Rehearsals

 

Every Wednesday, during school term at the Thainstone Exchange, Inverurie.


Please bring;

  • a music stand,
  • stand lights (if required),
  • a pencil.

 

During the Summer season (Easter until October Holidays) rehearsals times are;

  • 7.30pm until 9.30pm (with a short break in the middle)

 

During the Winter season (October Holidays until Easter) rehearsal times are;

  • 7.30pm until 9pm (with no break)

 

Any last minute changes to the rehearsals will be communicated by email and by facebook / instagram 

 

 

 

About Our Conductor

 

Hamish graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2008 with a Bachelors in Music.  He is a trombone player and brass teacher in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire areas.  He has played trombone for various ensembles whilst at the University of Aberdeen and since graduating has played for orchestras including; Grampian Sinfonia, Aberdeen Sinfionetta and Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra.

 

Hamish has worked as a Brass Instructor for Aberdeenshire Council Instrumental Music Service since 2008.  He teaches brass instruments to a wide range of pupils from both primary and secondary schools in the Aboyne, Alford, Banchory and Huntly catchment areas. 

 

 

He is also the conductor of the South/Central Aberdeenshire Music Centre Youth Orchestra and formerly the conductor for North Aberdeenshire Music Centre Junior Concert Band.  He has also been a Tutor at the annual Aberdeenshire Youth Orchestra residential course, which have also toured to Belguim and Germany.

 

Hamish is also a Brass Tutor at the International School of Aberdeen.  Whilst working at the International School Hamish has traveled to many places for The Association for Music in International Schools music festivals, including: Dusseldorf, Munich, Bucharest and Doha.

 

Working with Inverurie Concert Band is Hamish's first venture with community music and has helped develop and grow the band to what you see and hear today from the band's creation in 2014.

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