Edinburgh Concert Band

Edinburgh Concert Band and rehearsal reasoning

It's just a few weeks until the premiere performance of Step Up, the collaborative piece for Adopt a Composer by Gaynor B

Composer Gaynor Barradell on the inspiration for new piece 'Step Up'

The fabulous composer, Gaynor Barradell, talks to us about the inspiration for her piece for the Edinburgh Concert Band,

Edinburgh Concert Band: opportunity and challenge

Judy usually plays Bb Clarinet with the Edinburgh Concert Band, but when the chance to try her hand as a percussionist arose as p

A musical journey

Sarah Cunningham, musical director of the Edinburgh Concert Band, is delighted to be creatively challenged

The view from the back

Last rehearsal we were finally given the chance to see an early draft of the exciting, original composition Gaynor Barradell has been working on es

A new musical family

I’ve been ‘adopted’!

Our first rehearsal with Gaynor

Tuesday 7 November saw the much-anticipated first meeting with our Adopt a Composer Gaynor Barradell.

'A little bit of a Blind Date electricity' - Adopt a Composer blog

It's been hard keeping our successful application to Adopt a Composer a secret since we got the great news on 16 August… And at l

Meet the 2017 Adopt a Composer pairings

Each year our Adopt a Composer scheme sets amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new