Due to the nature of this event, and difficulty with social distancing, we will require that all participants be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
Steps will be taken to enhance ventilation, hand sanitizer will be available, and participants will be encouraged to take breaks outside. Masks will be discretionary.
September 24-26 2021
Immerse yourself in three days of music-making under the direction of world-renowned baroque harpsichordist, artistic director, and composer Marco Vitale.
The Salt Spring Island 3-day Baroque Music Workshop is for singers and instrumentalists who are interested in learning about historically informed performance practice. All students, amateurs, semi-professional and professional musicians who sing or play at an accomplished level are welcome. The workshop will provide a casual, friendly, and supportive atmosphere in which participants can learn about baroque style. Modern instruments A=440 will be used.
The participants will study two works by Handel: Utrecht Te Deum, the first part of Handel's sacred choral composition Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate (1714), and his Concerto Grosso No. 3 Op. 3, one of a set of six Concerti Grossi compiled in 1734. The workshop will include a concert by the instructors as the ensemble Contrasto Armonico, and will conclude with an informal concert for family and friends. Please browse the site for more details.
I hope you can join us!