Older information

Just to show you what you’ve been missing all these years, here is a list of older workshops. Read ‘em and weep. Clicking on the Photo Gallery link will take you through to the gallery from the old website, where you can find the archive and perhaps laugh at old photos of yourselves and your friends.

Photo Gallery of Past Events

Saturday 13th February 2016

Princeley Splendour – Choral music from C18th Rome  Workshop for voices and continuo. Tutor:  Peter Leech           Venue: St Andrew’s Church Hall, Barnt Green

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Saturday 16th January 2016

Sacred Music by Gesualdo and others – vocal workshop
Tutor: Robert Hollingworth    Venue: Lutley Community Centre, Halesowen

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Saturday 15th November 2014                                                 

Purcell a vocal and instrumental workshop A440

Tutor: Steven Devine.

Venue: Selly Oak Methodist church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham B29 6HT -

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Saturday 4th October 2014                                                            

 Lully and Scarlatti – String Workshop A415.  Tutor Theresa Caudle   

Venue: Dale St Methodist Church, Leamington Spa

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Saturday 27th September 2014                                                     

Verse Anthems. Vocal workshop with Tutor Bill Hunt             

 Venue:  St Margaret’s Church Hall, Leicester LE1 3EB

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Saturday 5 July 2014

Renaissance Music. Vocal workshop with tutor David Allinson. Venue: St Faith and St Laurence Church, Harborne.

 

Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 May 2014

Florentine Intermedii 1589. Workshop for singers, players and dancers. Tutor: Philip Thorby. Venue: The David Turnbull Music School, Solihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DJ

 

Saturday 29 March 2014

Rosenmuller: Vespers. Instrumental and vocal workshop (joint NWEMF-MEMF event). Tutor: James Weeks. Venue: St Andrew’s Westland, Pilkington Avenue, Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs ST5 3RE
Saturday 22 February 2014

Music by Charpentier. Instrumental and vocal workshop (A415). Tutor: Graham O’Reilly. Venue: Dale Street Methodist Church, Dale Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 5HL

 

Saturday 11 January

Mediæval Music. Vocal workshop. Tutor: Donald Grieg.

Venue: Clarendon Hall, St Nicholas Parochial Hall, 28 High Street, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1LZ
Saturday 16 November 2013

Handel : Coronation anthems ‘The King shall Rejoice’ and My Heart is Inditing. Instrumental and vocal workshop (A415). Tutor: Robert King Venue: Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6HT

 

Saturday 28 September 2013

Russian Rococo church music. Vocal workshop Tutor: Peter Leech Venue: St Nicholas Church, St Nicholas Church Street, Warwick, CV34 4JD

Sunday 14 July 2013

Midsummer Revels. Tutor: David Hatcher.  Venue: Middleton Hall, near Tamworth, B78 2AE

Sunday 9 June 2013

John Dowland: Workshop Tutor: Stuart McCoy Venue: David Turnbull Music School, Solihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DJ

Saturday 8 June 2013

John Dowland: Masterclass Tutor: Philip Thorby Venue: David Turnbull Music School, Solihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DJ

Saturday 27 April 2013

Instrumental and vocal workshop (A=415): J.S. Bach: Cantatas 77 and 150

Tutor: Paul Spicer
Venue: Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Smethwick, West Midlands B67 5LS

Saturday 16th March

Instrumental Workshop (A=415): Vivaldi L’Estro Armonico
Tutor: Lyn Selwood
Venue: Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Smethwick, West Midlands B67 5LS

Saturday 2 March 2013

Rare/large-scale Tallis/Mundy
Singers
Tutor: Alastair Dixon
Venue; Solihull Methodist Church Hall, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1LG
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Saturday January 26th 2013

Scarlatti Stabat Mater
Singers Plus Continuo
Tutor: John Hancorn
Venue: Selly Oak Methodist Church

Saturday 1st December 2012

Vocal Workshop
Clemens (non Papa) and Mouton
Tutor: Stephen Rice
Venue: Harborne, St. Faith’s & St. Lawrence

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October 2012

Non-residential weekend workshop
Giovanni Gabrieli: Vocal and instrumental music.
Tutor: Philip Thorby
Venue: Solihull School

29th September 2012

Vocal workshop
The Different Faces of William Byrd
Tutor: Will Dawe
Venue: St. Paul’s Church, Friar St. Warwick, CV34 6HA
NB more information to come on parking arrangements for this venue.

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Sunday 24th June 2012
Midsummer Revels (evening) + workshop (afternoon) + MEMF AGM
Afternoon workshop – Tutor tba
Venue: Middleton Hall nr Tamworth B78 2AE

Saturday 12 May 2012
Motets by JS and JC Bach
A day workshop for singers and instrumentalists (A415)
Tutor: John Butt
Venue: All Saints Church, Birmingham Road, Allesley, Coventry CV5 9EQ

Saturday 10th March 2012
Vivaldi: Two settings of Dixit Dominus, RV594 & RV595
A day workshop for singers, ncluding soloists, and instrumentalists (415)
Tutor: Neil Ferris
Venue:Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LS

Saturday 11th February 2012
Treasures of the Renaissance
A day workshop for singers
Directed by some members of Stile Antico
Venue: Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP

Saturday 21st January 2012
Josquin: motet and  Lassus: Praeter Rerum Serium
A day workshop for singer and instrumentalists (A440)
Tutor: David Hatcher
Venue : Methodist Church Hall, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1LG

Saturday 26 November 2011
Renaissance Instrumental workshop (repertoire  to include Praetorius etc)Renaissance instrumental workshop for bowed and plucked strings, keyboards and loud and soft renaissance wind instruments (A=440). Singers welcome to double parts if they would like to explore the repertoire but this is mostly about the instruments.Tutor: Kathleen Berg (A=440)
Venue: St Nicholas Church , Warwick CV34 4JD

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Sunday 6th November
Striggio: 40/60 part Missa sopra Ecco sìbeato giorno
(Border Marches EMF workshop for singers and instrumentalists (A440) supported by MEMF and other fora)
Tutor: Robert Hollingworth
Venue: Kidderminster Town Hall, DY10 1EJ

Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th October 2011
Luca Marenzio: Sacred and secular
A Saturday workshop for singers and instruments, and a Sunday master classes for pre-formed groups
Tutor: Philip Thorby
Venue: Selly Oak Methodist church, Langleys Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham B29 6HT - (NB Change)

Sunday 9th October
Masterclasses for pre-formed groups
Tutor:  Philip Thorby
Venue: Knowle Village Hall, St Johns Close, Solihull B93 0NH

Saturday 17th September 2011
William Croft: Sacred music
A workshop for singers and instruments NB A=415
Tutor: Peter LeechClick for more details and booking form
Venue: St Faith and St Laurence Church, Harborne, Birmingham

8th-10th July 2011
Bach B minor mass (A415)
A non-residential weekend workshop for singers, including soloists, and baroque instruments (A415)
Tutor: Robert Hollingworth assisted by Lynn Selwood
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Venue: The David Turnbull Music School, Solihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3DJSaturday 2nd July 2011

Baroque Band Day – rehearsal for B minor Mass, etc
A day workshop for instruments (A=415)Tutor: Lynn Selwood
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Venue: Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Smethwick, West Midlands B67 5LS

Saturday 21st May 2011
17th Century Portuguese Polyphony
A day workshop for singers and appropriate instruments:
bassoon, dulcian, viols, violone, continuo (A440)
Tutor: Graham O’Reilly
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Venue: Dale St Methodist Church, Leamington Spa

Saturday 2nd April 2011
Victoria Officium Defunctorum (Requiem) 1605
A day workshop for singers
Tutor: David Hill

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Venue:
Selly Oak Methodist Church
76 Langleys Rd, Birmingham B29 0HT

26th March 2011
Renaissance into Baroque:
an exploration of instrumental music of the seventeenth century
A workshop for baroque band: violins, viols and wind (A=415)
Tutor: Lynn Selwood
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Venue:
Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Bearwood B67 5LS

12th February 2011
Lassus Prophetiae Sibyllarum
A day workshop for singers.
Tutor: Stephen Rice
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Venue:
St Peter’s Church, Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield B72 1JJ

8 January 2011
MEMF Revels
Afternoon workshop and evening feasting and jollification
Tutor: David Hatcher
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Venue:
Middleton Hall

11th December 2010
Renaissance Christmas
A day workshop for singers
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Tutor: David Allinson
Venue:
St George’s Church, Rugby CV22 5HR
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Booking Form and Leaflet

13 November 2010
Henri Dumont and Contemporaries
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Tutor:
Jeffrey Skidmore
Venue: Dale St Methodist Church, Leamington Spa CV32 5HL
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2nd October 2010
Lutes, viols and voices
A day workshop with Stuart McCoy
Tutor: Stuart McCoy
Venue: Arden School, Station Rd, Knowle, Solihull B93 0P

T4 September 2010
Vauxhall Gardens Composers.
Workshops for Baroque Band and solo singers (A415) , and a capella singers
Includes MEMF AGM
Tutors : Lyn Selwood, Clare Griffel
Venue: Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Bearwood B67 5LS

12 June 2010
Handel and James Nares: Anthems
A day workshop for singers and baroque instruments (A415)
Tutor: Peter Leech
Venue: TBA

22 May 2010
A Risky Business: Improvisation
A day workshop for singers and instruments (A 440)
Tutor: Paula Chateauneuf see also this link
Venue:
St Mark’s Church, Rugby Road, Leamington Spa CV32 6DL
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Booking Form

17/18 April 2010
Monteverdi: 1610 Vespers
Weekend workshop for singers and instruments
Tutor: Philip Thorby
Venue: Solihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3DJ
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Booking Form

13 March 2010
Venetian Vespers
A day workshop for singers and instruments Tutor: Christopher Monks
Venue: Dale St Methodist Church, Leamington Spa CV32 5HL (Click link for a map)
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Booking Form (NB Non-members may also attend)

27 February 2010
Ludwig Senfl: Ave Maria (six part)
A day workshop for singers and instruments Tutor: David Hatcher
Hear David playing viola da gamba live at Dartington in 2008 with Evelyn Tubb, Michael Fields and David Wright on You Tube
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Venue:
St Faith and St Laurence Church, Croftdown Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 8RE
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30 January 2010
Baroque Band
Baroque Band rehearsal. Tutor: Lynn Selwood
Venue : Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Bearwood B67 5LS
Music : Programme being settled.
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