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December 2015

Christmas Concert (25th KinderConcert)

December 13, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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Christmas Conc ert

We are so excited to invite you to our Christmas Special KinderConcert on Sunday, 13th December. This is our 25th KinderConcert - quite a milestone, thanks to all of your support over the years! We have a few children that will play their instruments (violin, recorder, trombone, piano, ukulele) at the Christmas Special, and we are delighted to have Heather Kennedy (violin/piano) leading us through the afternoon, we will be singing Christmas Carols, celebrate the successes of the children playing…

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January 2016

Guitar/Ukulele concert

January 31, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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Guitar & Ukulele

For our 26th KinderConcert on Sunday 31 January at 3pm we are pleased to have Jenny Clifford back, who will show and play her Guitars for us! Jenny studied music/classical guitar at Edinburgh Napier University and holds a 1st class honours degree. Her university tutor Simon Thacker is still a great inspiration to her. She has won various performance awards, including the Norman Quinney medal for solo performance and Rita Quinney medal for ensemble performance. Jenny has been teaching the…

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May 2016

Trumpet with Euan Meikle

May 29, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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Euan Meikle with children

Click here to download the Trumpet Activity sheet. For our 27th KinderConcert on Sunday 29th May at 3pm we are pleased to have Euan Meikle back, who will show and play his trumpet for us! Euan graduated with a BMus(Hons) from Edinburgh Napier University, where he studied the Trumpet under the direction of sub-principle trumpeter of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marcus Pope. Euan is working in Edinburgh as an instrumental tutor and has accepted a position as Musical Director…

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October 2016

Meet Jo Ashcroft and the Flute

October 30, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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Flute

Originally from the Lake District in Cumbria, Jo Ashcroft graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2008 with a BMus(Hons) and a PGDip in performance. Jo enjoys a varied career: she plays regularly across the UK as a chamber musician in various ensembles; and is also heavily involved in education and community music. Since graduating Jo has delivered workshops with Live Music Now all over the UK and in Abu Dhabi, and has worked for Perth…

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December 2016

Christmas KinderConcert with Heather Kennedy

December 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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Christmas Concert

Dear friends of KinderConcerts, We are so excited to invite you to our 2016 KinderConcert Christmas Special on Sunday 11th December. This is our 29th KinderConcert already - thanks to all for your support over the past years! A few children will play their instruments (guitar, piano, violin etc.) at the Christmas Special, and we are delighted to have Heather Kennedy (violin/piano) back, leading us through the afternoon. We will be singing Christmas Carols, celebrate the successes of the children…

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March 2017

Violin & Cello duet with Heather Kennedy and Justyna Jablonska

March 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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Due to big demand, we will have Heather Kennedy and Justyna Jabłońska return together to KinderConcerts this year, after they successfully presented the violin and cello in 2013. Heather and Justyna are both professional musicians and have each established a reputation for high-quality, exciting live performance in a variety of settings. Both teach their instrument and are looking forward to sharing their passion for music with you! Heather Kennedy is currently a violin tutor at Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, and…

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May 2017

Spring Concert with performing opportunities for children. Conducted by Heather Kennedy

May 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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After our very successful Christmas KinderConcerts with children performing, on Sunday 28 May we will have our first Spring Concert, with more performing opportunities. We will have a few children playing their instruments at the Spring Concert, and we are delighted to have Heather Kennedy (violin/piano) back, leading us through the afternoon. Heather is a professional musician and currently a violin tutor at Erskine Stewart's Melville School. We will be celebrating the successes of the children playing their instruments, and…

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September 2017

The Organ with Brigitte Harris

September 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, 13-17 George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Keyboard

Dear friends of KinderConcerts, We are delighted to have Brigitte Harris back for our next KinderConcert on 24th September 2017. After an inspiring organ KinderConcert four years ago, Brigitte will present this fascinating instrument for us again, at St Andrew’s and St George’s Church West. Brigitte Harris is Director of Music at St Andrew’s and St George’s and part-time Lecturer in Keyboard Skills and Improvisation at Napier University. We will meet at 2.45pm at the big tree next to the church (fingers crossed for…

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December 2017

2017 KinderConcert Christmas Special

December 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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We are delighted to invite you to our 2017 KinderConcert Christmas Special on Sunday 10th December. This is our 33rd KinderConcert - thanks to all for your support over the last six years! Several children will play their instruments (cello, xylophone, piano, violin, bass, cornet etc.) at the Christmas Special, and we are happy to have Heather Kennedy (violin/piano) back, leading us through the afternoon. We will be singing Christmas Carols, celebrate our children's performances and - hopefully - all…

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June 2018

Spring KinderConcert

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1 Chalmers Crescent, 1 Chalmers Crescent
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH9 1TW United Kingdom
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Note

Dear friends of KinderConcerts, We are delighted to invite you to our 2018 SpringKinderConcert on Sunday 10th June. This is our 34th KinderConcert - thanks to all for your support over the last seven years! Several children will play their instruments (cello, snare drum, piano, violin, bass, guitar, cajon, etc.) at the Spring KinderConcert, and we are happy to have musician Heather Kennedy (violin/piano) back, leading us through the afternoon. We will be celebrating the successes of the children playing their instruments, and…

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