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News from the Cambridge Woodwind Makers

 

The Cambridge Woodwind Makers are an organisation based in Cambridge, UK who have created a workshop to preserve and promote the art and artisanship of woodwind instrument making.

The facilities provided by the Cambridge Woodwind Makers offer professionals and novices a chance to learn more about how to make and repair instruments, it also offers the general public an opportunity to observe and appreciate the skills used.

One of the ways in which Cambridge Woodwind Makers promotes the preservation of woodwind instrument making in the UK is through running courses which provides opportunity for and encourages participation by children and adults alike.

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Here follows a list of upcoming courses :

Wooden Flute Making | £1000 – £1200 | Robert Bigio | webpage

October 2016 | Monday 10 – Saturday 15 | Stanesby model | £1200
February 2017 | Monday 13 – Saturday 18 | Stanesby model | FULL
March 2017 | Monday 13 – Friday 17 | Rudall & Rose model | £1000
April 2017 | Monday 3 – Saturday 8 | Stanesby model | £1200

Flute Headjoint Making | £550 | Robert Bigio | webpage

November 2016 | Saturday 26 – Sunday 27
February 2017 | Tuesday 21 – Wednesday 22 | FULL
April 2017 | Saturday 29 – Sunday 30

Oboe Reed Making | £200 | Adam Shapiro | webpage

For many oboe players, finding a perfect reed can be a challenge. This course offers you the opportunity to learn to make and adjust reeds to your own needs. For those who have already attended this course, Adam will dedicate time to teaching the finer points of final scraping and adjustments.

November 2016 | Saturday 2 – Sunday 3

Baroque Oboe Making | £1250 – Jacob Denner | £1380 – D’amore | Paul van der Linden | webpage

November 2016 | Tuesday 29 – Sunday 4 December | Denner | £1250
January 2017 | Tuesday 17 – Sunday 22 | Denner | £1250

Recorder Making | £1000 | Tim Cranmore | webpage

October 2016 | Monday 17 – Friday 21
January 2017 | Monday 30 – Friday 3 February
March 2017 | Monday 20 – Friday 24
June 2017 | Monday 5 – Friday 9
August 2017 | Monday 24 – Friday 28

Cornetto Making | £550 | Sam Goble, & Andrew Hallock | webpage

Andrew Hallock and Sam Goble ran a highly successful first course with us this year and are excited to be able to offer it once again in 2017 with further options for alto models of instrument too.

June | Wednesday 21 – Saturday 24

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