Winter Weekend Workshop in Historic Philadelphia and the Rutgers-Camden Fine Arts Center January 13-16, 2017
Details from the 2016 Workshop are below... look for 2017 Information, coming soon!
2016 Winter Weekend Workshop
Directed by Heather Miller Lardin
with recorder virtuoso Joris Van Goethem and core members of Tempesta di Mare
Tuition $295, Dance Tuition $240, Work-study tuition $175
Start the new year with energy and inspiration!
Recorder ensembles, viol consorts, masterclasses, oboe band, string ensemble, early notation, historical dance, Renaissance reeds. The Baroque Orchestra will play Telemann's Voelker Overture. Saturday and Sunday, end your afternoon with a large group session, lecture, or Baroque dance class!
Project for Voices and Lutes
Julianne Baird and Richard Stone, directors
Francesco Durante's Stabat Mater for women's voices, and selections from Sigismondo d'India's emotionally-charged Madrigals Book VIII with texts from Giambattista Guarini's pastoral tragicomedy,Il Pastor fido SSATB, and continuo, Julianne Baird and Richard Stone, co-directors. Enrollment limited to 15 singers. Audition deadline for singers December 1, 2015. Please send bio and mp3/mp4 sound file (or Dropbox or YouTube links) of two contrasting movements in Baroque style to: email@example.com. Notification by December 15th.
Baroque Orchestra Project
Emlyn Ngai and Gwyn Roberts, directors
Telemann's Volker Overture in B-flat TWV 55:B5. You'll be entertained by Telemann's musical depictions of the Swiss, Portuguese, Muscovites, and others. For strings and Baroque winds. A=415
German Baroque Dance Project:
Der galante Stil - The Art of Dance in 18th century Germany
Dorothy Olsson and Kaspar D. Mainz, directors.
Click here to see the list of dance classes!
John Bailey, harpsichord
Julianne Baird, voice
Rainer Beckmann, recorder
Frances Blaker, recorder
Marilyn Boenau, reeds
Geoffrey Burgess, Baroque oboe
Donna Fournier, viol
Eric Haas, recorder
Valerie Horst, recorder and early notation
Joan Kimball, recorder and reeds
Lawrence Lipnik, viol
Kaspar D. Mainz, historical dance
Heather Miller Lardin, viol and double bass
Emlyn Ngai, Baroque violin
Dorothy Olsson, historical dance
Adam Pearl, harpsichord
Patricia Petersen, recorder and early notation
Gwyn Roberts, Baroque flute
Leon Schelhase, harpsichord
Richard Stone, lute and theorbo
Peter Sykes, harpsichord
Joris Van Goethem, recorder
Accomodations in Philadelphia
Special participant rate at the Omni Hotel (Now called the Franklin Hotel at Independence Park as of Nov. 19) of $132 per night plus room tax (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.
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 online pokies nz provided on Saturday and Sunday (included with tuition). Other meals are on your own.
Friday, January 15
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.
6:00 p.m. Happy Hour
In the lobby of the Omni Hotel after check-in
7:30 p.m. Concert with Aaron Sheehan and Adam Pearl
Songs by Purcell, Britten and more for tenor and harpsichord. Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia. Tickets $20 General Admission.
Saturday, January 16
Classes 9:00 to 4:30
9:00 p.m. Concert: Kleine Kammermusik Composers at the French Court
Join us for a bubbly blend of baroque treasures, with a champagne and dessert reception following the concert. St. Peter's Church 313 Pine Street Philadelphia. Admission $25; Discounted ticket price of $20 ($15 for students and seniors) for Amherst attendees.
Sunday, January 17
Classes 9:00 to 4:30
8:00 p.m. Faculty Concert
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 18
Classes 9:00 to 12:00
12:30 p.m. Workshop Special Projects concert
Following end of classes, at the Rutgers Fine Arts building.