Sunday 31 July to Sunday 7 August
Below you will find all of the details for the latest EYMW course. This includes details of the schedule, timings, repertoire and other useful information.
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WHERE AND WHEN
Oakham School, Oakham, Rutland, UK
Oakham School is a fully co-educational boarding and day school, located in the heart of England. It is situated in the centre of the very attractive rural town of Oakham. In the town, there are small supermarkets, pharmacies, pubs and cafes.
Sunday 31 July - check in between 15:00 and 18:00.
Sunday 7 August - the course officially finishes at 09:00, after breakfast. However, participants can leave the course earlier that day, to suit their travel arrangements, if they wish.
Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis
Johann Strauss II - Unter Donner und Blitzen
Copland — Rodeo
Dvorak - Noon Day Witch
Wagner - Prelude to Act 3 Lohengrin
Stamitz — Viola Concerto
Mendelssohn — Hebrides Overture
Beethoven — Symphony No. 5
Vivaldi arr. Glennie — Concerto in C Major
Barber - Adagio
Wind, Brass and Percussion
Widdowson — Ayahuasca
Please be aware that all repertoire is subject to change.
There are many different musical and social activities at EYMW! Each day is slightly different, but a typical day would have the following schedule:
Wind / Strings
Social activities include:
On site nightly bar (serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks)
One afternoon trip to Cambridge
Ceilidh with Crazy Nic
The Chamber Music informal concert
The Abschluss Concert
Friends and family are warmly invited
The Abschluss Concert as well as Chamber Concert evening are where participants are encouraged to showcase the music they have prepared during the course. In the Chamber Concert, students are encouraged to perform a movement of standard classical repertoire, or their own composition or improvisation.
The total cost of the course is
The cost includes:
Accommodation for the week
All meals (including a packed lunch for the afternoon trip)
Tea and coffee during the breaks each day
All musical activities and rehearsals
Afternoon trip to Cambridge (with return coach transport)
All evening social activities
The cost does not include travel to the venue.
Places are issued on a first-come first-served basis, subject to the applicant being deemed the correct standard to play the repertoire.
Places will not be confirmed until a non-refundable deposit of 100 GBP or 100 EUROS is received.
If you are successful in your application and your deposit is received, the remaining balance will be invoiced and due before the end of May 2022.
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU
"What do I wear for the concert?"
"Do I need to bring shampoo?"
Here are a few things to help you…
Three meals a day will be included in the cost of the course alongside regular tea and coffee breaks. However, you might want to bring snacks with you for throughout the day and a bottle of water for rehearsals.
You will need to bring your own towels, toiletries, shampoo, body wash, straighteners, hairdryer etc. All bedding is provided and rooms / bathrooms will have a mirror for you to use.
Daily dress is casual, so bring comfortable clothes for rehearsals. You will need clothes suitable for the rain when moving between the different parts of the venue. Please bring smart clothes for our final performance.
There will be the opportunity to explore Oakham and the town we visit during our trip.
There is no obligation to bring money to the course, but consider bringing some money for shopping, snacks, the evening bar and your own travel arrangements.
The venue has limited Wi-Fi coverage.
Travel costs are not included in the course fees and participants will need to make their own travel arrangements.
You can book flights from your nearest European City to either London Stansted Airport or Birmingham International Airport.
Participants arriving before 15:00 at either airport will be met by a member of EYMW staff who will accompany you on the train journey.
When travelling with the group, you may be able to take advantage of low cost group regional rail tickets, whilst being escorted to the venue via the rail network.
The course finishes at 09:00, after breakfast. Staff will not accompany students back to the airport on the train. It is recommended that flights are booked no earlier than 14:00.
You can travel to Oakham Station using the National Rail Network from both airports.
You can check the train times and book tickets on their website or at .
EYM is not responsible for the contents of external websites.
The school is five minutes walk from the station.
Please see the address and map below.