Expired Recorder Weekend with Anna Stegmann

  •  November 22, 2019 - November 24, 2019
     6:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Anna Stegmann Photo: Marco BorggreveRecorder Weekend
with Anna Stegmann

Friday 22 – Sunday 24 November 2019

Level: Advanced
Fee: £230

Work with one of the foremost teachers and performers of this instrument to explore the vibrant and varied world of the recorder; solo and consort, ancient and modern.

Anna Stegmann, a Royal Academy professor, will offer individual coaching in a friendly masterclass format, group lessons on general technique, as well as the opportunity to work on ensemble pieces with the entire group.

Solo repertoire is of your own choice, but some suggestions are:

Pre baroque repertoire (solo or with continuo) by Giovanni Bassano, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Dario Castello and others

Baroque Sonatas and Suites with basso continuo by Handel, Telemann, Veracini, Vivaldi, Dieupart and others

Modern pieces by Isang Yun, Makoto Shinohara, Fumiharu Yoshimine


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.

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)

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.

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.

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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