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Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools


Baroque week: 2-9 August 2015; Renaissance week: 9-15 August 2015

Full details will be announced in November 2014

In 2015 we will be offering two residential study weeks, one in Baroque, one in Renaissance music. Both courses are for experienced instrumentalists and singers, working together and separately in chamber groups and large ensembles. Our tutors are highly acclaimed and experienced specialist musicians, universally respected and admired as teachers and performers.

We welcome musicians from all over the world to study the techniques and styles of early music. Our approachable tutors share their expertise through intensive tuition and concerts, in an informal and creative social context. Our courses are exceptional for the quantity of teaching time each day, and for the level of care that is taken to accommodate and challenge each individual participant. The atmosphere is friendly and noncompetitive, and the setting is inspiring and tranquil. 2015 will be our 22nd year, and with thousands of delighted comments in our visitors' book, CEM courses are firmly established as the highlight of the year for many amateur and professional musicians, and as a stepping-stone to performing careers in renaissance and baroque music.

We have a small Bursary Fund to support those whose financial situation would prevent them from attending courses without assistance. We are particularly keen to encourage music students and those setting out on a career in music, for whom these courses will be exceptionally helpful. The Eastern Early Music Forum (to help participants from Eastern regions) and a few individual benefactors contribute to the Fund. Please consider whether you could give us similar support. For more information, see Bursaries.

Cambridge Early Music is a registered charity. Donations are invited to help CEM to flourish. Please ask for details of how you can help us.

You will be warmly welcomed on either - or both - of our 2015 courses.

Contact: ||  tel: +44 (0) 1223 847330 ||  fax: +44 (0) 1223 701914  
Louise Jameson, Acting Administrator
Cambridge Early Music is a registered charity, No. 1127932, and a private limited company registered in England and Wales,
No. 6463812     Registered office: 5 Tunwell's Lane, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5LJ, UK