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.
Regular Registration Fee: $450
Theme: 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.
Instrumentalists; including recorders, other early winds, viols, lutes, harpsichord, percussion and vocalists are 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
Registration and Cancellation
Interlochen College of Creative Arts offers a variety of education programs in the arts for adults 18 years or older. Participant must turn 18 years of age on or before the first day of the desired education program. Enrollment is limited to 16 participants who will be registered on a first-come, first served basis.
Full tuition payment is required to be submitted with the completed registration. Registration confirmation will be sent via email once registration and payment have been received and processed. Please complete one registration per participant per program enrolled. Tuition fees do not include housing and meals. Please contact the Interlochen Stone Student Center for campus housing rates, reservation information, airport transportation rates and cafeteria meal plan options at 231.276.7570. Inform the hotel reservation agent which adult education program you are a participant in to request your group rate lodging discount.
Cancellations by the participant made in writing three weeks (21 days) prior to the start of the event are subject to a $75 cancellation fee. No tuition refunds will be given for any cancellation requests received after the cancellation deadline. A full tuition refund will be issued if the event is canceled.
Early Music Workshop Artistic Director
Director of the Early Music Department, Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University