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English Song with Sarah Leonard and Stephen Varcoe

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English Song
with Sarah Leonard and Stephen Varcoe

Friday 12 – Sunday 14 March 2021
Accompanist: Nigel Foster

Level: All
Fee: £250

Explore the wealth of songs in English, both British and American, from Baroque to the present day in this unique and successful song course run by two of Britain’s most distinguished singers in this field. .

Sarah and Stephen, through their work with the Association of English Singers and Speakers, are strongly committed and with their two-pronged approach to help singers gain more insights into their performances; Sarah will offer ideas on how to incorporate technical work into the challenges of communicating in English, whilst Stephen explores the style and performance of chosen songs.

Please prepare a minimum of three songs.

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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 by bank transfer (BACS info sent out with reminder email).

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 £40 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £50 (en suite, subject to availability) including booking fee.

Meals
If you are vegetarian/vegan or have any food allergies you must let us know in advance, 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, lunch and dinner will be served at Jackdaws, following appropriate social distancing measures.

Jack(in)Daws
In the event that this course is unable to take place in person as advertised because of Covid -19 restrictions nationally or locally, we aim, where feasible, to provide alternative provision to allow this course to run online at a reduced rate. You will receive guidance on participating, alternative timetables and assistance in getting set up. You will also have the option to withdraw your place and receive a full refund, or transfer it to another course within the same season.

Please visit our Covid-19 Secure page for more information.

By booking onto a Jackdaws course you agree to abide by our Covid-19 risk mitigation measures, Terms and Conditions, and understand the Privacy Policy regarding our handling of your data.

Address:

Jackdaws Music Education Trust
Great Elm
Frome, Somerset
BA11 3NY
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Start Date: March 12, 2021
End Date: March 14, 2021

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

Price: £50.00

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