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Recent and current projects: Fragments of Red

Fragments of Red I had conversations about this project from Summer 2013, but it wasn’t until January 2014 that I had the chance to become actively involved. Fragments of Red was the third of three events that took place in … Continue reading

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Autumn round-up: KinderConcert, sharing and projects

A round-up of recent project news, sharing and other events. KinderConcert I was pleased to be invited to participate recently in a KinderConcert performance in Edinburgh. Performing solo to a small group of children and parents, I introduced my various … Continue reading

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Flute tone exploration project

Yesterday I began a project with flute player and composer Amble Skuse to explore flute tone. As part of the project, we’ll be recording and blogging about our thoughts and experiences. This is the first of a number of entries … Continue reading

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Story and Music-making from Nature and Place

Story and Music-making from Nature and Place is a skills workshop run jointly by storyteller Malcolm Green and musician Gordon Turnbull, taking place at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh. The workshop will be a creative collaboration between the workshop leaders … Continue reading

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Schools project: Jock O’ the Syde

I’m delighted to be returning for the third year running to work with the Primary 7s at Trinity Primary School in Hawick as they prepare for their own dramatisation of a Border Ballad and performing it at the Hawick Reiver’s … Continue reading

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Fun Flute/SMG whistle new tunes added

A quick update to say that the remaining tunes for the Wash House gig at Portobello Community Centre on 31 March is now up. I don’t have the music for Si Si Si as yet. All resources here and here … Continue reading

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Flutes and whistles: Midwinter at Craigmillar Castle

Midwinter at Craigmillar Castle, a recording of whistles and flutes playing traditional music in Craigmillar Castle in Edinburgh has just been made available. Just before Christmas students from Fun Flute and SMG whistle came together to play some tunes in … Continue reading

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Forthcoming events and new term dates

Highlights in December include the Scots Music Group Stramash on Wednesday 7th December, the Fun Fiddle Stramash on Thursday 8th December and the Fun Flute Festive Fling on Sunday 11th December. I’m also playing with Cauldstane Slap at a free … 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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Sounds of the Forest Project

I have been selected by Artlink Central in Stirling for their Creative Transitions project, collaborating with animators and working with P7 children with special needs in Stirlingshire. Entitled Sounds of the Forest and celebrating the International Year of the Forest, … Continue reading

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