Homburg Winter School
Welcome to the Homburg Winter School 2019
Dates: 10th - 17th February 2019
Venue: Jugendherberge (youth hostel), Saarland, Germany
The ninth annual Winter School in Homburg will be held at the Jugendherberge (youth hostel) in the town in Saarland, Germany, from 10th - 17th February 2019.
We are pleased to announce a new half-week option for drummers, which is available for the 50% school fee option on the website. Just head to the booking page, and select the 50% Fee rate for your chosen option as listed.
You can join the school from Wednesday 13th February – Friday 15th February for lessons with renowned drumming instructor Mark Wilson, and you are invited to stay on for the Concert on Saturday 16th in the evening.
So Drummers of Germany, we hope to see some of you there for this great half week option. Head to the website now and find out more:
Our teaching team will once again be led by John Wilson, with Willie Park and a host of other National Piping Centre and Guest teachers. Find out who will be teaching here. One of our teachers, James Beaton, will be presenting a talk about Gaelic and Piping and short beginner Gaelic workshops during the school.
We have put together a sample timetable so you can see how the week will be set out. This may change slightly, but gives you an indication of how the school will run.
A residential place on the school is £520 (around €580) per student, based on four people sharing a room.
There are also a limited number of twin rooms available at £625 (around €700) per person, based on two students sharing a room.
Non-residential fee for the week is £420 (around €470)
This year we have the option for students to pay in full at the time of booking, or secure their place with a 50% deposit, with the remaining balance to be paid before 31st January 2019.
Residential prices include meals, tuition and accommodation. Each student will recieve a PDF downloadable copy of the music pack for this school shortly before the start of the week. You can also purchase printed copy which will be given to you on the first day of the school through the booking form.
The National Piping Centre requires all students to use hearing protection at all times when playing pipes. Hearing protection is available for purchase in our shop.
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PDQB Exams can also be taken during the week. Please select the right option through the booking form. Please find out more about the levels here on our PDQB information page.
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