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MidWinter Composers Masterclasses

2 - 6 January 2016

St Hilda's College and Jacqueline du Pré Music Centre, Oxford

Jaqueline du Pre Music Building

CoMA Masterclass participants have variously described the course as providing an ‘amazing time', offering ‘great feedback' and ‘unique opportunities for collaboration', and as an ‘inspiring' way to kick off the New Year. 

Past composition tutors have included Tansy Davies, Gerald Barry, Sally Beamish, Philip Cashian and Alasdair Nicholson.

St Hilda's College

One of the more recently established colleges of Oxford University, this college is located on the banks of the River Cherwell, opposite the Botanic Gardens and the Magdalen Bridge. The Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, the first purpose built concert hall in Oxford since the time of Handel, is located within the college grounds accommodates the composers' masterclass and allcomers' orchestral and quintet sessions, chamber groups and evening concerts.



This supportive and friendly, yet intensive, five day composer's masterclass aims to develop skills in composition with a special focus in string writing. This year's course is tutored by Scottish composer Alasdair Nicolson.

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