Images from Atarah’s Advanced Adult Flute Course in May 2012

Rachel, Helen, Mel and Emily, Atarah's, May 2012

Rachel, Helen, Mel and Emily, Atarah's, May 2012

Supper in the garden, the last evening, Atarah's, May 2012

Supper in the garden, the last evening, Atarah's, May 2012

Coffee after the market, May 2012, Anita, Alex, Anastasia, Helen, Helen, Rachel and Mel

Coffee after the market, May 2012, Anita, Alex, Anastasia, Helen, Helen, Rachel and Mel

Not all hard work!!!

Fluting in France with Sam Coles

A flute course for students aged 17 and over and Diploma-level adults. Hosted by Atarah Ben-Tovim MBE in her converted farmhouse / flute-shrine in the heart of Dordogne vineyards. Early booking advisable as places are limited.

A unique opportunity to spend quality time with Sam Coles, Principal Flute of Philharmonia Orchestra and former principal with Orchestre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine. He will be giving extensive morning and afternoon masterclasses on flute fundamentals and repertoire, both solo and orchestral. A renowned soloist and chamber music performer, he is, as his students at Royal Academy of Music and The Guildhall know, an inspiring teacher.

Flautist Sam Coles

Flautist Sam Coles


Each evening there will also be flute orchestra sessions with Atarah (former Principal Flute of RLPO) – a unique chance for all to play concertos as soloist, with the other course members accompanying. Altos and bass flutes available. Arrangements of Mozart G, D, Rondo and Andante, Quantz G, Hüe, Keenan, Vivaldi piccolo and Four Seasons, Brandenburgs 2, 4 and 5, Rutter Suite Antique, Bourne Carmen Variations and Chopin Rossini Variations, Doppler Pastorale hongroise and Andante and Rondo, Cimarosa 2 flutes. Also coaching in Diploma exam techniques from Dip ABRSM to FRAM (both teaching and performing). Atarah is ABRSM Rep for France.

Date: 25-28 April 2013
Venue: In the Dordogne, France
Cost: 425 euros includes simple shared accommodation, great food inc. local restaurants, free wine and collection from Bergerac airport
Accommodation: Simple accommodation with heated pool and a lovely country walks.

Further Info: Flights from Stansted, Bristol, E Midlands, Southampton) or Libourne railway station ( TGV direct from Paris). Day attendance only, 80 euros per day. French-speakers welcome.

Atarah’s husband (author) Douglas Boyd is there for French history culture trips! This course is food for body, mind and soul!

For further information contact Atarah via atarahflute@wanadoo.fr or call 0033557474428

Atarah’s Advanced Flute Course No.11 – France MAY 8-12 2013

Music making at Atarah's house

A flute retreat with fabulous food and music. Atarah’s Advanced Flute Course No.10 is a French wallow in food and music for Diploma and Post Diploma adults at Atarah’s house in the Dordogne.

House buying

For over 20 years Atarah has been running flute courses for adults in her own house in France with great success. She is always creative and original in her choice of repertoire for flute ensembles and orchestra, and has one of the world’s largest collection of flute orchestra material.

This year features include

  • classical ensemble music work
  • a pianist
  • singer
  • for added interest.

    Teachers very welcome as teaching problems are usually one of the main topics of conversation.

    Private Lessons are available on request

    Date: May 8th-12th 2013
    Venue: In the Dordogne, France
    Accommodation includes: Simple accommodation with heated pool and a lovely country walks.

    Atarah’s husband (author) Douglas Boyd is there for French history culture trips! This course is food for body, mind and soul!

    For further information contact Atarah via atarahflute@wanadoo.fr or call 0033557474428

    J’aide mon enfant à choisir son instrument – EBook

    Description

    Vous souhaitez que votre enfant découvre la musique et vous hésitez encore sur le choix d’un instrument. Parce que ce choix est déterminant, ce guide vous propose une méthode pas à pas pour définir l’instrument qui lui conviendrait le mieux selon ses goûts et ses aptitudes. Rigoureuse et pratique, elle a déjà fait ses preuves dans le monde entier. Vous favoriserez ainsi l’épanouissement et la réussite de votre enfant.

    Ce livre peut être téléchargé sur votre iPhone, iPad ou iPod touch avec iBooks, et sur votre ordinateur avec iTunes. Les livres ne peuvent être lus que sur un appareil iOS.

    Link

    The Right Instrument For Your Child 5th Edition

    The 5th edition of The Right Instrument For Your Child: The key to unlocking musical potential is out on Amazon

    The Right Instrument For Your Child: The key to unlocking musical potential

    Atarah with Robin Hill on “ITV’s SEEING AND DOING”

    Atarah (piccolo) Robin Hill (guitar)

    Do you know who the young people in the video are?

    Thanks to CaptainSiCo for saving and uploading