Ars Nova
Vocal & Instrumental

Three different programs that can be taken individually or combined

July 4-12, 2015

9-day medieval music performance immersion course for singers and instrumentalists

Making music in the
medieval town of Besalú

One of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval villages in Catalonia (Spain)

Registration for 2015 open now
Space is limited, so sign up early.

Vocal & Instrumental Program

(July 6-10)
Monophonic and polyphonic repertoires of the 12th and 13th centuries.

Chant Program

(July 4-5)
For directors and performers interested in the context and performance of Plainchant.

Ars Nova Program

(July 11-12)
French secular and religious music from the first half of the 14th century.

NEW! Chamber Music Sessions

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Work in detail with small groups of mixed voices and instruments. Taken as part of the Voice & Instrument Program.

Pythagorean Tuning Workshop

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For singers and instrumentalists to work on Pythagorean tuning in the context of monophonic and polyphonic music.

Luthiers / Conferences

icon-luthierMedieval musical instruments by our official makers and specialized conferences.

Highlights from the 2014 course.

Interviews and performances from the 2013 International Course on Medieval Music Performance in Besalú.



Dr. Mauricio Molina

Dr. Mauricio Molina Course director, music theory, medieval ensemble, frame drums, percussion

Dr. Mauricio Molina is a historical musicologist and ...

Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios

Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios Chant program

Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios studied Chant and ...

Cristina Alís Raurich

Cristina Alís Raurich Portative organ, Ars Nova Program, assistant director

Cristina Alís Raurich is a historical keyboard ...

José Pizarro

José Pizarro Singing, officium in mane

José Pizarro is considered at the present one of the ...

Claire Piganiol

Claire Piganiol Harp

Claire Piganiol is a harp player who specializes in ...

Alejandro Hernández

Alejandro Hernández Vielle, rebec

Alejandro Tonatiuh Hernandez studied modern violin at ...

Martí Beltrán

Martí Beltrán Citole

Martí Beltrán is an early music performer, ...