Elphinstone Institute: Alex Green Tin Whistle Festival Weekend - Young People's Concert

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The Lemon Tree
5 West North Street
AB24 5AT

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Led by festival workshop leaders, this lunch time concert will feature performances from young participants in the Alex Green young musician’s project. The concert will close with short performances from various guest artists.

In celebration of the musical legacy of North-East Tin Whistle virtuoso, Alex Green, this festival weekend brings together a unique combination of prolific traditional artists of diverse musical backgrounds, each of whom exemplify the rich musicality and stylistic flexibility of whistle playing traditions. Featuring evening concerts with tin whistle legends Mary Bergin and Cathal McConnell, and contemporary artists including Fred Morrison and Claire Mann, this festival weekend offers something for everyone, with a young people’s lunch time concert, a series of day time talks, tin whistle workshops at all levels, and informal traditional sessions.

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