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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 Collyer
      3. Tim Sharp
      4. Karen Luxon
      5. Laura Thompson
      6. Etta Dainty
      7. Rhys Barnes
      8. Gayle Walker
      9. Joanne Flavell
      10. Carline Bushen
      11. Sacha Glasgow-Smith
    6. "The Benslow Bubble"
    7. Our Guest Experience Promise
    8. Jobs and Volunteering
      1. Arts Administration Work Placements
      2. Concert Stewards
      3. Hospitality Team
      4. Library, Office and Garden Volunteers
      5. 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
      3. February 2022
      4. January 2022
      5. July 2022
      6. June 2022
      7. May 2022
      8. September 2022
    4. 2023 Courses
      1. January 2023
        1. *ONLINE* Music Production Tools for Classical Musicians
        2. Baroque Chamber Music at A=415 (2 night option)
        3. Baroque Chamber Music at A=415 (3 night option)
        4. Beethoven’s Cello Sonatas
        5. Benslow FolkFest
        6. Cantata-thon with Cambridge Handel Opera
        7. ClarinetFest
        8. Elementary Strings
        9. Foundation String Chamber Music
        10. From Piano to Harpsichord
        11. Grade 5 Theory
        12. Late Starter Cello Weekend
        13. Piano Trios with the Barbican Trio
        14. String Quartets and Piano Chamber Music with the Tedesca Quartet and Charles Matthews
        15. String Quartets with the Coull (2 night option)
        16. String Quartets with the Coull (3 night option)
      2. March 2023
        1. *NEW* Song of Songs: Consort Music
        2. Advanced Cello Orchestra
        3. An Introduction to String Chamber Music
        4. Bass Clarinet Extravaganza
        5. Free Up Your Playing
        6. French Piano Music
        7. Group Quartets with Brenda Stewart
        8. LuteFest (2 night option)
        9. LuteFest (3 night option)
        10. Mixed Chamber Music
        11. Music for Pianists and Wind Players
        12. Springtime Recorders
        13. String Quartets with the Fitzwilliam (2-night option
        14. String Quartets with the Fitzwilliam (3-night option)
        15. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (2 night option)
        16. Wind Ensembles with the London Myriad (3 night option)
    5. Standard Course Timetable
    6. Terms and Conditions
    7. A Guide to Standards
    8. Information for your Stay
    9. 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. Afternoon Concerts at Benslow Music
    3. Evening Concerts at Benslow Music
    4. Tuesday 29 November: Andrew Collis and Andy Meyers (Recorders)
    5. Sunday 27 November: Afternoon Tea
    6. Friday 2 December: Bingham Quartet and Nigel Clayton
    7. Wednesday 7 December: Tedesca Quartet
    8. Saturday 10 December: BMILS Festive Gala Concert
    9. Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14 and Tuesday 20 December: Christmas at Benslow
    10. Monday 12 December: Alyse Faith (Flute) Aaron Burrows (Piano)
    11. Monday 9 January: The Class of Professor Yekaterina Lebedeva, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance In Concert
    12. Wednesday 11 January: Tedesca Quartet and Charles Matthews (Piano)
    13. Friday 13 January: Julian Metzger (Cello) and Paul Turner (Piano)
    14. Tuesday 17 January: Julian Perkins and Anna Cavaliero (Soprano)
    15. Friday 20 January: Coull Quartet
    16. Friday 10 February: Maggini Quartet
    17. Monday 13 February: BMILS Borrower Jaidon Elliott and Stephen Meakins (Piano)
    18. Friday 17 February: Piano Duets Nigel Clayton and Imma Setiadi
    19. Monday 20 February: Marco Marconi (Piano) and Mark Wade (Double Bass)
    20. Friday 10 March: Jakob Lindberg (Lute)
    21. Friday 24 March: Fitzwilliam String Quartet
  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. Legacy Gifts
    4. Shop Online
    5. Corporate Support
    6. Gifts in Memory
    7. Join the Friends of Benslow Music
  8. News
    1. The Buzz
    2. Call to Audition: The Judgement of Paris April 2023
    3. Enhanced Bursary Scheme at Benslow
    4. Christmas at Benslow Music
    5. Late Summer News from BMILS
    6. Vox Integra at Benslow
    7. January to March Courses 2023 Now Available!
    8. Article: A Blank Page For String Players
    9. Traveller Review Awards 2022
    10. Visiting Benslow Music
    11. Peter Hewitt - Benslow Music CEO to retire in August 2022
    12. 90th Anniversary of the Benslow Music Instrument Loan Scheme
    13. 23 January 2022 - Opening of the Aston Building
    14. 2022 Residential Courses and Booking Arrangements
    15. Update from the Benslow Apiary
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