News & Events

 

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8 August 2017

Ingenium 2017 Blog - Week 2 Weekend Update

 

After a week's preparation and excitement, the day of our London concert had finally arrived...
 

7 August 2017

Ingenium 2017 Blog - Week 2 Update

 

 

What a week it's been! Recitals, concerts, workshops, rehearsals, activities, trips, and more... Let's get up to speed on Ingenium 2017: Week 2.

 

1 August 2017

Ingenium 2017 Blog - Week 1 Weekend Update

 

 

One week down, another two musical and fun-filled weeks to go. Find out what we got up to over the weekend - and how we're already very busy at the start of our second week!

 

29 July 2017

Ingenium 2017 Blog - Week 1 Midweek update

 

 

What a week! We've had the busiest first few days of the Ingenium Academy ever, full of a huge variety of music-making of the highest quality and loads of fun. Time for another update...
 

25 July 2017

Ingenium 2017 begins!

 

 

Welcome to the Ingenium Academy 2017! We're so excited to finally welcome you all for the start of this year's course. After arrivals on Sunday and a fun and music-filled first two days, it's time for an update on everything we've been getting up to...

 

29 June 2017

Pastoral Staff Profile: Eugenie

 

 

Eugenie attended the Ingenium Academy in 2012 as a student. Now in her final year studying at Birmingham Conservatoire, she will be spending the summer as part of our Pastoral Staff for the Ingenium Academy 2017.

 

9 June 2017

Testimonials: What our students say

 

 

Read this collection of testimonials from our students, and see what they thought about the Ingenium Academy 2016...

 

2 June 2017

My Ingenium Experience - Piano

 

 

What's it really like to spend your summer at the Ingenium Academy? Today's article is from Christian, a pianist from New York who attended our piano programme last year.

 

24 May 2017

Testimonials: What our parents say

 

 

Read this collection of testimonials from our parents, and see what they thought about the Ingenium Academy 2016...

 

19 May 2017

My Ingenium Experience - Conducting

 

 

What's it really like to spend your summer at the Ingenium Academy? We asked Jonja, who attended our Conducting Programme last year, what he learned from his experience - and why he's coming back this summer.

 

12 May 2017

Where are our students from this summer?

 

 

We're really excited by how many countries are already represented among our students this summer. Could yours be next on the map?

 

30 March 2017

Listen to our Spring Playlist 2017

 

 

Spring is finally here, and not a day too soon! We're celebrating with a new playlist of spring-themed music, including some lesser-known classical masterpieces - and one or two fun extras...

 

17 March 2017

Video: Ingenium Academy Saxophone Programme 2017

 

 

Watch our new video and find out what you can expect from our Saxophone Programme this summer...

 

10 March 2017

5 ways to get the most out of your summer at the Ingenium Academy

 

 

A residential summer course is a great place to develop your skills as a musician, and to grow and develop as a person. Here are 5 ways to really make the most of all the opportunities we offer...

 

17 February 2017

Video: Ingenium Academy Vocal Programme 2017

 

 

Watch our new video and find out what you can expect from our Vocal Programme this summer...

 

10 February 2017

Video: Ingenium Academy Orchestral Programme 2017

 

 

Watch our new video and find out what you can expect from our Orchestral Programme this summer...

 

2 February 2017

Save £100 before 28 February

 

 

Missed our December Earlybird promotion? Don't worry! You can still save £100 on our three-week programmes when you apply before 28 February 2017.

 

27 January 2017

Video: The Ingenium Academy Conducting Programme 2017

 

 

Join us this summer at our prestigious conducting programme, led by renowned conductor Tim Redmond. Watch our new video to find out more about the course!

 

19 January 2017

Endangered Species: Why we love them

 

 

Viola, bassoon, double bass... wonderful in so many ways! Find out about these instruments, and why we're giving out free hoodies.

 

31 December 2016

Celebrating 5 years of the Ingenium Academy

 

 

It's our birthday! The end of 2016 marks five years of the Ingenium Academy. Since our first course in Winchester in 2012, the Ingenium Academy has welcomed 473 students from 64 countries around the world.

 

16 December 2016

Listen to our Christmas Playlist 2016

 

 

Christmas has come around again, and once more we've put together a playlist full of classical masterpieces and other treats to get you in the festive spirit.

 

23 November 2016

Interview: Clíodna Shanahan

 

 

Clíodna is in demand as both a soloist and concert pianist. We asked her what it's like to pursue a career as a freelancer.

 

11 November 2016

In Their Own Words: Our Parents and Students

 

 

Don't just take our word for it - hear straight from our students and their parents in this collection of testimonials from Ingenium 2016.

 

28 October 2016

Our Charity: The Ingenium Trust

 

 

"Changing lives through excellent musical education for all" - the Ingenium Trust's vision is to make sure that a musical education of the highest standard is open to everyone.

 

20 October 2016

Listen to our Autumn Playlist 2016

 

 

The evenings are drawing in, mornings are frosty, and the leaves are a beautiful collage of red and gold... Autumn is here, and to celebrate the turning of the seasons we've put together this playlist to share with you all.

 

11 October 2016

Music and your career: 5 ways studying music can set you up for life

 

 

Love music but aren't sure about pursuing a career as a professional musician? Don't worry... here are five reasons why studying music at a higher level can help equip you for any career.

 

13 September 2016

Applications are open for the Ingenium Academy 2017

 

 

Ingenium 2016 was the biggest and most international ever! We welcomed over one hundred and thirty students from forty-nine different countries in five continents, for three weeks of incredible music making.

 

8 August 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Week 3 Weekend Update

 

 

The last few days of our 2016 summer course came all too soon, and were a wonderful way to conclude our three weeks in Winchester.

 

8 August 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 4, Week 3

 

 

After the hustle and bustle of London on Wednesday, Thursday was a calmer day of high quality, focussed music-making, with its own excitement in the form of our evening performance platform.

 

5 August 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 3, Week 3

 

 

Wednesday was our second visit to London, taking in Covent Garden Market and the acclaimed production of Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

 

3 August 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 2, Week 3

 

 

Tuesday included all kinds of music making - from the very serious to the very silly! Our talent show in the evening was a great way to relax after a hard day's rehearsal.

 

1 August 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 1, Week 3

 

 

The third and final week of Ingenium 2016 has begun! This week we have performances, activities and trips galore - and some new arrivals to join in the fun.

 

31 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Week 2 Weekend Update

 

 

What a weekend! Our London concert at St James's Piccadilly was a great success, with brilliant performances from everyone and a packed audience.

 

31 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 4, Week 2

 

 

Thursday is one of our favourite days of the Ingenium week, as the students get to share the fruits of their hard work, creativity and collaboration in our internal performance platform.

 

28 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 3, Week 2

 

 

Beach day! On Wednesday we headed down to the beautiful coastal town of Bournemouth for a day of British seaside culture.

 

27 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 2, Week 2

 

 

Tuesday was one of the most musical days of the course so far, with some brilliant visiting staff and exceptional music making from everyone.

 

26 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Week 2 Day 1

 

 

A new week begins! On Monday morning we were really excited to welcome new students to their first full day of Ingenium, as well as some wonderful new music staff.

 

25 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Week 1 Weekend Update

 

 

The last few days at Ingenium 2016 have been really busy with our first concert, excursions and new arrivals - here's your chance to catch up on everything we've been doing!

 

24 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 4, Week 1


 

Thursday was conducting day! Loads of students from all our programmes took to the podium and led our orchestra in some rousing Mozart.

 

21 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 3, Week 1


 

Wednesday was a day of collaboration at Ingenium, with the conductors joining the choir during the morning and lots of student chamber groups preparing for Thursday's performance platform.

 

20 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 2, Week 1


 

What a scorcher! Yesterday was the hottest day of 2016 in the UK with 31 degrees and beautiful sunshine, which was wonderful but exhausting! Despite the heat, our young musicians threw themselves into another full day of music making and we have so much more to share with you.

 

19 July 2016

The Ingenium 2016 Blog - Day 1, Week 1


 

Welcome to the Ingenium Academy 2016! We’re so excited that the course has finally begun. Yesterday was a truly wonderful and musical first day – we have welcomed students from all over the world, with more to arrive as the course goes on.

 

22nd June 2016

The Ingenium Academy Summer Playlist 2016


 

Monday was the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, meaning summer has officially begun! Here's a collection of some of our favourite summer-themed classical music.

 

8th June 2016

Only 6 Weeks to Go until Ingenium 2016


 

Summer is nearly upon us, and we couldn't be more excited. We're working hard organising a fun-packed timetable, and Ingenium 2016 looks to be the best yet.

 

2nd June 2016

Ingenium 2016: Highlights we're looking forward to, and memories from last summer


 

Can't wait to get to Winchester for Ingenium 2016? Nor can we! Here are a few highlights from last year's course, and what we're excited about this summer.

 

18th May 2016

Ingenium 2016: Where are our students from?


 

With Ingenium 2016 less than 10 weeks away, we're really excited by how many countries are already represented among our students this summer. Could yours be next on the map?

 

27th April 2016

Ingenium Conducting Week: 17 - 24 July


 

We are thrilled to announce that this summer we will be launching our Conducting Week, an intensive residential course for ambitious young conductors.

 

20th April 2016

10 Reasons to Attend an International Music Camp


 

Summer beckons, and it’s time to start wondering: how will you spend yours? Three weeks at a residential music camp like the Ingenium Academy has countless benefits, and not just musical ones.

 

6th April 2016

Tips for preparing your Ingenium audition video


 

We hear from lots of applicants with questions about their audition video, so we’ve put together this handy guide to help you with preparing yours.

 

23rd March 2016

Video: Join us at the Ingenium Academy 2016


 

Happy Easter! We're excited to share with you our new Ingenium 2016 promotional video. Watch out for some familiar faces, and see what you can look forward to at Ingenium this summer.

 

15th March 2016

Video: Extended Saxophone Techniques with Dom Childs


 

Ingenium tutor Dom Childs takes us through some of the extended techniques covered as part of the Saxophone Programme at the Ingenium Academy 2015.

 

10th March 2016

Matt Head talks life after Ingenium

 

 

Matt attended the Ingenium Academy in 2012 as a French Horn student, and returned to become a core member of our Pastoral Staff team in 2015. Here he tells us about pursuing a career in music, and what inspired him to come back to Ingenium.

 

22nd February 2016

Earlybird Discount - Save £150 before 29 February

 

 

Missed our December Earlybird promotion? Don't worry! You can still save £150 on our three-week programmes when you apply before 29 February 2016.

 

18th February 2016

Ingenium in Winchester

 

 

Living and rehearsing in Winchester College is a big part of Ingenium and we can’t wait to return there this year. This beautiful and ancient school has over 600 years’ history, providing both an inspiring cultural environment and excellent facilities for making music together.

 

9th February 2016

Our Alumni - Where are they now?

 

 

After you attend the Ingenium Academy, you're a member for life! We are always overjoyed to hear about our students' achievements after they leave us, and that they keep in touch.

 

17th December 2015

The Ingenium Academy Christmas Playlist

 

 

Hark, the Ingenium Christmas playlist is here! Open the mince pies and listen to our 12 musical picks for the season - one for each day of Christmas.

 

 

 

3rd December 2015

Earlybird Discount - Save £200 before 31 December

 

 

Applicants to the Ingenium Academy international three-week summer music school can save £200 before the end of 2015 - make sure you don't miss out!

 

 

29th October 2015

Dom Peckham in 'The Naked Choir', BBC2 a capella series

 

 

Ingenium choral conductor and workshop leader Dominic Peckham appeared alongside Gareth Malone as Lead Mentor in the BBC's ‘The Naked Choir”

 

 

7th October 2015

Applications are open for the Ingenium Academy 2016

 

 

Thank you all for a fantastic, fun-filled and musical summer! It's time to start thinking ahead to next year, and we're already looking forward to welcoming you to Ingenium 2016.

 

15th May 2015

Ingenium Picks: London Festival of Baroque Music

 

 

This series of concerts based mostly in St John’s Smith Square (a favourite of Ingenium) brings its usual feast of Baroque music, coupled with two fantastic beginner coaching events for amateur singers.

 

 

6th May 2015

New Saxophone Programme Launched for 2015

 

 

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Saxophone Programme! The course will run this summer, and will cover both classical and jazz repertoire alongside fantastic workshops.

 

15th April 2015

Spring is Here! The Ingenium Academy Spring Playlist

 

 

What a beautiful day! Spring is here in the UK, and to celebrate this wonderful season we've put together a playlist of five Spring-themed pieces to enjoy.

 

1st April 2015

Auditions for the Ingenium Academy 2015 are open!

 

 

This summer we are returning to the beautiful Winchester College for 3 weeks of inspiring music making with talented young musicians from all over the world.

 

19th May 2014

Layan Nijm - 'My Experience at Ingenium Academy'

 

 

Viola student Layan Nijim gives us her account of what it's like to be part of The Ingenium Academy.

 

 

21st March 2014

Congratulations To Layan Nijim On Her Place...

 

 

We're thrilled for Ingenium 2012 viola student Layan Nijim, from Palestine, who has just won a place to study at the Royal Northern College of Music...

 

30th December 2013

Matthew Sharp talks about playing Dvorak's Cello Concerto

 

 

We caught up with soloist Matthew Sharp to talk about playing the Dvorak Cello Concerto, a piece featured in our Summer 2013 programme.