Participants will focus on articulation, ornamentation, improvisation and ensemble arrangement. The workshop culminates with a performance on period instruments including recorders, other early winds, viols, lutes, harpsichord and percussion. Vocalists are also welcome.
Registration Fee: $450
The Circle of Henry VIII
The 2014 Early Music Workshop will feature music from Henry VIII’s court and from the courts of his daughter Elizabeth I, his great grand-nephew James I, and his in-laws Ferdinand and Isabella, parents of his first wife Katherine of Aragon. We will also look into the music of the Sephardim: traditional music of Spain's Jews who were expelled in 1492 by Ferdinand and Isabella.
The workshop culminates with a performance on recorders, other early winds, viols, lutes, harpsichord and percussion. Vocalists are also welcome. Participants will supply their own instruments (harpsichord will be provided by Interlochen).
"Mark is an exceptionally sensitive teacher who knows how and when to push individuals to achieve their utmost best. I greatly appreciated his coaching as well as the variety of evening activities which were valuable, educational and very enjoyable."
- Mary Lee O., Early Music Workshop Participant