Simon Chadwick’s Wighton Harp Day – the final event in his six-month residency – was held on Saturday 24th March. The series of two recitals, two talks and a hands on session were extremely well recieved with over 40 people attending. The interest generated by the hands on session was such that early clàrsach has been added to the Friends of Wighton’s forthcoming weekly instrumental tuition. The photo shows eager students learning the first tune of the old harpers’ curriculum, with replicas of historical Irish and Scottish harps.

Forthcoming events:

Wed 11th April, 1.15-1.45pm – Euan Crabb, trumpet, in the Steps Theater, Dundee Central Library

Sat 14th April, 11am-3pm – Come and try day, for Instrument Tuition. Classes in fiddle with Karen Hannah, whistle with Helen Forbes and early clàrsach with Simon Chadwick will be held every Saturday in the Wighton Centre. Song workshops with maureen Jelks continue every Tuesday, 2-3.30pm

Sat 21st April, 1pm – AGM, in the Wighton Centre.

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