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Thursday 15th March 2018 (14:15 – 16:15)

Improvisation masterclass with David Briggs

Derby Cathedral DE1 3PG
David Briggs

This is the second of two classes on Thursday 15 March led by the international concert organist and composer David Briggs.

There are five (max.) places available for players. There is an unlimited number of places available for observers. The moveable console allows for those attending as observers to be fully engaged. Everyone can expect to learn about:

> choosing a motif
> building a structure
> registration
> ideas for making variations

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The venue
Derby Cathedral is the heart of the city. Its postcode is DE1 3PG.

The organ
Details of the organ may be found at:

David Briggs ( is leading a repertoire masterclass earlier in the day at Newark Parish Church (10.15-12.45). It is bookable separately.

The following link gives details and booking information for the silent movie improvisation which David is giving on the previous evening, Wednesday 14 March, at Worksop College:


Fee: RCO Members £39; non-members £45; places for observers, at £12/£18, are also available

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