The course was originally advertised as requiring a fee for participants to enable us to cover costs but we are now in the fortunate position of being able to waive the fee for professional period instrumentalists and a limited number of post-graduate period instrument students. People can either apply as individuals, or with a group of friends/colleagues who would like to play as an ensemble.

Post-graduate students: To be considered for one of these places, please email and include a short biography and CV. Applications will be reviewed until the places are filled on a first-come first-served basis.

Professional period instrument performers: please email to express your interest.


Standard Registration Information

The course fee is £395.

This covers tuition, lectures, concerts and daily lunches and coffee/tea breaks. There are many pubs, restaurants and grocery stores in the area for evening meals.

While is open until 1st August, the course is nearly full. Please email with questions or enquiries.

Other practical information:

Address: Faculty of Music, University of Oxford, St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1DB

Travel: There are direct buses from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stanstead, to Oxford. Most buses will stop very near the Music Faculty. Travel by train is best to ‘Oxford’ (not ‘Oxford Parkway’). From the train station to the Music Faculty is a 20 minute walk, 10 minute coach ride or 5 minute taxi.

Instruments: Secure overnight instrument storage will be available at the Faculty for the duration of the course.

Accommodation: Accommodation can be booked directly through standard sites such as,,, etc. but participants my also wish to look at:

University Rooms,

Oxford campsite

Oxford Abingdon Road Travelodge

Practice Rooms: The practice rooms at the Faculty of Music will be available for participants to use during the course.

Please contact for further information and questions about practical matters.