WEEK ONE 29 July to 5 August

Alexander Technique and Chi Kung

Cappella Chamber Choir

Chamber Orchestra

Choral Workshop 1

Composers’ Workshop

Masterclass for Singers

Piano Accompaniment

Practical Conducting

Score Learning and General Musicianship

The World of Wind Chamber Music

Voices in Harmony

Wind Conducting

Wind Ensemble

WEEK TWO  5 to 12 August

Alexander Technique and Chi Kung

Art of Choral Direction

Choral Masterpieces Choral  Course

Choral Workshop 2

Journey Through Jazz

Lighter Side Choral  Course

Masterclass for Singers

Orchestral Conducting Course

Piano Course

Score Learning and General Musicianship

Symphony Orchestra

Enrolment terms and Enrolment Form

Daily Timetable and

General Information

School  & Location

and map



and Fees

Contact  details and brochure request




The summer school bar will be open for use by students for the duration of  the course.



In addition to our insurance recommendations in the paragraph about enrolment,  it is recommended that students arrange insurance for their instruments and personal belongings. It is regretted that the summer school cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to instruments or other personal property.  

Music Shop

All the set works and a large selection of music publications, textbooks, CDs and music gifts will be available in the Summer School Music Shop.



Pets CANNOT be accommodated.


Private Lessons

Arrangements for AlexanderTechnique and private lessons with members of the teaching staff may be made at the school, through the office.



Sherborne School sits in the centre of the pretty market town of Sherborne and is no more than a 100 metres walk from its varied shops, tea shops and hostelries. The town offers delightful and varied shopping, hand-crafted goods and elegant fashions and is well known as the home of many fine art and antique establishments.

Special Events

In addition to various social events there will be a Dinner Dance on each Wednesday night.


Sports Activities

Sports facilities at Sherborne include a superbly equipped Sports Centre (for which summer school students have automatic membership) with a 25 metre indoor heated swimming pool and a fitness suite.




Sherborne is readily accessible by road and rail ( with efficient links to major airports.


for Participants and Observers