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Viola Workshop

Saturday 20 January 2018, 9.30 am-6.00 pm

Tutor Robin Ireland

This workshop is now fully booked

Entries by Saturday 30 December please. Late entries accepted if places remain.

This viola workshop features Brahms

  • Viola ensemble (music will be posted to you about 10 days in advance of the workshop)
Handel arr.Sancho Engano - 'Messiah' Concerto
Corelli - Sonata No 4 arr. for viola trio
Brahms transcribed Simon Rowland-Jones - Andante from Sextet No 1 in Bb
Bach arr. Robin Ireland - Andante from the A minor Sonata
Lutoslawski - Bucolics Nos 1 and 4
Grieg - Two Elegiac Melodies
  • Masterclasses

Bach - 'Courante' from the Suite No 6 for solo viola. Maria Antunes
Hoffmeister - Concerto for Viola, 1st movement. Peter Whitehead
  • Listening session

Robin introduces works by Brahms
  • Session. Rhythm 2: syncopation, clapping music

  • Untutored viola ensemble playing in small groups

  • Informal recital by Robin with Edward Leung (piano). The programme:
Bach  - Sonata No 2 in A major BWV 1015 transcribed for viola and piano
Brahms - Sonata in E minor Op. 38 transcribed for viola and piano
Brahms - slow movment from the Sonata in F minor

The cost
  • Viola workshop players: 35, students 20. This includes the whole day, with refreshments and a buffet lunch.
  • Recital: free for workshop participants. Other audience welcome, please book in advance, 5 donation requested.
Some bursary support may be available - please contact us if you need help.
Standard grade 6 or above.

Ravenfield is about five minutes from M18 Junction 1. See find us

If you need help with transport from Sheffield, or any other help, please contact us

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The summer term Viola Workshop is on Saturday 21 April 2018 - details available soon


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