Chamber Music course

A residential course for piano, strings and winds with the Berkeley Ensemble

4 – 7 May 2018

The Old Rectory, Chaffcombe, Somerset

Chaffcombe

  • Spend the weekend playing beautiful chamber music with like-minded musicians in the idyllic surroundings of rural Somerset.
  • The course will include individual tuition and ensemble coaching with members of the Berkeley Ensemble, plus several informal performance opportunities.
  • Suitable for advanced musicians of approximately Grade 6 standard and above, either in pre-formed ensembles or individuals, with some previous experience of playing chamber music.

The course commences with a concert by the tutors at 8pm on Friday 4 May 2018. The course fee of £375 includes all tuition, meals and accommodation with host families. Returning participants are entitled to a £25 discount when recommending a friend who joins the course as a new participant – please enquire for further details.

Chaffcombe is situated just off the A303, near Ilminster. The nearest stations are Crewkerne (10 miles) and Taunton (20 miles). Direct trains run from London Waterloo to Crewkerne or from London Paddington to Taunton.

Click here to view a sample schedule for the weekend.

View a list of repertoire studied by participants on previous courses here.

To apply for a place on the course please download and return an application form by Monday 1 January 2018.

CMC Application Form 2018 WORD

CMC Application Form 2018 PDF

CMC Ensemble Form 2018 WORD

CMC Ensemble Form 2018 PDF

For more information, please email chambercourse@berkeleyensemble.co.uk