Preparing a Role
with Phillip Thomas
Thursday 23 August – Sunday 26 August 2018
Three Day Course
Course No. 3295
Solo Study Course
Through Phillip’s extensive work with singers and opera companies, his knowledge of the repertoire and the demands involved in preparing a full role are unmatched. Bring a role you would like to work on and immerse yourself for this longer weekend, which will be filled with advice on how to start, what to focus on, timescales as well as a closer look at the character and their musical identity.
You do not need to have prepared the full role just have a good grasp of some of the music and a working knowledge of the rest. Repetiteurs are also welcome to attend.
Please submit your repertoire three weeks in advance.
All courses are held at Jackdaws in the village of Great Elm, a small village to the west of Frome in Somerset, approximately 30 minutes drive from Bath. Frome Train station is just 3 miles from Jackdaws with direct trains from Bristol, Bath, Cardiff and London.
A £70 deposit is required to secure your place on this course.
The Course Fee is inclusive of all meals, refreshments and tuition at Jackdaws, except Breakfast which is included in the separate B&B cost.
Accommodation is payable in addition to the Course Fee. B&B rates start at £39 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £49 (en suite, subject to availability) booked through Jackdaws. Please let us know your requirements when booking on a course.
B&B rooms are located in friendly family homes and local Guest Houses, and are either within walking distance or a short drive away (5 – 10 minutes).
Please let us know at the time of booking of any dietary allergies or if you require a vegetarian menu, and we will be happy to accommodate. Meals are lovingly prepared on site by our cooks.
Breakfast is the only meal served at the accommodation; all other meals are provided on site at Jackdaws.
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