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  2. About Us
    1. Our Story
    2. Meet the Team
      1. Peter Hewitt
      2. Dr Christopher Roberts
      3. Tim Sharp
      4. Steve Saint
      5. Liz Lipman
      6. Karen Luxon
      7. Shadia El Tabch
      8. Vicky Carlton
      9. Linda Steeples
      10. Kirsty Barnes
      11. Debbie Ling
      12. Ken Harriot
      13. Andrew Smart
    3. Governance
    4. How to support Benslow Music
      1. Membership
      2. Donations and Legacies
      3. Friends of Benslow Music
      4. Sponsorship and Advertising
      5. Corporate Membership/Partnerships
  3. Courses
    1. 2017 Courses
      1. January 2017 Courses
      2. February 2017 Courses
      3. March 2017 Courses
      4. April 2017 Courses
      5. May 2017 Courses
      6. June 2017 Courses
      7. July 2017 Courses
      8. August 2017 Courses
        1. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on Modern Instruments
        2. Elementary Strings
        3. Elementary Winds
        4. Jazz and Pop Singing
        5. John Playford Dance Day
        6. John Playford in the 21st Century
        7. Madrigal and Partsong Summer School
        8. Natural Horn Day for Beginners
        9. String Quartets with the Wihan (2 Night Option)
        10. String Quartets with the Wihan (3 Night Option)
        11. Summer WindFest
        12. Susanne Stanzeleit's Violin Summer School
        13. T'ai Chi
        14. The London Piano School: Exploring Earliest English Repertoire
      9. September 2017 Courses
        1. Clarinet Weekend
        2. Clarinets in the Community
        3. Fiddle Music of Scotland and Ireland
        4. Folk Orchestra
        5. Grade 5 Theory
        6. Harmoniemusik with Boxwood and Brass
        7. Improve Your Aural Skills
        8. Intermediate Strings
        9. Jenny Curtis's Villa Lobos Weekend
        10. Lute Song
        11. Magnificat: Monteverdi's sacred music
        12. Mixed Chamber Music
        13. Preparing for your Piano Diploma
        14. RecorderFest (2 Night Option)
        15. RecorderFest (3 Night Option)
        16. String and Piano Ensembles with the Primrose Quartet
        17. The Art of Chopin
        18. The Benslow Mandolin Course
        19. The Clarsach Course
      10. October 2017 Courses
        1. Advanced Wind Chamber Music
        2. Cello Orchestra
        3. Consort Singing Day: Do You Have What It Takes?
        4. Flute Day
        5. Foundation String Chamber Music
        6. Graham Trew's Vocal Workshop
        7. Group Quartets with Jonathan Trout
        8. Keeping It Fresh: A Course for Advanced Pianists
        9. Piano for Two: Piano Duets and Duos
        10. Play the Blues with Marco Marconi
        11. Sibelius: Champion of Finnish Music
        12. Singing and Acting Handel
        13. Stephanie Reeve's Woodwind Band
        14. String Orchestra Plus
        15. String Quartets with the Fitzwilliam (2 Night Option)
        16. String Quartets with the Fitzwilliam (3 Night Option)
        17. Symphonic Film and Show Music Orchestra
        18. Ukulele Workshop
        19. Viola Day with Richard Muncey
      11. December 2017 Courses
        1. A Victorian Christmas Weekend
        2. An Introduction to Wind Chamber Music
        3. Composing with Andrew Toovey
        4. Group Quartets with Nic Fallowfield and the Tedesca
        5. Latin American Jazz Piano
        6. String and Piano Ensembles with Nigel Clayton and the Bingham (2 Night Option)
        7. String and Piano Ensembles with Nigel Clayton and the Bingham (3 Night Option)
    2. 2018 Courses
      1. January 2018 Courses
        1. Baroque Chamber Music at A=415 (2 night option)
        2. Baroque Chamber Music at A=415 (3 night option)
        3. Building a Folk Band
        4. ClarinetFest
        5. Consorting Viols
        6. Dance Band
        7. Elementary Strings
        8. Finding your Voice in English Folk Song
        9. From Piano to Harpsichord
        10. Grade 5 Theory
        11. Improve your Sight Reading for Beginners
        12. Intermediate Chamber Orchestra
        13. John White's Wind Chamber Music
        14. Off the String!
        15. Try a Nyckelharpa Day
        16. Violin Day with Susanne Stanzeleit
      2. February 2018 Courses
        1. A Centenary Celebration of Holst the Man and The Planets Suite
        2. Clarinet Choir
        3. Foundation String Chamber Music
        4. French Piano Music
        5. Intermediate Piano
        6. JazzFest
        7. Mixed Chamber Music with Ensemble DeNOTE
        8. Play the Blues with Marco Marconi
        9. Playing with Music: Improvising through the Ages
        10. Sight Singing for Beginners
        11. String Quartets with the Coull (2 night option)
        12. String Quartets with the Coull (3 night option)
        13. String Quartets with the Maggini (2 night option)
        14. String Quartets with the Maggini (3 night option)
        15. The Complete Flautist
        16. Two's Company: Duos for Violin and Cello
        17. Viola Day with Martin Outram
        18. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (2 night option)
        19. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (3 night option)
      3. March 2018 Courses
        1. Advanced Wind Chamber Music
        2. Bel Canto: Caccini to Puccini
        3. Brass Ensembles with Peter Bassano
        4. Composing with Simon Holt
        5. Group Quartets with Brenda Stewart
        6. LuteFest (2 night option)
        7. LuteFest (3 night option)
        8. Madsongs and Particles
        9. Mixed Chamber Music
        10. Piano Duets with Nigel and Francesca
        11. Reed Making Day for Oboists
        12. Spring Saxes
        13. Springtime Recorders
        14. Try a Viola d’Amore Day
        15. West Gallery Music
      4. April 2018 Courses
        1. Accordion Weekend
        2. An Introduction to String Chamber Music
        3. Bass Clarinet Extravaganza
        4. Cello Day with Jenny Curtis
        5. Developing your Aural Skills
        6. Flutes Inspired
        7. Free up your playing
        8. Jazz Piano
        9. Macedonian Gypsy and Folk Tunes
        10. Piano Sight Reading
        11. Playing those Changes
        12. Quintessential Clarinets
        13. Release Your Voice
        14. Simply Horns
        15. Spring SongFest
        16. String Orchestra
        17. String Quartets with the Allegri
        18. The Benslow Baroque Opera: Rameau's Les Indes Galantes
      5. May 2018 Courses
        1. A Chance to Sing: The Fabulous Gershwins
        2. Advanced Harpsichord Accompaniment
        3. Advanced String Chamber Music
        4. An Introduction to Jazz Clarinet
        5. Beyond the Score
        6. Flute Day with Zoë Booth
        7. Gregorian Chant for All
        8. Group Quartets with Jonathan Trout
        9. Harpsichord Playing with a French Accent
        10. Heinrich Schütz and his Contemporaries
        11. Improve your Sight Reading for Advanced Musicians
        12. Intermediate String Orchestra
        13. Light Orchestra
        14. Natural Horn Day with Anneke Scott
        15. Oboe Extravaganza
        16. Partners in Song: A course for singers and pianists
        17. String Chamber Music : Growing in Confidence
        18. String Orchestra: Tallis Day
        19. String Quartets with the Bingham (2 night option)
        20. String Quartets with the Bingham (3 night option)
        21. The Benslow Klezmer Orchestra
        22. The Seventeenth-Century String Band
        23. Voices and Viols
      6. June 2018 Courses
        1. Accordion Day for Beginners
        2. Advanced Violins with Gina McCormack
        3. An Introduction to Song Writing
        4. An Introduction to Wind Chamber Music
        5. Baroque String Orchestra: The Italian Concerto
        6. Cello Orchestra
        7. Folk Fiddling by Ear
        8. Folk Orchestra
        9. Foundation String Chamber Music
        10. Grade 6 Theory and Beyond
        11. Group Quartets with the Tedesca
        12. Guitar Weekend with Raymond Burley
        13. Just Violins 2 with Janet Hicks
        14. Mix and Match Piano Duets
        15. Mix and Match with the London Myriad Ensemble
        16. Palm Court Orchestra
        17. Playing with Ease: Explore Your Potential
        18. Romantic Keyboard
        19. Small Mixed Chamber Music
        20. String Quartets with the Tedesca (2 night option)
        21. String Quartets with the Tedesca (3 night option)
        22. Tango Techniques and Style
        23. The Benslow Chamber Orchestra
      7. July 2018 Courses
        1. An Introduction to Music Therapy
        2. Big Band Singing Summer School
        3. Big Band Summer School
        4. Choral Weekend with Jonathan Willcocks
        5. Discovering the World of Jazz
        6. Late Starter String Orchestra
        7. Late Starter Violins
        8. String and Piano Chamber Music
        9. Summer Saxes
        10. The International Viol Summer School
        11. Trio Sonatas with Da Camera
    3. Standard Course Timetable
    4. Terms and Conditions
    5. A Guide to Standards
    6. Information for your Stay
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
    8. Participant Reviews
  4. Concerts
    1. Wihan String Quartet
    2. David Campbell, Margaret Archibald, Ian Scott (clarinets), Leandro Silvera (cello) and John Flinders (piano)
    3. Moonrakers
    4. Adrian Oldland (piano)
    5. John Potter (tenor) and Jacob Heringman (lute)
    6. Primrose Piano Quartet
    7. Fitzwilliam String Quartet
    8. Simon Davies (guitar)
    9. Marco Marconi (jazz piano)
    10. Coull String Quartet
    11. London Klezmer Quartet
    12. Gemma Connor (cello) and Sally Halsey (piano)
    13. Symphonia Academica
    14. Bingham String Quartet and Nigel Clayton (piano)
    15. Tedesca String Quartet
    16. Ian Kelleher (guitar)
    17. James Carrabino (piano)
    18. Murder Mystery at Benslow Music
    19. Hazel Askew (voice/concertina), Laurel Swift (fiddle/voice) and Ben Moss (fiddle/voice)
    20. Coull String Quartet
    21. Maggini String Quartet
    22. Adrian Boorman (countertenor)
    23. Nigel Clayton and Francesca Leonardi (piano duo)
    24. Margaret Lucy (flute)
    25. Alex McCartney (lute)
    26. Gemma Kateb (piano)
    27. Benslow Baroque Opera: Rameau's Les Indes Galantes
    28. Allegri String Quartet
    29. Sophie Barber (violin) and Kate Fawcett (viola)
    30. Bingham String Quartet
    31. London Klezmer Quartet
    32. Alan Dorn (piano)
    33. Tedesca String Quartet
    34. Sebastian Müller (violin)
    35. Rose Consort of Viols
    36. A Night of Jazz with Paul Eshelby and Friends
  5. Venue
    1. House
    2. Gardens
    3. Catering
    4. Library
  6. Hire
    1. Music Facilities Hire
    2. Business Conference Hire
    3. Private Event Hire
  7. News
    1. Benslow Music Recipes
    2. Chris' Column
    3. Christmas Meals
    4. Lunchtime Talks
      1. The Voice of the Century: Frank Sinatra
      2. We’ll Meet Again: The Life and Music of Dame Vera Lynn
      3. Let’s Do It: The Life and Music of Cole Porter
      4. With A Song in my Heart: The Life and Music of Ella Fitzgerald
    5. Macmillan Coffee Morning
    6. Murder Mystery at Benslow Music
    7. Notes from our CEO
    8. Open Day: Sunday 29 July 2018
    9. Outreach and Engagement
  8. Contact Us
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