The Edinburgh Branch meets from September to June on Monday evenings, 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. (access from 7.15pm) in the Church Hall, Christ Church, Morningside, 6a Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4DD, and also occasionally for a special Saturday event sometimes at another venue, including a “Playing Day” with a visiting conductor from the national Society. The next Playing Days will be on Saturday 3 February 2024, 10.30 am to 5.30 pm, at Polwarth Parish Church Hall, 36-38 Polwarth Terrace, Edinburgh EH11 1LU, when the visiting conductor will be Michael Graham, Edinburgh based conductor and composer (click here for an application form), and Saturday 25 May 2024, 10.30 am to 5.30 pm, at Polwarth Parish Church Hall, when the visiting conductor will be Steve Marshall, musician, composer and publisher, with Ann Marshall, of May Hill Edition (click here for an application form).
For the full programme of meetings see the Calendar. Visitors from other branches are welcome, and prospective new members can try us out for a few meetings before committing themselves to join. Please bring your instruments and a music stand.
The Branch’s joint Musical Directors are Anne Martin and Peter Wraith.
Music is normally provided for playing at meetings, and can only be borrowed if signed for in the book. Enquiries should be addressed to the Librarian.
One-to-a-part playing is also encouraged. One-to-a-part groups meet separately, usually in each other’s homes. They are invited to perform to the branch, family and friends at the Christmas Evening and Summer Evening concerts.
Accessibility. The venue is fully accessible.
Scottish Recorder Orchestra. This orchestra, affiliated to the SRP, rehearses monthly in Stirling and gives public performances. It also has residential weekends and collaborates with the Dortmund Recorder Consort.