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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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Forth Valley Hospital Project

January sees the start of some exciting new music projects. The first of these is for Artlink Central, who I enjoyed working with last Spring in their schools transition project, Sounds of the Forest. Artlink Central work in a variety … 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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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’ 2011 recordings available

Recordings of the tunes taught at the recent Border Gaitherin’ have been made available for download at sister site The Flow. Released under a Creative Commons licence, the recordings feature tunes that exist in Northumbrian, Scottish and Irish traditions: The … 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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Portobello Fun Fiddle and Flute Carnival

As part of Edinburgh’s Ceilidh Culture festival, Portobello’s Fun Fiddle and Fun Flute groups will be coming together with percussionist Conrad Molleson for the Portobello Fun Fiddle Carnival on Saturday 2nd April. Following on from the success of previous Fun … Continue reading

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Portobello Flute Group Autumn classes postponed

A quick update to say that the Portobello flute group classes have been postponed temporarily until after the October Break. Full details will be announced shortly, but this is to allow time for others to enroll and to more closely … Continue reading

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