Residential Courses in the UK - FATB 3

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Residential Courses in the UK
UK Courses held in the beautiful Peak District, England
Residential courses held in the UK offer a full programme of music-making, set in a relaxed and inspiring countryside environment; see below for information on individual courses. The course fee is fully inclusive of individual accommodation (including access to a private bathroom), meals and refreshments plus all those inspiring musical activities.

Flutes at the Barns March/April 2020
Monday 30th March - Friday 3rd April 2020, Derbyshire, UK

* COURSE POSTOPONED owing to COVID-19 restrictions *

After several successful previous visits, FATB is looking forward to a return visit to The Crewe and Harpur in the quaint Derbyshire village of Longnor in early 2020. Occupying our own pub and former hotel provides big spaces for flute choir rehearsals, classes, workshops and performances as well as top quality individual accommodation; the three innkeepers cottages (newly renovated in 2018) add further cosy spots to relax and make music in chamber groups. As ever, our private chef will be on hand to treat us all, leaving the focus firmly on enjoyment… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns April 2020
Monday 20th - Friday 24th April 2020, Derbyshire, UK

* COURSE POSTOPONED owing to COVID-19 restrictions *

Lapwing Barns is FATB's most exclusive venue, providing the opportunity for strictly no more than eight participants to enjoy longer individual lessons and increased contact with the tutors during the week, as well as enjoying the usual workshops, rehearsals and classes with the other participants of Flutes at the Barns. A particularly picturesque and removed spot, Lapwing Barns is a peaceful retreat to relax with a cup of tea in between music-making sessions, perhaps to admire the unspoilt views before retiring to tranquil, luxurious individual accommodation. Our chef will be on site to ensure we are well-fed with good quality, local… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns July 2020
Monday 6th - Friday 10th July 2020, Staffordshire, UK

* COURSE POSTOPONED owing to COVID-19 restrictions *

Returning to The Green Man brings back happy memories of the 50th Flutes at the Barns residential course - held here in 2018 - and the summer of 2020 is sure to bring its own musical celebrations. With a maximum of nine places available, as well as enjoying the varied musical sessions and rehearsals you would expect from FATB, participants can look forward to a 45-minute individual flute lesson, private rehearsals with the staff accompanist and the exclusive numbers allow for increased tutor-time overall. The restful breaks between satisfying musical sessions can be taken in any number of comfy spaces throughout our very own pub, and are likely to prove as sociable as mealtimes (when our private chef creates… Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns April 2021
Monday 12th - Friday 16th April 2021, Derbyshire, UK

* Sorry, this course is now FULL - please contact the course adminstrator if you would like to be considered as a reserve *

If you've not yet tried Lapwing Barns as a Flutes at the Barns venue, you should know it's a firm favourite with returning players; not only offering unbroken views overlooking the Peak District, this peaceful venue also offers an inspiring backdrop for just eight participants, all accommodated - as ever - in individual comfortable rooms on site. A dizzying carousel of individual and group music-making sessions has been arranged, highlights of which include 45 minute lessons with tutor Zoë Booth, specialist workshops on technique, first class accompaniment by Mark Smith in private sessions and the performance opportunities, ensemble rehearsals with like-minded players and an exclusive tutor recital. Allow yourself to be taken care of by private chef David and his teamRead more>>

Flutes at the Barns June 2021 - Special Edition
Monday 7th - Friday 11th June 2021, Derbyshire, UK

* Sorry, this COURSE IS NOW FULL; please contact the course administrator to express your interest as a reserve or for similar events in future *

This is a first for Flutes at the Barns; this SPECIAL EDITION event is the most exclusive Flutes at the Barns course to date - strictly limited to just six participants - in short, FATB is offering the ultimate flute course experience! FATB already means adult-only flute courses, first class tutoring, immersive musical experiences, first class venues and catering and a friendly, supportive atmosphere - what can the Special Edition course possibly add to that?! With only half a dozen places available, this course will offer more exclusivity, allowing for extended lessons, masterclasses and performance opportunities, enhanced contact time with flute tutor Zoë Booth and course accompanist Rachael Buxton, as well as heightened participation in chamber music and flute ensemble - and that's just for starters! Being part of this exclusive Special Edition experience will offer the focussed musician the ultimate chance to develop their personal skills as a player and performer... Read more>>

Flutes at the Barns July 2021
Monday 5th - Friday 9th July 2021, Derbyshire, UK

* Sorry, this course is now FULL - please contact the course adminstrator if you would like to be considered as a reserve *

It's only going to be the second FATB visit to Dale House; after such a happy course there in February 2019, I know we are keen to return! The restful village setting of Dale House is perfect for this musical retreat for just nine participants; there will be time to enjoy a bit of peaceful me-time in the surroundings and comfort of the venue, a great way to wind down from the busy musical sessions throughout each day - rehearsals, workshops, performances, classes, individual sessions and so much more! Course tutor Zoë Booth and accompanist Rachael Buxton will offer expert tuition (including longer private sessions with each player); with our personal chef on hand too, FATB July 2021 is shaping up to be a first-class, inspiring, musical experience… Read more>>

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Flutes at the Barns is a division of Zocopoco Limited, registered in England and Wales no. 7287733.
Registered office: 30 Whitecroft, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1UU.

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