March or April 2015, date TBD, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm
All-Day Workshop: The British Are Coming – A Cultural Revolution in Germany
Directed by Patricia Neely, with additional faculty. The influence of the musical forms brought to Northern Germany by expatriate Elizabethan and Jacobean composers such as John Dowland, William Brade, and Thomas Simpson, as reflected in German music.
Sunday in April or May 2015, date and time TBD
Mini-workshop: The Treat is Only Sound
Directed by John Mark Rozendaal. Drawing out the range of sounds, colors, dynamics, and articulations that the viol can produce and deploying them expressively in fantasies of Coprario and madrigals of Gibbons.
May 2015, date and time TBD
Spring Soirée or Matinée
An afternoon or evening of informal performances by and for members in a comfortable and supportive environment, followed by refreshments, socializing, and consorting for fun.