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18th Annual Wimborne Conducting Weekend

Date to be advised

Course Director: Denise Ham

Accompanist: John Longstaff

with the Bournemouth Rehearsal Orchestra

Acclaimed conducting teacher, Denise Ham leads this developmental weekend for conductors in the intimate setting of Church House, Wimborne Minster, UK. Catering to both experienced and developing conductors of orchestras, choirs, bands and those in music education, this course is designed to further your musical, technical and personal development.

Repertoire

Overture “The Magic Flute” Mozart
Symphony no 8 in G Dvorak
Romanian Dances for string orchestra Bartok
   
This course is limited to 10 participants. All sessions take place at Church House, High St, Wimborne Minster, BH21 1HT.

Fees

Participants £350
(Fees include all tuition, orchestral rehearsal, lunches, drinks on Friday evening, dinner with wine on Saturday evening and all refreshments)
 
Observers £150
(Fees include group technique sessions, Saturday lesson, lunches, drinks on Friday evening, dinner with wine Saturday evening and all refreshments)

 

Enquiry Form

To register your interest and ask any questions about the course please complete and send the enquiry form

Application Form

If you have all the information you need and would like to book a place on the course please complete and send the application form

 

Schedule

Friday 5th March
16.00 - 16.30    Welcome tea
16.30 - 17.00    Music Study: Dvorak
17.00 - 17.30    Technique
17.30 - 19.00    Preliminary lessons
19.00 -              Drinks, then free evening

Saturday 6th March
09.30 - 10.00    Technique
10.00 - 11.15    Lessons: Dvorak
11.15 - 11.45    Break
11.45 - 13.00    Lessons: Dvorak
13.00 - 14.00    Lunch
14.00 - 14.30    Music Study: Mozart
14.30 - 15.00    Technique
15.00 - 16:00    Lessons: Mozart
16.00 - 16.30    Break
16.30 - 18.30    Observers’ lessons & technique session with piano
18.45 - 21.00    Dinner and drinks in house

Sunday 7th March
09.30 - 10.00    Orchestra set-up
10.00 - 11.15    Orchestral Rehearsal: Mozart & Dvorak
11.15 - 11.45    Coffee
11.45 - 13.00    Orchestral Rehearsal: Mozart & Dvorak
13.00 - 14.00    Lunch
14.00 - 16.00    Final Lessons:Bartok
16.00 - 16.30    Tea & Farewells

 

 

 

 

Wimborne across the river

 

Wimborne conducting course in progress

 

Wimborne conducting course in progress

 

Wimborne conducting course in progress

 

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