Information for Bristol University students
Really Classical Chamber and Orchestral training day
St George's Bristol
22 January 2017
If you are a music student at Bristol University, you are invited to Really Classical's chamber and orchestral training workshop day at St George's Bristol on 22nd January 2017.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for Bristol University student musicians to share their talents with a group of highly experienced and engaging professional historical performance specialists, and to gain valuable experience and contacts prior to a career in music performance, outreach and education.”
Margaret Faultless, Head of Historical Performance, Royal Academy of Music & Leader of the Orchestra of The Age of Enlightenment
You must be:
an accomplished classical instrumentalist or singer studying music (incl. joint honours) at Bristol University;
curious to explore what makes historical performance vital, inspiring and refreshing;
committed to sharing your excellent musicianship with all sorts of people
explore and perform Classical chamber music (instrumental and song c. 1750-1830) side-by-side with professionals from Bristol’s acclaimed Really Classical Relay
support Really Classical professionals in a conductor-less orchestral workshop with young musicians from Bristol Youth Orchestra working on Haydn’s last Symphony no. 104 “London”
be invited to perform at Really Classical Relay 2017 and in other venues in the Bristol area
explore historical instruments, meet the musicians that play them, and refine your understanding of Classical performance practice
10:30-1:30 open chamber rehearsals with Really Classical and Bristol University musicians
NB these sessions are now open to Bristol Youth Orchestra and Bristol Pre-Con musicians. More information here.
2:30-5:30 open orchestral rehearsal: Haydn Symphony Op. 104 "London" with Really Classical, Bristol University and Bristol Youth Orchestra musicians
6:30 informal concert performance
More information about tickets on the St George's website here.
Apply by email to Really Classical Artistic Director Jonathan Rees at this address: email@example.com. You
a.) a paragraph CV / biography,
b.) any prior experience of Classical historical performance practice,
c.) your instrument / voice type,
d.) any Classical repertoire / composers you’d particularly like to explore (instrumental chamber music incl. Lieder).
Application deadline: Extended to Saturday 14 January 2017.
Bristol University will cover the workshop fees for up to 20 music students (incl. joint honours.)
This will be organised between Really Classical and Bristol University itself.