Following their recital in Inverurie on 22nd April 2022 (more information about this will follow shortly), Luba Tunnicliffe, Henry Roberts and Anne Denholm from the Pelléas Ensemble will lead masterclasses at St Andrew’s Church, High Street, Inverurie AB51 3QJ on Saturday 23rd April 2022. This will be a great opportunity for local musicians to work with these excellent artists and teachers to improve their skills.
The morning sessions are for flute, viola or harp players who would like individual tuition.
The afternoon sessions will involve three groups of musicians – woodwind, strings and harp. Each group will receive tuition from Henry, Luba or Anne.
Timetable and fees for the day:
10.00 – 12.00 Tutored Individual Sessions for flute, viola and harp
£40 per person for 45 minutes of tuition, or £30 if in full-time education or receiving disability or low-income benefits.
13.00 – 15.00 Tutored sessions for woodwind strings and harp groups
£25 per person, or £15 if in full-time education or receiving disability or low-income benefits.
15.00 – 15.30 Performance session (optional)
At the end of the afternoon session, there will be an opportunity for anyone participating to give a short performance. Music for individual sessions should be provided by the participant. Music for the group sessions will be provided in advance to allow for preparation.
Lunch is available at the nearby Kintore Arms at a cost of £10.50 per person (or feel free to make your own arrangements).
Places are limited so reserve your place soon by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Give your name, instrument and which part of the day you are interested in attending (individual tuition, group tuition, or both).
Payment should be made by 16th April 2022.
Payments by bank transfer are preferred:
Account name: Inverurie Music
Sort Code: 80-08-41 Account No.:00842458
Payments can also be made by cheque to Inverurie Music or by cash.
About Luba (www.pelleasensemble.co.uk)
Luba has performed solo recitals at London’s Royal Festival Hall and St John’s Smith Square, and made her debut as concerto soloist with the Philharmonia Orchestra in June 2016. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin. Luba has performed at the BBC Proms, the Barbican, and the Wigmore Hall as Principal Viola of the 12 Ensemble. Luba will be starting a job as principal viola of the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra in April 2022. She has played as a guest associate principal with the Britten Sinfonia and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, as well as freelancing with groups such as the Aurora Orchestra, and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
About Henry (www.pelleasensemble.co.uk)
Henry studied as an undergraduate at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, after which, he moved on to the postgraduate Orchestral Artistry programme, in association with the London Symphony Orchestra. Henry has appeared a number of times on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ and has played in venues such as Wigmore Hall, and Buckingham Palace. He regularly works with orchestras including the Hallé, Sinfonia Cymru As a soloist, he has performed Mozart’s Flute Concerto in G with the Horsham Symphony Orchestra and Mozart’s Flute Quartets at Concerts in the West. Alongside performing, Henry is a passionate educator and has taught the flute at Merton Music Foundation’s Saturday music school for eight years. He has delivered school workshops across the UK with the Pelléas Ensemble, and regularly coaches flute choirs, wind bands and youth orchestras.
About Anne (www.annedenholm.com)
Anne Denholm is one of the leading British harpists of her generation and served as Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales from 2015-2019. Anne studied at Newnham College Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music in London. She received her Master’s with distinction, studying under Karen Vaughan, and in 2020 she was elected an Associate of the RAM (ARAM). She is in demand as a soloist and chamber musician, and is a founding member of award-winning contemporary quartet, The Hermes Experiment. In November 2021 they were awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award, and in 2019 won the Royal Over-Seas League Mixed Ensemble Prize. They have released two albums on Delphian Records – HERE WE ARE and SONG, both to critical acclaim. Anne freelances with orchestras and choirs across England, most recently working with the BBC Concert Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra. She has performed and recorded with The Choir of St John’s College Cambridge, The Temple Church Choir and Ely Cathedral Girls’ Choir. Anne holds teaching positions at Eton College and the Dragon School and St Edward’s School, Oxford, in addition to her private teaching. She also hugely enjoys working as an Instrumental Tutor for the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain and National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.