Dingwall Gaelic Choir at the Old High Church

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Dingwall Gaelic Choir will appear at the Old High Church for a noon recital on Saturday 8 March. Free entry, with donations for Music Therapy at the Orchard.

Click here for more information about our 2014 lunchtime concert series at the Old High.

To receive information about music at Old High St Stephen’s, please email ohssmusic@gmail.com .

 

Lunchtime music at the Old High Church, 2014

Old High music 2014We’ve free monthly concerts at 12 noon on Saturdays at the Old High this year.

There will be choral, organ, and instrumental music.

Each concert will last around an hour.

You can contribute a donation towards music therapy at the Orchard Centre in Inverness.

The next concert is on Saturday 29 November with the Merlewood Quartet.

Please click on the graphic to download the complete 2014 programme.

Or check on this website under the category ‘concerts’.

To receive information about music at Old High St Stephen’s, please email ohssmusic(a)gmail.com (replace (a) with @).

Concert: Layla Wind Quintet at the Old High Church, Saturday 1 February at 12 noon

 

 

Catherine O’RourkeThe 2014 season of music at the Old High Church in Inverness starts at noon on Saturday 1 February.

Local musicians the Layla Wind Quintet will play works from Mozart to Amos.

Admission free. Donation this year are in aid of Music Therapy at the Orchard Centre.

The quintet is led by Catherine O’Rourke (above). Catherine is Principal Flautist with the Highland Chamber Orchestra  and the Merlewood Ensemble. She plays flute for and both flute and piano with “Aeolus”.  She teaches flute at Aberdeen University, Aberdeen City Music School and the North East of Scotland Music School. She is employed by Highland Region as a Woodwind Tutor, and provides coaching to the Highland Youth Regional Orchestra and the Highland Schools Wind Band.

Recital on the Willis Organ at the Old High: Saturday 12 October, 12 noon

Richard SteeleSaturday 12 October, 12 noon: Recital on the historic Willis Organ with Richard Steele MA BMus FRCO FRAM GRSM HonRCM.

Richard Steele studied organ at the Royal Academy of Music, took a London University BMus and then gained a PGCE at Cambridge University. He is the son-in-law of one of our elders, Diana Fraser.

Donations welcome for The Highland Hospice and The Archie Foundation Raigmore Childrens Ward Appeal.

One of the conditions of the grants from The Heritage Lottery Fund and The Common Good Fund was to set up recitals and concerts in the Old High following the restoration of the organ.

After a quiet year in 2012 a short programme of recitals has been arranged for this year. It is hoped that over the winter a full programme will be organised and published for 2014.

Chamber and organ music at the Old High Church

One of the conditions of the grants from The Heritage Lottery Fund and The Common Good Fund was to set up recitals and concerts in the Old High following the restoration of the organ.

After a quiet year in 2012 a short programme of recitals has been arranged for this year. It is hoped that over the winter a full programme will be organised and published for 2014.

There are two more recitals, at 12 noon on Satudays:

Saturday 21 September: Merlewood Ensemble

Catherine O’Rourke (flute), Margot Cruft (oboe), Isabel Paterson (violin), Alistair Nelson (viola), Imke Henderson (‘cello),  Gordon Tocher (keyboard)

Having been established for over 10 years, performing successful concerts throughout the Scottish Highlands, from Skye to Banff, the Merlewood Ensemble play  chamber music concerts by classically trained musicians who live in the Highlands. A versatile 6 – piece chamber group, performing a varied repertoire of music for strings, woodwind, voice  and keyboard including solos, duets, trios, quartets and full ensemble.

Richard SteeleSaturday 12 October: Recital on the historic Willis Organ with Richard Steele MA BMus FRCO FRAM GRSM HonRCM.

Richard Steele studied organ at the Royal Academy of Music, took a London University BMus and then gained a PGCE at Cambridge University. He is the son-in-law of one of our elders, Diana Fraser.

Donations welcome for The Highland Hospice and The Archie Foundation Raigmore Childrens Ward Appeal.

Lunchtime concerts at the Old High Church, summer 2013

Accordion, strings, woodwind and the historic Old High Willis Organ feature in a series of lunchtime concerts at the Old High Church, beginning on Saturday 15 June

One of the conditions of the grants from The Heritage Lottery Fund and The Common Good Fund was to set up recitals and concerts in the Old High following the restoration of the organ.

After a quiet year in 2012 a short programme of recitals has been arranged for this year. It is hoped that over the winter a full programme will be organised and published for 2014.

This summer’s recitals are:

Saturday 15 June at 12.30pm: James Ross and Robert Wallace – Clarinet and Button Accordion

 

 

 

 

 

Old High-1Saturday 22 June: Aurora String Quartet

Programme:

Franz Schubert: Quartett-Satz D703
Ross EdwardsEcstatic Dance for two violins
Maurice Ravel: String Quartet

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 21 September: Merlewood Ensemble

Catherine O’Rourke (flute), Margot Cruft (oboe), Isabel Paterson (violin), Alistair Nelson (viola), Imke Henderson (‘cello),  Gordon Tocher (keyboard)

Having been established for over 10 years, performing successful concerts throughout the Scottish Highlands, from Skye to Banff, the Merlewood Ensemble play  chamber music concerts by classically trained musicians who live in the Highlands. A versatile 6 – piece chamber group, performing a varied repertoire of music for strings, woodwind, voice  and keyboard including solos, duets, trios, quartets and full ensemble.

Richard SteeleSaturday 12 October: Recital on the historic Willis Organ with Richard Steele MA BMus FRCO FRAM GRSM HonRCM.

Richard Steele studied organ at the Royal Academy of Music, took a London University BMus and then gained a PGCE at Cambridge University. He is the son-in-law of one of our elders, Diana Fraser.

All recitals at 12 noon, except for the first (at 12.30) and will last one hour.

Donations welcome for The Highland Hospice and The Archie Foundation Raigmore Childrens Ward Appeal.

Sunday Bulletin for 17 March 2013

Worship This Week
Tonight
7pm Short Act of Worship for Lent, St Stephen’s
Wednesday 20 March
12.30pm Midweek Quiet Time at St Stephen’s
Sunday 24 March
10.00am All-Age Congregational Service with the Sacrament of Baptism at St Stephen’s NB New time for Congregational Service: no service at the Old High. Followed by annual meeting
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