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Join a String Ensemble Day – Saturday 16th November 2019 at Kemnay Church Centre

Tutored by Jean Fletcher This String Ensemble Workshop is for a small string orchestra; places will include at least four first violins, four second violins, three violas, a double base, and four cellos. More places will be available up to a total of 20 players. Suitable for all levels of ability. Music for the day […]

Events

Join a String Ensemble Day – Saturday 16th November 2019 at Kemnay Church Centre

Tutored by Jean Fletcher This String Ensemble Workshop is for a small string orchestra; places will include at least four first violins, four second violins, three violas, a double base, and four cellos. More places will be available up to a total of 20 players. Suitable for all levels of ability. Music for the day […]

Reviews

Review: Solem Quartet Shine On

Inverurie Music staged the classical component on Saturday of the In Tune weekend gigs with the Solem Quartet in the Acorn Centre. The String Quartet are Amy Tress (1st violin), William Newell (2nd violin), Joseph Griffin (viola) and Stephanie Tress (‘cello). Forming in 2011 in Manchester University, they took its name from the University’s motto, […]

Review: Acorn Debut for the Thistles

The Acorn Centre played host on Sunday afternoon to the first performance of the Thistle Quartet. Based in Aberdeen, or more exactly Torry, they teach in the Big Noise scheme, which uses orchestral playing to reach out and empower over 500 children. It is supported by Sistema Scotland, a charity that aims to transform lives […]