Choral Experience Weekend

Enjoy a life-enhancing weekend traversing the vast landscapes of one of Classical music’s greatest creations. Gavin Carr will bring his trademark humour, passion and insight to this journey into Bach’s extraordinary world, so full of thrilling grandeur and achingly beautiful … Read More

HISS 2019

The 9th international summer school will take place 12-16 August once again at Bishop Burton College, near Beverley, East Yorkshire. We will feature the same range of classes for winds, cornetts & sackbuts, baroque strings, lutes and other plucked strings, … Read More


Northumbrian Recorder and Viol School, founded in 1971 by Layton and Christine Ring Recorder tutors: Oonagh Lee, Chris Orton, Jane Rumney and Mary Tyers. Other tutors: Elizabeth Dodd, Alison Kinder, Susanna Pell and Jacqui Robertson-Wade (viols), Andrew Fowler (singing), Michael … Read More

Southwest Viol Fest II

Residential Course in Culmstock on the Somerset/Devon borders. Tutors: Caroline Ritchie and Henrik Persson A residential course exclusive to viol players, to be tutored once again by Caroline Ritchie and Henrik Persson.

Ten Ways to Sing the Psalms

An all-day workshop led by Christopher Martin Thomas, Rev. Stephen M’Caw, and the singers and musicians of St.John’s Keynsham, followed by a short service built around the Psalm settings learnt:• Participate in learning new and ancient ways to sing the Psalms• … Read More

Polish up your singing

Glastonbury Cantilena is delighted to have secured the services of Ben Sawyer: Ben is a countertenor, conductor and educator based in Gloucestershire, England. As a singer, he performs as a soloist around the country; he is a founder member of … Read More

Viol Consorts

Tutors: David Hatcher and Jane Francis We are happy to help in putting individual applicants unable to pre-form a group into a compatible consort.

Workshop for Singers

Singers in all voice ranges are invited to a day centred on the church music of Peter Philips (1560/61-1628). Though Philips was documented as a choirboy at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London in the 1570s, within a decade his Roman Catholicism … Read More

Renaissance Dance and its Music

Beginners’ workshops with expert tuition by Historical Dance Society teachers and live music. No previous experience needed. Dancers, please wear low-heeled, comfortable shoes, preferably not trainers. Musicians, you can bring any instrument to play. Music will be sent out or available … Read More