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2018-19 performance classes archive

Piano masterclass

Tuesday 18 June 2019

A piano masterclass led by James Willshire. Observers welcome.

From Concept to Reality

Tuesday 11 June 2019

A class with Emily Crossland

Music to your ears

Tuesday 4 June 2019

A hearing health workshop led by Finola Ryan

The language of Improvisation

Tuesday 14 May 2019

This workshop with Dominic Lash will explore some of the ideas of the American composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton.

Performance class featuring third-year recitalists: String instrumentalists

Thursday 9 May 2019

Martin Suckling leads string instrumentalists performance

You are not inadequate! A workshop on mental health for music students

Tuesday 7 May 2019

The workshop is open to all students (undergraduate, taught and research postgraduate students). Staff are also welcome to attend.

Performance class featuring third-year recitalists: Brass instrumentalists

Friday 3 May 2019

Observers are welcome to performance led by John Stringer

Martin Roscoe piano masterclass

Monday 29 April 2019

Observers are welcome to Martin Roscoe piano masterclass in the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall

Performance class featuring third-year recitalists: String instrumentalists

Monday 29 April 2019

Observers are welcome to performance led by Martin Suckling

Performance class featuring third-year recitalists: Wind and harp instrumentalists

Friday 26 April 2019

Observers are welcome to performance led by John Stringer

Performance class featuring third-year recitalists: Singers

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Observers are welcome to all performances led by Peter Seymour

Exploring Contemporary Vocal Music

Tuesday 5 March 2019

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.

Singing Workshop

Thursday 28 February 2019

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

Improvisation Workshop

Monday 25 February 2019

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

Piano Masterclass

Thursday 21 February 2019

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

Choral Singing for All

Tuesday 19 February 2019

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).

Voice Masterclass

Tuesday 12 February 2019

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

String Masterclass

Tuesday 12 February 2019

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

Woodwind Masterclass

Wednesday 6 February 2019

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

Woodwind Masterclass

Tuesday 5 February 2019

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

String and Voice Masterclass

Tuesday 29 January 2019

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

Warm-up Exercises and Good Music Editions for Vocalists

Tuesday 22 January 2019

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.

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.

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.

Presentation for singers

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Holistic approach of presentation for singers

Piano masterclass

Saturday 17 November 2018

Piano masterclass with Stephen Hough

String performance class

Tuesday 13 November 2018

String performance class

Musicians’ health and wellness

Tuesday 6 November 2018

A workshop exploring musicians’ health and wellness.

Emotion state theory workshop

Tuesday 23 October 2018

A practical workshop for any musician (instrumentalist/vocalist/experimenter) investigating emotion state theory; creative strategies in composition and performance.

Consone String Quartet workshops

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Consone string quartet members will lead workshops on the String Quartet.

Vocal class: best foot forward

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Vocal class led by Susan Young - Best Foot Forward! singing with confidence and presence.

Introduction to singing at York

Tuesday 2 October 2018

A general introduction to singing at York.

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