The Social Programme at St Cecilia's Hall combines learning about the musical instruments on display in the museum with a live performance.
Each theme changes monthly so participants learn about a variety of musical styles.
Upcoming performances include:
10 January 2020 | Wonderful Winds: FREE Activity for Anyone Affected by Dementia |Explore woodwind instruments with a special look at the Shackleton Collection – the largest collection of clarinets in the world. Listen to a classical clarinet music performed by William Stafford, clarinetist in the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7 February 2020 | Scottish Strings: FREE Activity for Anyone Affected by Dementia | Discover traditional Scottish mandolin and clarsach (harp) playing and how the music of Scotland influenced the creation of Bluegrass
6 March 2020 | The ‘Devil’s Horn: FREE Activity for Anyone Affected by Dementia | Learn about the invention of the saxophone and hear about its fascinating history. Discover how the saxophone went from a French military instrument to one of the main instruments of jazz music and find out how it got its nickname: The Devil’s Horn
Live Music Performance/Entertainment - Groups
10:30 to 12:00
50 Niddry Street, Edinburgh
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