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A standard weekend course runs from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, with lunch and dinners included, along with refreshments to keep you topped up, all provided on site at Jackdaws. Bed and Breakfast is available starting from £39 per night for those of you travelling from further afield.

During the breaks in teaching, you can use one of our practise rooms to apply what you have learnt, or reflect on the session with a walk through the garden.

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Sort courses by Piano, Voice, Wind, String, Ensemble, One Day Courses

Strings and Things Weekend Course

Strings & Things Ensemble with Elizabeth Turnbull
16 – 19 August 2018

Jackdaws Voice Tutor Phillip Thomas

Preparing a Role
with Phillip Thomas
23 – 26 August 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Robin Bowman

Singing in French
with Robin Bowman
31 Aug – 2 Sept 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Eric Richmond

Stylish Baroque; Theresa Caudle & Alastair Ross
7 – 9 September 2018

Image by Peter Lawson

Piano Workshop: A New Departure with Philip Fowke
14 – 16 September 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Adrian Thompson

Singing in English
with Adrian Thompson
21 – 23 September 2018

Jackdaws Piano Tutor Stephen Savage

Finding Your Voice at the Piano with Stephen Savage
28 – 30 September 2018

Anna Stegmann Photo: Marco Borggreve

Recorder Weekend
with Anna Stegmann
5 – 7 October 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Elena Riu

The Embodied Pianist
with Elena Riu
12 – 14 October 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Isobel Buchanan

The Art of Bel Canto
with Isobel Buchanan
19 – 21 October 2018

Jackdaws Piano Tutor Mark Polishook

Improvisation
with Mark Polishook
26 – 28 October 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Jessica Walker

Understanding Your Voice with Jessica Walker
3 November 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Caroline Radcliffe

Family Singing Afternoon with Caroline Radcliffe
4 November 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Audrey Hyland

Audition Prep; Audrey Hyland & Saffron van Zwanenberg, 9 – 11 Nov

Jackdaws Tutor Graham Fitch

Practising the Piano
with Graham Fitch
16 – 18 November 2018

Joan Rodgers, credit Rose Daniel

Schubert, Schumann & Wolf with Joan Rodgers
23 – 25 November 2018

Penny Jenkins

Singing for Health
with Penny Jenkins
1 December 2018

Jackdaws Piano Tutor Stephen Marquiss

Play the Piano By Ear
with Stephen Marquiss
2 December 2018

Heart Song at Jackdaws

Heart Song: Healing with the Voice, with Anne Bourne
8 December 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Wendy Skeen

From Panic to Poise
One Day Course
9 December 2018

Jackdaws Tutor Melanie Spanswick

Polishing Your Piano Technique with
Melanie Spanswick
18 – 20 January 2019

Michael Harper

I, Too, Sing America
with Michael Harper
25 – 27 January 2019

Eden Stell Guitar Duo

Winter Guitar Ensemble with the Eden Stell Duo
31 Jan – 3 Feb 2019

Evelyn Tubb and Michael Fields

Sing Sing Sing with Evelyn Tubb and Michael Fields
8 – 10 February 2019

The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas

The City Musick with William Lyons & Richard Thomas
15 – 17 February 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Alison Wells

The Singer as Artist
with Alison Wells
1 – 3 March 2019

Jackdaws Clarinet Tutor David Campbell

Clarinets with
David Campbell
8 – 10 March 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Sarah Leonard

English Song with Sarah Leonard & Stephen Varcoe
15 – 17 March 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Alisdair Hogarth

The Pianist’s Toolbox
with Alisdair Hogarth
22 – 24 March 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Richard Jackson

A Song by Any Other Name with Richard Jackson
29 – 31 March 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Madeleine Mitchell by Rama Knight

Violin & Viola Workshop with Madeleine Mitchell
5 – 7 April 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Joy Mammen

The Vocal Technician
with Joy Mammen
12 – 14 April 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Karl Lutchmayer (credit Helen Murray)

Knowing the Score
with Karl Lutchmayer
26 – 28 April 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Wendy Skeen

From Panic to Poise
Weekend Course
3 – 5 May 2019

Rosa Mannion

Singing Handel
with Rosa Mannion
10 – 12 May 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Timothy Barratt

Becoming a Confident Pianist with Timothy Barratt
17 – 19 May 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Sarah Francis

Oboe Weekend with Sarah Francis and Jean Marsden
31 May – 2 June 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Robert Codd

Bassoon Workshop
with Robert Codd
7 – 9 June 2019

Jackdaws Piano Tutor Mark Polishook

Improvisation
with Mark Polishook
14 – 16 June 2019

Penny Jenkins

Discover Your Voice
with Penny Jenkins
21 – 23 June 2019

Julian Jacobson at Jackdaws

The Art of Pedalling
with Julian Jacobson
28 – 30 June 2019

Jackdaws Artistic Director Saffron van Zwanenberg

Staged Scenes; Saffron van Zwanenberg & Rosa Mannion, 4 – 7 July 2019

Eden Stell Guitar Duo

Summer Guitar Ensemble with the Eden Stell Duo
11 – 14 July 2019

Sarah Francis

Chamber Music Weekend with Sarah Francis
19 – 21 July 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Mark Tanner

Intermediate Summer School with Mark Tanner
23 – 25 July 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Mark Tanner

Advanced Summer School with Mark Tanner
25 – 28 July 2019

Jessica Walker vocal coach

Summer Singing Workshop with Jessica Walker
8 – 11 August 2019

Strings and Things Weekend Course

Strings & Things Ensemble with Elizabeth Turnbull
15 – 18 August 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Mary Plazas

Opera Workshop with Mary Plazas & Robert Chevara
23 – 25 August 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Robin Bowman

Singing in French
with Robin Bowman
30 Aug – 1 Sept 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Theresa Caudle

Stylish Baroque; Theresa Caudle & Alastair Ross
6 – 8 September 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Philip Fowke

Piano Workshop: A New Departure with Philip Fowke
13 – 15 September 2019

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