Tickets £10 from Arran Events, in advance from Inspirations of Arran in Brodick or on the door | Free to under 18s* | All concerts start at 7.30pm

Concerts 2018 | 2019

Joana Gama, piano & Sandie Bishop, violin
 

Joana Gama, piano & Sandie Bishop, violin

Friday 24th August 2018

Community Theatre, Arran High School, Lamlash, 7.30pm
playing Satie, Part, Cage, Beethoven, Bartok and Bach.
More info about Joana Gama
Click here to see Sandie Bishop playing J.S. Bach's Partita no.2 in D minor.
SWING 2016
 

SWING 2016

Saturday 25th August 2018

Whiting Bay Hall, 7.30pm
playing Jazz - Reinhart and Grappelli and many others. John Russell (guitar/vocals), Stephen Coutts (guitar), Roy Percy (double bass). “We operate as a trio but always make it a quartet by adding special guests from the cream of Scottish Jazz. At this concert in Arran we are delighted to have as our guest, Seonaid Aitken. Seonaid is a superb jazz violinist/vocalist and has been voted “best jazz vocalist” in the Scottish Jazz Awards two years running.”
 

Eco Tour Recital

Saturday 15th September 2018

Community Theatre, Arran High School, Lamlash, 2-4pm
Music Arran and EMS supported project linking music with environmental issues.
Rose Room with Seonaid Aitken
 

Rose Room with Seonaid Aitken

Saturday 28th September

Whiting Bay Hall, 7.30pm
Jazz ensemble.
More about Rose Room here. More about Seonaid Aitken here.
Sax Ecosse
 

Sax Ecosse

Saturday 20th October

Brodick Hall, 7.30pm
Saxophone quartet.
Sax Ecosse is a vibrant saxophone quartet which has enjoyed considerable success as a chamber ensemble throughout the UK and Europe. More about Sax Ecosse here.
AB24 Aberdeen Baroque
 

AB24 Aberdeen Baroque

Saturday 17th November

Brodick Hall, 7.30pm
Trio - violin, piano, cello playing Baroque music, Bach and Vivaldi. AB24 is a new ensemble offering a myriad of different instrumental combinations. Its three players between them can offer a variety of sound combinations usually available only with a much larger ensemble.
More about AB24 Aberdeen Baroque here.
Pure Brass
 

Pure Brass

Saturday 19th January

Brodick Hall, 2pm
Brass quintet. playing Gabrielli, Monteverdi and MacMillan.
More about Pure Brass here.
The Magnard Ensemble
 

The Magnard Ensemble

Saturday 16th February

Brodick Hall, 7.30pm
Wind ensemble of five players. Tunnell Trust winners. Playing Ligetti, MacMillan, Bach, Orban, Mozart. Sponsored by EMS.
More about The Magnard Ensemble here.
Escocia Duo
 

Escocia Duo

Saturday 16th March

Brodick Hall, 7.30pm
Violin and Guitar. Playing Bartok, Paganini, Maxwell-Davies, and Piazolla.
More about Escocia Duo here.

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Good audiences and a healthy membership support our application for funding from Enterprise Music Scotland (EMS), which we make annually. Funding from EMS subsidises a large part of our programme, but if membership and audience numbers dwindle, so also will the funds from EMS dwindle. So please join today if you haven't already, even if you can't attend every concert.

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Arran Theatre and Arts Trust is an umbrella organisation for Music Arran, Arran Open Studios, Arran Arts Resource, Arts Forward, Arran On Film and the McLellan Arts Festival. Its aims, in partnership with other organisations on the island, are to foster the visual, literary and performing arts on Arran, further opportunities for professionals in the arts, create experiences which raise skills, awareness and improve access at community level, develop opportunities for young people and encourage new work both on Arran and beyond through the annual McLellan Poetry Award and the McLellan Arts Festival.