Web URL: http://www.edinburghrenaissanceband.com
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The Edinburgh Renaissance Band offers:-
Concerts of early music
The Band organises its own series of concerts in Edinburgh each year.
Highlights are the Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows and the very popular
family Christmas concert. It has also played at early music festivals
both in the UK and abroad.
Performances for music societies
Specially devised programmes aimed at introducing audiences to the
instruments and repertoire of the Renaissance are available, and special
programmes can be provided to meet individual societies' requirements.
Music for corporate entertaining and conferences
The Band has extensive experience in providing music suitable for
receptions and banquets, including ceremonial fanfares as required.
Ensembles of any size can be provided, from two or three musicians up to
the full splendour of the complete Band.
Educational visits and lecture recitals
Generations of children have been introduced to the delights of early
music and the fascinating diversity of the instruments through the
Band's activities, including school visits and special concerts for
Collaboration with historical dancers
Audiences are always delighted to see the Edinburgh Early Dancers
perform some of the historical dances that are part of the Band's large
repertoire of early music. Dance workshops provide opportunities to
learn some of the dances and the Band has organised several highly
successful medieval balls.
The Band is available to play at most events requiring Early Music
and, through the Musical Director Professor Murray Campbell, will provide
programmes specially researched and tailored to a particular place or
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For further information please contact the Secretary, Peter Jones, at
23 Queen's Crescent, Edinburgh EH9 2BB, U.K.