Expired English Song Workshop with Sarah Leonard and Stephen Varcoe

  •  February 27, 2015 - March 1, 2015
     6:00 pm - 4:00 pm

English Song Workshop

Sarah Leonard and Stephen Varcoe
Friday 27 February – Sunday 1 March 2015
Course No. 3126
Level: All
Fee: £200
Solo Study Course

From Byrd to Britten, the range and style of English Song is rich. Focusing on songs of the Great War, especially Gurney, Ireland and popular songs; work with two of Britain’s most distinguished singers, who are both expert in this area of art song.

Prepare a minimum of two pieces to work on over the weekend.


All courses are held at Jackdaws in the village of Great Elm, a small village to the west of Frome in Somerset, roughly a 30 minute drive from Bath. Frome Train station is roughly 2.5 miles from Jackdaws with direct trains from Bristol, Bath, Cardiff and London.

A £50 deposit is required to guarantee your place on a course. The total course fee is inclusive of all meals and tuition except breakfast, which is included in the separate B&B price. Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking and we will be happy to accommodate. Meals are lovingly prepared on site by our cooks using fresh, local ingredients where possible.

B&B rooms are located in friendly family homes and are either within walking distance or a short drive away (5 – 10 minutes). Breakfast is the only meal served at the accommodation; all other meals are provided on site at Jackdaws.

If you like this course, try Sibelius, Schumann and Schubert with Ian Partridge

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