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OUR EXCITING NEW FATB ONLINE PROGRAMME FROM 28th SEPTEMBER IS NOW OPEN FOR BOOKING! We look forward to welcoming you!
Flutes at the Barns Online allows you to participate from the comfort of your very own home. Whether you'll looking to take part in an online workshop, receive tips by performing and/or watching others in an online masterclass or take part in a live duet-session with FATB tutor, Zoë Booth, Flutes at the Barns has it all covered. It's easy and free to get set up to take part; you only have to decide which of the online classes in the changing, weekly-timetable will most inspire your playing! Click on the link above for more information.
Whether you’re keeping in touch between residential courses, or perhaps only have time for the mini-Flutes at the Barns experience, an FATB Flute Day is jam-packed with music, fun and inspiration, led by Zoë Booth and the other brilliant FATB tutors. Activities include rehearsals, workshops and warm-ups and the themed Flute Days (on variety of topics) also include the opportunity to take part in an accompanied masterclass; alternatively the "Play Days" are all about ensemble playing, forming a flute choir from scratch for the day to cover a wide choice of music. Our beautiful Arts Centre venue provides a fitting backdrop for the wonderful range of fully inclusive music-making. Click on individual Flute Days for more information.
Flutes at the Barns Overseas Courses provide particularly special opportunities to make music -
with all the wonderful flute- playing musical activities you would expect from FATB - whilst exploring exciting non- mainland- UK destinations through a programme of sight-seeing activities fitted around the musical sessions. Varying by destination, courses are 7-10 days in length; individual accommodation for each musician is of the highest standard. Flutes at the Barns has so far taken nine tours of happy flute-players - and some partners, who are welcome too - to Tiree in The Inner Hebrides, Cork in Ireland, Croatia and Sri Lanka. Click on individual courses for more information.
Residential Flute Courses for adults are held in the beautiful Staffordshire and Derbyshire Peak District of England. Arrive with your flute on a Monday for a week of musical participation with the first-class FATB tutors, including an individual lesson, private rehearsal with professional accompanist, workshops and sessions playing music in small and large groups, masterclasses and concerts, before departure on Friday. Top-class accommodation on-site - in one of the amazing secluded venues - provides an indiviudal room and bathroom for each musician (partners welcome), with our own private chef taking care of all the practicalities whilst you immerse yourself in the music-making. Click on individual courses for more information.
Forthcoming Flutes at the Barns Events At A Glance
Each Flutes at the Barns course is open to applications from flute players of any standard, aged eighteen and over. Musical itineraries vary from course to course; more details can be found on the individual course pages.
|Ongoing||Online Flute Events||From the comfort of your own home|
|Monday 12th - Friday 16th April 2021||Flute Course, UK||Lapwing Barns, Derbyshire, UK|
|Monday 7th - Friday 11th June 2021||Special Edition Flute Course, UK||Cliff House, Derbyshire, UK|
|Monday 5th - Friday 9th July 2021||Flute Course, UK||Dale House, Derbyshire, UK|
Click here to read the latest news stories and updates on Flutes at the Barns (FATB) events, including:
Most Recent News: FATB Online is Back!
An exciting new programme of FATB Online classes is beginning the week of 28th September - and booking is now open! We're so excited to tell you about what's coming, which will include:
- further terrific play-alongs in a range of musical styles, including one for those alto-flute lovers next month and some very curious pieces in November...
- weekly friendly and supportive masterclasses for no more than four players, some with themes such as Telemann Fantasias, playing by heart, double-tonguing and more
- in-depth linked classes (a week apart) on the world's best flute repertoire - Poulenc and Mozart are up next
- changing weekly 45-minute classes on technique, style, interpretation, history or anything flute-y; we're kicking off with The Singing Flute, Dances in 3-time and King Frederick the Great and his Flute!
Classes are expertly presented ... Read more>>
FATB Gift Vouchers
Perfect as a birthday or Christmas present for the keen adult flute player in your life, FATB Gift Vouchers are now available in denominations of £20. If you’re already planning your next course, why not hint to your family/friends that these are on your wishlist? Read more>>
Free Flute Playing Warmups
For monthly hints from FATB tutor Zoë Booth - to help you improve your playing - please visit the Warmups page, with descriptive tips and downloadable exercises. Click here >>
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