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Simon Mayor Mandolin Weekend

Friday 20 Jan 4pm — Sunday 22 Jan 5pm, 2017

To make a booking enquiry please complete the form below. We will contact you to confirm availability and complete your booking.

Course Enquiry

  • Halsway Manor will not share your details with any third parties.

Pricing

Full board per person (all meals, accommodation, activities):

  • £225 – single ensuite room
  • £200 – sharing an ensuite room
  • £200 – single non-ensuite room
  • £155 – sharing non-ensuite room

Camping per person (all meals, and activities):

  • £145

Non Resident (all meals except breakfast, and activities:

  • £135

Please note that although we can still take course bookings for non-resident or camping participants, all accommodation in the Manor and Mews is now full.

Simon Mayor is beyond doubt this country’s finest mandolin player, moving effortlessly between classical, traditional folk, jazz & blues. His dazzling technical skills grace all the music he plays. He’s also a fine guitarist & fiddle player, with a delicious sense of humour & great teaching ability.

“Exquisitely played” Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

The overwhelming success of Simon’s ‘Halsway Manor Mandolin Workshop Weekend’ over the last two years prompted immediate requests for this return visit – and here it is!

Simon will cover all right & left hand techniques including position shifting, tremolo, decoration, tone production & more. There will also be the opportunity to accompany songs with singers from Hilary James’ Voice Workshop which runs alongside this event.

“A master musician at his absolute best” The Living Tradition

Who’s It For?

Mandolinists, mandola players, mandocellists and mandobassists (are there any out there?) are all invited to this group experience involving some ensemble playing (with easy parts to follow)

The Tutor

Simon Mayor is one of the world’s leading mandolin virtuosos and composers for the instruments. His many faceted career includes his own series on BBC Radio 2, an album in the Classic FM Top Ten chart and causing mayhem at a Canadian humour festival, but his most thrilling moment was a journey through the square window on BBC’s Playschool!

“Matchless playing and breadth of genres, from classical to ragtime. Superb.” Musician Magazine

www.mandolin.co.uk

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