'Composition'
with Andy Scott

4 - 10 Sept 2022

Le Pras, Juignac, Charente, France

Join us for a five day retreat at LE PRAS in the beautiful countryside of Southwest France!
 

5 HOURS OF TUITION EACH DAY
ALL EN-SUITE ACCOMMODATION
ALL MEALS AND DRINKS - YES IT'S ALL INCLUSIVE!
AIRPORT/STATION PICK UP SERVICE

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR ALL 2022 COURSES UNTIL 28.02.22!
UNBEATABLE VALUE!

The Tutor

Andy Scott

United Kingdom

Saxophonist-composer Andy Scott performs internationally with his creative projects (Apollo Sax Quartet, Group S, Duo with Dave Hassell) and as a guest artist/educator. Tutor of Saxophone at the Royal Northern College of Music, Andy has designed specialist Sax Days and courses, whilst his many compositions are regularly performed worldwide. Andy endorses Selmer Paris Saxophones & Vandoren and is published by Astute Music. Read more

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About the course

The Music Retreats Composition Course, directed by Andy Scott, is a great opportunity to develop your compositional ideas and musical imagination, in a creative and supportive environment. The musical ideas discovered during this five-day course will be of immediate and long-lasting benefit!

 

Andy will discuss different approaches to composing and share his experiences that range from being commissioned to write works that are scored for solo instrument through to big band, wind band and chamber orchestra. 

 

Some experience of music theory and notation is required, with participants using manuscript paper and or music notation software such as Sibelius. 

 

In addition to group sessions, all participants will have the opportunity of a one-to-one lesson with Andy.

 

Over the past 30 years Andy has developed his own musical path; a combination of composing, performing, instigating creative projects that combine notated music with improvisation, and devising and delivering his own educational projects. A British Composer Award Winner, Tutor of Saxophone & Visiting Tutor of Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music and founder member of the Apollo Saxophone Quartet (est.1985), Andy loves working with everyone that has a passion for music.

 

Only 12 places available, so reserve yours now!

See you there!

Andy

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT PRICE NOW AVAILABLE!

 
 

What's Included

5 hours group tuition per day
En-suite accommodation
All meals and drinks - ALL INCLUSIVE!
Airport/Railway station pick up*

The Price

Single room w/en-suite                  £849 pp    now  £749
Shared twin room w/en-suite         £749 pp    now  £649
Non-participating partners            £449 pp    now  £399
EARLY BIRD
PRICE!**
*Courtesy pick-up at set time once per day. Check-in after 16h00 4/9/22, check out before 10h30 10/9/22. Price includes 6 nights accommodation, all meals and drinks.
**Offer valid until 28 February 2022
 
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If you have any specific questions about the course, don't hesitate to get in touch!

GETTING THERE

 

Direct seasonal flights are available from UK/Europe to Bordeaux, Bergerac and Limoges. Direct TGV operates from Paris to Angouleme  and direct from Paris CDG Airport. Car Hire is available at all airports and Angouleme Railway Station. Nearest cross-channel ports are Caen and St Malo