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Piston & Pipes

Concert at St Mary’s 17th November 2019

Our next Concert at St Mary’s is on 17th November 2019 and under the banner of ‘Pistons and Pipes’

We are delighted to welcome multi talented musician, Calum Robertson, back to Aberfoyle. He is coming with soprano, Sally Carr, trumpeter, Christopher Roberts and drummer, Thomas Lowe.

They are all successful young musicians, educated in Scotland and recipients of prestigious prizes and awards.

They will be playing a very interesting and varied programme including music by Boyce, Handel and Burgon…… a concert not to be missed!

Sax Ecosse at St Mary’s – 18th August 2019

Sax Ecosse are a vibrant saxophone quartet who enjoy considerable success as a chamber ensemble throughout the UK and Europe. We were recipients of the Enterprise Music Scotland Residency Project 2008-10, and are alumni of the prestigious Live Music Now scheme founded by Yehudi Menuhin. We are passionate advocates for original repertoire for saxophone quartet and have successfully introduced this exciting and engaging music to numerous audiences throughout music clubs and festivals. Recent performances range from The Edinburgh International Festival, The Emerging Artist Series at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Celtic Connections, and Minimal at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, to recitals at the World Saxophone Congress in Slovenia and the St Olav’s Festival in Norway.

All four members of Sax Ecosse are graduates of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. We formed in 2004 during our studies at the RCS where we won all of the major chamber music prizes including the Governor’s Recital Prize and the Mary D Adams Prize for Chamber Music. During this time Sax Ecosse also reached the final of Saxtet Publication’s Saxophone Quartet Competition leading to a performance at the British Saxophone Congress.

Les Trois Blondes in concert at St Mary’s 30th October 2015

Les Trois Blondes gave a small, but enthusiastic, audience a wonderful concert on 30th October 2015.  Their sound, and skill/talent, need to be heard more often.  We tried to make the evening as ‘french’ as possible.  But next time it will be the full works with table, table cloths, restaurant food and waitresses !! – just wishful thinking ?

Les Tros Blondes in concert at St Mary's

Les Tros Blondes in concert at St Mary’s 30th October 2015