Not long now!! There are still places left and it would be brilliant to see you at Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin!
Registrations are now open for Hand’s Up for Trad’s Easter Gaitherin’ 2017 3-6th April! Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin’s long established event will be lead by some of Scotland’s finest folk musicians who will give lessons in your chosen instruments, as well helping you to create exciting arrangements for performance.
We are happy to announce the tutors and classes for 2017 are;
John Somerville (Treacherous Orchestra) – Accordion/Keyboard
Adam Brown (Rura) – Guitar/Bodrahn
Heather MacLeod (The Bevvy Sisters) – Song
Conal McDonagh (Inyal) – Highland Pipes / Whistle & Flute
Sally Simpson – Fiddle / Scandinavian tunes
PLUS, the brand new ‘Very Big Big Bands’ in which all of our tutors will work with you on exciting new group arrangements of tunes and songs.
Over the four days you will work with your tutors towards an exciting performance to showcase to your friends and family the final night. Whether you choose to play sessions, sports or just relax in your breaks, there will always be plenty of opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new ones.
If you are aged 9-18 and interested in joining us (or know someone who is) click here.