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National Road Scholar Recorder/Early Music Workshop

Heighten your recorder, viola da gamba or reeds talents in large and small ensembles with world-class instructors — and end your week with a concert in bucolic Carmel Valley!
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Program No. 6254RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,299
California

National Road Scholar Recorder/Early Music Workshop

Heighten your recorder, viola da gamba or reeds talents in large and small ensembles with world-class instructors — and end your week with a concert in bucolic Carmel Valley!
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,299
Program No. 6254 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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DATES & PRICES

PB On Campus
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Clean, comfortable, dormitory lodgings with access to a private bathroom.
Campus Upgraded
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Upgraded on-campus faculty housing. Accommodations are newly constructed and feature a large room, queen beds and a private bath.
Off Campus HTL
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Off Campus, private bath. Rustic mountain lodge. All rooms have private baths.
Oct 24 - Oct 30, 2021
On Campus Private Bath 1,299
On Campus Upgraded 1,699
Off Campus Hotel 1,749
Oct 31 - Nov 6, 2021
On Campus Private Bath 1,299
On Campus Upgraded 1,699
Off Campus Hotel 1,749
Itinerary Note

Includes dulcian and shawm.

Oct 23 - Oct 29, 2022
On Campus Private Bath 1,349
On Campus Upgraded 1,779
Off Campus Hotel 1,829
Oct 30 - Nov 5, 2022
On Campus Private Bath 1,349
On Campus Upgraded 1,779
Off Campus Hotel 1,829
Itinerary Note

Includes dulcian and shawm.

DATES & PRICES

PB On Campus
Details
Accommodation Details
Clean, comfortable, dormitory lodgings with access to a private bathroom.
Campus Upgraded
Details
Accommodation Details
Upgraded on-campus faculty housing. Accommodations are newly constructed and feature a large room, queen beds and a private bath.
Off Campus HTL
Details
Accommodation Details
Off Campus, private bath. Rustic mountain lodge. All rooms have private baths.
Oct 24 - Oct 30, 2021
On Campus Private Bath 1,679
On Campus Upgraded 2,079
Off Campus Hotel 2,249
Oct 31 - Nov 6, 2021
On Campus Private Bath 1,679
On Campus Upgraded 2,079
Off Campus Hotel 2,249
Itinerary Note

Includes dulcian and shawm.

Oct 23 - Oct 29, 2022
On Campus Private Bath 1,729
On Campus Upgraded 2,159
Off Campus Hotel 2,329
Oct 30 - Nov 5, 2022
On Campus Private Bath 1,729
On Campus Upgraded 2,159
Off Campus Hotel 2,329
Itinerary Note

Includes dulcian and shawm.

At a Glance

Revel in the lyrical sounds of the recorder, viola da gamba and harpsichord as you share your musical gifts during a week-long intensive early music workshop. Enhance your skills in small classes taught by expert instructors with emphasis on improving technique and playing with ensembles. At Hidden Valley Music Seminars, An Institute of the Arts, nestled amongst oak and buckeye trees below majestic hillsides, enjoy a serene and inspiring place for playing music.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking on flat terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Improve your musical talents with instruction from seasoned professional performers.
  • Rehearse for ensemble performances with your fellow musicians.
  • Delight in musical arrangements that include compositions from the medieval through baroque periods.

General Notes

Instructors and specific class offerings differ by date. Class offerings for 2021 & 2022 will be published once they have been determined. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. This program is for intermediate to advanced recorder and viola da gamba players. The October 31, 2021 & October 30, 2022 programs includes dulcian and shawm. The Retreat Difference: This unique, often basic and no-frills experience at a Road Scholar Retreat includes opportunities for early morning exercise, interaction with the local community for insight into local life, an authentic farm-to-table or locally sourced meal, and a live performance or event.
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Letitia Berlin
Letitia Berlin has shared her talents with the recorder in ensembles and orchestras throughout the U.S. A member of the Farallon Recorder Quartet, Bertamo Trio, and Calextone, she teaches early music workshops and is the co-director of Tibia Adventures in Music. Letitia has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Carmel Bach Festival and the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, and her recordings include Ladino love songs with Yatan Atan on the New Albion label and two CDs with Farallon.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Deanna Ross is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Born in California, she began her studies at age seven at the Redwood Empire Ballet in Santa Rosa, then spent 12 years at the San Francisco, Pennsylvania, and Milwaukee Ballet Schools, the HARID Conservatory, and the North Carolina School of the Arts. Deanna lives in Monterey, Ca., where she has choreographed numerous works, and has served as Bay Area guest artist. She also teaches ballet, modern dance, dance improvisation, E-STRETCH, slow breathing and stretching.
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Letitia Berlin has shared her talents with the recorder in ensembles and orchestras throughout the U.S. A member of the Farallon Recorder Quartet, Bertamo Trio, and Calextone, she teaches early music workshops and is the co-director of Tibia Adventures in Music. Letitia has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Carmel Bach Festival and the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, and her recordings include Ladino love songs with Yatan Atan on the New Albion label and two CDs with Farallon.
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Frances Blaker performs on recorders of all types and sizes as a soloist and with Ensemble Vermillian, Farallon Recorder Quartet, Calextone, Sitka Trio and Tibia Recorder Duo. As a member of Ensemble Vermillian she performs and records chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries. She has performed throughout the U. S., Denmark, England, France, Italy and the Netherlands. She is conductor and music director of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, and of BABO (Bay Area Baroque Orchestra), a community orchestra for accomplished amateur players.





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