Be Part of the Future of Music

Do you love new music? Do you enjoy playing an instrument or singing? Then join Hebrides Ensemble for a weekend of inspiring and surprising music-making in this unique celebration of the UK’s flourishing new music culture. As part of the Contemporary Music for All 2018 Festival, you will have the chance to rehearse and perform alongside Hebrides Ensemble musicians led by conductor and Hebrides Ensemble’s Artistic Director, William Conway and Violinist, James Clark.
Applications to take part in the weekend are invited from all instrumentalists and singers aged 16 or over and of grade 5 standard or above. The repertoire will include a new commission by Nigel Osborne for orchestra and choir and Nigel will join us for the world premiere performance of his new work. You can be part of it! All music will be available to prepare in advance.

Dates: Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March 2018

Times: Saturday 3rd 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00; Sunday 4th 10:30-13:00, 14:00 -16:30, Concert 17:00-18:00

Venue: Stewart’s Melville College, Queensferry Road, Edinburgh EH4 3EZ

Fee: £45 full price, £25 unemployed, disability and student

An application form is available to download here

The weekend will also include rehearsals of CoMA’s newly commissioned Partsongs, experimental works that can enjoyed by adventurous non-singers as well as experienced singers.


Hebrides Ensemble, Making Music Scotland and Scottish Music Centre.


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