Tag Archives: East Lothian

Summer 2016 update

Following on from a second successful series of Storytelling with Music workshops in East Lothian, I am pleased to say that this looks set to continue after the summer. The Wishing Tree is inspired by the traditional Border ballad Thomas … Continue reading

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A quick New Year update

I am only taking on a few small projects at the moment due to family commitments. The Wishing Tree project will be running in East Lothian Primary Schools up to Easter following on from a successful block of workshops last … Continue reading

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Flute and whistle music from Hailes Castle

The recording of this year’s summer excursion of students from FluteFling groups and the Scots Music Group is now available to play and download. The flutes and whistles were recorded in early June at Hailes Castle in East Lothian. On … Continue reading

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Summer flutes and whistles at Hailes Castle

Last Sunday saw the summer excursion of the Edinburgh-based FluteFling and Scots Music Group traditional flutes and whistles. We boldly returned to Hailes Castle in East Lothian, having endured a very wet trip last year and couldn’t have had better … Continue reading

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Flutes and whistles celebrate Midsummer at Hailes Castle

Fun Flute and Scots Music Group Beginner Whistle students performed traditional music last month in the striking setting of Hailes Castle in East Lothian. The summer terms at Fun Flute and the Scots Music Group have now finished, but there … 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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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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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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