Ensemble Weekend: Voyage of Hector

John Somerville
Part of Scottish Culture and Traditions
Begins 12 midnight
King's Pavilion

A weekend of interactive ensemble music making based around the musical suite "The Voyage of the Hector". Experience the excitement and thrill of playing as a large ensemble. Suitable for all traditional instruments and upper intermediate/advanced level of playing recommended. Ability to sight read desirable.

After a fantastic weekend workshop in November 2022 and in response to popular demand, we are delighted to announce that we will hosting another weekend with John Somerville on 16th and 17th March 2024. This will give participants the opportunity to be involved in a fantastic weekend of interactive ensemble music-making based around the musical suite, “The Voyage of the Hector”.

During the weekend you will have the exciting opportunity to play under the direction of the incredibly talented John Somerville himself and learn about the history and context of the voyage, and those aboard the ship. There will be music for all traditional instruments, and for musicians at an upper intermediate and advanced level. Sight reading ability desirable. There will be a sharing concert at the end of the event where it is hoped movements from the piece can be showcased. Family and friends are welcome to attend the performance.  

The cost is £65 and includes a soup and sandwich lunch on both days.

Sign up now at scatclasses.thinkific.com where you will find the music which you can download once you are enrolled.

You can purchase the tunebook and CD at feisrois.bandcamp.com

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