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Dear EMFS members and friends 

Please do send on details of other concerts or other events which might interest our members by emailing events@emfscotland.org.uk.


Recorder playing events

2017

29th April   Glasgow SRP Playing Day with Sandra Foxall
3rd June    
Scottish Recorder Festival  Glasgow

12th June       Edinburgh Branch SRP Summer Evening Concert
1 - 3rd  September  Scottish Recorder Course Tulliallan Castle
21 - 22nd  October   Dollar Recorder Weekend with Tom and Joris

Contact Lynne Hope at Recorder Players, 19 West Burnside, Dollar, FK14 7DP, Scotland, UK for further detail about these events.


Musica Scotica 2017

800 years of Scottish Music

Musica Scotica's Twelfth Annual Conference

Saturday 22 April 2017

Venue:
The Tolbooth
Jail Wynd
Stirling, FK8 1DE
Scotland, UK

Call for Papers for the 2017 Conference

Since 2005, the Musica Scotica Trust has conducted an annual conference during the last weekend of April each year. The 2017 conference will be held at the The Tolbooth, Stirling on Saturday, April 22, 2017

Papers for the 2017 conference, 20 minutes in length, are invited on any aspect of Scottish music. Topics presented in previous years have included chant, Gaelic song, fiddle and bagpipe music, manuscript sources, music publishing, the Scottish diaspora, opera performance, cultural organisations, music education, sectarianism, George Thomson and Haydn, Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, Learmont Drysdale, Hamish MacCunn, James MacMillan and Sally Beamish.

More detail can be found here.


Come and Sing Handel's Messiah

Orchestra of the Canongait and professional soloists
Lothian Road, Edinburgh
St Cuthbert's Parish Church
22nd April 2.00pm rehearsal and 6.30pm performance

In aid of Alzheimer's Research


Edinburgh

Serpentarium 2017

26th - 30th May
Carlops

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All Known and Suspected Serpentists (and players of the English Bass Horn, Ophimonocleide, Chromatic Bass Horn, and Ophicleide) are invited to participate in a gathering near Edinburgh in May 2017.

The 2017 Serpentarium will include playing sessions, not to mention the eating and drinking in good company.

The playing sessions will take place in Carlops, a few miles outside Edinburgh, where Murray and Patsy Campbell have their home. Accommodation is available at reasonable prices in the area. Accommodation is also available in Edinburgh.

Find aout more about this extraordinary event here.


Glasgow Viol Consort

Sunday 4th June 2017, 4pm
St. Bride's Church, Glasgow -
entry by donation
(as part of the Glasgow West End Festival)

The programme will feature instrumental works from the Renaissance period performed by The Glasgow Viol Consort; Scotland's first amateur society of viol players. Clare Brady (mezzo-soprano) will also join the consort to perform pieces for voice and viols, including songs originally heard during Shakespeare's plays. Audience members are invited to participate in or observe a 'Try a Viol' session after the performance.

For more information, please visit the Glasgow West End Festival website.


Historically Informed Summer School (HISS)


Bishop Burton College
near Beverley, East Yorkshire
14 - 18 August, 2017

Visit the HISS website for further details


Choral Pilgrimage concert

Palastrina to Poulenc


The Sixteen


Greyfriars Kirk
Edinburgh
21st October, 2017


Capella Nova

Scottish Plainsong Choir project

Workshop Rehearsal


Synod Hall
St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow
6 May 2017, 2.00-5.00pm

Please let me know if you would like to take part and confirm this by payment of £20. Payment can be by Paypal or by a cheque payable (and addressed to) Cappella Nova, at 35 Crosbie Street, GLASGOW G20 0BQ. In the event of late withdrawal from a project, a refund will be possible (less 10% for administration) if it is possible to reallocate your place.

Cases of financial hardship will be handled sensitively and confidentially.


Capella Nova

Scottish Plainsong Choir project

Songs and Silence

Rehearsal and Performance
Dunkeld Cathedral
Dunkeld
7 May, 2017 4.30 for 6.30-c7.15pm

Please let me know if you would like to take part and confirm this by payment of £20. Payment can be by Paypal here or by a cheque payable (and addressed to) Cappella Nova, at 35 Crosbie Street, GLASGOW G20 0BQ. In the event of late withdrawal from a project, a refund will be possible (less 10% for administration) if it is possible to reallocate your place.

Cases of financial hardship will be handled sensitively and confidentially.