14 - 19 July 2021

Making | Maintenance | Playing

A course focusing on the practical aspects of aulos reed making and playing. The workshop aims to teach participants the basics of reed manipulation, reed making, basic fingerwork and how to build an embouchure.

The workshop is tutored by Callum Armstrong and Max Brumberg.
Callum is an internationally renowned piper and Max is a wind instrument maker. Both have dedicated a great deal of time researching and developing reed making and playing techniques.

A traditional wood wind maker for 15 years, Max Brumberg has focused his attention on the reconstruction of ancient Greek auloi. Max gives instrument making workshops in traditional wood wind as well as instrumental courses around Europe. He is working together with leading expert in reed making Robin Howell.