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Bassoon Workshop with Robert Codd

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Jackdaws Tutor Robert CoddBassoon Workshop: From Reed to Recital
with Robert Codd
Accompanist: Colin Hunt

Friday 7 – Sunday 9 June 2019
Level: Intermediate
Fee: £220

Course No. 3332
Ensemble Course

A course for bassoonists to experience playing together in small groups; anything from duos to octets, developing sight-reading and enjoying the sheer exhilaration of working in ensembles. Many aspects of bassoon technique will be examined and explained; from reed adjusting to fingerings and tackling those tricky passages.

The weekend would be invaluable in helping to prepare for end-of-year recitals, grading exams or just working through those pieces that you have never had a chance to explore before. Accompanist Colin Hunt will focus on repertoire for bassoon and piano. There will be an informal Participants Concert, which is completely voluntary.

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Location
All courses are held at Jackdaws in Great Elm, a small village to the west of Frome in Somerset, approximately 14 miles south of Bath. Frome Train station is just 3 miles from Jackdaws with direct trains from Bristol, Bath, Cardiff and London.

Deposit
A £50 deposit is required to secure your place on this course.

Course Fee
The Course Fee is inclusive of all meals, refreshments and tuition at Jackdaws, except Breakfast which is included in the separate B&B fee.

The balance payments for fees are due 3 weeks before the course start date, as indicated on your deposit receipt. Balance payments can be made in the following ways;
- By card, phone 01373 812383
- By cheque
- By bank transfer (BACS info sent out on request)

B&B
Accommodation Fees are payable in addition to the Course Fee. Jackdaws will take care of booking your accommodation; B&B rooms will be allocated a few  weeks before the course starts, and we will send you details of where you are staying. B&B rates start at £39 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £49 (en suite, subject to availability) including booking fee.

B&B accommodation is arranged with local hosts, who are happy to welcome Jackdaws course participants, and includes a continental breakfast. Several are within walking distance of Jackdaws in Great Elm, and in neighbouring villages just a short drive away (5 – 10 minutes). Alternatively, we can arrange accommodation in local inns and guest houses (with a cooked breakfast available) please call us to discuss your requirements.

Meals
If you are vegetarian/vegan or have any food allergies please let us know in plenty of time, so that our cooks can plan the meals for the weekend accordingly. All meals and refreshments (except breakfast) are prepared and served at Jackdaws by our dedicated cooks, Loo and Alex. We are ‘allergy aware’, but we rely on participants letting us know if they have specific food allergies. Please also let us know if you carry any emergency medication.

During the weekend, communal lunch and dinner will be served at the table, allowing you to converse with your fellow participants and tutors.

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Address:

Jackdaws Music Education Trust
Great Elm
Frome, Somerset
BA11 3NY
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Start Date: June 7, 2019
End Date: June 9, 2019

Start Time: 6:30 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm

Price: £50.00

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