Professional 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.
Fiddle tuition is now available worldwide via Skype with Session A9 fiddler Gordon Gunn. Gordon is a much in demand fiddle tutor having taught all over the UK, USA & Canada and is currently one of the tutors on the NC course at the National Centre Of Excellence In Traditional Music in Plockton.
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.
The latest workshop of Wick Traditional Music workshop will take place on 11 November. A new format is to be introduced.
If you are a player of traditional music and want a chance to improve then here is yet another chance in Caithness. but the day long class is open to anyone and increasingly people are coming from further afield for the chance to have a day with the professionals.
Karen Steven a Caithness violinist has brought out her next CD with more local connections. Karen says "Two years ago I was asked to represent Caithness and was commissioned by the Highland Festival to compose some music to be performed at their millennium concert in Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.