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Read more at: Colloquium: Professor Andreas Haug, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (online event)

Colloquium: Professor Andreas Haug, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (online event)

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021 - 17:00

Notating Sounds: Reflections on the Preconditions and Consequences of a Carolingian Invention


Read more at: Simple Yoga for Stressful Times

Simple Yoga for Stressful Times

Wednesday, 10 June, 2020 - 14:30 to 15:30

Simple Yoga for Stressful Times with Anna Camilla Goldbeck Wood A message from Anna: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” - Leonardo da Vinci The stress of exams can be a threat to wellbeing, even without the added climate of global crisis. But the nature of our inner and environmental anxiety, and of this time of...


Read more at: Beethoven Masterclass with Krysia Osostowicz

Beethoven Masterclass with Krysia Osostowicz

Thursday, 5 March, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

Krysia Osostowicz is best known for her work as leader of the Dante Quartet, and she is highly popular as a teacher of violin and chamber music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her passion for Beethoven's music stems from her early studies with Sandor Vegh - whose recordings of Beethoven's Quartets are legendary...


Read more at: Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Thursday, 27 February, 2020 - 15:30 to 16:45

By heightening our awareness of our movement, breathing and posture, the Feldenkrais Method, also known as ‘Awareness Through Movement’, brings us closer to realising our full human potential. In this workshop we will discover how Feldenkrais can help us to play and sing with more pleasure and ease. Nicolette Moonen is a...


Read more at: Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Thursday, 27 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:15

By heightening our awareness of our movement, breathing and posture, the Feldenkrais Method, also known as ‘Awareness Through Movement’, brings us closer to realising our full human potential. In this workshop we will discover how Feldenkrais can help us to play and sing with more pleasure and ease. Nicolette Moonen is a...


Read more at: Jazz Workshop with Nick Smart

Jazz Workshop with Nick Smart

Thursday, 6 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

Head of Jazz at the Royal Academy, Nick Smart is a prominent jazz trumpet soloist and has led his own projects as well as performed in groups such as the Kenny Wheeler Big Band, the James Taylor Quartet and been conductor for Stan Sulzmann’s and Julian Siegel’s Big Bands, among others. Nick will bring repertoire to play in...


Read more at: Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 - 15:30 to 16:45

Alexander’s work explores how awareness influences how we function mentally, physically, and emotionally. It helps us find greater physical ease in movement and to create optimum conditions for performance and practising. In this class, we will study Alexander’s core discovery of a primary pattern of coordination in humans...


Read more at: Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:15

Alexander’s work explores how awareness influences how we function mentally, physically, and emotionally. It helps us find greater physical ease in movement and to create optimum conditions for performance and practising. In this class, we will study Alexander’s core discovery of a primary pattern of coordination in humans...


Read more at: The Conductor’s Toolkit with Nicholas Cleobury

The Conductor’s Toolkit with Nicholas Cleobury

Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

Nicholas returns to Cambridge for his popular and inspiring annual conducting workshop. He is one of Britain’s most experienced and respected conductors; an orchestral and operatic interpreter of flair and imagination with a passionate commitment to contemporary music. For this workshop Nicholas will be focusing on...


Read more at: Yoga for Musicians with Anna Camilla Goldbeck-Wood

Yoga for Musicians with Anna Camilla Goldbeck-Wood

Thursday, 28 November, 2019 - 15:30 to 16:45

Yehudi Menuhin, who suffered crippling pain as a result of his violin practice, considered his yoga teacher to be his “best violin teacher”. All too often demands of musicianship can lead to debilitating physical and mental health problems. The body is our first instrument, and yet a musical training gives little chance to...