Current Courses 

Current Courses

Orpheus Recorder Boutique 2018

7-12 January at Armidale NSW Australia

 

Pre ORB 6th January

    • Music Fundamentals
Post ORB 13-14 January
      • Small Ensemble Intensive 

Bookings for ORB2018 open 1st June 2017 https://www.trybooking.com/278607

Early Bird Discount until the 30th June

 


TUTORS

Petri Arvo (FINLAND/NETHERLANDS)

Kamala Bain (NEW Z...

Orpheus Recorder Boutique 2018

7-12 January at Armidale NSW Australia

 

Pre ORB 6th January

    • Music Fundamentals
Post ORB 13-14 January
      • Small Ensemble Intensive 

Bookings for ORB2018 open 1st June 2017 https://www.trybooking.com/278607

Early Bird Discount until the 30th June

 


TUTORS

Petri Arvo (FINLAND/NETHERLANDS)

Kamala Bain (NEW ZEALAND)

Alexandra Bailliet-Joly (AUSTRALIA, NSW)

Alana Blackburn (AUSTRALIA, NSW)

María Martínez Ayerza (SPAIN/NETHERLANDS)

Daniel Murphy (AUSTRALIA, NSW)

Ruth Wilkinson (AUSTRALIA, VIC)

 

and for the Youth Stream

 

Daniel Murphy (AUSTRALIA, NSW)

Alexandra Bailliet-Joly (AUSTRALIA, NSW) 

 

Information about the tutors.

 

DESCRIPTION

About the Course: An intensive and intimate recorder course for intermediate and advanced players Six days of technique classes, two ensembles classes daily, along with Large Ensemble. Each group will be a balanced and fully functional small ensemble that caters to each individual’s needs.  Each group will work with a variety of tutors throughout the week. There is a separate Youth Section for players under 18 as well as on campus options for players from age 11. Full board available on campus  - also available for unaccompanied minors.

 

Eligibility: All participants need to be comfortable with both C and F fingerings. (I.e. must be able to read for and play descant/tenor and treble)

 

Venue:

PLC Armidale, Crest Rd 
Armidale, NSW 2350

Full board is available at PLC Armidale. Single room, twin share or dormitory/cubicle rooms are available.

 

Groups and set works:

ORB18 No more than 5 set works will be required.  Around the end of August, participants will be organised by the tutors into groups according to standard and balance of instruments and a repertoire will be selected that best suits each level.  Each participant will receive a list of set works along with a part allocation in late September If you have not attended an Orpheus Recorder Boutique before, you will be contacted to discuss your playing level.

 

Concerts:

ORB 18 There will be 3 Backboard concerts and a final concert at the New England Regional Art Museum on Friday 13th January at 4pm. Visitors, friends and family are welcome at no additional cost.

 

Town Dinner: 

Town Dinner will be held at the Wicklow Hotel at 6.30pm.

 

Enrolment Due Date: 

31 August 2017. (Late enrolments please contact Orpheus Music to check if there are places remaining.)

ENROL EARLY to ensure your place.  There are limited places available. Your place will be secured when we receive your enrolment form with payment. 

 

Costs: 

Registration Fee
Adult $695
Concession Pensioners and full time students only $580
Under 18 Secondary School Student $460
Primary Student Primary School Student $300
Accommodation and Full Board All meals and Accommodation on campus
Single Room A single room from Saturday 6th January (evening includes dinner) until Saturday 13th January 2018 (includes breakfast) $795
Twin Room A twin room with 2 single beds from Saturday Evening 7th January (includes dinner) until Saturday Morning 14th January 2017 (includes breakfast) $715
Dorm Partitioned private cubicle from Saturday Evening 6th January (includes dinner) until Saturday Morning 13th January 2018 (includes breakfast) $675
Dorm under 18 Partitioned private cubicle from Saturday Evening 6th January (includes dinner) until Saturday Morning 13th January 2018 (includes breakfast) $760
Catering  For those staying off campus
All Lunches 6 Lunches 7-12 January 2018 $110
All Lunches and Dinners (including the Town Dinner) All Lunches(6) and dinners (7) including Town Dinner $250

 

Refunds for all courses:

50% refund if withdrawing before 30 September 2017  25% refund if withdrawing before 30 November 2017No refund after 1 December 2017NB. It is recommended that participants consider taking out insurance in case you are unable to attend at the last minute. 

 

COURSE ADD-ON OPTIONS

There are two additional courses which can be added on to the principal ORB course

PRE ORB18 Music Fundamentals held on the day before the Boutique on 6th January

 

POST ORB18 Small Ensemble Intensive running straight after the Boutique on the 13th and 14th January.

Both these courses are only available to ORB18 participants after they enrol in the Boutique. Link to the Trybooking form will be sent out early July.

 

PRE ORB18 Music Fundamentals 6th January 2018 

A one day intensive for players that have limited background in music theory. Open to any recorder players who feel they have gaps in their musical knowledge. A Trybooking link will be sent to all participants as soon as we receive your ORB18 registration. Link to the Trybooking form will be sent out early July.

Registration: Adult $75: Concession $60

Full Board: (Bed 5th January, and all meals) $102

 

POST ORB18 Small Ensemble Intensive 13th and 14th January 2018

One to a part, for experienced players.  Interested players need to apply to be considered, and numbers are strictly limited. If your application is successful, you will be sent a link to complete registration. Applications close on the 15th August. First round offers will be released on the 22 August and further offers on the September 1st.

Registration: Adult $270: Concession $240

Full Board: (Bed 13th and 14th January all meals) $210

 

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