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Cash Prize for Eco-Choirs
19 Feb 2015
This first verse of the EcoCarol 'Trees of Earth' gives a flavour of ecolyricist Ann Palmer's interpretation of the well-known Christmas Carol 'We Three Kings of Orient Are'.
Open Your Lids!
19 Feb 2015
Glasgow Piano City was formed on April 1 2014. It is run by a small group of people with a common aim: to encourage and facilitate a renewed appreciation of acoustic pianos in Glasgow & beyond. They aim to achieve this through events and activities that provide people with more opportunities to play freely, irrespective of age or ability.
Glasgow Islay Choir Celebrates 70 years
12 Jan 2015
The choir originates from 1944 when it was formed by members of the Glasgow Islay Association. This was one of a number of organisations supporting Highlanders who had moved away from their home area for work.
The Sixteen bring music to former mining community
18 Dec 2014
As a ‘Come and Sing’ groupie from Ayrshire periodically inspired by Christopher Bell, John Rutter, Bob Chilcott etc., my ears pricked up in surprise at the idea of a ‘Come and Sing’ workshop led by The Sixteen just up the road in Cumnock. Yes Cumnock – the former mining community in East Ayrshire was hosting music not just by Harry Christophers and The Sixteen, but also Nicola Benedetti and a galaxy of musicians both local and international – all the remarkable inspiration of James MacMillan, who honed his early musicianship in Cumnock where he grew up. Wow!