Survival Kit! A Course for Appointed Cathedral Organ Scholars 2017-18

Date: Monday 28 August – Wednesday 30 August 2017
 Peterborough Cathedral and Boston Parish Church
Director: Andrew Reid

Accompaniment, registration, transposition, score-reading, psalms, plainsong, safeguarding, copyright, teaching the probationers – all these things you could need in your first fortnight in post, along with new repertoire and little time. Come and be clued-up so that you hit the organ loft with reduced trepidation! Suitable for Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals alike, the course will cover denominational matters where required.

Course code: 2017OS
Age restriction: 18 years and over only
Price: £260
Booking deadline: Monday 17 July 2017
Total number of places available: 6

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Terms and Conditions apply to this course

•  All fees are payable in pounds sterling.
•  Fees are subject to change only in the event of circumstances beyond the control of the RSCM, including changes in taxation and exceptional surcharges imposed by suppliers.
•  A deposit of 20% of the full fee is required on booking.
•  Deposits are non-refundable (except in the event of the course being cancelled by the RSCM), and cover administration costs.
•  The balance of the full fee is due 10 weeks before the start of all courses, except where stated otherwise. After these dates, the RSCM reserves the right to re-allocate any places for which the fee has not been paid in full. In the event of cancellation by the applicant:
– more than the stated number of weeks before the start of the course, amounts paid in advance, except for the deposit, will be refunded.
– less than the stated number of weeks before the start of the course a partial refund will be considered if the place can be re-allocated.
•  In the case of cancellation by the RSCM, fees paid will be refunded in full.
•  The RSCM cannot take responsibility for other costs incurred when the place is cancelled whether by the applicant or by the RSCM. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you take out your own travel insurance.
•  The RSCM reserves the right at any stage to refuse an application without stating the reason.
•  If a tutor or lecturer is absent, the RSCM will provide a suitable replacement.
•  The RSCM reserves the right to alter other features of the course, including venues and facilities.
•  You must notify the RSCM of any special access, mobility, medical or dietary requirements when you first book to attend if these will affect your ability to participate fully. The RSCM will endeavour to help where possible.
•  All adults on residential courses with under 18s will need to comply with the RSCM’s Safeguarding policy and procedures.
•  Any dependent adult student must be assisted by a full-time carer paying their own costs. The RSCM is unable to accept responsibility for the supervision of dependent adults in the care of students attending courses.
•  Under 18s may, at the RSCM’s discretion, attend adult courses if accompanied by a parentally-designated adult guardian. Terms will vary according to circumstances, so please ask before booking.
•  Pets are not allowed. It may be possible to accommodate assistance dogs if advised in advance.

Venue: Peterborough Cathedral and Boston Parish Church
Date(s): Monday 28th August 2017 – Wednesday 30th August 2017
Cost: £260
Director: Andrew Reid

Contact: RSCM Education

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