SFEMS Renaissance Music Workshop, with Jason Yoshida, contact: San Francisco Early Music Society, Sanctuary, First Church Berkeley UCC (First Congregational)
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-2201 sfems.org/?page_id=231

July 19-25 13th International Course and Festival of Medieval and Renaissance Music Morella, with Eduardo Eguez, Morella Castellon, Valencia, Apartado de Correos 115 I 46450 Benifaió (Valencia) (+34) 961 780 015 or (+34) 616 015 301 earlymusicmorella.com/en/

July 20-28 56th International Early Music course, Urbino, with Paul O’Dette, contact: Fondazione Italiana per la Musica Antica, Via Col di Lana 7, C.P. 6159, 00195 Roma, Italy Tel/fax: ++39 063210806 www.urbinomusicaantica.com/

July 21-28 Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools, now taking place at Benslow Music Trust, Hitchin, Herts, Baroque week: Campra, L'Europe Galante, no lute tutor but continuo welcome. Contact: Cambridge Early Music, 80 Gwydir Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LL tel: 0844 808 2412 www.CambridgeEarlyMusic.org

July 24-30 Corso Internazionale de Musica Antica, with Ugo Nastrucci, Italy, Accademia del Ricercare, Via Torino 15, 10090, San Raffaele Cimena (TO) accademiadelricercare.com/corso-internazionale-di-musica-antica-2024/

July 24-28 Lute Summer School in the Italian Alps with Bor Zuljan, Lottano, Valchiavenna, Province of Sondrio, Italy, www.borzuljan.com/masterclass?fbclid=IwAR1DQOugRY4LGjD1akaxvZXRG3DFYi9GXHv2TGxvLo6SX1RWG7W9RWoBU

July 24 - Aug 15 Curso y festival de música antigua de Gadassuar (València), with Anibal Soriano (30-31 de julio), Matrícula 75 € Tel: + 34 645 830 225
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July 25- Aug 4 Sommerakademie für alte Musik Kloster Michaelsstein, youth event, 'Bach, Master of the Cantata', Michaelsteiner Baroccaner | Vom Gesang zum Klang, contact Musikakademie Sachsen-Anhalt für Bildung und Aufführungspraxis Michaelstein 15, 38889 Blankenburg Germany, +49 (0)3944 903026 Fax: +49 (0)3944 903030 www.kloster-michaelstein.de

July 28-Aug 1 Lute Summer School in the Italian Alps with Bor Zuljan, Lottano, Valchiavenna, Province of Sondrio, Italy, www.borzuljan.com/masterclass?fbclid=IwAR1DQOugRY4LGjD1akaxvZXRG3DFYi9GXHv2TGxvLo6SX1RWG7W9RWoBU

July 28-Aug 3 XXXII Encontros Internacionais de Música da Casa de Mateus, International Baroque Music Course, Casa de Mateus, including lute, early music interpretation for guitarists, and chamber music, with Peter Croton, reduced fees for early registration, Casa de Mateus, Vila Real, near Porto, Portugal
www.casademateus.pt/en/evento-e-programa/international-baroque-music-courses/

July 28 - Aug 3 Stage de musique baroque, with Pasival Castro, Centre Musiflore 215 chemin de Musiflore, 26460 Crupies, France, Phone: +33 4 75 46 44 86 www.lamn.fr/stage-musique-baroque/

July 28-Aug 4 Internationales Seminar fur Alte Musik, Music of London, with Michael Freimuth, Michael Duecker, Schloss Zrel an der Pram, Oberosterreich, Austria, contact: Christa Pesendorfer, Hauptstr. 61b/8, A 3001, Mauerbach bei Wien, Austria, tel/fax: ++43 1 979 5898 www.alte-musik.music.at

July 28-Aug 4 Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools, now taking place at Benslow Music Trust, Hitchin, Herts. Renaissance week: Daisies, pearls, music mysteries: Margaret of Austria and her Flemish scriptorium, Music by Pierre de la Rue, Josquin, Verdelot and others, no lute tutor this year. Contact: Cambridge Early Music, 80 Gwydir Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LL tel: 0844 808 2412 www.CambridgeEarlyMusic.org

July 28-Aug 10, 46th Sommerakademie Neuburg an der Donau with Julian Behr, Emma Kirkby, Residenzstraße A 66 86633 Neuburg an der Donau, details: www.sommerakademie-neuburg.de/ neuburg-ist-kultur.de/sommerakademie/kursangebot/alte-musik tel +49 (0) 8431 67020

July 29 - Aug 3 ILMAestate 2024, corsi estivi de musica antica, with Michele Pasotti, Baroque music at San Vito al Tagliamento; www.ilmaonline.eu/ tel: ++39 331 4532413 Associazione Antiqua, Palazzo Gerometta, Pradis di Sopra, I 33090 Clauzetto (PN)

July 31- Aug 4 L’Humor Bizzarro XXIII, Intarsi di musica e danza antica, Rome, with Francesco Tomasi, Lo Spazio theatre, Via Locri 42, Rome, tel/fax: ++39 0633267447, / 328 3645555 ilteatrodellamemoria.com/2023/11/30/dal-31-luglio-al-4-agosto-lhumor-bizzarro-2024/

August
Aug 1-4 Ballarte Festival, II Curso de Música Antigua y creacion escénica, A cargo del Euskal Barrok Ensemble. Palacio de los Condes de la Ribargorza, Benasque, (Basque country) with Enrike Solinis, ballartefestival.benasque.com/es +34 649 377 715

Aug 2-7 ILMAestate 2024, corsi estivi de musica antica, with Claudia Caffagni, mediaeval music at Valvasone; www.ilmaonline.eu/ tel: ++39 331 4532413 Associazione Antiqua, Palazzo Gerometta, Pradis di Sopra, I 33090 Clauzetto (PN)

Aug 2-9 Summer course on interpretation of early music, with Jan Cizmar, Kunín château, Kunín 1, 742 53 Kunín, contact: Jan Čižmář, MA, Cacovická 50, Brno, CZ-614 00 t: +420 606 222 416 www.jancizmar.com lute.cz/en/musacad-2/summer-course-on-the-interpretation-of-early-music-2024/

Aug 3-9 Early music course at Bertinoro, ensemble and solo playing with masterclasses, and early orchestra course with Joachim Held and La Risonanza; Bertinoro, Italy, larisonanza.it/edu/1

Aug 3-10 Medici Wedding of 1539, with Amanda Marwick (flute), Ibrahim Aziz (Gamba), Lee Santana (Lute, cittern, bandora, renaissance guitar), Michael Dollendorf (recorder) und Sven Schwannberger (voice). Wolfenbuettel, Berlin, Renaissance Workshop, c/o Michael Dollendorf, Bandelstraße 2, 10559 Berlin
michaeldollendorf.com/de/renaissance-workshops/renaissance-workshop-sommerschule-2024

Aug 3-10 XLVI Curso Internacional de Música Antigua de Daroca, Zaragoza, with Juan Carlos de Mulder, ifc.dpz.es/noticias/xlvi-curso-internacional-de-musica-antigua-de-daroca/

August 3-10 Renaissancewoche, Wolfenbüttel, Prinzenpalais, A Medici Wedding (with music from Luis Milán „El maestro“ (1536) to Diego Ortiz „Trattado de glosas“ (1553), Lautenmusik von u.a. Francesco da Milano, Marco dall’Aquila) withAmanda Markwick (Renaissance Flöten), Ibrahim Aziz (Gamben), Lee Santana (Lauten, Gitarre, Theorbe), Michael Dollendorf (Renaissance Blockflöten Consort, Zink und Posaune, Lirone) and Sven Schwannberger (Vokal Ensemble) further info: michaeldollendorf.com/de/renaissance-workshops/renaissance-workshop-sommerschule-2024

Aug 3-10 Northumbrian Recorder and Viol School LI (NORVIS), Barnard Castle School, with Richard Mackenzie. Contact: Harriet Gilfillan, 15 Bankside, Morpeth NE61 1XD 07738 108771 www.norvis.org.uk Enquiries contact form norvis.org.uk/contact-us/

Aug 9-18 Holešov Early music summer school, Holesov Castle, with Juan Jose Francione, baroque guitar and theorbo, Contact: The Czech Ensemble Baroque, Lázy 14, Loucka 756 44, Czech Republic, www.baroknihudba.cz www.baroknihudba.cz/rocnik-2021/

Aug 8-11 XXX Muestra de Música Antigua Castillo de Aracena, with Anibal Soriano, FB page www.facebook.com/musicaantiguaaracena/?locale=es_LA

Aug 10-17 Barockwoche, Wolfenbüttel, Prinzenpalais Le Nuove Musiche, Cantaten, Madrigale und Instrumentalmusik aus dem frühen 17. Jahrhundert (mit Musik von Caccini, Luzzaschi, Monteverdi, Frescobaldi und Kapsberger) mit Ibrahim Aziz (Gamben), Lee Santana (Laute, Archiliuto und Chitarrone), Michael Dollendorf (Blockflöte, Traversflöte, Zink, Posauen und Lirone), Pieter Dirksen (Cembalo), Sven Schwannberger (Gesang) further info: michaeldollendorf.com/de/baroque-workshops/baroque-workshop-sommerschule-2024

Aug 10-17 Early Music Week at Pinewoods, nr Plymouth MA, no lute tutor this year but lutes welcome, Contact: The Country Dance and Song Society, 116 Pleasant Suite 345, Easthampton, MA 01027-2759 USA, tel: ++1 413-203-5467 camp.cdss.org/camp-weeks/early-music-week-at-pinewoods/

Aug 11-17 8th annual Higham Hall Early Music Summer School, with Richard Mackenzie, Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH tel: 01768 776976 highamhall.com/course/early-music-summer-school-2024/

Aug 11-17 La Pellegrina summer school at Priory Nieuw Sion, Diepenveen (Netherlands) , Vivaldi's Venetian Vespers, theorboes wanted, Baroque music at A=415 Contact: La Pellegrina, Dirkjan Horringa, Merwedeplansoen 73, 3522 JZ Utrecht, Netherlands, tel: ++31 30 2382535 www.pellegrina.net

Aug 11-18 Baroque Week 2024, Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, Berkshire, baroque chamber playing, English music, with Lynda Sayce Contact: The Baroque Week, 118 Wise Lane, East Knoyle, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6AB www.baroqueweek.uk Tel: 01747 830625

Aug 12-16 St Andrews Summer Baroque Course with Liz Kenny, for aspiring professional baroque instrumentalists, Laidlaw Music Centre, University of St Andrews, +44 (0)1334 46 2226 www.st-andrews.ac.uk/music/all/short-courses/baroque-course/ tinyurl.com/baroque-course

Aug 12-17 Mastercourse in Schwäbisch Gmünd with Sigrun Richter, lute, and Robert Crowe, voice, SCHWÖRHAUS, Erika-Künzel-Platz 1, 73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
sigrunrichter.de/index.php?lang=en

Aug 12-18 9e Académie de musique ancienne des Musiciens de Saint-Julien, 'Form voice to dance, ornaments along the way', Le Havre, with Miguel Henry, details at www.lesmusiciensdesaintjulien.fr/en/the-academy-2/9e-academie-de-musique-et-danses-anciennes/ or contact Florent Paillart, Chargé de communication - SOLSTICE, 22, rue Mollien, 76000 Rouen, Port : 06 83 77 94 83, Tél : 09 53 23 27 58

Aug 14-18 Stage de musique ancienne à Sainte-Anned'Auray 'Musiques italiennes du XVIème jusqu'au XVIIIème siècle' incl Peri's Euridice with Laetitia Schneider (luth, théorbe, guitare) , 06 63 58 97 67 - 06 08 93 59 50 www.facebook.com/share/p/ EPBm9rTv1SFZ7EW1/

Aug 19-23 Historically Informed Summer School, with Lynda Sayce, Bishop Burton College, Beverley contact: +44 (0)7942 264305 www.hiss.org.uk/

Aug 20-28 SienAgosto 2024, for Voice, Violin, Harpsichord, Lute and Theorbo, with Paul Beier (lute and theorbo), Michael Chance, Lynn Dawson, etc. Siena School for Liberal Arts www.michaelchancecountertenor.co.uk/masterclasses/

Aug 28-Sept 8, Lute course in San Marino, with Francesca Torelli, (28/8- 1/9) Michal Gondko (4-8/9) San Marino Artist - Piazza di Sopra n. 23 - 47893 - Borgo Maggiore - Rep. San Marino www.sanmarinoartist.com/

September

Sept 4-8, 10th Admonter Lautenherbst, with Cornelia Demmer and Bettina Pahn, at Admont Abbey www.lautenherbst.at/index_en.html contact Mrs. Dagmar Fischer‐Riedel tel +43‐664‐1972598.

Sept 13-15 Gesang zur Laute, Landesmusikakademie Hessen, Schloss Hallenburg, English Lute Songs und Deutsche Lautenlieder mit Julian Behr und Franz Vitzthum, der Kurs richtet sich an Sänger und Lautenisten , further info at www.landesmusikakademie-hessen.de/kurse/details/gesang-zur-laute-5219

October

Oct 5-11, Historical Plucked Instrument Course with Hopkinson Smith, Monistol de Montserrat, Barcelona, Acadèmia Internacional Joan Carles i Amat, Associació Joan Carles i Amat, Carrer de les Escoles, 16, 08691 Monistrol de Montserrat. Tel. +34 663 869 318 / +34 938 350 611 www.associaciojca.org

Oct 16-19 Settimana Musicale del Trecento, Sands Film Studios, London, with Claudia Caffagni, www.settimanamusicaledeltrecento.it www.facebook.com/settimanamusicaledeltrecento/ www.settimanamusicaledeltrecento.it/?fbclid=IwAR1inrtvyhBA4clOYOEBIgy_3WeJgh0jSHlEPDhv0n7WD0MqlOEPIzy-ZYA

Oct 17th – 20th Lute masterclass with Sigrun Richter, lute and ensemble playing, Musikschule Wehrheim St. Michaels Weg 2, Wehrheim im Taunus, Germany.

COURSES FROM PREVIOUS YEARS WHICH HAVE NOT YET PUBLISHED DETAILS FOR THIS YEAR

Lacock Singing weeks sometimes include lute continuo, www.lacock.org/calendar

February

Sing, Sing, Sing, lute and guitar song course, with Evelyn Tubb and Michael Fields, Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3NY ++44 01373 812383, www.jackdaws.org.uk

Kurs Musik des 17. Jahrhunderts in der Landesmusikakademie Rheinland-Pfalz in Neuwied-Engers, with Martin Lubenow, musichevarie.com/html/kurse.html

April

Madison Early Music Festival, with Grant Herreid, Charles Weaver, University of Wisconsin, contact: Madison Early Music Festival, 21 N. Park St. 7th Floor ++1 608-890-1118. memf.artsinstitute.wisc.edu/

May

14a Settimana di Musica Antica, with Marco Pesci, Conservatorio statale di Musica "Alfredo Casella" | Via Francesco Savini. 67100 L'Aquila | Tel:0862 22122 - Fax:0862 62325 | C.F. 80007670666 www.consaq.it/conservatorio/informazioni-istituzione/orari/35-notizie/concerti-ed-eventi/4662-35-settimana-di-musica-antica-2-6-maggio-2023.html

Baroque continuo crash course, with Lukas Henning, Berlin, hosted by Baroque Workshop www.facebook.com/events/678916235811256/

Blackdown Early Music Projects, Southwest viols, lutes and voices, with Lynda Sayce, lute songs, lute solo, consort playing, Cadbury House, Fore Street, Culmstock, Devon EX15 3JD, contact: Catherine Bass

Teatro Veneziano: continuo playing in Italian orchestral music, with Sam Chapman. Lutes, guitars and theorbos all welcome. Culminates in two orchestra concerts in Bern and Biel, Switzerland. Contact:, 0041 79 530 3991.

Musik des 17. Jahrhundert, kurs fur historische Instrumente, prot. Martin-Luther Gemeindezentrum, Windhofstraße 17, Germersheim-Sondernheim Gemersheim, contact Martin van Lubenow, Friedhofstrasse 2, D 76726 Germersheim, Germany, ++49 7274 / 777 362

July

14th International Medieval Music Course, Ars Nova, with Peppe Frana, Crawford Young, Centro Studi Europeo di Musica Medievale ‘Adolfo Broegg’ Spello, Italy, ++39 348 87 22 314 www.centrostudiadolfobroegg.it

Early Music summer camp at Castelo Novo, Portugal, for 10-18 year olds, with Helena Raposo, www.facebook.com/earlymusicsummercamp contact

Austria Barock Akademie,at Lambach, Music at the Courts of Austria, with Peter Croton, Daniele Camitie, Joachim Held, Hubert Hoffmann, contact: Preßgasse 14-16/2/4, A-1040 Wien, Austria, +43 (0) 699 1713 60 83 www.austriabarockakademie.at www.austriabarockakademie.at/lambach-2023.php

Lute song course, Dr. Hoch’s Konservatorium, Frankfurt with Franz Vitzthum, Countertenor, and Julian Behr, www.dr-hochs.de/sites/default/files/vitzthum_laute_2023.pdf - no course this year but regular classes with Gerlind Puchinger
www.dr-hochs.de/en/content/department-early-music

Accademia dei Selvatici, summer course of renaissance and baroque music, Monteverdi's Ballo dell ingrate, with Michele Carreca, Ensemble La Selva, Acquasparta (TR) www.ensemblelaselva.it/ www.bottegart.com/eng-accademia-selvatici-2023

July International Course on Medieval Music Performance, Early Music Besalu, Catalonia, Spain, with Marti Beltran, and Gustav Nasman Olai, cithole, gittern etc. www.earlymusicbesalu.com

Academia Musicae Antiquae Labacensis, with Izidor Erazen Grafenauer, University of Ljubljana, contact Akademija za glasbo, Stari trg 34, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija, www.ag.uni-lj.si/academy/summer-school

Chamber music for early instruments, at Sunstar Mountain Lodge, Arosa, Switzerland, with Ziv Braha, information :Leonardo Bortolotto,
Lothringerstrasse 145, CH-4056 Basel +41 (0)77 440 05 50
www.musikkurswochen.ch/courses/Chamber%2520music%2520for%2520early%2520music/290

Lute course with Evangelina Mascardi, Orte, near Rome, in collaboration with Associazione Incontri Mediterranei, tel +39 340.982.1145 www.evangelinamascardi.com

Svenska gitarr-och lutafestivalen, www.sgls.nu/gitarrakademin/luta.html

Early Music Summer University in Miercurea Ciuc, with Istvan Konya and Attila Kovacs, Márton Áron National College (Miercurea Ciuc, 80 Márton Áron Street) Romania regizene.ro/en/good-to-know/?fbclid=IwAR0kMLXFpgkQUIL4_CEYL0DrY6qC5IhKjrpPToAB5CizY35hxXDbvsgKEAI or www.regizene.ro tel: 0040-266-372044 (fax: 0266-315891); 0040-0746-244235 (mobile).

Ringve Museum International Summer School, Inderoy, Norway; contact: Olavsfestdagene · Pb 2045 · N-7410 Trondheim, tel/fax: ++47 40 40 45 84 ringve.no/ringve-international-summer-course

Settimana di Musica Antica, Citta di Castello, with Michele Carreca, 'Signori in Carrozza', Villa San Donino, Citta di Castello (PG) Italy, contact ++39 333 25 69 690 e:

August

La 8e Académie de musique ancienne des Musiciens de Saint-Julien, Telemann, Polish style and Galant style, with Giulio Quirici, www.lesmusiciensdesaintjulien.fr/academie/8e-academie-de-musique-ancienne/ Contact, Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien, 86 rue Lesueur, F 76600 Le Havre, France +33 (0)9 81 18 57 45

Mattheiser Sommer-Akademie Bad Sobernheim, International Masterclasses and Concert Festival, Germany, [no lute teacher this year]: www.mattheiser.de +++49 (0) 6751/856 3334

Amsterdam Early Music Summer School including a wokshop for advanced students by Fred Jacobs, Conservatorium van Amsterdam. consam.nl/emss

Interpretation Course for Lute and Plucked Instruments with, Hopkinson Smith, Chesa da Cultura, Via Dimlej 44, CH-7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland www.cultura-stmoritz.ch/en/master-class-for-plucked-instruments-with-hopkinson-smith-lute/

From Lute Songs to Pop Songs: Unboxing a Repertoire, with Sam Chapman (lute, theorbo), Claire Huguenin (voice) and James Oldham (composition). Berlin Summer University of the Arts. For more information and registration: summer-university.udk-berlin.de/?id=446

Academie d’ete du Capriccio Francais, [no lute teacher this year, mostly choral and harpsichord], capricciofrancais.com/academie-stage_ete

Viel Klang Sommer, Tuebingen, Meisterkurse, Handel (no lute tutor this year), Eberstr. 23, D 72072 Tuebingen, Germany www.vielklang.org

Course in historical lute technique in the baroque era, at Chiavenna, Italy, contact: , www.musico.it/lute/ (scroll down), www.musico.it/chiavennabaroque/

Early Music Master Classes, Centro Residenziale Universitario Bertinoro, Via Frangipane 6, 47032 Bertinoro, www.facebook.com/events/427368441337415/

Masterclass for plucked instruments with Hopkinson Smith, Chesa da Cultura, Via Dimlej 44, CH-7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland, T/F +41 61 361 62 44 | info[at]cultura-stmoritz.ch www.cultura-stmoritz.ch/en/master-class-for-plucked-instruments-with-hopkinson-smith-lute/

September

English Lute Songs Old and New, with Jacob Heringman, Claire Wilkinson, Michael Solomon Williams, Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills off Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9RB. Tel: 01462 459446. www.benslowmusic.org

Alessandra Stradella International Festival, with Andrea Damiani, Nepi (VT), Italy, contact Giorgia Rocca, www.festivalstradella.org

Floremus, Florence International Renaissance Music Workshop, courses in madrigals and villanesche etc. for singers and instrumentalists, with Gian Luca Lastraioli, contact Associazione L’Homme Armè, Via San Romano 56, 50135 Firenze Tel/Fax +39 055 695000 www.hommearme.it/site/floremus/

Rencontes Baroques de Montfrin, Association le Chant des Pierrres, 3 Rue Gambetta, F 30490 Montfrin, France (+) 33 466 020 354 www.montfrinbaroque.com/stage2022.html Tel +39 329 8134141

Lessons in solo playing and chamber music, with Joachim Held, Vittorio Ghielmi, Jan van Elsacker, Ulrike Hofbauer, Frithjof Smith–Bork, in Luebeck, Germany, www.hanse-ensemble.eu

October

West Dean short course, Sing from the heart, with Evelyn Tubb, Michael Fields, West Dean Sussex - The Edward James Foundation, West Dean, Nr Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ www.westdean.org.uk/study +44 (0) 1243 818300