The 2nd Broadwood Horniman Harpsichord Competition took place at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, London on Wednesday 19 April 2017.
The 1st prize was awarded to Dušan Toroman
2nd prize, Aleksandra Zebrowska
Honourable Mention, Helene Diot.
The Adjudicators were Robin Bigwood, Masumi Yamamoto and Sophie Yates


Set in the charming and scenic village of Lythe on the North Yorkshire Coast, Lythe Chamber Music Summer Course 25- 29 July 2017 offers 5 days of in-depth instruction in a friendly and informal setting, provided by experts from period-instrument group, Ensemble DeNOTE and historical keyboard builder, Johannes Secker whose workshop is nearby.
Intensive individual tuition on fortepiano, harpsichord, clavichord; early woodwinds and strings.
Keyboard maintenance sessions (group and individual) with Johannes Secker.
For more information please email: or consult the website at
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Baroque Week is now celebrating its 40th year. It runs from 13th to 20th August at Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, Berkshire. The course offers a rare and stimulating opportunity for amateur, semi-professional and student musicians, singers and instrumentalists, to immerse themselves in baroque chamber music, under the expert guidance of helpful and experienced tutors. The theme this year is ‘Rameau’s Revolution’. For further details see


The Historical Dance Society’s Annual Summer School will be held at Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9PZ, from Sunday 6th -13th August 2017, studying Theatre, Ball and Country Dances of the Eighteenth Century and Their Music.
Intermediate/Advanced Music Class with Ibi Aziz
Intermediate/Advanced Dance Class with Ricardo Barros
Elementary/Intermediate Dance Class with Kimiko Okamoto
Basic Dance Class with Anne Daye
Full details of the summer school and an application form can be found at

CALL FOR SCORES- Music for two Harpsichords

Colchester New Music is pleased to announce a call for scores for two harpsichords, to be performed by the Knights-Tidhar harpsichord duo in Colchester in Spring 2018. All works submitted must be original, and not exceeding 7 minutes in length. There are no stylistic limitations.
ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all composers, regardless of age and nationality
Deadline: 1 December *2017*
For more information and Entry Form see

Latest SOUNDING BOARD now online

Issue No 10 Guest Editor- Medea Bindewald. For a list of contents and a link to the whole issue go to the Sounding Board page on this website