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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:24 am 
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Current information here at the "FluteFling" website : http://www.flutefling.co.uk/scottish-fl ... kend-2019/

This year, the Edinburgh "FluteFling" is returning to Portobello.
Sessions on Friday evening, Saturday evening and Sunday early afternoon.
A days' instruction from tutors Claire Mann, Rebecca Knorr and Munro Gauld.
The "FluteFling" is supporting a Saturday evening concert by "The Cathal McConnell Trio".

The "FluteFling" also welcomes players of both "soprano" and "low" whistles.

You can register and buy tickets for the day's classes here : https://fluteflingedinburgh2019.brownpapertickets.com/

and buy concert tickets in advance [ recommended ] here : https://cathaltrioflutefling.bpt.me/

If anyone wishes to know more about this weekend's music, please feel free to contact me through this website.
If I don't have the answers, I will find someone who does.

We gratefully acknowledge financial support for the classes received from the "Tasgadh" awards scheme managed by "Fèisean nan Gàidheal".

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:07 pm 
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Hi Kenny

I'm all paid up and looking forward to seeing you all for a few tunes in April.

Martin


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:48 am 
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Just found a "Youtube" clip of Claire on flute :

https://youtu.be/dobkqdt7lwI

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:50 am 
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... and on "low-ish" whistle :

https://youtu.be/xVV_935wS8w

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:14 am 
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Last orders !!!! - still a few places left. This looks to be the final programme of events :

Friday

14:00-15:30 approx: (Meet outside the venue prior to 14.00) guided tour of the flutes and other historic instruments at the collection at St Cecilia’s Hall (by appointment, free) 50 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG Numbers limited, contact Gordon if interested.

20:30 – 12:00am approx Free open session at The Dalriada, Address: 77 Promenade, Edinburgh EH15 2EL dalriadabar.co.uk

Saturday

Workshops (times may change)
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.

09.30: Registration
10.00: Session 1
11.15: break
11:30: Session 2
12.45: break
13.30: Session 3
15:00: break
15:15: Session 4: Q&A and panel discussion with Claire Mann, Rebecca Knorr, Munro Gauld, Sharon Creasey and Gordon Turnbull
16:15: end
The meal

16.45-17.45 approx: I am finalising details with The Skylark <http://www.theskylark.co.uk> and will send a separate email out about this.

18:30-19:45 (doors open 18.00: Cathal McConnell Trio in concert. Please note that unfortunately there will no longer be a bar at this event, however there are a number of good off licences nearby and it is possible to bring your own drink to the venue.

20:30 – 12:00am approx Free open session at The Dalriada, Address: 77 Promenade, Edinburgh EH15 2EL dalriadabar.co.uk

Sunday

11:00-12.30 approx Brunch at Checkpoint 3 Bristo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 1EY checkpointedinburgh.com
In the past a few of us have gathered here informally before heading around the corner to Sandy Bells. You are welcome to join us as you wish.

12.30-15:30: Farewell session at Sandy Bell’s Bar. Free. All welcome. Always a relaxed affair with good acoustics. 25 Forrest Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2QH https://www.sandybells.co.uk

There are then other options to remain in Sandy Bells, go on to The Waverley Bar or Malones Bar for the regular Sunday afternoon sessions that take place in those venues.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:28 am 
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Looking forward to - it will be my first visit this year.

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Good to hear that your going to Edinburgh. Perhaps we can snatch some time to talk about flute cases as well as play a few tunes. See you at the weekend.
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