Cambridge Woodwind Makers

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Metal Flute Headjoint Making2019-03-01T14:16:50+01:00

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.

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One Keyed Folk Flute Making course with Peter Worrell and Paul Windridge at Cambridge Art Makers

One-Keyed Folk Flute Making – April 2020

Sun 19th April 2020 @ 09:00 - Thu 23rd April 2020 @ 17:00

One Keyed Folk Flute Making course with Peter Worrell and Paul Windridge at Cambridge Art Makers

One-Keyed Folk Flute Making – October 2020

Sun 18th October 2020 @ 09:00 - Thu 22nd October 2020 @ 17:00

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. Follow signs to Linton Zoo and we are on the industrial estate next door.

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 page for ideas.

Participant Guidelines | Please read our participant guidelines which can be found here

Booking | Your reservation on a course is not complete until payment has been received.

Photos | We may take pictures during classes which may be used on our social media feeds and later in publicity. If you wish not to be in photographs please let the tutor and staff know at the start of the class.

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

Deposits | Any course with a fee of £200 or more includes a non-refundable deposit of £200.

Alternative Dates | If the dates available do not suit you it may be possible to arrange a date that does. However, we can only run an instrument making course with a minimum of two people and a Repair & Care with a minimum of three.

Upcoming Related Courses

Flute Repair & Care – March 2020

Wed 18th March 2020 @ 10:00 - 16:00

One-Keyed Folk Flute Making – April 2020

Sun 19th April 2020 @ 09:00 - Thu 23rd April 2020 @ 17:00

Flute Repair & Care – September 2020

Sat 12th September 2020 @ 10:00 - 16:00

One-Keyed Folk Flute Making – October 2020

Sun 18th October 2020 @ 09:00 - Thu 22nd October 2020 @ 17:00