1. Home
  2. About Us
    1. Our Guest Experience Promise
    2. Our Story
    3. Meet the Team
      1. Peter Hewitt
      2. Dr Christopher Roberts
      3. Tim Sharp
      4. Steve Saint
      5. Liz Lipman
      6. Joanne Flavell
      7. Karen Luxon
      8. Laura Thompson
      9. Vicky Carlton
      10. Kirsty Barnes
      11. Carline Bushen
      12. Ken Harriot
    4. Governance
    5. How to Support Benslow Music
      1. Keep Music at Benslow Alive
      2. Membership
      3. Donations and Legacies
      4. Friends of Benslow Music
      5. Sponsorship and Advertising
      6. Corporate Membership/Partnerships
  3. Courses
    1. 2019 Courses
      1. April 2019 Courses
      2. February 2019 Courses
      3. January 2019 Courses
      4. July 2019 Courses
      5. June 2019 Courses
      6. March 2019 Courses
    2. 2020 Courses
      1. April 2020 Courses
      2. August 2020 Courses
        1. **ONLINE COURSE** Cello Workshop with Jenny Curtis
        2. **ONLINE COURSE** Elementary Winds
        3. **ONLINE COURSE** Grade 5 Theory
        4. **ONLINE COURSE** Guitar Weekend with Carlos Bonell
        5. **ONLINE COURSE** Handel Flute Sonatas
        6. **ONLINE COURSE** Interpreting Orchestral Repertoire - a Course for Orchestral Musicians and Conductors
        7. **ONLINE COURSE** Playing with Ease: Unlock your Potential
        8. **ONLINE COURSE** Sing Along and Explore Haydn’s Creation
        9. **ONLINE COURSE** Violin Workshop with Nic Fallowfield
        10. An Introduction to String Chamber Music
        11. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on Modern Instruments
        12. Exploring 20th and 21st century piano music with Penelope Roskell
        13. Summer Piano Weekend with Stephen Gutman
        14. Susanne Stanzeleit’s Violin Summer School
        15. T’ai Chi
      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
        1. **ONLINE COURSE** ABRSM Jazz Piano Syllabus for Piano Teachers
        2. A Bohemian Musician: the life and works of Antonín Dvořák
        3. An Introduction to Wind Chamber Music
        4. Arranging and Orchestration
        5. Consorting Viols (2 night option)
        6. Consorting Viols (3 night option)
        7. Group Quartets with the Tedesca
        8. Harpsichord Workshop with Claire Williams
        9. Piano and Wind Chamber Music
        10. Quintessential Clarinets
        11. Speed Dating for Strings and Piano
        12. String and Piano Ensembles with Nigel Clayton and the Bingham (2 night option)
        13. String and Piano Ensembles with Nigel Clayton and the Bingham (3 night option)
        14. String Quartets with the Coull (2 night option)
        15. String Quartets with the Coull (3 night option)
        16. The Complete Flautist
        17. The Sounds of Proper Posture
        18. The Women Troubadours with Leah Stuttard
        19. Violin Masterclass with Madeleine Mitchell
        20. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (2 night option)
        21. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (3 night option)
      10. October 2020 Courses
        1. Bassoon Workshop with Martin Gatt
        2. Cello Orchestra
        3. Early 20th Century Jazz Workshop with Marco Marconi
        4. Group Quartets with Jonathan Trout
        5. Harmoniemusik with Boxwood and Brass
        6. Imagine, Breathe, Sing!
        7. Intermediate Strings
        8. Intermediate Wind Chamber Music
        9. Keeping It Fresh
        10. Late Starter Piano
        11. Late Starter String Orchestra
        12. Leading from Behind: A course for chamber music groups with piano
        13. Oboe Extravaganza: Growing in Confidence
        14. Partners in Song
        15. Performing for Hitchin
        16. Piano Masterclass with Melvyn Tan
        17. Recorder Consorts with Consortium5
        18. Small Group Singing Day
        19. String Orchestra Plus
        20. String Quartets with the Fitzwilliam
        21. The Benslow Female Voice Choir directed by Sarah Tenant-Flowers
        22. The Benslow Klezmer Orchestra
        23. The Benslow Mandolin Weekend
        24. The Wonderful World of Musical Theatre
        25. Ukulele Ensemble with Jon Bennett
      11. September 2020 Courses
        1. **ONLINE COURSE** Baroque Ornamentation Demystified
        2. **ONLINE COURSE** Late Starter Cellos with Jenny Curtis
        3. **ONLINE COURSE** Tango Techniques and Style
        4. Cello Workshop with Jenny Curtis
        5. Double Reed Day!
        6. Elementary and Intermediate Saxes
        7. English Lute Songs Old and New
        8. Fiddle Music of Scotland and Ireland
        9. Folk Orchestra
        10. Foundation String Chamber Music
        11. Grade 5 Theory
        12. Improve your Aural Skills
        13. Late Starter Cello Weekend with Jenny Curtis
        14. Magnificat: Sacred Music by Charpentier
        15. Mixed Chamber Music
        16. Preparing for your Piano Diploma
        17. RecorderFest
        18. String and Piano Ensembles with the Primrose Quartet
        19. The Art of Double Bass Playing
        20. The Clarsach Course
    3. 2021 Courses
      1. January 2021 Courses
        1. **ONLINE COURSE** Music Production Tools for Classical Musicians
    4. Standard Course Timetable
    5. Terms and Conditions
    6. A Guide to Standards
    7. Information for your Stay
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  4. Concerts and Events
    1. Pre-concert Dining
    2. Live From London
    3. Garden Prom 1: Steven Isserlis (cello)
    4. **ONLINE EVENT** Musical Quiz Night with the Coull Quartet
    5. Garden Prom 2: A Night of Jazz
    6. Garden Prom 3: Tim Ridout (viola) with Tim Crawford and Tim Posner (The Teyber Trio)
  5. 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. Bed and Breakfast
    3. Gift Shop
    4. Local Attractions
      1. Arkley Fine Art
      2. Hitchin Lavender
      3. North Hertfordshire Museum
      4. St Mary’s Church
      5. Stotfold Watermill and Nature Reserve
    5. Campus
    6. Gardens
    7. Catering
    8. Library
  6. Hire
    1. Music Facilities Hire
    2. Play And Stay
    3. Celebrate!
    4. Conferences and Meetings
  7. News
    1. "The Benslow Bubble"
    2. A message from Peter
      1. 2020
        1. July 2020
        2. June 2020
        3. May 2020
        4. April 2020
        5. March 2020
        6. February 2020
      2. 2019
        1. December 2019
        2. October 2019
        3. September 2019
        4. August 2019
    3. Benslow Music Memories
      1. 2020 Memories
        1. Bach in Lockdown
        2. Benslow Music Online
        3. Folk Orchestra Day with Jon Bennett
        4. Live Music Returns to Benslow
        5. Small Mixed Chamber Music Online
      2. 2019 Memories
        1. "Those cares that do arise from painful melancholy": Depicting disaffection in the English madrigal
        2. A Brilliant Week? Abso-lute-ly!
        3. Benslow Brilliance!
        4. Choirs Have A Special Place In My Heart
        5. Community Clarinets
        6. Insights from Melvyn Tan
        7. Live Cinema at Benslow Music
        8. No Treble Here? My week at Benslow Music
        9. Nurturing Young Talent
        10. Still Going Strong After All These Years
        11. Stretching Boundaries
        12. Tales from a Timpanist
        13. The Best Way to Kick-Start An Academic Year!
        14. The course inspired me so much so that I have been playing in every spare moment I have had since returning home!
        15. Tiny nuances that you never think of yourself make such a huge difference
        16. To visit Benslow Music is always a delight
        17. What’s the collective term for mandolinists?
      3. 2018 Memories
        1. Benslow Baroque Opera Project
    4. Benslow Music Recipes
    5. Bring A Friend Discount Scheme
    6. Busking for Benslow
    7. Chris' Column
      1. 2020
        1. July 2020
        2. May 2020
        3. March 2020
        4. February 2020
      2. 2019
        1. December 2019
        2. November 2019
        3. October 2019
        4. September 2019
        5. August 2019
    8. COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Late Starter Strings
    10. Mysterious Invasion in the Benslow Music Gardens
    11. Online Courses
    12. Outreach and Engagement
    13. Pre-Concert Dining
    14. Summer Schools
    15. Volunteer With Us
      1. Arts Administration Work Placements
      2. Concert Stewards
      3. Library, Office and Garden Volunteers
      4. Welcome Hosts
    16. Young Composers Competition
      1. Young Composers Competition 2021
      2. Young Composers Competition 2020
      3. Young Composers Competition 2019
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