Who is the workshop for?
The workshop is for singers (SATB) and instrumentalists who are wishing to learn more about singing and playing using historically informed performance practice.
Professionals who are interested in learning more about Baroque performance practice
Modern instruments pitched at A=440 Hz will be used. This will allow for more local participation.
The following instruments will be considered:
Harpsichord & Electronic Organ
harpsichord players should be familiar with figured bass notation
the harpsichord and organ will be provided
Singers must be able to read music
Singers will preferably have training and some experience singing in small choirs.
Singers must be able to sing in tune and project their voices.
Vocal solos in Te Deum Utrecht will be sung by the appropriate section (i.e. no soloists)
Instrumentalists should preferably have experience playing in small orchestras or chamber groups at an accomplished level.
The cost for the 3-day workshop is $150.
Beaver Point Hall
1361 Beaver Point Road
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 1W9
Off-island participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own transportation.
A car is necessary. Some car-pooling may be available.
Off-island participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodation for the duration of the workshop.
Limited billeted accommodation will be available for those in need, please contact us to discuss.
Lunch will be provided.
Snacks and refreshments will be provided mid-morning and mid-afternoon during the workshop.
Participants are responsible for their own dinners.