Teaching Courses 2017

3 Summer Courses in 2017!

London Baroque Flute Days

August 21-23 London

MORE INFORMATION

& REGISTRATION

Rachel Brown teaching

Rachel is professor of historical flutes at the Royal College of Music in London. Her thriving class attracts traverso players and keen modern flautists alike, and she also gives classes ornamentation and cadenzas, open to all students.

She has pioneered a new chamber music course at Pro Corda for modern and period instrumentalists to immerse themselves in the rich 18th century repertoire.  Rachel has given masterclasses in the USA, Canada, Spain, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Croatia, Brazil and New Zealand.

A dedicated teacher, Rachel began giving lessons at the age of sixteen when she was asked to help out with the younger players at her school and within a year of leaving the Royal Northern College of Music she was appointed as baroque flute teacher. After many years at the RNCM she went on to teach at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, the Birmingham Conservatoire and as lecturer in classical studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Always enjoying working with children, Rachel has taught recorder at Wells Cathedral School and, until recently, at City of London School.

For ten years she ran her own music group, Hummingbirds, for pre-school children.

She teaches in her studio at home, gives occasional lessons on Skype or Facetime to students abroad and from time to time organizes classes in London.

Pro Corda Baroque

August 28 - September 1

Leiston Abbey, Suffolk

August 28 - September 1

Leiston Abbey, Suffolk

5-day residential chamber music course

 

For modern and historical instrumentalists

Woodwind, strings and keyboard

 

Tutors:

Rachel Brown (flute & recorder)

Adrian Butterfield (violin)

Sarah McMahon (cello)

Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)
Mary Collins, baroque dance

APPLICATION FORM

2017

 

Three summer courses this year!

 

23-30 July Boxwood

Lunenburg, Nova cotia, Canada

 

21-23 August

London Baroque Flute Days

 

28 August - 1 September

Pro Corda Baroque

 

 

2016

7-16 January

Oficina de Música Curitiba, Brazil

 

22-24 August

London Baroque Flute Days

 

11-15 September

Pro Corda Conservatoire Baroque

2015

8-17 January

Oficina de Música Curitiba, Brazil

 

23 February - 1 March

Internationaler Händel-Akademie Karlsruhe,

Germany

 

2014

14 - 23 August

Aestas Musica Varazdin, Croatia

 

23 August

British Flute Society Convention Warwick, London

 

12 - 14 September

Curso Internacional de Flauta y Música Barroca

Mendoza, Argentina.

RECENT NEWS

All Uppernote recordings now available as digital downlods

 

New: Quantz 2 Flute Sonatas

REVOLUTIONARY FLUTE QUARTETS: MOZART, MANNHEIM & PARIS

 

YouTube film: Quantz: The Man & his Music

 

Sign up to mailing list: 10% off digital downloads till the end of March

 

3 Summer schools in 2017:

London Baroque Flute Days August 21-23

Pro Corda Baroque August 28-Sept 1

A TRIBUTE TO BACH:

BACH SONATAS & ARIAS

with Laurence Cummings, harpsichord, the London Handel Players and singers Elizabeth Cragg, Charles Daniels and Peter Harvey.

"So beautiful...If you want a flautist's guide to Bach, I don't think it comes much better than this".

Record Review, BBC Radio 3, 2nd April, 2016

"the range of tone colours conjured up by a mere wind instrument…was amazing…In fact, the Sarabande alone was so bewitchingly improvisatory that, the first time I heard it, I had to listen to it three times. Such effortlessly organic ornamentation, the sense at times mournful, at times utterly spiritual, and all from a single flute!"

Music & Vision

 

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