Courses 2020

22 - 24 May: early harps course in Rangendingen (De)

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The Rangendingen early harps course takes place every year in and around a beautiful 17th century house in the heart of the Black Forest.
The course offers several programmes:
- medieval and gothic harps for beginners with Atsuko Kleinmann
- Renaissance music on the harp for intermediate and advanced students with Claire Piganiol
- baroque double and triple harps, intermediate and advanced students with Monika Mandelartz

Harps are available for rental for the duration of the course. Single or shared rooms can be booked in a small hotel directly next to the course’s location.

The presentation flyer is in German but don’t hesitate to contact us in English as well for any questions!

20 - 24 July: course on medieval music performance in Lleida (Es)
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Course dedicated to the performance of monophonic and polyphonic repertoires composed between 1100 and 1300. The Course combines medieval music theory classes, ensemble playing, and individual lessons on singing and different musical instruments (harp, fiddle, percussions, portative organ, citole).

Group classes: English and Spanish Individual classes: language agreed with the teacher

17 - 23 August: « Settimana Musicale del Trecento », Arezzo (It)
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The third international study week of Trecento music will be held in the city of Arezzo from August 12th to 20th 2018. A specialized course in medieval music under the expert guidance of Kees Boeke (Ensemble Tetraktys, fiddle, recorder ), Claudia Caffagni (Ensemble laReverdie, medieval lute, medieval notation), Jill Feldman (voice) and Claire Piganiol (medieval harps, portative organ).
We offer courses in fourteenth-century musical notation, analysis and use of instrumentation, with special emphasis on the relationship between poetic text and music. On a practical level, courses are held for medieval ensemble including voice, medieval lute and harp, fiddle, organetto and recorders.
The week will take place in the Locanda di San Pier Piccolo, a former Benedictine monastery, in the heart of the city of Guido Monaco.