FluteFling Traditional Flute Night 2017
A charity evening of unforgettable traditional flute music, featuring Irish Young Traditional Musician of the Year Órlaith McAuliffe with supporting guests including Sharon Creasey, Kenny Hadden and Gordon Turnbull, more to be announced.
The concert, arranged in conjunction with the 4th FluteFling Scottish Flute Weekend, is in aid of SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and is part of a big weekend of traditional flute music in Edinburgh.
This is a rare Edinburgh opportunity to hear Órlaith, who at the age of just 22 has been crowned All Ireland Champion no fewer than 19 times, including on both flute and whistle in 2011. Órlaith is the current holder of the title of Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2016 from the TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards. As well as being a highly accomplished performer, Órlaith is also an original and prolific composer many of whose distinctive compositions feature in the sets of CrossHarbour, with whom she also plays.
Órlaith will be teaching at this years FluteFling Scottish Flute Weekend, which takes place on Saturday 17th June. She will be supported by the other tutors and others are to be confirmed.
Further details can be found on the FluteFling website, which will be updated regularly ahead of the event: www.flutefling.co.uk
This is a charity event in support of the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH):
There will be a free session at another venue afterwards and you are welcome to attend.
Doors open 19.00, performance begins 19.30, ends 21.30. There will be a short interval.
Please note there is no alcohol allowed on the premises. A cafe is available and there are pubs nearby!
City of Edinburgh Methodist Church (View)
25 Nicholson Square
Edinburgh EH8 9BX
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|