VaCO Residential Summer Course 2017
Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017 – Saturday, August 26, 2017
Location: Cundall Manor School, Cundall, North Yorkshire YO61 2RW
A sensational summer course specialising in orchestral repertoire with coaching from our world-class tutors.
During the course, participants will be immersed into the wonderful world of chamber music and ensemble repertoire, culminating in a series of five evening concerts across North Yorkshire, with additional performance opportunities for smaller groups in an afternoon recital.
The course fee includes coaching from all tutors and our musical director, Xenophon Kelsey, accommodation and full board (where possible, it is likely that one or two meals will not be provided due to logistics when travelling to concert venues).
Course fee: £190
Benjamin Britten – Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op.31 (Soloists: David Woods and Billy Marshall)
Edouard Lalo – Two Aubades
Jean Francaix (arr. Kelsey) – Sept Danses after the ballet “Les malheurs de Sophie”
Sir Edward German (arr. Kelsey) – Just So Stories (Soloist: David Woods)
Edward Elgar (arr. Kelsey) – Three pieces for violin and orchestra (Soloists: To be confirmed)
Zoltan Kodaly – Summer Evening
Peter Dykes (Associate Principal Oboe with Royal Scottish National Orchestra (from July 2017), Associate Principal Oboe, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Wellington Contemporary Music Group, Stroma)
David Aspin (Principal Violist with the Orchestra of Opera North, violist with contemporary chamber group Psappha, viola tutor at the RNCM, regular sectional coach at Chetham’s and NYO)
2 double bass
2 French horns