Community Music Tutors News
Over the past few days 4 - 7th August 2016, there has been a flurry of musical activity in Halkirk as they put together Tchaikovsky's epic 5th Symphony. The orchestra has warmly welcomed visiting players, from as far a-field as Iceland and Cumbria, into their ranks.
Friday 18th September 2015 - 7.00pm Saturday 19th September 2015 - 7.00pm Assembly Rooms, Wick Caithness Music-Monster, The Music Monsterettes and The Music Monsterlings, accompanied by the Caithness Orchestra, present an evening of music and entertainment. See how classic songs have been re-imagined to make two brand new story lines.
The Caithness Junior Orchestra was created last September to give an opportunity to all young musicians aged 8 and over to make music together. The orchestra now has 24 junior members from 10 different schools across Caithness and north Sutherland.
The Far North Youth Orchestra is a brand new symphony orchestra, conducted by Susie Dingle, for young musicians aged 8 to 13 who live in Caithness or Sutherland. On Saturday 28th June 2014 the group held a day of practice and lessons followed by a short concert to show parents and friends what they had learned that day.
Have you ever thought about trying something new, artistic and creative? Take up music lessons from a qualified teacher. Tuition is given in Piano, Voice and 'Cello, and has no age limit.
Local band Liquid Blue have made it through to the semi finals of 'The Ultimate Chill', a Nationwide wide contest for performers of original compositions. Competition was fierce, with over 70 submissions in total received from demo CDs and from the four regional heats held in Wick, Dundee, Haddington and Fort William throughout the summer.
Music Marathon - Sunday 18 February 2.00 - 7.00pm Every Thursday evening Wick Youth Club's Music-Link-Media offers a 'drop-in' workshop from 6pm to 10pm for young people aged 14 or over which has grown to have an average attendance of 90 members each week. Free tuition is provided in media skills, bass or lead guitar, drumming, harmonica as well as voice coaching.
Music Link Media the project that began in March based at Wick Youth Club is racing ahead with music tuition, video and a range of other activities aimed at introducing young people to music and the associated activities that make it all happen. April 2006 Photos.
The Music Link Media - May Photos May 2006 Photos .
MUSIC LINK MEDIA LAUNCHES IT'S VERY OWN BATTLE OF THE BANDS BUT WITH A DIFFERENCE YOU MUST PERFORM 3 SONGS, ONE MUST BE AN ORIGINAL COMPOSITION, ONE MUST BE A COVER VERSION OF A COUNTRY CLASSIC IN YOUR OWN STYLE AND ONE MUST BE EITHER A COVER OF A BLUES OR A REGGAE SONG. Bands can be made up of 3 to 6 members and any existing bands e.g.
The exciting new music tution programme Music Link Media is now up and running with a programme of tuition already taking place. Lots of young people are already signed up to take part in lessons on all apsects of the music industry from playing through to sound and filming.
MUSIC - LINK - MEDIA FREE ARE YOU INTERESTED IN MUSIC & MEDIA? DO YOU WANT SOMEWHERE TO HANG OUT? Manage a band Make a CD PA Rigging Join A band Design a CD Cover Design Posters Sound Engineering Write your own songs If you are in S3 onwards come along any time between 6pm & 10pm on a Thursday night Beginning Thurdsay 9th March 2006 Wick Youth Club Lower Dunbar Street, Wick Also Liquid Blue playing live! .
A great new opportunity for young people to take part in music and film workshops over the next two years will soon be available in a new project Music Link Media. This well funded project will have five part time staff led by Douglas Cowie a well known local musician.