UpcomingOboe Weekend with Jean Marsden & Ruth Watson

Details Price Qty
Attendee - Deposit £50.00 (GBP)  

  • March 25, 2022 - March 27, 2022
    6:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Oboe by Javi Sanchez de la Vina
Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Fee: £325
Accompanist: David Price

Work with experienced tutors and an accompanist on solo and ensemble playing, with a particular focus on performance and technique. Jean Marsden, former principal cor anglais with the BBC Concert Orchestra, will give guidance on orchestral repertoire, aspects of technique, presentation and style, with suggestions on how to approach those challenging solos.

Together with Ruth Watson, former principal oboe with the Orquestra do Porto, soloist and reed-maker, you can explore well and lesser known oboe repertoire, gaining tips on performance, interpretation and coaxing those reeds to co-operate; including a class on reed-making and adjustment.

Course Information
Courses take place at Jackdaws in Great Elm, 3 miles outside Frome in Somerset. If you require B&B, we will book it on your behalf. Accommodation fees are payable in addition to the course fee.

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

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

Lunch and dinner will be prepared on site by our dedicated Cooks and served in accordance with appropriate social distancing measures. If you are vegetarian/vegan, or have a food allergy, you must let us know in advance, so that our cooks can plan the meals for the weekend accordingly. 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.

In the event that a course is unable to take place in person as advertised because of Covid-19 restrictions nationally or locally we may, where feasible/desired, 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.

Visit our General Course Information pages for more information.


Venue Phone: 01373 812383

Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3NY, United Kingdom

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