Category: Flute Courses

Atarah’s Advanced Flute Adventure No 8:

Date: May 5th-8th 2010

Flute Course: Southwest France for Advanced Adult flute-players

French Flexi Flute Course

Atarah Ben-Tovim, MBE, Hon DMus, invites flautists to her beautiful converted farmhouse and flute museum two kilometres from River Dordogne (near Bergerac airport).

Intensive personal coaching from Atarah Ben-Tovim, for a small number of Diploma-level and post-Diploma adults. Detailed work on solos with piano accompaniment, concertos with flute orchestra accompaniment, finesse and flute chamber music and teaching issues. Optional culture/historical tour with Atarah’s author husband.

Great food at home and local restaurants. Unlimited wine! Flute house party atmosphere with great company! Heated pool. Local markets.

Course Fee: TBC dependent on the exchange rate! About 540 euros per person, including accommodation, all meals and transport from Bergerac airport or local railway station. Budget flights to Bergerac from Stanstead, Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol, Luton, Liverpool, Exeter, East Midlands, Leeds, Glasgow

For further details: atarahflute@wanadoo.fr or call 0033 557 474428

Atarah’s French Flexi-Flute Course for Students

A Flexi Flute Course?

Special courfse for students You can come for as many days as you want!

Atarah's Advanced Flute Course

Atarah's Advanced Flute Course


Location: South-west France

Dates: 30th March to 7 April 2010 (Easter vacation)

Atarah Ben-Tovim, MBE, Hon D Mus invites student flautists aged 16 upwards to this flexiflute course at her converted farmhouse home and flute museum, lost in the vineyards two kilometres from River Dordogne and only 35 minutes from cheap-flight Bergerac airport.

World-renowned teacher, international competition judge and master class specialist. Atarah was an orchestral principal with RLPO for 15 years, (she beat James Galway to the job!!) and has played every concerto in the repertoire. She was Chair of British Flute Society for 6 years and is Associated Board Representative for SW France.

What do you get?

Intensive personal coaching from Atarah at Grade 7 to Diploma-level and post-Diploma.
Detailed work on technique, orchestral repertoire, solos, finesse and chamber music. Concertos with flute orchestra accompaniment. Teaching tips, Baroque specialist coaching. Audition, exam and scholarship tips, including Diploma viva voce and written submissions. Career guidance.
Great meals in-house and local restaurants including free wine! Heated pool

Optional extras:

French Spanish and German language coaching. Demo videos recorded. French culture trips.
Advanced Clarinet or Recorder friends also welcome.

Fee:

£85 per day, including transport to/from Bergerac airport or local railway station, accommodation and all meals and wine. Bursaries possible,

How to get there?

Budget flights to Bergerac from Stansted, Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Exeter and East Midlands Leeds with Ryan Air, Flybe, J2 and BMI Baby – or train via Paris and TGV to Libourne, with local connection. Book early for cheap travel.

For more details, contact atarahflute@wanadoo.fr or call 0033 557 474428

Flute Course all Levels of Late Starter Adults Playing Bach Together

An adults workshop in London organised by Janice Norman.
All levels of late starter adults playing Bach together with Atarah. Thought you would all like these photos of a memorable evening!

Janice

Woodwind Workshop Trio

Woodwind Workshop Trio

Woodwind Music Workshop Group

Woodwind Music Workshop Group

Woodwind Music Workshop Duo

Woodwind Music Workshop Duo

Flexi Flute Course – Easter 2009

Flexi Flute Course 14th – 20th April 2009, in southwest France for students (Flexi means come for as many or as few days as you want).

Atarah Ben-Tovim, MBE, Hon DMus, world-renowned teacher, international competition judge and orchestral principal with RLPO for 15 years, Atarah is Chair of British Flute Society and Associated Board Representative for southwest France. Has a few openings for student flautists aged 16+ on this course at her converted farmhouse home and flute museum two kilometres from River Dordogne, near cheap-flight Bergerac airport.

What do you get?

Intensive personal coaching with Atarah from Grade 7 to Diploma and post-Diploma level across a wide range of areas including:

Detailed work on:

  • Technique
  • Orchestral repertoire
  • Solos
  • Finesse
  • Chamber music
  • plus concertos with flute orchestra accompaniment
  • Tips:

  • Auditions
  • Exams
  • Scholarships
  • Viva voce (Diploma level)
  • and written submissions
  • Career guidance

    Optional extras:

  • Historical tour with Atarah’s author/historian husband
  • French language coaching
  • Spanish language coaching
  • Fees: 100 euros per day. Which includes:

  • Tuition
  • Great meals in-house and local restaurants
  • Heated pool
  • Transport to/from Bergerac airport or local railway station, accommodation and all meals including local restaurants
  • Partners & family welcome. Accommodation can be arranged nearby to suit all budgets.

    How to get there?

    Budget flights to Bergerac from Stanstead, Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Exeter and East Midlands with Ryan Air, Flybe and BMI Baby.

    Music making at Atarah's house

    Fancy a trip to Paris as well? The TGV train leaves from our local station of Libourne direct to Paris.

    For more details, write to atarahflute@wanadoo.fr or please call 0033 557 474428

    Advanced Flute Course – Adventure No 7: May 6th-10th, 2009

    Advanced Flute Adventure No 7: May 6th-10th, 2009 – (Flexi-weekend also possible)

    Flute course in Southwest France for adult flute-players.

    Atarah Ben-Tovim, MBE, Hon DMus, invites flautists to her beautiful converted farmhouse and flute museum two kilometres from River Dordogne (near Bergerac airport).

    Intensive personal coaching from Atarah Ben-Tovim, for a small number of Diploma-level and post-Diploma adult flautists. Detailed work on solos with piano accompaniment, concertos with flute orchestra accompaniment, flute chamber music…also covering teaching and technique issues.

  • Great food at home and wonderful local restaurants
  • Unlimited wine
  • Flute house party atmosphere with great company
  • Heated pool
  • Local markets and towns
  • Optional culture/historical tour with Atarah’s author husband…
  • Swiming Poolatarah-flute-course-houseHouse buying

    Course fees: TBC dependent on the exchange rate! About 550 euros per person, including accommodation, all meals and transport from Bergerac airport or local railway station.

    Budget flights to Bergerac airport from Stanstead, Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Exeter and East Midlands.

    Details: atarahflute@wanadoo.fr or call 0033 557 474428

    Flute Course – Atarah’s Advanced Adventure no 5

    Flute Course – Atarah’s Advanced Adventure no 5

    Venue: France 2 Le Bos, Gensac, Juillac, 33890 Atarah’s house/flute museum
    Dates: May 2nd – 6th 2007
    Course Organiser & Tutor: Atarah Ben-Tovim MBE Hon Doc
    Course Details: Atarah’s ONLY intensive course for Post Diploma Players ONLY with limited numbers. Detailed solo and flute chamber music, flute finesse, pianist. Great food at home and local restaurants, unlimited wine, swimming pool, 2 miles from the Dordogne, And ATARAH!
    Travel Information: Flights from Stanstead, Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, and Exeter East Midlands – wow! Also flights from everywhere to Bordeaux airport.
    Pickup possible from Bergerac Airport
    Course Price: €600 inclusive accommodation and pianist, but not travel
    Contact: Atarah 00 33 55 7 47 44 28 or email atarahflute@wandoo.fr