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Summer 2013

BBC Award Community Music Day
Bonar Hall, Dundee
Saturday 22nd June
Organised by Friends of the Wighton.
Book tickets online here
Family event for all ages which includes a morning concert with mezzo soprano Helen Brown, song and instrumental workshops, all day sessions, early evening family concert featuring the Wighton Singers, Loadsaweeminsingin and Tayside Ukelele club. More artists and special guest tutors to be confirmed. Evening Ceildh with the Mad Parrot Ceilidh Band. For more details contact secretary@friendsofwighton.com Phone 07792 336804 or 07720 891664

Special concert, Sunday 2nd June
Meadowside St Paul's Church, Dundee
Ivan Drever, singer and guitarist

Special concert, Tuesday 18th June
On board the Frigate Unicorn, South Victoria Dock Road
Breabach www.breabach.com 
7.30pm  tickets £10/£12
Book tickets online here

 Lunchtime recitals  
Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library, DD1 1DB
Admission free – retiring collection

Wednesday 1st May, 1.15pm
Rob Knight singer-songwriter from Aberdeen

Wednesday 5th June, 1.15pm
Karen Hannah (TBC)

Wednesday 7th August, 1.15pm
Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail (tbc)

Wednesday 4th September, 1.15pm
Ewen Sutherland singer


Wednesday 2nd October, 1.15pm
Live Music Now (tbc)

Wednesday 6th November, 1.15pm
TBC


Wednesday 4th December, 1.15pm
Wighton Singers


Cappuccino Concerts
Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library, DD1 1DB
Admission £5 includes coffee

Saturday 18th May, 10.30am for 11am Kenna Campbell and Wilma Kennedy, two outstanding Gaelic singers.
 

Saturday 17th August, 10.30am for 11am
Elisabeth Flett fiddle

Saturday 21st September, 10.30am for 11am
Caireadan Gaelic and Scots song group

Saturday 19th October, 10.30am for 11am
Liam Lynch violin and harpsichord 

Saturday 16th November, 10.30am for 11am
Helen Forbes whistle

Classes 
in the Wighton Centre, Dundee Central Library, DD1 1DB

every Tuesday, £3/£2 concessions:
Scots song with Amy Lord 2.00 pm

Suitable for beginners – just turn up

every Saturday,  £5/£3concessions
Scots Song with Sheena Wellington 11am. 
Open to all ages and no knowledge of musical notation is required


Not every Saturday, £5 / £2.50 under 16s.
Gaelic song with Wilma Kennedy 10 am
20th April, 4th & 25th May, 8th & 22nd June, then break for Easter holidays

every Saturday, £5 / £2.50 under 16s:
guitar with Paul Campbell, now 10am
(downstairs in the creche) Guitars are available

every Saturday, £5 / £2.50 under 16s :
fiddle with Karen Hannah 

10-10.30am improvers
10.30-11.30am advanced
11.30am-12.30pm beginners (the next intake of new beginners will be in September)
On the dates of the cappuccino concerts, there will be arrangement masterclasses from 10-11.30am, all instruments welcome, led by Karen Hannah & Paul Campbell

every Saturday, £5 / £2.50 under 16s:
whistle with Helen Forbes 12.30 pm

Whistles can be provided

every Saturday, £5 / £2.50 under 16s:
concertina with John Bagnall, 2.30pm
(downstairs in the creche)

every Saturday, £5 / £2.50 under 16s:
clarsach with Simon Chadwick 2.00 pm
Suitable for beginners – just turn up
harps are available for use in class and also for long-term rental


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