Detail of flute keywork made by Peter Worrell

TRUMPET MAKING

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Course overview | Make your own Long Trumpet.

During this 5 day course you will be involved with making a complete Long Trumpet out of sheet brass. This course has been running in the US and Germany for a number of years and we are delighted to bring it to the UK again.

You will be familiarized with the production methods of the 17th and 18th centuries trumpet-maker and make your own long trumpet (without holes) in the style of an original by Hans Hainlein made in 1632 (Collection of Musical Instruments at the City Museum of Munich).

Participants will gain not only trumpet making skills but also historical and contextual understanding.

The course will begin with a health and safety talk and then continue almost exclusively with hands-on workshop time.

The course will end with the instruments you have made, that were once just flat-brass on the work-top, being played! Tea and cake will be provided for the occasion!

Course directors | Robert Barclay, Richard Seraphinoff & Michael Münkwitz: experts in the field of instrument making and design.

Materials | Brass.

Instrument type | Long Trumpet made in the style of an original by Hans Hainlein made in 1632.

Abilities | Suitable for adults and students over 16 years old: musicians, artisans and craftspeople.

Course length | This course lasts 5 working days. Monday - Friday.

Dates | See calendar to the right or below.

Time | 9.00am - 6.00pm daily.

Cost | £880 (includes finished instrument and 2 group meals - Monday night curry, Thursday night - BBQ).

Location | All our courses are held at The Champion Workshop at Stapleford Granary, Bury Road, Stapleford, Cambridge, CB22 5BP (England). Details of transport and location can be found in the Visitors Centre section.

Accommodation | If you are not local to Cambridge, you will need to arrange your own accommodation for the duration of the course. We have listed some options in our accommodation section of the website.

Personal accident insurance | We do have public liability insurance, however personal accident insurance is obligatory for overseas participants.

Booking | To book use the links below.

Further information | For enquiries email Daniel Bangham @ information@cambridgewoodwindmakers.org.

We will supply you with all the tools and materials you will require.

You should bring your own workshop overalls, with dust and eye protection.

Watch @ Work | Open days will be held during this course as opportunities for everyone to view the progress. For further details see here.

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Upcoming Course Dates

Monday 22nd of June 2015

Long Trumpet Making 5 day 880.00
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*Deposits are non-refundable unless CWM has to cancel the course, in which case all amounts paid will be refundable or transferable to another course.

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