35th William Bennett International Flute Summer School with Lorna McGhee 19 - 26 July 2020
This is the 35th year of this most inspired and popular residential course which will take place in the Strathallan School in Scotland which is very near the wonderful city of Edinburgh and Perth UK. by Internationally acclaimed flutist William Bennett and Lorna McGhee. Instruction will be offered to player of all levels.
*Individual lessons and classes given by several assistants.
*Master class sessions will be held in the mornings and afternoons by William Bennett and Lorna McGhee.
There will be a class given by William Bennett on Marcel Moyse 24 little melodic studies which we consider to be the most important work to lay the foundations of good articulation, phrase building, and developing the use of different colours.There will be the orchestra studies class by Lorna mcGhee.
Flute Basics classes in afternoon, Michie Bennett, Ji Young Kim, Alyse Faith will give a basic class to tone production, pitch control and flexibility. Vytenis Gurstis will give workshops on the sensitive fingerings.
Morning Warm Up classes every morning.
Individual lessons from the Teaching Assistants.
There will be a workshop given by Lorna McGhee on Body awareness – releasing unnecessary tension and building our trust & connection with the airstream, which is the basis of all expression. Finding a natural connection to the breath gives us the ability to tap into the narrative quality of any piece of music, allowing us to ‘talk’ through our instrument.
There will be a Recital given by William Bennett, Lorna McGhee, Ji Young Kim, Alyse Faith, Thomas Sargeaunt.
Non competitive and very friendly atmosphare.