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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:28 pm 
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We are pleased to announce the 5th Edinburgh "FluteFling", to take place in Edinburgh, over the weekend of 20th - 22nd April 2018.
Details are almost finalised, but the big change this year is that we are expanding the event to include whistles, of the "low" and "high" variety.
Information available at this stage can be found here : http://www.flutefling.co.uk/scottish-fl ... kend-2018/

If anyone has any queries, please contact me here either through this thread or by private message, and I'll do my best to answer them.

Hope to see some of you in April. A' the best, Kenny

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:50 am 
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5th “FluteFling” Scottish Flute Weekend [ plus whistles ! ]
Programme at present is :

Friday | 20.04.18

Meet and greet Session
● Session @ Jeanie Dean’s Tryst 7pm - 1am TBC
https://www.facebook.com/JeanieDeansPub
● 67 St Leonard’s Hill, EH8 9SB Edinburgh, United Kingdom
● 0131 667 7639
● twitter.com/JeanieDeansPub

Saturday | 21.04.18

● Workshops
○ 09.00: Arrival / registration
○ 09.30: Session 1
○ 11.00: break
○ 11:15: Session 2
○ 12.45: break
○ 13.30: Session 3
○ 15:00: break
○ 15:15: Session 4: all tutors; special guest speaker [ I may be able to announce this later today. K. ]
○ 16:30: end
● TBC: [For the workshops, the numbers will be divided into three and each group will have time with each tutor over the course of the day. Boehm system players will begin with Sharon so that they will have the opportunity to try out ideas in the other sessions.]

● Curry at Red Fort: http://www.redfortrestaurant.co.uk/ TBC
[ Invite everyone at ticket stage to come and join us]

● Saturday evening 19:30-midnight: Free session at Jeanie Dean’s Tryste, Newington. Another chance to have a tune, meet the tutors and some of the other people from the day. This is always very popular, so we hope that you can make it. Free. All welcome.

Sunday
● Farewell session at Sandy Bell’s 12.30-15.30. Free. All welcome.

Prices & numbers
● £40/£50 in advance
● £45/ £55 on the door
● Numbers limited to 40
http://5thfluteflingweekendworkshop2018.bpt.me/

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:49 pm 
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Latest news is that we have a guest musician / speaker in the hugely talented Claire Mann. We’ll ask Claire to play some of her music on both flute and whistle, and also partake of a "Question and Answer" session on her musical history and approach and ideas about traditional music.

https://youtu.be/EGWl2_zHqr0

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:23 am 
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Only a few places left, folks. We have over 30 students signed up at the moment. If you've been thinking about being part of this, please do sign up in advance to avoid disappointment. We will try to accommodate everybody, but at the same time, we can't allow the classes to get to an unmanageable size.
Look forward to meeting up with some of you next weekend.
A' the best, Kenny

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:26 am 
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A few last minute changes have been forced upon us. People who have signed up should by now have received an email from Gordon about the change of venues for the evening sessions. "Jeannie Deans" cancelled our 3-month standing booking at 3 days notice, so we're not feeling too well disposed towards them at the moment, and will be taking our business elsewhere on both nights.

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