Switzerland Workshop 2019

Join us for an intimate, six-day recorder workshop in Switzerland!

Early Music Workshop at the Castle Glarisegg Steckborn, Switzerland, on the banks of Lake Constance – Sponsored by the Early Music Guild of Oregon. Sunday to Friday, August 25 – 30, 2019.

Here’s the latest news:  We are happy to announce we have met our minimum enrollment, but we have spaces for several more!  So we are extending the registration deadline –

New Registration deadline: March 1st, 2019

Questions about travelling to Europe?
Meet a potential travel partner?
Questions about classes? Contact Esther at esthersaulle@yahoo.com.

Esther Saulle, a native Swiss, former tour guide, can give handy travel advice.
Pain-free payment plan option. PPP
Don’t hesitate to come with your questions and travel interests. We
are here to answer, guide and  get you excited about the entire
R.S.V.P. to esthersaulle@yahoo.comOn behalf of Early Music Guild of Oregon
Phil and Gayle Neuman
Laura Kuhlman
Esther Saulle

More about the Workshop:
This fun, intensive workshop will cover many musical styles including Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and beyond, with an additional focus on Swiss Composers.  Our faculty features four beloved and accomplished recorder instructors: Clea Galhano, Laura Kuhlman, Gayle Stuwe Neuman, and Phil Neuman. Students will play in both small groups and large ensemble. Intermediate and advanced recorder players are encouraged to attend, as well as players of viola da gamba, violin, viola, cello, early double reed instruments, and cornetts and sackbutts.  In addition to making beautiful music, workshop attendees can explore the region through planned excursions and optional trips. You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy locally focused cuisine and experience Swiss hospitality at its finest.

Play music from medieval to contemporary composers of Switzerland plus many others!
Technique sessions Focused tips and tricks during small group classes
Perform in a European castle! Classes and performances are held on the grounds of the enchanting Castle Glarisegg in Steckborn.
Make a joyful noyse! Classes for recorders, voices, bagpipes, early double reeds, and strings.

The combination of intense musical work, the beautiful location, Swiss
hospitality, and superb faculty will create the experience of a
lifetime. Come to learn! Come to be inspired!

$1100 workshop fee
includes lodging, meals and workshop classes. All rooms are shared.
Workshop pitch: A = 440.
New Registration deadline: March 1st, 2019
More information can be found at these links:
Facebook: Facebook.com/EarlyMusicGuild
Website: schloss-glarisegg.ch
Website: Bodensee.eu

Fees: The total cost of the workshop, which includes lodging, meals, and workshop classes is $1100. You will be responsible for your transportation to and from the workshop site, with some internal transportation provided. You are also responsible for any additional costs such as therapeutic work at Castle Glarisegg, extracurricular tours and transport, additional meals, personal items and so on. A non-refundable deposit of $350 is required to hold your place. The deposit must be received by March 1st, 2019. The balance of the workshop fee ($750) is due by May 1, 2019. If you choose to pay for the workshop with a credit card, there will be a $35 processing fee.

Cancellation Policy: Payments are non-refundable. If you find you must cancel and another participant is found to take your place, your deposit will be refunded. If another participant is not found to take your place, your deposit will not be refunded. The remainder/balance payment is non-refundable. ONLY if another participant is found to take your place a portion of that amount may be refunded. If this is a concern, we highly recommend buying trip insurance.

We hope you can join us!

Registration form Switzerland 2019