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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. Carline Bushen
      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
      9. September 2017 Courses
      10. October 2017 Courses
      11. December 2017 Courses
    2. 2019 Courses
      1. April 2019 Courses
        1. A Musical Feast from Romania
        2. Bass Clarinet Extravaganza
        3. Developing Your Aural Skills
        4. Flutes Inspired
        5. Folk Accordion Weekend
        6. Jazz Piano
        7. Piano Sight Reading
        8. Playing those Changes
        9. Release Your Voice
        10. Spring SongFest
        11. String Orchestra
        12. String Quartets with the Allegri
        13. The Benslow Baroque Oratorio: Handel and Thomas Linley, the "English Mozart"
      2. February 2019 Courses
        1. Baroque Chamber Music at A=415 (2 Night Option)
        2. Bel Canto: Caccini to Puccini
        3. Brass Ensembles with Peter Bassano
        4. Clarinet Choir
        5. Foundation String Chamber Music
        6. French Piano Music
        7. Intermediate Piano
        8. JazzFest
        9. Piano Duets with Nigel and Francesca
        10. Piano Trios with Ensemble DeNOTE
        11. Playing with Music: Improvising through the Ages
        12. Reed Making Day for Oboists
        13. String Quartets with the Coull (2 night option)
        14. String Quartets with the Coull (3 night option)
        15. String Quartets with the Maggini (2 Night Option)
        16. String Quartets with the Maggini (3 Night Option)
        17. The Complete Flautist
        18. Two's Company: Duos for Violin and Cello
        19. Viola Day with Martin Outram
      3. January 2019 Courses
        1. A Celebration of Lieder and Song
        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. Folk Dance of the British Isles
        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. Play the Blues with Marco Marconi
        16. Sight Singing for Beginners
        17. Try a Nyckelharpa Day
        18. Verdi: The Unknown Operas
        19. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (2 night option)
        20. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (3 night option)
      4. July 2019 Courses
        1. An Introduction to Music Therapy
        2. An Introduction to Wind Chamber Music
        3. Baroque Trio Sonatas with Da Camera
        4. Big Band Singing Summer School
        5. Big Band Summer School
        6. Come and Sing with John Rutter
        7. Discovering the World of Jazz
        8. Edwin Roxburgh's Composing Summer School
        9. Graeme Humphrey's Piano Summer School
        10. Late Starter Piano
        11. Late Starter Violins
        12. Later Starter String Orchestra
        13. Martin Outram's Viola Summer School
        14. String and Piano Chamber Music
        15. Summer Saxes
        16. The International Viol Summer School
        17. William Bruce's Cello Summer School
      5. June 2019 Courses
        1. Advanced Violins with Gina McCormack
        2. Baroque Orchestra: Bach, Telemann and Fasch
        3. Brahms and the Gypsy with ZRI
        4. Cello Orchestra
        5. Exploring Jazz and Contemporary Clarinet
        6. Folk Fiddling by Ear
        7. Folk Orchestra
        8. Foundation String Chamber Music
        9. Group Quartets with the Tedesca
        10. Guitar Weekend with Raymond Burley
        11. Mix and Match Piano Duets
        12. Mix and Match with the London Myriad
        13. Natural Horn Day with Anneke Scott
        14. Photographing Musicians and Instruments
        15. Piano Masterclass with Melvyn Tan
        16. Play Day with the Dante Quartet in Cornwall
        17. Playing with Ease: Explore Your Potential
        18. Romantic Keyboard
        19. String Quartets with the Tedesca (2 Night Option)
        20. String Quartets with the Tedesca (3 Night Option)
        21. Tango Techniques and Styles
        22. The Benslow Chamber Orchestra
      6. March 2019 Courses
        1. A World Tour with Jeremy Jackman
        2. Advanced Wind Chamber Music
        3. An Introduction to String Chamber Music
        4. Composing with Simon Holt
        5. From Panic to Poise: Strategies for Managing Performance Anxiety
        6. From Piano to Harpsichord
        7. Group Quartets with Brenda Stewart
        8. Harmonica Day: The Little Giant
        9. LuteFest (2 night option)
        10. LuteFest (3 night option)
        11. Mixed Chamber Music
        12. Spring Saxes
        13. Springtime Recorders
        14. West Gallery Music
    3. 2018 Courses
      1. January 2018 Courses
      2. February 2018 Courses
      3. March 2018 Courses
      4. April 2018 Courses
      5. May 2018 Courses
      6. June 2018 Courses
      7. July 2018 Courses
      8. August 2018 Courses
      9. September 2018 Courses
      10. October 2018 Courses
      11. November 2018 Courses
      12. December 2018 Courses
    4. Standard Course Timetable
    5. Terms and Conditions
    6. A Guide to Standards
    7. Information for your Stay
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Participant Reviews
  4. Concerts
    1. Pre-concert Dining
    2. Michael Gifkins (piano)
    3. Murder Mystery at Benslow Music
    4. Harmoniemusik: Janna Hüneke (flute), Sarah Devonald (oboe), Mark Lacey (clarinet) and Paul Guinery (piano)
    5. Open Mic with Hazel Askew @ Hitchin Starbucks
    6. Ceilidh: Laurel Swift, Hazel Askew and Ben Moss
    7. Maggini String Quartet
    8. Musicians from the Purcell School
    9. Francesca Leonardi and Nigel Clayton (piano duo)
    10. Coull String Quartet
    11. Stephen Meakins (piano) and Felicity Meakins (harp)
    12. Gian Luca Lastraioli (lute)
    13. Benslow Baroque Oratorio: Handel and Thomas Linley, the "English Mozart"
    14. Cristian Grajner de Sa (violin) and Somi Kim (piano)
    15. Allegri String Quartet
    16. Dominic Childs (saxophone) and Simon Callaghan (piano)
    17. Bingham String Quartet
    18. Tedesca String Quartet
    19. Christine Stevenson (piano)
    20. ZRI: Brahms and the Gypsy
    21. Trio Da Camera
    22. Rose Consort of Viols
    23. 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. Arts Administration Work Placements
    2. Benslow Music Recipes
    3. Chris' Column
    4. Christmas Closing
    5. Christmas Meals
    6. July to December 2019 Brochure Preview
    7. Love Music? Want to meet new people?
    8. Lunchtime Talks
      1. "Angels from the Realms of Glory" - The History of the Christmas Carol with Sing-a-long
      2. It’s Show Time - Stage and Screen in 1929
      3. “I do not regret one moment of my life” – The life of Lillie Langtry (d 1929)
      4. “A day without music is a wasted day” – The Life and work of Andre Previn (b 1929)
      5. 1929 – Four British Composers
    9. Open Day: Sunday 28 July 2019
    10. Outreach and Engagement
    11. Pre-concert Dining
    12. Snap, Share, Win!
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