Flute Courses, Clarinet Courses and Saxophone Courses for Adult and Student Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone players.

Professional Development

Professional Development Courses  

 2018/2019

for 

Instrumental Teachers

on
 
Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone Courses.

For those seeking experience on a second or third instrument, we suggest that you look at the venues and dates and select a 1 : 1 course or an all levels ensembles and workshop course.

Julie teaching a saxophone player her first notes on the flute and demonstrating basic practices and principles

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   Professional Development Courses
for
practising teachers and intending teachers…..presented by teachers who are specialists in music education
We can also visit your School, College or University as Visiting Artists.

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Nicholas Foster GRNCM

 Professional Soloist, Orchestral Player and Teaching Specialist

Julie Wright ARCM LGSM B.Ed Hons

 Flute and Piccolo Specialist and Teacher of International acclaim

Julie and Nicholas are a high profile and dynamic team of professional musicians and educators with over 30 years of combined experience.
Professional Development opportunities are available on many of their courses, either for first study instrumentalists or for those needing intensive coaching, or rudimentary techniques on flute, clarinet or saxophones as second or third instruments. Benefit from our wide experience teaching beginners, improvers and advanced students, Adults and Teachers. We are happy to share all our knowledge base, tips, tricks and techniques. Plenty of time for those relaxed chats around the table or at the pub too!

Julie and Nick at work with students – we are more than happy to share our expertise

Please ask and we will create a bespoke programme for you on any course.
Other instrumentalists and non players are also welcome to attend our professional development sessions.

We host teacher training sessions, seminars and consultations, giving up to the minute advice for instrumental teachers both in private practice or in an educational establishment.
In addition to our expertise,we also offer the use of their own musical arrangements – a wide-ranging, inspirational and original catalogue of over 300 titles.
Both musicians have a varied performance and teaching career worldwide and use this widely acclaimed experience to help you create, plan, budget for, and structure a musical event or teaching practice/department.

From the Beginning or Back to Basics …..
Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone Courses for the non specialist to learn the basic skills or to refresh those fumbling fingers !
Please look at our list of venues and we can create a bespoke programme specifically for your needs.
We can go right from the basics and give you a check list of important points for teaching an instrument that is not your speciality….
Suits those teaching multi instruments in a school situation.

Advanced Personal and Professional Flute Development

Trevor Wye International Flute Course August August 25th – September 1st, 2018

The Trevor Wye Studio, Hastingleigh,  near Ashford, Kent, UK

No car needed as we can collect at 17.30 on the first day from Wye station and return on the last day at 9.00

at
The Trevor Wye Studio, Hastingleigh,  near Ashford, Kent, UK
with accommodation within walking distance
with
Trevor Wye, Julie Wright and Anne Marshall (piano)
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10 Advanced and Teaching places  with Trevor plus 4 with Julie for AmateurAdults and committed younger students


Taroudant, Morocco

May 3rd – 10th  2018

Stay 5 – 7 nights

Partners welcome  No car needed

We invite evryone to a musical house party in the enchanting destination of Taroudant (- la petite Marrakech -) a small and friendly Berber town with many local, natural and cultural attractions. Stay in a typical riad situated in its own walled grounds, just a few minutes walk from the main medina and within the ancient walled city. Choose from a luxury, Moroccan style room ensuite or with shared bathroom nearby. We can offer single, twin or double occupancy. Sit and relax in the beautiful gardens or take a stroll to the rambling souks. Enjoy a coffee or Moroccan mint tea at one of the pavement cafes or sip a chilled beer at the Hotel Palais Salaam.

Step a little further and visit the ruined Kasbah or the olive press, where you can sample the lemon infused olive oil. Take a horse and carriage ride around the ancient, fortified city walls. Explore the  markets, which are home to an endless array of goods from local spices to tagines to dates, nuts and figs to clothes.  We can arrange a driver and/or guide should you wish to take a day off and go walking in the mountains or visit the local Berber villages. There is a hammam in the riad and the house keeper can arrange a steam bath and scrub massage!

Fly to Agadir and rent a car for the easy 1 hour drive to Taroudant or we can arrange a ‘Meet and Greet’ taxi.

It is also possible to get a flight to Marrakech and then hire a car for the straightforward drive to Taroudant or we can help you to book/share a limousine ‘Meet and Greet’ taxi from inside the airport for the scenic 3 hour drive to the venue.  We just need to co-ordinate arrival times or you can even explore Marrakech whilst you wait.

Single flights into one airport and out of another are available at similar cost to a return.

Please note that flights and transits are extra. 


Half Board accommodation is offered with the chance to sightsee each day and take lunch out in a local cafe. Beer is available at a local hotel bar and wine, too, if food is ordered. For your added enjoyment, wine can also be ordered through the house maid.

The weather should be a pleasant lower 20’s with mostly sunshine and there is no time difference from UK.

Partners are most welcome

Stay for 5 – 7 nights with workshop/ensemble playing sessions and 1 : 1 help available. 


Typical daily schedule 

Breakfast 8.45  Playing session 9.30 – 12.30

Lunch out and sightseeing  Late afternoon session ( optional ) at 5.30

Evening soiree at 6.30  Dinner 7.30


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ROOM TYPE5 nights6 nights7 nights
Single 675810840
Single ensuite725870900
Double/twin share with another player (per person)575690720
Double/twin ensuite share with another player (per person)625750780
Double share with non playing partner. (per room)92511101170
Double ensuite share with non playing partner. (per room)97511701230


 Barnsley Village
The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, UK
February 8th – 21st 2019
4 consecutive courses
Please view relevant instrument page for details

Link to Saxophone Courses


 

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