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Music Coll 2020 – CANCELLED

We are very sorry to announce we have CANCELLED MUSIC COLL 2020 this July due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

It is vital that we keep everyone safe at this time, both our musicians and our friends on the Isle of Coll.

Music Coll 2021 will take place from 26th June to 4th July with concerts on 2, 3 & 4 July 2021

Please do support the local Coll economy and book or re-book your accommodation for 2021 NOW!

Stay safe and well everyone.

Check out what we get up to on Coll in happier times:

CANCELLED – March 2020 Tours by Fitzroy Quartet and Maharaj/Degavino Duo

March 2020 Tours by Fitzroy Quartet and Maharaj/Degavino Duo are CANCELLED

It is with great regret that, in consultation with all the Music Clubs and Societies concerned, we have decided in the interests of everyone’s health and safety to cancel the two Tours commencing this week.

We very much hope to reschedule these concerts when we can.

The Concerts affected are those given by:

Fitzroy Quartet

String Quartet

Tuesday 17 March 2020     Perth Chamber Music Society
Wednesday 18 March 2020       Dundee Chamber Music
Thursday 19 March 2020      Aboyne Arts & Theatre Development Group
Friday 20 March 2020          Music Nairn
Saturday 21 March 2020       Helensburgh Music Society
Sunday 22 March 2020          Haddington Concert Society

Maharaj Degavino Duo

Flute & Piano Duo

Wednesday 18 March 2020 Kirkcaldy Music Society
Thursday 19 March 2020            Inverurie Music
Friday 20 March 2020                Biggar Music Club
Saturday 21 March 2020            Ayr Music Club
Sunday 22 March 2020             Kelso Music Society

 

A Scottish Safari


Goats,rabbits,Highland cows,pheasants and even our first sighting of a family of Deer,following a Stag,gave us great excitement on our journey from Gairloch to Newtonmore yesterday.

We stopped at Inverness for lunch. Our firet time back in a city since this day last week! We ventured on in search of the Loch Ness monster, taking almost an hour to drive the length of the Loch. We didn’t realise quite how big it was, until seeing it up close. Coolto be in a place of Legend 🙂

Looked after by Roy when we got there, ww had a quick rehearsal and some delicious food before the concert. One of the young children from the Isle of Eigg had recommended our concert to her granny, and she was sat right up the front with a big smile. Afterwards, one lady described us as a “chorus of wondrous birds.”

We stayed in a really great B&B, looked after by Karen and Phil, who jumped in to help their friend out (the owner of the B&B). Wine last night with them and Roy, and a cooked breakfast this morning. Not bad, at all!

Last leg of the tour now, on our way to Edinburgh where we’ve managed to squeeze in a lunchtime recital at St. Giles Cathedral before all heading back to London. Thank you Tunnell Trust for an amazing opportunity. We’ve had a brilliant week!