Tom Beets

Diploma level

at Victoria House, Lyme Regis

22nd - 26th January 2018

Limited to a maximum of 12 players

Tom Beets

Tom Beets 

Tom was born in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, in 1983 and has been an enthusiastic recorder player from an early age. He studied at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven (Belgium) with Bart Spanhove and Bart Coen and then the Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya (Spain) with Pedro Memelsdorff.

Apart from the usual baroque repertoire his interest lies in music history and medieval music performance. He has travelled across Europe and performed, both solo and with various ensembles. Tom has taken many masterclasses, in particular with Kees Boeke, Fumiharu Yoshimine, Marion Verbruggen and Andrew-Lawrence King.  Since 2007 he has toured the world with the Flanders Recorder Quartet.

 

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 objective is to have fun exploring a variety of music in a friendly, lively and challenging atmosphere.

The course will start at 4.00pm on Monday 22nd and will run until 11.30 on Friday 26th January.  The early part of most afternoons is free for relaxation, exploring Lyme Regis or informal recorder playing.

Prices

Prices are as follows:

Single occupancy    £475

2 players, sharing    £370 each

Couple sharing, one playing    £615

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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