Easter Course Juniors (for those aged 7-12) Cambridge 2024

Venue St Catharine's College
Start date 08/04/24
End date 10/04/24
Anon: Sumer is icumen in
Charles Wood: This Joyful Eastertide
Thomas Morley: Now is the month of maying
C├ęsar Franck: Panis Angelicus
John Rutter: John RutterThree folk songs from Sprig of Thyme
Richard Rodney Bennett: The Bird's Lament and The Owl, from The Aviary
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About the course

Our Easter course gives us the opportunity to explore some beautiful Seasonal music, old and new; and our repertoire for this Easter will be confirmed soon.

Courses are structured so that each day will conclude with an informal concert, and the week with a special concert featuring some of the music rehearsed during the week.

The course includes whole-group singing, musical games and exercises to improve sight reading and music appreciation and history.

A typical day will consist of a morning warm-up session followed by full choir practice; a mid-morning break and smaller group sessions. After lunch, there will be further group sessions, focusing on music reading and theory before a final full choir practice and sing-through.

Each day will begin at 10.30 (registration from 10.00) and conclude at 3.30 (with a short concert at 3.15 or 3pm on the last day).

About the venue

St Catharine’s College was founded in 1473 and is situated in the historic city-centre of Cambridge, just south of King’s College and across the street from Corpus Christi College. The college is notable for its open court (rather than closed quadrangle) that faces towards Trumpington Street.

St Catharine’s boasts a fine musical tradition and the rites of the Church of England are enriched by the excellent contribution of the Choir and Organ Scholars. The three-manual organ is one of the finest instruments in Cambridge today and the Chapel is a popular venue for recitals and other performances.

St Catharine's College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB1 2RL
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