Fees, Bursaries & Auditions

The Venue

Our next workshop, in 2024, will be non-residential, and take place at Bishops Preparatory School in Rondebosch, Cape Town. The facilities here are excellent with full use of their music rooms and halls and other facilities. The catering is superb with all meals provided.

Fees & Application

The cost of the Workshop, which includes teas, lunches and suppers, and professional tuition, will be R2,100.


A limited number of full and partial bursaries are available. Should you require a bursary, please state your need in a letter to be submitted with your application.


Numbers will be limited, so it is essential to apply before Monday 12th February.

If you have not previously attended this workshop, please submit 3 short videos via WhatsApp to Barbara at 0833002117 demonstrating a selection of scales and arpeggios from your grade, and 2 pieces or part thereof in contrasting styles - accompaniment is optional.

This must be sent by February 21st - You will be informed within a few days of the organisers' decision. Applicants who have attended previously will not be required to send an audition video unless requested by the organisers.

All applicants will be informed on receipt of their application as to whether an audition is required or not.

All applicants will be informed by email or telephone as to acceptance into the workshop. Reservations are then confirmed upon receipt of a R1000 deposit. You will be advised of electronic transfer details in due course.

N.B. Those who are applying for the first time...As part of submitting an application you are requested to write a short accompanying letter explaining in your own words why you wish to attend the course, and what you hope to gain by it by the end of the week. Please do this with great mindfulness and attention to what is motivating you to be a worthy participant in this unique opportunity.