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

  • Accomplished Amateurs

  • Semi-Professionals

  • Professionals 

Modern instruments pitched at A=440 Hz will be used.  This will allow for more local participation.
The following instruments will be considered:
Double Bass
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.

  • The cost for the 3-day workshop is $150
  • Early bird rate is $120 if paid on or before March 31

Off-island participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own transportation.  
A car is necessary as the workshop will take place in two different venues.

Off-island participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodation for the duration of the workshop​.
There may be limited billeted accommodation available, please contact us to discuss this.

Participants are responsible for their own meals, except for a group dinner on Friday evening.
Both of the rehearsal venues have kitchen facilities, so participants can bring their own lunches if they like, or buy something in town.
Snacks and refreshments will be provided mid-morning and mid-afternoon during the workshop.

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