Festival at a Glance

TimeEventNumber
FRIDAY 4 APRIL
3.30pm - 7.00pmRegistration
7:00pm - 10:00pmOpening GatheringC1
10.00pm…Late Night Session – Festival Corner Room (Chalmers West)
SATURDAY 5 APRIL
8.00am onwardsRegistration
9:00am - 10:30amCourses
10.00am - 11.00amThe Quest and the Return through Dangerous Lands of Music and Enchantment (5-8yrs)C2a
11.00am - 12.00pmWorkshops:
Welsh traditional song / Sian James
Songs of Angus / Steve Byrne
Strange Rainbow / Catriona McKay and Alistair MacDonald

W1
W2
W3
1.00pm - 2.30pmCourses
2.15pm - 3.15pmThe Quest and the Return through Dangerous Lands of Music and Enchantment (9-14 yrs)C3a
3.00pm - 4.00pmSian James / Clotilde TrouillaudC4
4.30pm - 6.00pmCourses
7.30pm - 10.00pmConcert
Hall of the Chieftain with John Purser

C5
10.00pm …Late Night Session – Festival Corner Room (Chalmers West)
SUNDAY 6 APRIL
9.00am - 10.30amCourses
10.00am - 11.00amThe Quest and the Return through Dangerous Lands of Music and Enchantment (5-8 yrs)C2b
11.00am - 12.00pmWorkshops
Evolution of the Paraguayan harp / Sixto Corbalán
Breton dance / Clotilde Trouillaud
Introduction to body percussion / Rick Bamford

W4
W5
W6
1.00pm - 2.30pmCourses
2.15pm - 3.15pm‘The Quest and the Return through Dangerous Lands of Music and Enchantment (9-14 yrs)C3b
3.00pm - 4.00pmConcert
In a Heavenly Way - Eva Curth with Edward Witsenburg

C6
4.30pm - 6.00pmCourses
7.30pm - 10.00pmConcert
Andrew Lawrence-King and Steven Player / Maeve Gilchrist and Nic Gareiss

C7
10.00pm …Late Night Session – Festival Corner Room (Chalmers West)
MONDAY 7 APRIL
9.00am - 10.00amCourses and Workshop
Child beginners (5-8 yrs)

T34
9.15am - 11.45amCourse
Catriona's top tunes - Catriona McKay
Il Corago: Action, Action, Action! - Andrew Lawrence-King
Alexander Technique - Heather Coates

T34
T36
W7
9.15am - 10.15amWorkshops
Ceilidh dance - Annabel Oates
Tuning compensation for the harp - Nicolas Lynch-Aird

W8
W9a
9.30am - 10.15amWorkshop
Teaching different ages and abilities, individually and in groups - Helen Macleod and Rachel Hair



W15a
10.10am - 11.10amCourse
Child beginners (9-14 yrs)

T1b
10.45am - 11.30amWorkshop
Teaching by Skype - Christine Edwards

W15b
10.45am - 11.45amWorkshop
Harmony singing - Corrina Hewat
Catherine Dunlop

W10
W11a
2.00pm - 2.45pmWorkshop
How useful are competitions and exams? - Patsy Seddon and Heather Yule

W15c
2.15pm - 4.45pmCourses and Workshop
Slow sessions - Wendy Stewart
Dancing and playing the tune / Maeve Gilchrist and Nic Gareiss
Stagefright - Eva Curth

T35
T37
W12
2.15pm - 3.15pmWorkshops
bellydance for fun and fitness - Mandy Hunter
Tuning compensation for the harp - Nicolas Lynch-Aird

W13
W9b

3.00pm - 4.00pmWorkshop
Open forum - your questions to an expert panel - Jennifer Port, Edward Witsenburg, Anne Macdearmid, Corrina Hewat and Bill Taylor

W15d
3.45pm - 4.45pmWorkshops
Gut strings - Catherine Dunlop
Gaelic song - Christine Primrose

W11b
W14
5:00pm - 6:00pmThe Clarsach Society Annual General Meeting
7.00pm - 8.15pmConcert
North Atlantic Trio / The Duplets

C8
8.15pm - 11.00pmFamily Ceilidh with Bella McNab's Dance Band
C9
TUESDAY 8 APRIL
9.00am - 10.30amCourses (note: T1b starts at 10.10am)
11.00am - 12.00pmConcert and Workshop
An Audience with Edward Witsenburg
The musician and the dance - Maeve Gilchrist and Nic Gareiss

C10
W16
1.00pm - 2.30pmCourses
3.00pm - 4.00pmConcert
Tea Concert: Elinor Evans / Ada Francis / Lena Lozano

C11
4.30pm - 6.00pmCourses
7.30pm - 10.00pmConcert
Sixto Corbalán / Catriona McKay and Olov Johansson

C12
10.00pm …Late Night Session – Festival Corner Room (Chalmers West)
WEDNESDAY 9 APRIL
9.00am - 10.30amCourses (note: T1b starts at 10.10am)
11.00am - 12.00pmWorkshops
Equilibrium - Pete Sparkes, Fiona Rutherford and Drake Music Scotland
The travelling Nyckelharper - Olov Johansson
Harp and the spoken word - Heather Yule

W17
W18
W19
1.00pm - 2.00pmCourses
3.00pm - 4.00pmConcert
Festival Orchestra directed by Isobel Mieras featuring special commission from Fiona Rutherford with Rhona Smith, Amy Moar and George Watson's Ensemble /Lammermuir Harps directed Heather Yule

C13
4.30pm - 6.00pmCourses
7.30pm - 10.00pmConcert
Rachel Newton and The Shee

C14
10.00pm …Late Night Session – Festival Corner Room (Chalmers West)