Chamber Music String Academy



05 Aug 2016
Venue : St Stephen's House

August 5th – 10th, 2016 at St Stephen’s House, Oxford

A fully residential Oxford-based programme for chamber and orchestral string players held within Oxford’s beautiful and tranquil former Anglican monastery, now part of the city’s ancient university. Led by the internationally-renowned Tippett Quartet and members of the English Chamber Orchestra, the programme is especially suitable for advanced level and early career professional string players who wish to focus on string quartet, small ensemble and chamber orchestra repertoire. Open to existing groups and individuals over the age of 18.

Fee: £895 per person, fully inclusive.

Included: standard accommodation in Oxford University rooms. Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and all tuition.

John Mills, Jeremy Isaac (Violin)
Lydia Lowndes-Northcott (Viola)
Bozidar Vukotic (Cello)
Paul Sherman (Double Bass)

Course activities are likely to include:

  • Intensive chamber coaching sessions
  • Score study
  • Side-by side classes
  • Orchestral repertoire classes
  • Orchestral leader classes
  • Performance platforms
  • Private lessons
  • Open master classes
  • Double bass classes
  • Recording for performers
  • Visits to points of interest in Oxford