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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 £40 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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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

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

Amanda Roocroft

Interpreting Song with Amanda Roocroft
20 – 22 Sept 2019

Finding Your Voice at the Piano with Stephen Savage

Finding Your Voice at the Piano with Stephen Savage, 27 – 29 Sept 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Alexandre Naoumenko

Singing in Russian with Alexandre Naoumenko
4 – 6 Oct 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Caroline Radcliffe

Family Singing Afternoon with Caroline Radcliffe, 13 Oct 2019

Jackdaws Piano Tutor Stephen Marquiss

Playing by Ear with Stephen Marquiss
18 – 20 Oct 2019

Joan Rodgers, credit Rose Daniel

Songs of Mozart and Schumann with Joan Rodgers
25 – 27 Oct 2019

James Lisney

Learning from Chopin
with James Lisney
1 – 3 Nov 2019

Audrey Hyland and Saffron van Zwanenberg

Audition Preparation with Saffron van Zwanenberg and Audrey Hyland
8 – 10 Nov 2019

Practising the Piano

Practising the Piano with Graham Fitch
15 – 17 Nov 2019

Anna Stegmann Photo: Marco Borggreve

Recorder Weekend with Anna Stegmann
22 – 24 Nov 2019

Penny Jenkins

Singing for the Over 50s with Penny Jenkins
30 Nov 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Anne Bourne

Healing with the Voice with Anne Bourne
1 Dec 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Jessica Walker

Understanding Your Voice with Jessica Walker, 7 Dec 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Wendy Skeen

From Panic to Poise
One Day Course
8 Dec 2019

Eden Stell Guitar Duo at Jackdaws

Winter Guitar Ensemble with Eden Stell Guitar Duo, 12 – 15 Dec 2019

Jackdaws Tutor Melanie Spanswick

Polishing Your Piano Technique with Melanie Spanswick, 18 – 19 Jan 2020

Michael Harper

I, too, Sing America with Michael Harper
24 – 26 Jan 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Graeme Humphrey

Viennese Piano Music with Graeme Humphrey
31 Jan – 2 Feb 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Evelyn Tubb

Sing, Sing, Sing with Evelyn Tubb & Michael Fields
7 – 9 Feb 2020

The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas

The City Musick with William Lyons
14 – 16 Feb 2020

Jackdaws Voice Tutor Phillip Thomas

What’s the Score!
with Phillip Thomas
21 – 23 Feb 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Timothy Barratt

Becoming a Confident Pianist with Timothy Barratt, 28 Feb – 1 Mar 2020

Jackdaws Clarinet Tutor David Campbell

Clarinets with David Campbell
6 – 8 Mar 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Sarah Leonard

English Song with Sarah Leonard & Stephen Varcoe, 13 – 15 Mar 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Adrian Thompson

Singing in English with Adrian Thompson
20 – 22 Mar 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Richard Jackson

A Song by Any Other Name with Richard Jackson, 27 – 29 Mar 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Alisdair Hogarth

Pianist’s Technical Toolbox with Alisdair Hogarth, 3 – 5 Mar 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Karl Lutchmayer (credit Helen Murray)

Knowing the Score with Karl Lutchmayer
17 – 19 April 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Vocal Coach and West End Music Director Paul Knight

The Golden Age of Broadway with Paul Knight, 24 – 26 April 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Wendy Skeen

Panic to Poise Weekend Course with Wendy Skeen
1 – 3 May 2020

Rosa Mannion

Singing Handel
with Rosa Mannion
8 – 10 May 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Julian Jacobson

Beethoven in Context
with Julian Jacobson
15 – 17 May 2020

Eden Stell Guitar Duo

Summer Guitar Ensemble
with Eden Stell Guitar Duo
21 – 24 May 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Jean Marsden

Oboe Weekend with Jean Marsden & Ruth Watson
29 – 31 May 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Ian Partridge by Fritz Curzon

A Poet’s Dream with
Ian Partridge
5 – 7 June 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Robert Codd

Bassoon Weekend
with Robert Codd
12 – 14 June 2020

Penny Jenkins

Discover Your Voice
with Penny Jenkins
19 – 21 June 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Margaret Fingerhut

The Complete Pianist
with Margaret Fingerhut
26 – 28 June 2020

Rosa Mannion

Stagecraft for Singers, Rosa Mannion & Saffron van Zwanenberg, 8 – 10 May

Jackdaws Tutor Alison Wells

The Singer as Artist
with Alison Wells
10 – 12 July 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Sarah Francis

Chamber Music Weekend
with Sarah Francis
17 – 19 July 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Mark Tanner

Intermediate Piano Summer School with Mark Tanner
20 – 23 July 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Mark Tanner

Advanced Piano Summer School with Mark Tanner, 23 – 26 July 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Simon Wallfisch

A Celebration of Lieder & Art Song with Simon Wallfisch, 7 – 9 August 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Nic Fallowfield

Strings & Things with Nic Fallowfield
13 – 16 August 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Mary Plazas

Opera Workshop with Mary Plazas & Robert Chevara, 21 – 23 August 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Madeleine Mitchell by Rama Knight

Violin Workshop
with Madeleine Mitchell
28 – 30 August 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Eric Richmond

Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross, 4 – 6 September 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Philip Fowke, Image by Peter Lawson

Piano Workshop: A New Departure with Philip Fowke, 11 – 13 September 2020

Jackdaws Tutor Robin Bowman

Singing in French
with Robin Bowman
18 – 20 September 2020

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