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Blow & Blast woodwind ensemble workshop dates and venues -  to August 2017

Most Birnam events are still on Sundays, but there are also some Thursday daytime and Saturday workshops. 

Callander workshops are always on Saturdays.  These only cater for flute, oboe, clarinet & bassoon.

Crieff woodwind workshops are held on Friday afternoons, as is 'All at C'; saxophone/brass workshops are on Wednesday evenings.

Perth workshops are generally on Saturdays - with the exception of the May date, which is a Sunday.


Date   Venue Workshops Times
         
Wed 26 Apr   Crieff
St Columba's Episc. Church, Perth Road
Saxophones/Brass 7pm - 9pm
         
Sat 29 Apr   Perth Concert Hall Easy/Improvers woodwind
Playalong band
Intermediate woodwind
10:30 - 12:30
1pm - 2:30pm
3pm - 5pm
         
Fri 5 May   Crieff
St Columba's Episc. Church, Perth Road
All at C mini-orchestra 1:30 - 3:30pm
         
Sat 13 May   Callander
St Andrew's Episc. Church Hall, Leny Rd
Easy/Improvers woodwind
Intermediate woodwind
11am - 1pm
2pm - 4pm
         
SUN 14 May   Perth Concert Hall Easy/Improvers woodwind
Playalong band
Intermediate woodwind
10:30 - 12:30
1pm - 2:30pm
3pm - 5pm
         
Sat 20 May   Birnam Arts Centre All at C mini-orchestra
Easy/Improvers woodwind
11am - 1pm
1:30 - 3pm
         
Wed 24 May   Crieff
St Columba's Episc. Church, Perth Road
Saxophones/Brass 7pm - 9pm
         
Sat 3 June   Perth Concert Hall Easy/Improvers woodwind
Playalong band
Intermediate woodwind
10:30 - 12:30
1pm - 2:30pm
3pm - 5pm
         
Sun 11 June   Birnam Arts Centre Very easy woodwind 12 - 1:30pm
Sun 11 June   Birnam Arts Centre Saxophones/Brass 2pm - 4pm
         
Sat 17 June   Callander
St Andrew's Episc. Church Hall, Leny Rd
Mixed-ability woodwind 11am - 1pm
         
Fri 30 June to
Sun 2 July
  Benslow Music Trust
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Intro to Wind Chamber Music
(Intermediate)
more details
         
Fri 7 July to
Sun 9 July
  Higham Hall
Lake District
Blow! Woodwind Weekend
(Intermediate)
more details
         
Sat 22 July   Birnam Arts Centre All at C mini-orchestra
Very easy woodwind
Easy/Improvers woodwind
11am - 1pm
1:15 - 2:15pm
2:30 - 4:30pm
         
Sun 30 July   Birnam Arts Centre Playalong band
Intermediate woodwind
12:30 - 2pm
2:30 - 4:30pm
         
Wed 2 Aug   Crieff
St Columba's Episc. Church, Crieff Road
Saxophones/Brass 7pm - 9pm
         
Sat 12 Aug   Callander
St Andrew's Episc. Church Hall, Leny Rd
Easy/Improvers woodwind
Intermediate woodwind
11am - 1pm
2pm - 4pm
         
Fri 18 Aug to
Sun 20 Aug
  Benslow Music Trust
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Elementary winds
(Easy/Improver)
more details
         
Sun 27 Aug   Birnam Arts Centre Playalong band
Intermediate woodwind
12:30 - 2pm
2:30 - 4:30pm
         


Workshop Bookings and Prices
Birnam, Callander and Crieff
         
All 2-hour workshops/playalongs: £15      
90 minute woodwind workshop: £12      
90 minute playalongs ('Band' or 'All at C'): £10
60 minute very easy woodwind workshop: £10      
         
To reserve a place for any of the standard Birnam, Callander or Crieff workshops, please contact us, giving details of your instrument and experience/ability level.  At present, we are happy to accept payment on the day.
 
Perth
Perth workshops are run as part of the Horsecross Creative Learning programme.

For more information, prices and to make bookings for the Perth events, visit www.horsecross.co.uk or contact the Horsecross Creative Learning team ( e-mail: creativelearning@horsecross.co.uk )
 
Weekend Courses (Benslow Music & Higham Hall)
These courses are run by the respective organisations, so all booking/accommodation and price enquiries should be directed to Benslow or Higham, as appropriate.  However, if you have queries about the musical content of a weekend course and its suitability for you, we will be happy to try to advise.


General Information

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.  This also gives us more time to plan the music to suit each player's capabilities.

If, after booking, you find you will be unable to come, please let us know as soon as possible.  Your absence may mean that we are obliged to change some of the music.  Also, someone else might like to be offered the opportunity to participate.
 

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