2018 will see the new-look bassoon course being tutored by Anthea Wood for the first time, with Antony Clare available for sessions with piano.
This popular course started in 2013
Bassoon and Bass Clarinet ensemble
Bassoon choir and smaller groups (i.e. Trios and Quartets)
Individual sessions offered throughout the week (20mins) either with piano or alone
Open Masterclass sessions
Reed adjusting and scraping
Reed assembly and troubleshooting (own reed made by day 5!)
Morning warm ups and tone exercises
Focus on evenness of sound through the range/ intonation and breath leading.
Overcoming common technical problems and practice techniques for standard orchestral excerpts
As with all Raasay courses there is plenty of opportunity to relax and explore Raasay, its walks and scenery.
2018 Course Fees:
£340 or £225 for students in full time education
Accommodation to be booked separately. Please contact Sarah for further details or with questions
The 2018 Bass Clarinet & Bassoon course dates will be
9th - 13th April 2018