Bart Spanhove and Ingrid de Witte

Residential recorder course "with a French twist"

Victoria House, Lyme Regis

Diploma level

16th - 20th April 2018

Limited to a maximum of 10 players

Bart Spanhove

Bart Spanhove

Bart Spanhove has been principal professor of recorder at the Lemmensinstituut Leuven (Belgium) since 1984. He is also artistic director of the world famous recorder ensemble, the Flanders Recorder Quartet. With them he has produced 20 CDs, played over 1800 concerts worldwide and given numerous masterclasses and lecture demonstrations.

Bart is co-author of the successful recorder tutor "Easy Going" (Heinrichshofen) and has published "The Finishing Touch of Ensemble Playing" (Alamire), which has been translated into numerous languages. In August 2010 Mieroprint published the results of his 4 year research project, The Recorder Music of Frans Geysen.


Ingrid de Witte

Biography to follow


About the course

This course is designed for players at and above Diploma level.  Players are expected to be very good sight readers and to be willing and able to play all sizes of recorder down to great bass or contra.  Each day there will be sessions where everyone plays together and also one to a part sessions in smaller groups.

The timetable is flexible and will vary according to the needs and wishes of those attending, although there are usually 4 one and a half hour sessions each full day.  The early part of each afternoon is free for relaxation, exploring Lyme Regis or informal recorder playing.

The course starts after lunch at 2.30pm on the Monday and runs until 11.30am on the Friday.  Off road car parking is available from Monday morning if you want to arrive early and explore Lyme.


Prices are as follows:

Single occupancy    £485

2 players, sharing    £380 each

Couple sharing, one playing    £625

A £90 deposit is required per person on booking, with the balance to be paid at least one month before the course.

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