October 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm£28
Hastings Early Music Festival presents an instrumental workshop day with festival artistic director Jane Gordon. Participants will work on Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 and a Handel Concerto Grosso, looking at historical performance styles.
Learn about Baroque performance techniques on your instrument and work with violinist Jane Gordon, one of the leading period instrument specialists who plays with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and regularly performs at Glyndebourne.
This workshop is for string players who are fluent on their instruments. Amateurs and professional players interested in exploring period instrumental performance are welcome. Modern and baroque instruments welcome, pitch 440. Please get in touch with any queries. Music can be sent out in advance on request.
Entrance to this workshop includes admission to the gallery and excellent restaurant with terrace and sea views.
Alexander Technique – To start the day there will be a short workshop on the Alexander Technique for musicians with Andrea Corso at 9.30 – 10.30 am at St Mary in the Castle. This is free of charge for those attending the instrumental workshop.
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