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.



  • Students

  • Amateurs

  • Semi-Professionals

  • Professionals who are interested in learning more about Baroque performance practice

Instruments​
Modern instruments pitched at A=440 Hz will be used.  This will allow for more local participation.
The following instruments will be considered:
Violin
Viola
Cello
Double Bass
Oboe
Flute
Bassoon
Recorder
Trumpet
Harpsichord & Electronic Organ
  • harpsichord players should be familiar with figured bass notation
  • the harpsichord and organ will be provided

Musical Ability
  • 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.

Cost
The cost for the 3-day workshop is $150.

Venue
Beaver Point Hall
1361 Beaver Point Road
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 1W9
Transportation
Off-island participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own transportation.  
A car is necessary.  Some car-pooling may be available.

Accommodation
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.

Food
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.