Category Archives: Workshops

A week to go to Flute Fling

Flute Fling is just one week away and space is limited, so make sure you don’t miss out. This is a chance to learn some new tunes, perfect techniques and have fun playing with other flutes and whistles. There will … Continue reading

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Fun Flute: The Dusty Miller

This week we complete our set of three Irish slip jigs with The Dusty Miller. There are several tunes with this title, some of which are slip jigs and there are different versions even of these. I believe there may … Continue reading

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Flute Fling trad flute workshop in Edinburgh

I’ll be running Flute Fling, an afternoon workshop for traditional flutes and whistles as part of Ceilidh Culture on Saturday March 17th in Portobello. Flute Fling is an event for traditional flute and whistle players that will be taking place … Continue reading

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Joy of Sound Workshop in Edinburgh

This Friday I’ll be running a creative music workshop as part of a collaborative event in Edinburgh organised by Edinburgh volunteer Will Golding and Joy of Sound, an inclusive particpatory music-making charity based in London. All people are welcome. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Autumn term roundup

There are some exciting music projects coming up this term, which is set to be busy once again. I am delighted to have begun working as a music teacher at a special school for children with additional support needs. It’s … Continue reading

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Border Gaitherin’ Music

I had a busy, but very enjoyable time teaching and performing at the Border Gaitherin’ in Coldstream at the weekend. Thanks to all involved in the organisation and hospitality and to all the other musicians for some really fabulous music. … Continue reading

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The Border Gaitherin’

In case you haven’t decided what to do this weekend yet and you’re within striking distance of the Scottish Border, there is always The Border Gaitherin’ at Coldstream. Sessions, concerts and workshops – including whistle from myself (Sunday) and flute … Continue reading

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Surround Sound at North Berwick

Last week I returned to Law Primary School at North Berwick to deliver Surround Sound to P5s. The workshop explores music and sound inspired by nature and uses natural found objects as instruments. Situated at the foot of the dominating … Continue reading

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Coldstream Border Gaitherin 2011

I can confirm that I will be running two workshops and performing at this year’s Border Gaitherin’ Festival in Coldstream. One workshop will be on traditional whistle, the other on traditional flute. There is also an end of festival performance … Continue reading

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Surround Sound in East Lothian

Following on from a successful pilot scheme in Summer 2010, I have begun delivering a new series of Surround Sound workshops in East Lothian primary schools. These creative music workshops explore the sounds of nature and how they influence music, … Continue reading

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