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  2. About
    1. Our Story
    2. Our Venue
      1. Accommodation
        1. Main House
          1. St Francis
          2. St Cecilia
          3. Oriel
          4. Sybil Eaton
          5. Helen Wright
          6. Rogner
          7. Bernard Shore
          8. Springrice 23
          9. Springrice 24
          10. Springrice 25
        2. Coach House
          1. A1 Purcell
          2. A2 Arne
          3. A3 Handel
          4. B1 Walton
          5. B2 Britten
          6. B3 RVW
          7. B4 Tippett
          8. B5 Elgar
          9. B6 Holst
          10. B7 Delius
        3. Pamela Maud
          1. Pamela Maud 11 Tallis
          2. Pamela Maud 12 Byrd
          3. Pamela Maud 14 Dowland
          4. Pamela Maud 15 Morley
        4. Waldeck
          1. Waldeck 12
          2. Waldeck 13
          3. Waldeck 14
          4. Waldeck 15
          5. Waldeck 16
          6. Waldeck 17
        5. Fieldfares
          1. Fieldfares 1
          2. Fieldfares 2
          3. Fieldfares 3
          4. Fieldfares 4
          5. Fieldfares 5
          6. Fieldfares 6
          7. Fieldfares 7
          8. Fieldfares 8
        6. The Lodge
          1. Lodge 1
          2. Lodge 3
          3. Lodge 4
          4. Lodge 5
          5. Lodge 6
        7. Family Accommodation
        8. Non-Residents
      2. Music Rooms
        1. Peter Morrison Hall
        2. Ibberson
        3. Studio
        4. Palmer Hall
        5. Waldeck 1
        6. Waldeck 2
        7. Waldeck 3
        8. Waldeck 4
        9. Fieldfares Ensemble Room
        10. Fieldfares Stephen Wilkinson Room
      3. Campus
      4. Catering
      5. Pre-Concert Dining
      6. Gardens
      7. Gift Shop
      8. Library
        1. Music For Sale
      9. Local Attractions
        1. Arkley Fine Art
        2. Hitchin Lavender
        3. North Hertfordshire Museum
        4. St Mary’s Church
        5. Stotfold Watermill and Nature Reserve
    3. Benslow Music Instrument Loan Scheme - 90 years 1932-2022
    4. Benslow Music Online
    5. Meet the Team
      1. Governance
      2. Peter Hewitt
      3. Etta Dainty
      4. Peter Collyer
      5. Steve Saint
      6. Tim Sharp
      7. Sacha Glasgow-Smith
      8. Carline Bushen
      9. Karen Luxon
      10. Laura Thompson
      11. Joanne Flavell
    6. "The Benslow Bubble"
    7. Our Guest Experience Promise
    8. Jobs and Volunteering
      1. Job Vacancy: Music Administrator
      2. Job Vacancy: Finance Assistant
      3. Arts Administration Work Placements
      4. Concert Stewards
      5. Hospitality Team
      6. Library, Office and Garden Volunteers
      7. Welcome Hosts
  3. Courses
    1. 2020 Courses
      1. April 2020 Courses
      2. August 2020 Courses
      3. February 2020 Courses
      4. January 2020 Courses
      5. July 2020 Courses
      6. June 2020 Courses
      7. March 2020 Courses
      8. May 2020 Courses
      9. November 2020 Courses
      10. October 2020 Courses
      11. September 2020 Courses
    2. 2021 Courses
      1. April 2021 Courses
      2. August 2021 Courses
      3. December 2021 Courses
      4. February 2021 Courses
      5. January 2021 Courses
      6. July 2021 Courses
      7. June 2021 Courses
      8. March 2021 Courses
      9. May 2021 Courses
      10. November 2021 Courses
      11. October 2021 Courses
      12. September 2021 Courses
    3. 2022 Courses
      1. April 2022
      2. August 2022
        1. *NEW* Beethoven and Beyond with Florian Mitrea
        2. *NEW* Introduction to Improvisation with Shirley Smart
        3. Accompaniment to Silent Film
        4. An Introduction to Song Writing
        5. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on Modern Instruments
        6. Carlos Bonell's Guitar Summer School
        7. Latin Jazz with Marco Marconi
        8. Martin Outram’s Viola Summer School
        9. Sarah Leonard’s Vocal Summer School
        10. String Quartets with the Wihan
        11. Summer String Orchestra with Robert Hodge
        12. Summer WindFest
        13. Susanne Stanzeleit’s Violin Summer School
        14. T’ai Chi
        15. Tango Techniques and Style
      3. February 2022
      4. January 2022
      5. July 2022
        1. Big Band Singing Summer School
        2. Big Band Summer School
        3. Cambridge Early Music - Baroque Course
        4. Cambridge Early Music - Mr Byrd’s Private Music: Music for recreation and devotion in Byrd’s inner circle
        5. Intermediate Wind Chamber Music
        6. Late Starter String Orchestra
        7. Late Starter Violins
        8. The International Viol Summer School
      6. June 2022
      7. May 2022
      8. September 2022
        1. *NEW* Introduction to Choral Composition
        2. *NEW* Mixed String, Wind and Piano Chamber Music
        3. *NEW* Solo and Chamber Music for Brass Players
        4. A Chance to Sing – The Hammerstein Legacy: Kern to Sondheim
        5. Cello Workshop with Jenny Curtis
        6. Clarinet Weekend
        7. Folk Orchestra
        8. Foundation String Chamber Music
        9. Jazz and Pop Singing
        10. Late Summer Piano with Stephen Gutman
        11. Off the String!
        12. Playing with Music: Improvising through the Ages
        13. Preparing for your Piano Diploma
        14. Stephanie Reeve’s Woodwind Band
        15. String and Piano Ensembles with the Primrose Quartet
        16. The Benslow Female Voice Choir directed by Sarah Tenant-Flowers
    4. Standard Course Timetable
    5. Terms and Conditions
    6. A Guide to Standards
    7. Information for your Stay
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  4. What's On
    1. Benslow Music On-Demand
      1. The Robert Franz Osterwald Lieder Project
      2. Make Music Day 2021: Margaret Archibald (clarinet) and Martin Smith (violin)
    2. Monday 4 July: Piano 4 Hands (Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa) *Plus Livestream*
    3. Friday 8 July: Sebastian Müller (Violin) and Gerhard Vielhaber (Piano) *Plus Livestream*
    4. Tuesday 12 July: Rose Consort of Viols
    5. Thursday 14 July: Honey Bees at Benslow
    6. Wednesday 3 August: Jazz Night with Paul Eshelby and Friends
    7. Tuesday 9 August: Sarah Leonard (Soprano) and Stephen Gutman (Piano)
    8. Friday 19 August: Shirley Smart (Cello)
    9. Friday 26 August: Wihan Quartet
    10. Sunday 28 August: Afternoon Tea
    11. Sunday 25 September: Afternoon Tea
    12. Upcoming Concerts at Benslow Music
  5. Learning
    1. How to play by ear and improvise on the piano - in simple steps
    2. Jenkins Unravelled
    3. Late Starter Strings
    4. Learn to Love your Teaching
    5. Musical Workshops
    6. Outreach and Engagement
    7. Piano by ear: How to play by ear, improvise and accompany songs in simple steps
    8. Playing the Dots
    9. Young Composers Competition
      1. Young Composers Competition 2021
      2. Young Composers Competition 2020
      3. Young Composers Competition 2019
  6. Venue Hire
    1. Music Facilities Hire
    2. Play And Stay
    3. Bed and Breakfast
    4. Celebrate!
    5. Conferences and Meetings
  7. Support Us
    1. Become a Member
    2. Make a Donation
    3. Leave a Legacy Gift
    4. Corporate Support
    5. Join the Friends of Benslow Music
    6. Shop Online
  8. News
    1. The Buzz
    2. Job Vacancy: Music Administrator
    3. Article: A Blank Page For String Players
    4. Traveller Review Awards 2022
    5. Visiting Benslow Music
    6. Peter Hewitt - Benslow Music CEO to retire in August 2022
    7. 90th Anniversary of the Benslow Music Instrument Loan Scheme
    8. 23 January 2022 - Opening of the Aston Building
    9. 2022 Residential Courses and Booking Arrangements
    10. Update from the Benslow Apiary
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