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  2. About Us
    1. Our Story
    2. Meet the Team
      1. Peter Hewitt
      2. Dr Christopher Roberts
      3. Tim Sharp
      4. Steve Saint
      5. Liz Lipman
      6. Karen Luxon
      7. Shadia El Tabch
      8. Vicky Carlton
      9. Linda Steeples
      10. Kirsty Barnes
      11. Carline Bushen
      12. Ken Harriot
      13. Andrew Smart
    3. Governance
    4. How to support Benslow Music
      1. Membership
      2. Donations and Legacies
      3. Friends of Benslow Music
      4. Sponsorship and Advertising
      5. Corporate Membership/Partnerships
  3. Courses
    1. 2017 Courses
      1. January 2017 Courses
      2. February 2017 Courses
      3. March 2017 Courses
      4. April 2017 Courses
      5. May 2017 Courses
      6. June 2017 Courses
      7. July 2017 Courses
      8. August 2017 Courses
      9. September 2017 Courses
      10. October 2017 Courses
      11. December 2017 Courses
    2. 2019 Courses
    3. 2018 Courses
      1. January 2018 Courses
      2. February 2018 Courses
        1. Clarinet Choir
        2. French Piano Music
        3. JazzFest
        4. Mixed Chamber Music with Ensemble DeNOTE
        5. Sight Singing for Beginners
        6. Two's Company: Duos for Violin and Cello
        7. Viola Day with Martin Outram
        8. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (2 night option)
        9. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (3 night option)
      3. March 2018 Courses
        1. Advanced Wind Chamber Music
        2. Bel Canto: Caccini to Puccini
        3. Brass Ensembles with Peter Bassano
        4. Composing with Simon Holt
        5. Group Quartets with Brenda Stewart
        6. LuteFest (2 night option)
        7. LuteFest (3 night option)
        8. Madsongs and Particles
        9. Mixed Chamber Music
        10. Piano Duets with Nigel and Francesca
        11. Reed Making Day for Oboists
        12. Spring Saxes
        13. Springtime Recorders
        14. Try a Viola d’Amore Day
        15. West Gallery Music
      4. April 2018 Courses
        1. Accordion Weekend
        2. An Introduction to String Chamber Music
        3. Bass Clarinet Extravaganza
        4. Cello Day with Jenny Curtis
        5. Developing your Aural Skills
        6. Flutes Inspired
        7. Free up your playing
        8. Jazz Piano
        9. Macedonian Gypsy and Folk Tunes
        10. Piano Sight Reading
        11. Playing those Changes
        12. Quintessential Clarinets
        13. Release Your Voice
        14. Simply Horns
        15. Spring SongFest
        16. String Orchestra
        17. String Quartets with the Allegri
        18. The Benslow Baroque Opera: Rameau's Les Indes Galantes
      5. May 2018 Courses
        1. A Chance to Sing: The Fabulous Gershwins
        2. Advanced Harpsichord Accompaniment
        3. Advanced String Chamber Music
        4. An Introduction to Jazz Clarinet
        5. Beyond the Score
        6. Flute Day with Zoë Booth
        7. Gregorian Chant for All
        8. Group Quartets with Jonathan Trout
        9. Harpsichord Playing with a French Accent
        10. Heinrich Schütz and his Contemporaries
        11. Improve your Sight Reading for Advanced Musicians
        12. Intermediate String Orchestra
        13. Light Orchestra
        14. Natural Horn Day with Anneke Scott
        15. Oboe Extravaganza
        16. Partners in Song: A course for singers and pianists
        17. String Chamber Music : Growing in Confidence
        18. String Orchestra: Tallis Day
        19. String Quartets with the Bingham (2 night option)
        20. String Quartets with the Bingham (3 night option)
        21. The Benslow Klezmer Orchestra
        22. The Seventeenth-Century String Band
        23. Voices and Viols
      6. June 2018 Courses
        1. Accordion Day for Beginners
        2. Advanced Violins with Gina McCormack
        3. An Introduction to Song Writing
        4. An Introduction to Wind Chamber Music
        5. Baroque String Orchestra: The Italian Concerto
        6. Cello Orchestra
        7. Folk Fiddling by Ear
        8. Folk Orchestra
        9. Foundation String Chamber Music
        10. Grade 6 Theory and Beyond
        11. Group Quartets with the Tedesca
        12. Guitar Weekend with Raymond Burley
        13. Just Violins 2 with Janet Hicks
        14. Mix and Match Piano Duets
        15. Mix and Match with the London Myriad Ensemble
        16. Palm Court Orchestra
        17. Play Day with the Tedesca String Quartet
        18. Playing with Ease: Explore Your Potential
        19. Romantic Keyboard
        20. Small Mixed Chamber Music
        21. String Quartets with the Tedesca (2 night option)
        22. String Quartets with the Tedesca (3 night option)
        23. Tango Techniques and Style
        24. The Benslow Chamber Orchestra
      7. July 2018 Courses
        1. An Introduction to Music Therapy
        2. Big Band Singing Summer School
        3. Big Band Summer School
        4. Choral Weekend with Jonathan Willcocks
        5. Discovering the World of Jazz
        6. Edwin Roxburgh's Composing Summer School
        7. Graeme Humphrey's Piano Summer School
        8. Late Starter String Orchestra
        9. Late Starter Violins
        10. Martin Outram's Viola Summer School
        11. String and Piano Chamber Music
        12. Summer Saxes
        13. The International Viol Summer School
        14. Trio Sonatas with Da Camera
        15. William Bruce's Cello Summer School
      8. August 2018 Courses
        1. ABRSM Jazz Piano Syllabus for Piano Teachers
        2. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on Modern Instruments
        3. Carlos Bonell's Guitar Summer School
        4. Christopher Gayford's Conducting Summer School
        5. Elementary Strings
        6. Elementary Winds
        7. Jazz and Pop Singing
        8. John Playford in the 21st Century
        9. Madrigal and Partsong Summer School
        10. Musical Theatre Song Day with Sarah Leonard
        11. Natural Horn Day for Beginners
        12. On the Spot: A Day with Humphry Repton
        13. Philippa Davies' Flute Summer School
        14. Playing and Singing Dance Movements with Ricardo Barros
        15. Sarah Leonard's Vocal Summer School
        16. String Quartets with the Wihan
        17. Summer String Orchestra
        18. Summer WindFest
        19. Susanne Stanzeleit's Violin Summer School
        20. T'ai Chi
        21. The Benslow Concert Band
        22. The Benslow Mandolin Weekend
      9. September 2018 Courses
        1. Clarinet Weekend
        2. Clarinets in the Community
        3. Consort Singing Day with David Ireson
        4. Dowland and his Peers
        5. Fiddle Music of Scotland and Ireland
        6. Folk Orchestra
        7. Grade 5 Theory
        8. Intermediate Strings
        9. Late Starter Cello Weekend with Jenny Curtis
        10. Mixed Chamber Music
        11. Preparing for your Piano Diploma
        12. RecorderFest
        13. String and Piano Ensembles with the Primrose Quartet
        14. The Benslow Early Piano School: Playing Piano, the Beethoven Way
        15. The Clarsach Course
        16. The Lübeck Concerts: A Celebration of Buxtehude
      10. October 2018 Courses
        1. Cello Orchestra
        2. Choral Evensong Weekend with Jeremy Jackman
        3. Cuban Salsa with Marco Marconi
        4. Double Bass Day with Caroline Emery
        5. Flute Day with Elisabeth Hobbs
        6. Foundation String Chamber Music
        7. Graham Trew's Vocal Workshop
        8. Group Quartets with Jonathan Trout
        9. Harmoniemusik with Boxwood and Brass
        10. Hector Berlioz: Genius Extraordinary
        11. Improve Your Aural Skills
        12. Intermediate Wind Chamber Music
        13. Keeping it Fresh
        14. Late Starter String Orchestra
        15. Piano for Two: Piano Duets and Duos
        16. Purcell’s Extraordinary Tallent: A Course for Singers and Continuo Players
        17. Stephanie Reeve's Woodwind Band
        18. String Orchestra Plus
        19. String Quartets with the Fitzwilliam
        20. Symphonic Film and Show Music Orchestra
        21. Viola Day with Richard Muncey
      11. November 2018 Courses
        1. Arranging and Orchestration
        2. Bassoon Extravaganza
        3. Consorting Viols (2 night option)
        4. Consorting Viols (3 night option)
        5. Folk Orchestra Day with the Moonrakers in Oxford
        6. Harpsichord Accompaniment: Figuring it Out
        7. Nuns and Roses: Medieval Style!
        8. Oboe Extravaganza: Growing Confidence
        9. Quintessential Clarinets
        10. Sarah Francis' Piano and Wind Course
        11. Speed Dating for Strings and Piano
        12. String and Piano Ensembles with Nigel Clayton and the Bingham (2 night option)
        13. String and Piano Ensembles with Nigel Clayton and the Bingham (3 night option)
        14. String Quartets with the Coull (2 night option)
        15. String Quartets with the Coull (3 night option)
        16. The Benslow Flute Choir
        17. The Benslow Klezmer Orchestra
        18. The Sounds of Proper Posture
        19. Ukulele Workshop
        20. Violin Workshop with Madeleine Mitchell
        21. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (2 night option)
        22. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (3 night option)
      12. December 2018 Courses
        1. A Victorian Christmas Weekend
        2. Composing with Andrew Toovey
        3. English and American Song
        4. Group Quartets with Nic Fallowfield and the Tedesca
        5. Introduction to Wind Chamber Music
        6. Winter Saxes
    4. Standard Course Timetable
    5. Terms and Conditions
    6. A Guide to Standards
    7. Information for your Stay
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Participant Reviews
  4. Concerts
    1. Nigel Clayton and Francesca Leonardi (piano duo)
    2. Margaret Lucy (flute)
    3. Alex McCartney (lute)
    4. Gemma Kateb (piano)
    5. Benslow Baroque Opera: Rameau's Les Indes Galantes
    6. Allegri String Quartet
    7. Sophie Barber (violin) and Kate Fawcett (viola)
    8. Bingham String Quartet
    9. London Klezmer Quartet
    10. Alan Dorn (piano)
    11. Tedesca String Quartet
    12. Sebastian Müller (violin)
    13. Rose Consort of Viols
    14. A Night of Jazz with Paul Eshelby and Friends
    15. The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day
    16. Murder Mystery at Benslow Music
  5. Venue
    1. House
    2. Gardens
    3. Catering
    4. Library
  6. Hire
    1. Music Facilities Hire
    2. Business Conference Hire
    3. Private Event Hire
  7. News
    1. Arts Administration Work Placements
    2. Benslow Music Recipes
    3. Chris' Column
    4. Lunchtime Talks and Book Club
      1. The Voice of the Century: Frank Sinatra
      2. We’ll Meet Again: The Life and Music of Dame Vera Lynn
      3. Let’s Do It: The Life and Music of Cole Porter
      4. With A Song in my Heart: The Life and Music of Ella Fitzgerald
      5. The Benslow Music Book Club
    5. Murder Mystery at Benslow Music
    6. Notes from our CEO
    7. Open Day: Sunday 29 July 2018
    8. Outreach and Engagement
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