Tuesday, April 2, 2013

English Brass Academy

English Brass Academy and South West Music School present:

Easter Course for Brass
Wellington School, Wellington, Somerset
2 - 5 April 2013

The Easter Brass Course is an exciting new collaboration between the English Brass Academy (EBA) and one of the UK's most innovative and dynamic arts organisations, South West Music School (SWMS).

Who are the English Brass Academy?
EBA's work is at the forefront of musical learning and provides high quality training by distinguished brass performers and educators. Led by international trumpet soloist Paul Archibald, the EBA team of tutors, some of which include Philippe Schartz, Paul Denegri, Simon Rayner, John Ryan, Christian Jones, John Kenny and Graham Sibley, and staff ensure the best in tuition and care for all participants.

SWMS is one of the national Centres of Advanced Training supported by the Department for Education Music and Dance Scheme. SWMS works with young people with exceptional talent and potential from the ages of 8 – 18 and has vast experience in delivering high quality educational and creative musical courses for young musicians of all levels and consults on music education at an international level.

What are the English Brass Academy offering?
Together, the English Brass Academy will be presenting a Brass Academy course and a Brass Studio course for young musicians from across the UK during Easter 2013.

Brass Academy is for all young brass players up to grade 8 standard ages 8 – 18. This course contains small and large ensemble work; creative composition workshops, performance preparation and organised activites.

Brass Studio is for advanced players (grade 8+) who would like to take their playing to the next level. This course contains masterclasses, chamber music, orchestral excepts, creative composition workshops, mock auditions, health & wellbeing and music career talks.

South West Music School is delighted to announce the support of the Leverhulme Trust for bursaries to attend the English Brass Academy Easter Course for the next three years.

Click here to download Brass Academy and Brass Studio application forms. With any queries please email info@englishbrassacademy.co.uk / info@swms.org.uk

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