Cello and Alexander Technique Course with Gillian Thoday and Margaret Ennis

name of school/course: Cello and Alexander Technique Course with Gillian Thoday and Margaret Ennis
names of professors: Gillian Thoday cello | Margaret Ennis Alexander Technique
start date: 14/08/2020
end date: 21/08/2020
address: Jersey Academy of Music Chateau Vermont Le Mont Sohier, St. Saviour Jersey CI, UK
audition or audio/video recording required?: no
standard of playing: advanced
cost: £750 (residential) early bird price of £700 if booked before the end of January.
age restriction: 16 years and above only.

Gillian and Margaret have an association that goes back more than thirty years and this will be the eighth year that they have collaborated on summer courses, with the main aim of encouraging greater ease and freedom in performance. Gillian is a highly respected cello tutor and Margaret a very sought after member of the Alexander Technique world, who has specialised for many years in working with musicians of all ages.

The course is for advanced cellists with a minimum of Grade 8 Distinction and at least 16 years old. It will comprise a maximum of ten participants who will receive intensive individual tuition from both coaches, with masterclasses and ensemble work. A resident accompanist is available and the course will end with a public concert at a local church.