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2018

Wednesday 24 January - The Cathal McConnell Trio at Celtic Connections, Strathclyde Suite 8pm info & tickets here

Wednesday 21 March - The Cathal McConnell Trio at Edinburgh Folk Club

pf = private function

PAST EVENTS

Monday 27 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

24-26 November - teaching at Higham Hall Harp Weekend course with Eleanor Turner

Thursday 23 November -  Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Monday 20 November -Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 19 November  - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 18 November - Clarsach Society Executive Council

Monday 13 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Thursday 16 November -  Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Sunday 12 November -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 11 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-3pm

Thursday 9 November -  Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Wednesday 8 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 6 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 5 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 4 November - wedding in Callander - pf

Thursday 2 November - Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Tuesday 31 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 30 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 29 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 28 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pmFriday 27 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Tuesday 24 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 23 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 22 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 21 October - Clarsach Society Carry on Teaching Day, Nuffield Health Centre, Milngavie, Glasgow 0930-1600

Wednesday 18 October - Clarsach Adjudicator at The Royal National Mod Fort William

Thursday 12 October - Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Monday 16 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 9 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 8 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 7 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Thursday 5 October - Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Wednesday 4 October - Cathal McConnell Trio Beacon Arts Centre Greenock 8pm tickets £10-12 

Monday 2 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 1 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Thursday 28 September - Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Monday 25 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 24 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 23 September Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pmThursday 21 September - Wedding performance New Lanark pf

Friday 21 September - Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Monday 18 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Saturday 16 September Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Friday 15 September - wedding performance Edinburgh pf

Thursday 14 September - Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Wednesday 13 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Tuesday 12 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 11 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Thursday 7 September - Teaching at The Mary Erskine School

Monday 4 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pmSunday 3 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 2 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Wednesday 30 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 28  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 27  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 26 August - wedding performance Achnagairn pf

Friday 25 August - afternoon session in Sandy Bell's with Kathryn Nicoll 5-8.30pm

Friday 25  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-3pm

Monday 21  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 20  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 19  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Friday 18 August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-3pm

Monday 14 August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 13 August - Cathal McConnell Trio Fringe by the Sea North Berwick La Gaiete Spiegeltent 3-4pm Tickets £10

Saturday 12 August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Friday 11 August  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-3pm

Monday 7  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 6  August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 5 August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Friday 4 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-3pm

2 August - Wedding performance Callander pf

Monday 31 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 30 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 29 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Monday 24 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 23 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 22 July - wedding performance  - pf

Friday 21 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Monday 17 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 16 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 15 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Monday 10 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 9 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Saturday 8 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Friday 7 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 3 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 2 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-2.30pm

Saturday 1 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5pm

Monday 26 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 25 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-2.30pm

Saturday 24 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12.30-3pm

Friday 23 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Monday 19 June  - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

Sunday 18 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

12 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

11 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

8 June - performing with Cathal McConnell trio at the Memorial Concert for Paddy Bort Queen's Hall Edinburgh article here

22 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court2-5pm

21 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

17 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

15 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court2-5pm

13 & 14 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

8 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

7 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

6 May - Wedding performance St Andrews pf

5 May - Guest lecturer on Scottish Harps for the University of the Highlands and Islands

1 & 4 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

29-30 April  - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

28 April - Guest lecturer on Scottish Harps for the University of the Highlands and Islands

24 & 25 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

23 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

22nd April - Solo concert at Craiglockhart Parish Church Edinburgh 7.30pm Tickets £5 availalbe on the door or in advance from the church or email

21 April - New Lanark 2pm pf

17 April Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

15-16 April Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

10th April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

8-9 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

Tuesday 4th April - 1pm Come & Try wire-strung harp at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival  SOLD OUT!

Monday 3 April - Cathal McConnell & Friends at Soundhouse @ the Traverse Edinburgh doors 7pm music 8pm tickets £11 info  booking

Sunday 2nd April - 9am Come and Try wire-strung harp at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival 

Saturday 1 April - Sunday 2nd April - teaching a Modern Trad Tunes class 1pm & 4.30 both days at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival

Friday 31st  March - Cathal McConnell & Friends at Kilbarchan Performing Arts Centre (Brookfield Knights)   doors 7.30pm tickets £12.50 from 01505 706346

30 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

27 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

26 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1730

Saturday 25 March - Cathal McConnell & Friends at Eyemouth Hippdrome 8pm   tickets £8-14  book here or 01890 750099

Wednesday 22 March -  Cathal McConnell & Friends support spot at Edinburgh Folk Club Summerhall 8pm part of Edinburgh's Festival of Ireland

20 March -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

19 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1730

18 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1730

13 March -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

 6 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

5 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1730

4 March -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

27 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

26 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

25 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

24 February - Guest lecturer University of Glasgow Music Department on the Robert ap Huw ms

20 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

19 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

18 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

13 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

12 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1430

11 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

6 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

5 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

4 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

3 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

30 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

29 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

28 January - Celtic Connections - performing with Equilibrium (Drake Music Scotland) 3pm in the Recital Rooms info & tickets

23 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

Saturday 21 January - Birmingham Conservatoire Harp Day - workshops and performances more info  book here tickets £10 - £35

An exhilarating and inspiring day packed full of harp performances and workshops for all ages and abilities

Electrifying performances by Sylvain BlasselKaren Marshalsay, Tara Minton, Eleanor Turner, Lucy Wakeford and Hugh Webb. Youth and adult ensembles, workshops in electric harp techniques, jazz and how to give your harp a 'Scottish accent', a café full of live music and a wonderful array of exhibitors: Affairs of the Harp, Arty Margit, Camac, Creighton's Collection, Holywell Music, Pilgrim, Poppy Harp and The Harp Studio.

There is something for everyone, from the beginner to seasoned professionals, opportunities for all levels and all types of harp - a warm welcome awaits! 

16 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

9 January - teaching at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

8 January Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

7 January Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

2016

24  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1430

23  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

21 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

20  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1430

19  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1430

18  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

17  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

14  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

13  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1430

11 December - Harps North West concert with premiere of Karen's new piece for harp ensemble The Lay of the Land Greenodd Hall 2pm

2 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

3  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1300-1530

5  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1300-1530

6  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

7  December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

28 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1300-1530

29 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

30 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

23 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

22 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

21 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1300-1530

20 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

16-18 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1530-1800

14 November -Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-170013 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

12 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

7 November -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

6 November -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1430

5 November -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1500

3 November - Napier University pf

31 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

30 October -   Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 11200-1430

29 October -   Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

24 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

23 October - Scottish International Storytelling Festival -  Open Hearth
Scottish Storytelling Centre 8pm (1hr 45) | £9 (£7.50) £6 | Adults
Join storytellers and musicians from Scotland and abroad in a relaxed traditional session round the
hearth, as the darkness closes in and the embers glow with pictures in the fire. Hosted by storyteller
Beverley Bryant, with Argentinian guest Liliana Bonel, Brazilian guest Ana Maria Lines and
Paraguayan harp by Karen Marshalsay. Bilingual support by storyteller Laura Escuela. The perfect
way to end your day.

22 October -   Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

17 October -   Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 15400-1700

16 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

15 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

10 October -   Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

9 October - Equilibrium (Drake Music Scotland) performing at British and International Federation of Festivals Annual Conference in Edinburgh

8 October -   Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

3 October - 1 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

2 October - 1 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

1 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

28 September - Karen Marshalsay & Friends, featuring Allan MacDonald and Eilidh Steel, in concert St Andrews Byre Theatre, part of the University lunchtime concert series 1.10pm (1 hour) info26 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

25 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

24 September - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

19 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

18 September - workshop with Harps North West   Over Kellet Village Hall (composer in residence)

12 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

11 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

10 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

4 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1200-1300

3 September - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

28 - 31 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

27 August - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

26 August - guest soloist with Na Clarsairean St Andrew's and St George's West, George St (Edinburgh Fringe Venue 111) 7.30pm tickets & info

23-26 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1300-1530

23 August - Equilibrium Ensemble gig at the Just Festival St Johns (Edinburgh Fringe Venue 127) 6pm Tickets & info

22 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

21 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

20 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

14 - 18 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

13 August - Edinburgh Fringe performance with The Cathal McConnell Band artSpace@StMarks (Venue 125) 8.30pm Tickets & info

11 August - Edinburgh Fringe performance with The Cathal McConnell Band  artSpace@StMarks (Venue 125) 8.30pm  Tickets & info 

10 August - Sandy Bell's Session with Cathal McConnell 1730-2030

7 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

6 August - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

5 August - Sandy Bell's Session with Cathal McConnell 1730-2030

5 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1300-1530

2 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

31 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430 -1700

30 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

26 July - Equilibrium Ensemble performance at The  International Society for Music Education Conference at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

25 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

23 July - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

20 July - New Lanark Mill Hotel Open Evening 6-9pm

17 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430 -1700

16 July - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

2 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

3 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

6 July- Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

9 July- Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

10 July- Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

30 June - New Lanark Mill Hotel pf

26 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

25 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1800

24 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

23 June - Equilibrium Ensemble at The Royal Highland Show

18 June - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

12 June - workshop with Harps North West Greenodd Village Hall (composer in residence)

26 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

23 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

22 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1430-1700

21 May - Royal Scotsman Train private recital Bridge of Orchy

21 May Clarsach Society Executive Council 1.30-4.30pm

20 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

19 May - Ardanaseig Hotel pf

15 May - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh 2-5pm

14 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court time 3-6pm

13 May - Drake Music Scotland / Distil Traditional Music Day

10 May - recording at Temple Studios

9 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

7 May - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

6 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400-1700

2 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1400- 1700

1 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 1500-1700

1 May - The Home Sessions - Cathal McConnell, Duncan Woods and Karen Marshalsay 8pm Edinburgh

30 April - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

23 April - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

17 April - Bonham Hotel Edinburgh - pf

16 April -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

10 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

9 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

8 April -Distil Showcase with Mr McFalls Chamber premiering Karen's new piece The Road to Dalginross at Tolbooth Stirling 8pm £10 Tickets

1-6 April - Edinburgh International Harp Festival, Merchiston Castle School, Karen is teaching an Int/Adv course on Working with Source Material  and leading the late night session on Tuesday 5 April 10pm!

28 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

27 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court time 2.30-5pm

26 March - rehearsal with Na Clarsairean harp orchestra

25 March - University of the Highlands and Islands guest lecturer in Scottish Harps I

21 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

20 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court time 2.30-5pm

19 March - Moray Music Festival Clarsach Adjudication

13 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court time 2.30-5pm

12 March - A Celtic Crossover, Queen's Hall, Edinburgh Festival of Ireland Concert peforming with Cathal and Duncan Wood in Cathal McConnell & Friends, Tannahil Weavers and Siamsoir Irish Dancers also on the bill!  7.30pm Tickets £15/12 

10 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

7 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

6 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

5 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6pm

2 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

1 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

29 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

27 February - workshop with Harps North West Burton in Kendall (composer in residence)

26 February - Guest lecturer on Robert ap Huw notation University of Glasgow Music Dept.

25 February New Lanark Open Evening Mill Hotel 6-9pm 

22 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

21 February - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh 2-5pm

20 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6pm

15 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

14 February - workshop for the Glasgow Branch of the Clarsach Society, Partick Burgh Halls 2-5pm All welcome! £10

13 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6pm

8 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

7 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court  2.30-5pm

6 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court - 3-6pm

6 February -  Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10am - 1pm

1 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

31 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

30 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6pm

30 January - Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10am - 1pm

25 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

24 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

23 January - Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10am - 1pm

23 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6pm

18 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

17 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

16 January - Celtic Connections with Equilibrium City Halls Recital Room 2.30pm    

11 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2-5pm

10 January Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

9 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6pm

2015

26 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

24 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

22-23 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

19-20 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

15- 17 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

13 December - Harps North West  (composer in residence), Greenodd

10 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

9 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

6 December - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society 2-5pm 

5 December - Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10-1pm

3/4 December - recording with Allan MacDonald on Irish/Scottish music project with Risteard Mac Aoidh, Temple Studios

2 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm 3-5.30pm

1 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

Every day in November - the Newvember Challenge with Harps North West! - teaching videos and sheet music to follow along and learn one of Karen's tunes! Join in any time.

28 November- Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10-1pm

27 November - playing at Process Studios Open Night, Abbeymount, Edinburgh 6.30-8.30pm

21 November -Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10-1pm

19 November - Drake Music/Distil traditional music and digital technologies

14 November - Executive Council, Clarsach Society, Edinburgh

13 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6.30pm

12 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

11 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3 -5.30pm

10 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

9 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5.30pm

7 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6.30pm

7 November - Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10-1pm

6 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-pm

5 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

4 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

24-31 October - Holidays! No gigs!

23 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5.30pm

22 October - New Lanark Mill Hotel Open Evening 6-9pm Karen will playing for the Open Evening Wedding event. 

22 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

21 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

19 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30 - 5.30pm

15-18 October - Distil Composers' Residential, New Lanark

14 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court - 12-2.30pm

12 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

11 October - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society 2-5pm

10 October - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

8 October - Hopetoun House - pf

7 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

6 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

5 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30 - 5.30pm

4 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3.30pm

3 October - wedding at Crichton Church- Dumfries -pf

3 October - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

2 October -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3.00pm

30 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6.30pm

28 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6.30pm

27 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

26 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

26 September - Play On with Paragon, Glasgow 10-1pm

25 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

22-23 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

21 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-6.30pm

20 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

18 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

14 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

13 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

12 September - wedding at Neidpath Castle, Peebles - pf

11 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

9-10 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

7 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

5 September - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

1 September - further North Uist Sea Poems recording

30-31 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

29 August - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm  - private recital

28 August - playing for Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards, Rothes Halls 6-7.30pm

26-28 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

24/25 August - recording North Uist Sea Poems (Catherine Eunson/Pauline Prior-Pitt)

23-24 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

22 August - St John's Church 4pm Equilibrium Ensemble presented by Drake Music Scotland 

21 August - 7.30pm St Andrew's & St George's Church Edinburgh, guesting with Na Clarsairean

19-21 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

16-17 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

12-14 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-3pm

8 August - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

8 August - wedding at Duntreath Castle - pf

5-7 August- Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

4 August - wedding at Ardanaseig Hotel -pf

2-3 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

30 July - wedding at Lochside Hotel - pf

29 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

26-27 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

22-24 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

20 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

19 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

15-16 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

12-13 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

11 July - wedding at Assynt House, Evanton - pf

8-10 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

5-6 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

4 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

1-3 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

27 June - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

27 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

21 June - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh 2-5pm

20 June - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm- private recital

20 June - - Play On with Paragon, Strathclyde University 10-1pm

13 June - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm- private recital

13 June - Play On with Paragon, Strathclyde University 10-1pm

12 June - Distil Drake Day - working with musicians from the Drake Music Project

7 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

6 June - Play On with Paragon, Strathclyde University 10-1pm

6 June - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5p

30 May - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm- private recital

29 May - reception at Hopetoun House - pf

26 May - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm - private recital

24 May -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

20 May - reception at Hopetoun House - pf

17 May -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

16 May - wedding at Peebles Hydro - pf

May -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

9 May - Concert Karen Marshalsay & Friends at Craiglockhart Parish Church, Edinburgh 7.30pm Karen will be joined by Allan MacDonald and Eilidh Steel.  tickets £5 on door or in advance from the church

3 May -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

2 May - performance aboard The Royal Scotsman train at Bridge of Orchy Station 9.30-10.30pm

2 May - 'Harps of their Own Sort' 2pm solo recital in Blackwell's Bookshop, Edinburgh, part of Tradfest, free (ticketed)

28 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

27 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

26 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

22 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

21 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

20 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

19 April -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

18 April -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

17 April - guest lecturer for UHI Scottish Cultural Studies BA course

10-15 April - Edinburgh International Harp Festival, Merchiston Castle School. Karen is teaching a 5 day course Laments and Airs on the Wire-Strung Harp  and a workshop on Playing Pibroch on Harp (Monday 13th) She'll also be hosting the Saturday night late session!

6 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

4 April - North Uist Sea Poems - music by Catherine Eunson (for violin, clarsach, flute, cello), poetry by Pauline Prior-Pitt, Taigh Chearsabhaigh, North Uist, 7.30pm

31 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

30 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court - 2.30-5pm

29 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

28 March - Play On , Paragon Glasgow Glasgow 10-1pm Strathclyde University

March - guest lecturer for UHI Scottish Music course

24 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

21 March - Play On , Paragon Glasgow Glasgow 10-1pm Strathclyde University

16 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

14 March - Play On , Paragon Glasgow Glasgow 10-1pm Strathclyde University

13 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court - 2.30-5pm 

9 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court - 2.30-5pm

8 March - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh 2-5pm

7 March - Play On , Paragon Glasgow Glasgow 10-1pm Strathclyde University

28 February - Play On , Paragon Glasgow Glasgow 10-1pm Strathclyde University

23 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

22 February - workshop for the North Est branch of the Clarsach Society, Stonehaven 10-4.3pm

21 February - Play On, Paragon Glasgow 10-1pm Strathclyde University

9 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

2 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

26 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

25 January -  A Cup o' Kindness, CCA 7.30pm £8/£5 Tickets and info     Paragon Burns Project with Sense Scotland  BSL signing

24 January -  Paragon Burns Project with Sound Sense, Glasgow CCA20/21 January -  Paragon Burns Project with Sense Scotland, Glasgow 10-1

18 January - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh 2-5pm

13/14 January -  Paragon Burns Project with Sound Sense, Glasgow 10-11

9 January - recording two tracks at Temple for an Irish/Scottish art music project

6/7 January -  Paragon Burns Project with Sound Sense, Glasgow 10-1

2014

26 December -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

24 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

23 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

22 December -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

21 December - ​Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

20 December - Wedding ceremony, Balmoral Hotel

19 December - ​Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

14 December - ​Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

13 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

13 December - Play On with Paragon 10-1pm

12 December - ​Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

9 December - Epic Encounters See Hear You 2 Paragon Music, CCA 7.30pm Tickets/info

6 December - Play On with Paragon 10-1pm

6 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

1 December - Civil Partnership Ceremony Balmoral Hotel 

1 December - guest lecturer on the notation of Robert ap Huw for Glasgow University music dept 11am

30 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

29 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

28 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

24 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

23 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

22 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

22 November - Play On with Paragon, 10-1pm Strathclyde Uni

17 November -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

16 November - workshop in Edinburgh for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society

8 November - wedding at Roman Camp Hotel, Callander

3 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

1 November - Play On with Paragon, Graham Hills Building, Strathclyde University, Glasgow 10-1pm

1 November - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

27 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

26 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

25 October - wedding at the Carlton Hotel

23 October - recording The Girl With The Purple Harp for Esme Macintyre memorial CD at Sound Cafe studio

21 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

20 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

19 October - workshop in Edinburgh for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society

18 October - wedding at Ayr

15 October - National Mod adjudicator, Inverness

11 October  - performance on the Royal Scotsman train, Bridge of Orchy station

8 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

6 October - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court  2.30-5pm

4 October - Harp recital at Pictavia, Brechin 1-3pm. Opportunity for questions and discussion too!

29 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court - 2.30-5pm

28 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

27 September - Turnberry

5 September - Myers Castle, Auchtermuchty

22 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

21 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

20 September - Play On with Paragon 10-1 Graham Hills Building Strathclyde Uni

14 September - workshop for the Glasgow Branch of the Clarsach Society Partick Burgh Halls, 1.30-5pm

13 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

12 September - wedding at Carberry Towers, Musselburgh

7 September - Wire Branch AGM Edinburgh 6pm

6 September - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

5 September -  Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Open Studios - Karen will be playing c. 8-10 pm at Abbeymount, followed by Dallahan. Also free taster workshops from 5.30 at Blair Street.

26 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

24 August -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

23 August -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

22 August - guest perfomer with Na Clairsairean on The Tiree Suite by Isobel Mieras, St Andrew's & St George's, Edinburgh Fringe 7.30pm

18 August -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

17 August -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

16 August - wedding Bunchrew House Inverness

11 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

10 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

9 August - wedding at Roman Camp Hotel Callander

8 August -  Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

6 August - visit to Starfish Harps getting new pick up fitted!

3 August Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 12-2.30pm

2 August - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

1 August - wedding at Tudor Hotel, Airdrie

31 July Balmoral Hotel Palm Court - 2.30-5pm

30 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

27 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

26 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 3-5.30pm

20 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

19 July - Guesting with Cindy Douglas at the Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Cindy Douglas Sings Billie Holliday, Tron 1.30pm Info 

18 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

6 July - private recital House for An Art Lover, Glasgow

5 July - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

28 June - performance on the Royal Scotsman train, Bridge of Orchy station.

21 June - Play On with Paragon

14 June - Glasgow Mod Music Adjudicator

7 June - wedding in Richmond Park Hotel, Bo'ness

31 May - wedding at Bunchrew House

29 May - Paragon project at Donaldson's school Linlithgow

22 May - Paragon project at Donaldson's school Linlithgow

15 May - Paragon project at Donaldson's school Linlithgow

14 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

10 May - reception at Ardross Castle

9 May - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

8 May - Paragon project at Donaldson's school Linlithgow

4 May - Workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, in Edinburgh 2-5pm

1 May - planning meeting with Paragon

30 April - playing for National Trust for Scotland at the Battle of Bannockburn centre.

18 April - visiting lecturer - Harps - UHI

12, 13 April - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30- 5pm

4-9 April - Edinburgh International Harp Festival Karen will be teaching An Introduction to Pibroch for Wire-Strung Harp 4-day class 4.30-6pm Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, Wednesday Also open to players of any harp interested in learning about pibroch.

5 April - Come & Try wire-strung harp workshop  9-10.30am at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival, Merchiston Castle School

9 April - Karen will be perfoming on wire-strung harp with Na Clarsairean and the Festival Orchestra in Return to Tiree,  a new suite composed by Isobel Mieras. 3pm Merchiston Castle School, tickets and information here.

28 March - visiting lecturer - Harps - UHI.

22 March - Lunchtime solo recital in The Sphere RSS,  Renfield St Stephens Church, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4HZ 1pm Tickets by donation at the event.

16 March - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society 2-5pm Edinburgh

11 March - Distil Scratch Day

8 March  - Adjudicating at Moray Music Festival

3 March - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30- 5pm

24 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

17 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

16 February - Esme's Adventure A harp concert in memory of Esme Morris Macintyre 3pm Kinross Parish Church KY13 8TG In aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust Tickets £10.00 available from: esmesadventure@yahoo.com / Heaven Scent, South Street, Milnathort / The Clarsach Society 0131 554 0212 office@clarsachsociety.co.uk  SOLD OUT

11 February - See Hear You Playing with Tom Oakes and with the Play On band.  Paragon concert at the CCA 7.30pm Tickets £5 box office 0141 352 4900

9 February - Workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society 2-5pm Edinburgh

3 February - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

1 February - Play On workshop with Paragon

31 January - delivery of commissioned piece to the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society

28 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

25 January - Play On workshop with Paragon

20 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

19 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

13 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

6-9 January - Paragon Practitioner Practice Training

3 January - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

 

2013

23 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

22 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

16 December - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

December 8th - workshop for the Glasgow Branch of the Clarsach Society

December 5th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

December 2nd - guest lecturer University of Glasgow music department

November 29th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

November 28th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

November 25th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

November 18th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

November 13th - peformance for Dundee University event

October 31st - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30 -5pm

October 28th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

October 27th - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society

October 21st - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

October 19th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court 2.30-5pm

October 12th - wedding at Bunchrew House Hotel, Inverness

October 16th -Royal National Mod, Paisley

October 18th - Deanston Distillery

October 5th - Balmoral Hotel Palm Court

September 29th - AGM of the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society

September 26th - wedding at Prestonfield House

September 21st - wedding at Forter Castle

September 1st - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society

August 24th - private recital at Stirling Castle

August 12th - Ceol na Pioba concert organised by the Piping Centre and Edinburgh University Historical Instrument Collectionb on the Highland influences on piping today featuring Karen Marshalsay, and great players Findlay MacDonald, Chris Stout and Simon McKerrell.

July 12th - private event at Ingliston Equestrian Centre

June 29th - private recital on board The Royal Scotsman at Bridge of Orchy station

June 21st - private event at Deanston Distillery

June 20th - private event at Stirling  Castle

June 15th - wedding at Doune Castle

May 20th - guest lecturer at the Glasgow Highland Club on Scottish harp music

May 18th - wedding at Houston House Hotel, Uphall

May17th - humanist funeral service Livingston crematorium

May 11th - private recital at Glamis Castle

May 4th - wedding at Roman Camp Hotel, CallanderMay 1st - playing with Eddie McGuire \(flutes) and Shan Xian (accordion) at May Day event and book launch at Wordpower, Nicolson St, Edinburgh 6.30pm

May 3rd - wedding at Garfield House Hotel, Stepps

April 27th - Musica Scotica conference. Karen will be giving a paper on the use of fingering gestures from the Robert ap Huw manuscript in modern harp peformance, especially of traditional Scottish music. "Informed by Historical Sources and Practices: Modern Harp Performance"

April 26th - performing at the book launch of Our Ancient National Airs by Dr Karen E. McAulay at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 4pm

April 20th - wedding at Loch Ness Country House Hotel

April 19th - lecturing on Scottish harps for the BA (Hons) Scottish Culture UHI

April 16th - private recital at Deanston Distillery

April 14th - wedding at Brig O' Doon House Hotel

April 5th - 10th Edinburgh International Harp Festival at Merchiston Castle School. Karen will be teaching two classes, music from the Elizabeth Ross ms for wire-strung clarsach, and MSR: the march, strathspey and reel set, an intermediate/advanced class for gut-strung clarsachs. Karen is also leading a Come and Try Wire Harp workshop on Saturday morning (9-10.30am) and performing in the Resonating Strings Cameo concert in a duo with Bill Taylor on Monday 8th 8pm 

March 31st - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society Edinburgh, 2-5pm

March 23rd - wedding at Doune Castle

March 10th - workshop for the Glasgow Branch of the Clarsach Society 1.30-5pm Partick Burgh Halls

February 16th - wedding House for an Art Lover

February 4th Traditional Music Forum Mentoring day for traditional musicians who teach Scottish Storytelling Centre

January 20th - workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society 2-5pm Edinburgh

January 16th - wire harp recording session for David McGuinness, for Skins soundtrack

2nd January - playing in the Palm Court of the Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh 2.30-5pm

 

2012

December - working on new typesettings of two Clarsach Society Folios

27, 28, 29th December - playing in the Palm Court of the Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh 2.30-5pm

12 December - Wedding ceremony at Gretna Green

November 30th - December 10th - Germany - including gigs with Michael Klevenhaus on December 6th (Trinitatis Church, Bonn) and 7th (Brotfabrik, Bonn), info here and a weekend clarsach workshop December 8/9th. Course info here.20 November - Private recital Deanston Distillery

15 November - Playing for opening of new HSBC branch in Dumfries

4 November - Workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh

November - working on commission piece for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society

14 October - Marsharp Music launch two new books by Bill Taylor

13 October - Private recital at Dornoch Castle Hotel

9 October - Private recital Deanston Distillery

7 October - Workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh

5 October - Private recital Glamis Castle

4 October - Private recital, Ondine Edinburgh

9 September - Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society AGM

25 August - Private wedding Aberfoyle

August - September - working on two new books by Bill Taylor for Marsharp Music

1 July - Marsharp Music launch two new books by Karen Marshalsay

22 June - Private wedding Dalmeny Park, Glasgow

17 June - Workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh

9 June - Private wedding The Marcliffe, Aberdeen

26-27 May - Feis Mhoireibh, Elgin

20 May - Workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh

14 May - Private recital, Ingliston Equestrian Centre

21-24 March - National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music, Plockton - Trinity Guildhall Recital Exams

17 March - Adjudicating at Moray Music Festival

25 February - Private wedding ceremony, Forrester Park - Harp and flute duo

19 February - Workshop for the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, Edinburgh

12 February - Workshop for the Glasgow Branch of the Clarsach Society

27 January - St Columba's Hospice Burns Supper - with Wendy Carle-Taylor

23 January - Craiglockhart Ladies Group - with Wendy Carle-Taylor

21-22 January - Wire Harp Congress, Glasgow

13 January - Broughton House Burns Concert, Kirkcudbright, with Wendy Carle-Taylor

January - June - working on two new harp books - The Clarsach Collection Vol 3 Advanced and Key Techniques for Harp