Cambridge Woodwind Makers

Metal Flute Headjoint Making2019-01-30T17:26:55+00:00

Metal Flute Headjoint Making

Course overview | Make your own professional metal flute headjoint for a modern flute.

COMING SOON! Email information@cambridgewoodwindmakers.org to go on the waiting list.

Dates & Booking:

Tutor | Peter Worrell

Through working with both Howarths and Duncan Crawford, Peter has refined the art of woodwind instrument design with focus on mechanisms of oboes, clarinets and flutes. A highly accomplished key maker and craftsman, he now focuses on making entire flutes and has recently designed and made clarinets and recorders for one-handed musicians. Peter also gets involved behind the scenes at Cambridge Woodwind Makers and is a valuable part of the organisation.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The course fee covers all the materials, use of tools and expert tuition. It also includes some lunches, light refreshments and some evening meals. The finished oboe will be yours to keep.

Cost | £

Course duration | consecutive days

Times |

Depending on progress made during each day, some times may run later into the evening.

Abilities | Suitable for adults and students over 16 years old; musicians, artisans and craftspeople.

Questions | if you have any questions or comments please email information@cambridgewoodwindmakers.org

What to bring | You will need to wear workshop appropriate clothing; no tassels, closed toe shoes etc. Aprons and overalls are available. Remember glasses if you need them, the work involves looking at small details. If you wish to bring any of your own tools please make sure they are marked or labelled.

Location | 6 Lintech Court, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4XN, ENGLAND

Transport | The workshop is a few miles south of Cambridge city and can be reached by the route 13 buses.

Accommodation |  If you are not local to Cambridge you will need to arrange your own accommodation for the duration of the course. View our accommodation pages for ideas.

Insurance | We have pubic liability insurance, however personal accident insurance is obligatory for non EU participants.

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