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  • Vicky Carlton
  • Benslow Music, Little Benslow Hills, Hitchin, Herts. SG4 9RB
  • Phone: 01462 459446
  • URL: http://www.benslowmusic.org
  • Benslow is an independent charity and offers year-round short residential and non-residential courses for adult amateur musicians of all standards.

    The headquarters is a fine, large mid-Victorian mansion set in extensive grounds in which many additional facilities have been built. Benslow is a five-minute walk from Hitchin station, just a thirty-minute train ride from London King's Cross, which makes it the perfect retreat for any amateur musician.

    Come up and see us some time!
Benslow Music Press Release -

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  • Benslow Music Stages a Masterpiece of the Restoration Period
  • For the second year running, Benslow Music, the Hitchin-based centre which provides around 160 short courses - most of them residential - for non-professional musicians each year, is collaborating with the Centre for the Arts at North Hertfordshire College to stage a magical work, The Fairy Queen, written in the early 1690s by the great Restoration composer Henry Purcell.
  • The piece was originally written to be performed with the context of Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, but these days it is usually given ...
  • March 16, 2013
  • Benslow Music is delighted to welcome its President, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies CBE
  • A four-day visit beginning on 11 July. During his visit Sir Peter, who was appointed Master of the Queen's Music in 2004, will travel from the remote Orkney Islands, where he lives, to teach a group of nine advanced composers with the aid of the Ligeti String Quartet.
  • During his visit Sir Peter, who was appointed Master of the Queen's Music in 2004, will travel from the remote Orkney Islands, where he lives, to teac ...
  • June 23, 2011