2024 Festival Classes Week 1

Participants who have registered will receive a link to choose their classes. (coming soon!)
Pitch for classes is A=440 unless otherwise noted.

 

Early Morning Class Period: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Early Notation Ensemble: Mensural Notation of the 15th and 16th Centuries with Wendy Powers

For players of recorder, viols, and other soft instruments who are familiar with clefs, ligatures, and triple notation

 

The Art of Consort Playing: Turning Notes into Music

With Miyo Aoki, Cléa Galhano, Larry Lipkis; for all levels of recorders.

 

Renaissance Recorder Consort

With Rainer Beckmann, Letitia Berlin; for recorder players familiar with Renaissance recorder fingering who own or can borrow Renaissance consort recorders.

 

Corelli! Concerti and Trio Sonatas with Na’ama Lion

For upper intermediate to advanced flutes and recorders. Pitch: A=415.

 

Recorder Master Class for Baroque Academy and Central Program with Saskia Coolen

Perform in class with permission of the instructor, auditors welcome.

 

Baroque Flute Master Class with Kathie Stewart

Perform in class with permission of the instructor, auditors welcome. Pitch: A=415.

 

Oboe Band with Wouter Verschuren

For experienced oboes, tailles, and bassoons. Pitch: A=415.

 

Viol Consort: Balliamo!

With Arnie Tanimoto, Brent Wissick; Open to viols. Pitch: A=415.

 

Baroque Academy Cello Master Class with Phoebe Carrai

Audit only

 

Baroque Academy Viol Master Class with Sarah Cunningham

Audit only.

 

Baroque Academy Violin Master Class with Julie Andrijeski

Audit only.

 

Baroque Academy Violone/Double Bass Master Class with Heather Miller Lardin

Audit only.

 

Baroque Academy Harpsichord Master Class with Kathryn Cok

Audit or perform with permission of instructor.

 

Baroque Academy Vocal Master Class with Aaron Sheehan

Audit only.

 

Cantemos! Singing the Songs of Spain with Temmo Korisheli

For vocalists, all levels.

 

Coffee Break 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Late Morning Class Period: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

 

Baroque Orchestra: Music from the Salons and Opera Houses of Italy and Spain

With Frances Blaker; open to all Baroque instruments at A = 415: winds, strings and continuo, including but not limited to recorder, flute, oboe, bassoon, violin, viola, cello bass, viola da gamba (all sizes), harpsichord, lute, harp, etc. Continuo players must be able to read figures. Music will be available in advance.

 

Collegium: 1492 with Larry Lipkis

Open to all singers and instrumentalists.

 

Cancionero de Palacio with Marilyn Boenau

For upper intermediate to advanced shawm, dulcian, sackbut.

 

Name that Tune: Decorated Settings of Popular Music at the Keyboard from 16th- and 17th-century Spain and Italy with Kevin Devine

For keyboard players.

 

Early Afternoon Class Period: 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Early Notation: Petrucci for the People! with Valerie Horst

For recorders; other instruments will be considered upon request. Students should have some experience with Renaissance notation and C clefs.

 

The Songs of Salamone with Lisa Solomon

Open to all voices and instruments.

 

Canti e Danze/Canciones y Danzas with Eric Haas

For intermediate to upper intermediate recorders.

 

Three in One: Canzoni, Sonate, e Folías with Rainer Beckmann

For intermediate to upper intermediate recorders.or intermediate to upper intermediate recorder players.

 

Brazilian Music for Recorder Ensemble with Cléa Galhano

For advanced recorders.

 

Renaissance Recorders Consort

With Miyo Aoki, Wendy Powers; for players familiar with Renaissance recorder fingering who own or can borrow Renaissance consort recorders. Players must bring at least two sizes.

 

Frottole and Madrigali for Renaissance Flutes with Na’ama Lion

For Renaissance flutes.

 

Canzoni di Diversi with Marilyn Boenau

For upper intermediate to advanced dulcian, shawm, cornetto, and sackbut players

 

Baroque Oboe Master Class: Sonority and Style with John Abberger

Perform with permission of instructor, auditors welcome. Pitch: A=415. 

 

Baroque Bassoon Master Class with Wouter Verschuren

Perform with permission of instructor, auditors welcome. Pitch: A=415. 

 

Viole Musicali with Arnie Tanimoto

For upper intermediate to advanced viols and violins. Pitch: A=415

 

Triste España: Songs from the Cancionero de Palacio with Brent Wissick

For intermediate viols. Pitch: A=415

 

Nuts and Bolts of the Harpsichord: Bring Your Harpsichord Questions! with Alissa Duryee

For harpsichord players; students for whom the harpsichord is a secondary instrument are also welcome.

 

Late Afternoon Class Period: 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

 

Il bianco e dolce cigno: Italian Madrigals for Voices and Viols with Brent Wissick

For voices and viols. Pitch: A=415.

 

Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque—What’s the Difference? with Larry Lipkis

For intermediate and up recorders and viols. Pitch: A=440.

 

Baroque Ensembles

For advanced treble and basso continuo players who are musically and technically prepared to explore challenging repertoire.

 

Let’s Hear That Again with Eric Haas

For upper intermediate recorders.

 

The Many Sides of Francisco Guerrero with Valerie Horst

For upper intermediate to advanced recorders.

 

The Two Faces of Baroque Instrumental Music: Stylus Fantasticus and the Concerto with Cléa Galhano

For upper intermediate to advanced recorders.

 

A 12th-Century Guide to the Camino de Compostela with Tracy Cowart

Open to all voices and instruments

 

Music of Victoria with Wouter Verschuren

For upper intermediate to advanced dulcians, cornettos, sackbuts, and shawms.

 

Schiaffo sul viso! Drumming in Italy and Spain with Spiff Wiegand

Open to all.