Harriet Oliver

Improvers Plus

at Victoria House, Lyme Regis

Grades 4 - 6

11th - 14th November 2019

Limited to a maximum of 12 players

Harriet Oliver

Harriet Oliver

Harriet is an experienced recorder player, teacher and conductor.  She regularly attends courses led by Bart Spanhove, Tom Beets, Saskia Coolen and Matthias Maute, amongst others. She is a member of Tutti Flutti, led by Philip Thorby, with whom she has lessons, and plays with Recorders Incorporated, conducted by Eileen Silcocks. 

Harriet currently conducts and tutors eleven adult recorder ensembles in the Woking and Guildford areas, teaches in a primary school once a week and gives individual lessons.  She has tutored at Victoria House for the last three years.


About the course

This course is designed for players who are able to play descant down to bass recorder and sight read proficiently. There will be a mixture of music from different eras and the objective is to have fun exploring this variety of music in a friendly, supportive and encouraging atmosphere. There will be a focus on the skills of ensemble playing and recorder technique.

The timetable is flexible and will vary according to the needs and wishes of those attending. The course will start with coffee at 4.00pm on Monday and will finish with lunch on Thursday. The early part of Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons are free for relaxation, exploring Lyme Regis or informal recorder playing.


Prices are as follows:

Single occupancy    £410

2 players, sharing    £315 each

Couple sharing, one playing    £520

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

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