Winter Weekend Workshop


Winter Weekend Workshop in Historic Philadelphia and the Rutgers-Camden Fine Arts Center January 13-16, 2017

Reine-Marie Verhagen


Winter Weekend Workshop

Directed by Heather Miller Lardin

with recorder virtuoso Reine-Marie Verhagen and core members of Tempesta di Mare

Tuition $315, Dance Tuition $270, Work-study tuition $185

Start the new year with energy and inspiration! Recorder ensembles, viol consorts, masterclasses, oboe band, string ensemble, early notation, historical dance, Renaissance reeds. 

Project for Voices and Lutes
Julianne Baird and Richard Stone, co-directors

Dietrich Buxtehude's beautiful Membra Jesu Nostri, for SSATB, 2 violins, and continuo. Known as the first Lutheran oratorio (1680), with texts from the Rhythmica oratorio by Arnulf of Leuven (c. 1200-1250).

Julianne Baird and Richard Stone, co-directors. Enrollment limited to 15 singers. Audition deadline for singers December 1, 2016. Please send bio and mp3/mp4 sound file (or Dropbox or YouTube links) of two contrasting movements in Baroque style to: Notification by December 15th.

Baroque Orchestra Project
Emlyn Ngai and Gwyn Roberts, directors

Repertoire tba. For strings and Baroque winds. A=415

Baroque Dance Project:
Dorothy Olsson and Kaspar D. Mainz, directors.
Click here for more information on the Historical Dance classes at the Winter Weekend Workshop!

Workshop Faculty:
John Bailey harpsichord
Julianne Baird voice
Marilyn Boenau Baroque bassoon, Renaissance reeds
Geoffrey Burgess Baroque oboe
Sarah Cunningham viol
Eric Haas recorder
Valerie Horst recorder,early notation
Heather Miller Lardin viol, double bass
Lawrence Lipnik viol
Kaspar D. Mainz Baroque dance
Sally Merriman Baroque bassoon, dulcian
Emlyn Ngai violin
Dorothy Olsson Baroque dance
Adam Pearl harpsichord
Patricia Petersen recorder, early notation
Wendy Powers recorder, early notation
Gwyn Roberts Baroque flute
Leon Schelhase harpsichord
Nina Stern recorder
Richard Stone harpsichord
Lisa Terry cello, viol
Reine-Marie Verhagen recorder

Accomodations in Philadelphia
Special participant rate at the Franklin Hotel of $139 per night plus room tax (currently 15.5%). Reserve space with us and we'll add you to the rooming list. 
Classes will be in the Fine Arts Building at Rutgers/Camden. Vans will run between the hotel and Rutgers in the early morning and after the last afternoon class, a 10-minute ride.

Workshop Schedule:
Classes are 9:00 to 4:30 Saturday and Sunday, and 9:00 to 12:00 Monday, with Workshop Special Projects Concert 12:30-1:45. Lunches are provided on Saturday and Sunday (included with tuition). Other meals are on your own.

Friday, January 13
4:00-6:00 p.m. Workshop check-in
In the lobby of the Omni Hotel. Check-in also possible at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Rutgers before the first class.

7:00 p.m. Tempesta di Mare Concert
Unaccompanied solo fantasias by Georg Philipp Telemann for his 250th anniversary. With Gwyn Roberts, flute, Emlyn Ngai, violin, and Lisa Terry, viola da gamba. Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 412 Pine Street. Not included with tuition, special ticket price for participants.

Saturday, January 14
Classes 9:00 to 4:30

Sunday, January 15
Classes 9:00 to 4:30

8:00 p.m. Faculty Concert
Featuring Julianne Baird, Reine-Marie Verhagen, and faculty of the Winter Weekend Workshop. Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 412 Pine Street, Philadelphia Concert is open to the public. $20 tickets at the door, free for participants.

Monday, January 16
Classes 9:00 to 12:00

12:30 p.m. Workshop Special Projects concert
Following end of classes, at the Rutgers Fine Arts building.