Music classes at Dartington

This item appears on page 69 of the June 2013 issue.

This is the 60th summer that the Dartington Hall Estate in Devon is holding music classes at the Dartington International Summer School (Dartington Hall,Totnes, Devon, England, TQ9 6EN; phone +44 1803 847077).

Five groups of week-long classes, July 27-Aug. 31, 2013, each have a theme, with courses suitable for beginners, advanced musicians and children.

Including a week’s lodging in the estate, meals, courses and concerts, the rates (per person per night) range from £600 ($927), Foxhole Courtyard, to £1,050-£1,520 ($1,623-2,350), Medieval Courtyard room.

For a week’s classes only, the cost is £450 (near $700) adult or £225 ($348) child. There is an on-estate campsite that charges £550 adult or £275 child, including tents and food, or, without tents and food provided, £450 adult or £225 child.