Category Archives: Workshops

Margaret’s music workshops

National Easter Viol School, Brisbane 2013

I felt priviledged to spend the Easter long weekend tutoring at the National Easter Viol School, held in the beautiful tranquil surroundings of the School of Music, University of Queensland. Participants of all ages, from as far afield as Adelaide … Continue reading

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Article for AUSTA Qld

An article I’ve written on Baroque Style, aimed at assisting busy string teachers, has been printed in the June newsletter of AUSTA Qld (Australian Strings Association, Queensland branch) .  If anyone is interested in joining AUSTA and receiving this newsletter … Continue reading

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New England Bach Festival, Armidale

If you were to drive the same distance in Europe as from Brisbane to Armidale (450kms) , it’s quite likely you would cross into another country! In Australia there is no national border to cross, but with the changes in … Continue reading

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Strange Combinations

While sourcing music for the coming “Ad Hoc Baroque” playday, Marcello’s “Concerti di Flauti” was brought to my attention. Scored for no less than seven recorders, muted strings (two violins and two violas) and basso continuo, I am intrigued to … Continue reading

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Ad Hoc Baroque Feb 26

Early Music Queensland’s Informal Concert last June attracted players of a wide assortment of instruments – cornetto, lutes, viols, baroque flute & violin, and harpsichord, as well as all sizes of recorders. Several people suggested that it would be great … Continue reading

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