| We'll run a New
Approach workshop in Oxford, based on Kató
Havas' works: New Approach to string instruments. Find
out how to eliminate tendonitis,
tensions and aches and pains caused by
playing violin, and even more, viola, eliminate
stage fright and improve your
Just a few days before our workshop, Kato Havas will be giving a
presentation about "Stage
fright" on Sunday 1st September at this year's ESTA
Teachers Association) conference, which will be
held in Oxford, from 28th August to 1st
the conference also the ESTA president
the famous Italian viola
who will be giving a presentation and
Our workshop will be after the
conference. For anyone interested, it is an opportunity to combine the
two things in a week's holiday: to see and hear Kato Havas in person
and then come to our workshop. More information on the ESTA
Come to the workshop that Caroline Duffner and I will
run on Thursday, Friday & Saturday 5 to 7 September 2013 from 10.30 to start at 11.00 am to 5.00 pm (with a lunch
break) within the splendid framework of at St Edmund's Hall, Oxford, UK, 60 miles from
London, continuing Kató Havas' tradition of her workshops.
Caroline Duffner is Kató Havas’ representative in
Austria; I translated into Italian three books by Kató Havas and am
Kató Havas’ representative for violas in UK.
Take advantage of this
opportunity also to visit one of the most beautiful cities in the
world, Alice's "Wonderland".
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Many musicians spend years
suffering because of aches and pains
and even tendonitis
in their arms, neck, shoulders, back, wrists, hands, carpal tunnel
syndrome etc.; they stop playing and start again, some even undergo
operations and then stop playing altogether, not to mention the emotional tension...
Many resort to the use of tranquillizers,
beta-blockers, alcohol or other drugs before exams, auditions,
concerts, any public performance to overcome
their stage fright. To me this is totally crazy!
What would you think if other workers had to do the same simply to be
able to do their job? Let's say, if a fireman were so scared of his
(with good reasons) that he needed to take some chemical stuff?
Wouldn't you think there must be something wrong?
Performing is the musician's job, whatever his or her level, whether
they are amateurs, students or professionals. Yet for a lot of players,
it seems that, the more seriously they study, the worse their situation
becomes, with regard to stage fright.
It's really a shame because it is
possible to eliminate all nuisances that afflict players, in a
very simple way, knowing
the correct movements to do while playing: simple things that could
help you improve your tone,
increase your ease, your agility in playing, also by heart, eliminate the insecurity
and therefore the anxiety, the stage
When you eliminate your stage fright, you will boost your self-confidence because
you recover your ability to control this situation.
FULL MUSICAL POTENTIAL
The New Approach
workshop in Oxford is open to
especially violinists and violists, either
teachers, students, professionals or amateurs. The New Approach
principles can also be applied to other instruments. It's not just for
classical players, but also for fiddle
players and for players of any style.
click to download
the workshop leaflet and poster
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As I've been told that several people haven't received the email I sent
about this workshop, we have postponed the deadline for the DISCOUNTS
Workshop fee: 3
15% off: £255
IF YOU PAY THE WHOLE
AMOUNT IN ADVANCE, BY 15TH MAY 15 JUNE
IF YOU PAY THE WHOLE AMOUNT IN ADVANCE, BY 15TH JUNE 15 JULY
We urge you to book well in advance
as last year we had participants
coming from as far away as Japan, Spain, Italy, Austria and others who
do intend to come this year. Therefore, we
and they need to know whether there will be enough participants.
LAST MINUTE UPDATE!!
We know times are difficult,
music making can be expensive, we have been asked about special group discounts so we now offer this:
PAY 4+GET 1 FREE!
Register with other 4 friends
One is FREE!
Write all names in the form below
Then you share the saving
DON'T RECEIVE AT LEAST 10 CONFIRMATIONS BY 30TH
JULY, THE WORKSHOP
IS CANCELLED AND YOUR PAYMENT IS REFUNDED.
To confirm your attendance, send
£50 now and pay the balance on the first day
of the workshop or send the whole REDUCED fee as explained above.
After you fill in the form below, you'll receive details for the
in the following form to confirm your
presence at the New Approach
workshop in Oxford. For those who wish, there will also be the the
to have private lessons.
Bring your instrument and
any piece of music to play, to ask questions about.
in the college, St
To book your accommodation, you'll need to contact the college directly.
details after you fill in the form below.
- Single standard room with shared bathroom facilities
£43.20 including breakfast (£36.00 plus 20% VAT)
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on the New
Approach workshop in Oxford
Kato Havas and watch videos of a workshop
causes and cures of physical injuries and anxiety
and viola books
a New Approach workshop
For more information:
call Monica Cuneo, mobile +44 7985 025129
or skype: monicacuneo or send a
Caroline Duffner, mobile: Austria +43 699 1920 1333
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The New Approach workshop in
Oxford will be hosted at St Edmund's Hall in the city centre
Caroline Duffner, Kato
Havas, Monica Cuneo after a concert
"I have every confidence
Caroline Duffner, violin, and Monica Cuneo, viola, can continue my
Summer School at
St. Edmund's Hall, Oxford.
Both have studied with me
many years and are very experienced New Approach teachers as well as