Orkney, United Kingdom

Contemporary Music Summer School

when 22 July 2017 - 30 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 560

Through music

Take part in Orkney sounds project with premiere performances in Stromness, Kirkwall and St Magnus Cathedral, orchestral, string and vocal ensembles, composition, contemporary piano, sound installations and music theatre.

and exploration

In Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and the 900th Anniversary of the Death of St Magnus.

Travel by land and sea through Orkney’s archipelago of wild landscapes, nature reserves and world heritage archaeological and historical sites.

Course leader

Sam Wolstenholme violin
Rolf Hind piano, composition
Chris Watson sound installation
Ruth Gibson viola
Loré Lixenberg music theatre, voice
Robin Michael cello
Alasdair Nicolson co

Target group

Musicians of all abilities

Course aim

Exploring contemporary music and the sound landscape of Orkney

Fee info

GBP 560: Tuition, accommodation extra