Music events

Listed below are all forthcoming music seminars and workshops. Alternatively you can view just:

For a list of forthcoming concerts, please see the York Concerts programme.

Tue
22
Jan

Warm-up Exercises and Good Music Editions for Vocalists

This session will focus on warm-up exercises especially suitable for pre-choral rehearsals and performances and will give information and lists of reliable editions.

Wed
23
Jan
Tue
29
Jan

String and Voice Masterclass

Join cellist, virile baritone and compelling actor, Matthew Sharp, for a masterclass unlike any other.

Wed
30
Jan

Research Seminar. John Sloboda: Understanding the concert experience: implications for research and artistic practice

What do audiences seek from live concert experience, and why do many classical concerts fail to provide this? This presentation will show how a proposed framework has been applied to a range of artist-involved research projects.

Tue
5
Feb

Woodwind Masterclass

In this session, Lesley Schatzberger will coach wind players and their accompanists, or small wind (or mixed wind and string) ensembles.

Wed
6
Feb

Woodwind Masterclass

Members of the ensemble will be leading a performance class with students from the University of York Music Department; observers are welcome.

Tue
12
Feb

String Masterclass

In this session, Martin Suckling will coach string players and their accompanists or small string ensembles.

Tue
12
Feb

Voice Masterclass

In this masterclass session focusing on the performance of oratorio and cantata English bass-baritone, Stephen Varcoe will work with three singers.

Tue
19
Feb

Choral Singing for All

During this session, Adam will facilitate choral singing for anyone who would like to take part (all levels of vocal experience and all voice types are welcome).

Thu
21
Feb

Piano Masterclass

Danny’s approach to music, learning, and masterclasses makes this session relevant for all musicians, not only pianists.

Mon
25
Feb

Improvisation Workshop

In this workshop, we will explore different methods for accessing deeper streams of creativity, which are then applicable to performing, improvising, composing, writing etc.

Thu
28
Feb

Singing Workshop

Northern Harmony are offering an exciting chance to work with their singers and to experience learning some of their music in this workshop.

Tue
5
Mar

Exploring Contemporary Vocal Music

This workshop will help you to explore how to learn and practise contemporary vocal music with some practical application using musical excerpts contributed by workshop participants.

Recent events

Performing with Greater Ease - in Music, Work and Life

Friday 18 January 2019

This workshop will explore the importance accurate body mapping, the interrelationship of breath and tension and more.

Research Seminar: William Brooks: Past, Pasting, and Paster

Wednesday 16 January 2019

William Brooks will be looking at his work on the music of World War I and talking about his new interest in African-American songwriters between 1880 and 1915.

Making it Happen: Networking and Fundraising for Successful Projects

Tuesday 15 January 2019

This session is aimed at entrepreneurial individuals who would like to learn more about creating or supporting successful music-based projects.

Autumn Week 10: Joanna Marsh Griffiths

Tuesday 27 November 2018

Camels and Quarter Tones