Winter Weekend Workshop

Winter Weekend Workshop in Historic Philadelphia and the Rutgers-Camden Fine Arts Center January 12-15, 2018... watch this space! 2017 information is listed below.

2017 Winter Workshop Links:
Class List Now Available!
Download the workshop flyer

Reine-Marie Verhagen


Winter Weekend Workshop

Directed by Heather Miller Lardin

with recorder virtuoso Reine-Marie Verhagen and core members of Tempesta di Mare

Tuition $315, Dance Tuition $270, Work-study tuition $185

Start the new year with energy and inspiration! Recorder ensembles, viol consorts, masterclasses, oboe band, string ensemble, early notation, historical dance, Renaissance reeds. Class list now available! Click here to register! 

Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri
Project for Voices and Lutes
Julianne Baird and Richard Stone, co-directors

For SSATB, 2 violins, and continuo. Known as the first Lutheran oratorio (1680), with texts from the Rhythmica oratorio by Arnulf of Leuven (c. 1200-1250).

Enrollment limited to 15 singers. Audition deadline for singers December 1, 2016. Please send bio and mp3/mp4 sound file (or Dropbox or YouTube links) of two contrasting movements in Baroque style to: Notification by December 15th.

Don Quixote Suite by G.Ph. Telemann
Project for Baroque Orchestra
Emlyn Ngai and Gwyn Roberts, directors
For strings and Baroque winds. A=415. No audition necessary


Harpsichord Internship
Adam Pearl, and Leon Schelhase, coaches
An intensive continuo accompaniment program. Play for string and wind master classes with harpsichord faculty by your side to provide immediate feedback. Explore all accompaniment possibilities in "Continuo Lab". Private lessons, baroque ensembles, tuning & maintenance class. Students will tune instruments for the workshop and assist with moving instruments as needed during the weekend.
Full-tuition scholarships. Limited to four students. To apply, send a sound file, your cv and a paragraph detailing your interest in continuo accompaniment to: Application due date December 1, 2016.


The Rigadoon, Minuets, and Country Dances
Baroque Dance Project
Dorothy Olsson and Kaspar D. Mainz, directors.
Click here for more information on the Historical Dance classes at the Winter Weekend Workshop!

Workshop Faculty:
John Bailey harpsichord
Julianne Baird voice
Rainer Beckmann recorder
Letitia Berlin recorder
Marilyn Boenau Baroque bassoon, Renaissance reeds
Geoffrey Burgess Baroque oboe
Sarah Cunningham viol
Eric Haas recorder
Heather Miller Lardin viol, double bass
Lawrence Lipnik viol
Kaspar D. Mainz Baroque dance
Sally Merriman Baroque bassoon
Emlyn Ngai violin
Dorothy Olsson Baroque dance
Adam Pearl harpsichord
Gwyn Roberts Baroque flute
Leon Schelhase harpsichord
Nina Stern recorder
Richard Stone lute, theorbo
Lisa Terry cello, viol
Reine-Marie Verhagen recorder

Accomodations in Philadelphia
Special participant rate at the Franklin Hotel of $139 per night plus room tax (currently 15.5%). Reserve space with us and we'll add you to the rooming list. 
Classes will be in the Fine Arts Building at Rutgers/Camden. Vans will run between the hotel and Rutgers in the early morning and after the last afternoon class, a 10-minute ride.

Workshop Schedule:
Classes are 9:00 to 4:30 Saturday and Sunday, and 9:00 to 12:00 Monday, with Workshop Special Projects Concert 12:30-1:45. Lunches are provided on Saturday and Sunday (included with tuition). Other meals are on your own.

Friday, January 13
4:00-6:00 p.m. Workshop check-in
In the lobby of the Franklin Hotel. Check-in also possible at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Rutgers before the first class.

7:00 p.m. Tempesta di Mare Concert
Unaccompanied solo fantasias by Georg Philipp Telemann for his 250th anniversary. With Gwyn Roberts, flute, Emlyn Ngai, violin, and Lisa Terry, viola da gamba. Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 412 Pine Street. Not included with tuition, special ticket price for participants.

Saturday, January 14
Classes 9:00 to 4:30

Sunday, January 15
Classes 9:00 to 4:30

8:00 p.m. Faculty Concert
Featuring Julianne Baird, Reine-Marie Verhagen, and faculty of the Winter Weekend Workshop. Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 412 Pine Street, Philadelphia Concert is open to the public. $20 tickets at the door, free for participants.

Monday, January 16
Classes 9:00 to 12:00

12:30 p.m. Workshop Special Projects concert
Following end of classes, at the Rutgers Fine Arts building.