Wednesday, 30 April 2008
Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Also possibly of interest to a few of our readers - how to become a lecturer, a posting on the same website.
Monday, 28 April 2008
Scottish Storytelling Centre Box office and information 0131 556 9579 or www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk
- Sheila Mullen Exhibition and meet the artist events
- Through Stranger Eyes: Stories of Travel
Based on Scottish ballad, Celtic legend and Scotland’s rich cultural heritage, artist Sheila Mullen’s vivid oil paintings capture the emotion, movement and power of oral traditions.
" ... stunning exhibition ... impressionistic style allowing room for imagination."
Meet the artist on 2nd May when she’ll be discussing the stories and ballads which inspire her.
Alternatively, go on 24th May - session of Celtic legends and Border ballads and the chance for children (and big kids alike!) to paint stories of their own.
Visit the Scottish Storytelling Centre website to find out more.
Friday, 25 April 2008
Library and Study Centre Housed in one wing of the Museum building, the Clan Donald Library has one of the best reference collections in the North West. It covers all aspects of Scottish culture and history, especially that of the Highlands, as well as natural history, topography and biography. Visitors to Armadale are welcome to browse our impressive collection of over 7000 books.
Thursday, 24 April 2008
Wednesday, 16 April 2008
Here is an opportunity for THREE fully-funded collaborative PhD studentships, commencing 1 October 2008.
These arise from a collaboration between three august bodies -
- Department of Music at the University of Southampton (UK)
- Opera Rara
- Arts and Humanities Research Council
The studentships form part of the research project ‘Franco-Italian Cultural Transfer: Opera and Song 1800-1850’ (FICTOS).
Wide scope, encompassing the widest spectrum of contact, transfer and exchange between Italy and France and vice-versa in opera and song.
- The transfer of works between languages and genres
- Careers of composers and performers
- Investigation of the wider principles of cultural transfer in the context of Franco-Italian operatic cross-fertilisation.
TO APPLY: Further particulars, details of funding, and instructions for applicants are available at Southampton University Music Department website.
Tuesday, 15 April 2008
Saturday, 12 April 2008
Here's how the Music and Performing Arts resource describes itself:-
In combining the resources and services of these hubs, the Arts and Humanities service of Intute offers an easy-to-use and powerful tool for discovering the best Internet resources for education and research in Creative Arts and Humanities.
- Music publishers
- Instrument makers
- Insurance records
- Poll books
Great for historical research!
Thursday, 10 April 2008
Wednesday, 9 April 2008
- Support you
- Advise you
- Help develop your skills
- Help with tax issues
- Give legal advice
- Advise you on touring abroad
- Advise on negotiating contracts
- ... and there's free instrument and public liability insurance for all members. Visit the website to find out more.
NB Whittaker Live cannot endorse services; we simply alert you to information that we have received.
- They whisper "shhhh"
- They wear glasses, buns, tweeds and cardigans
- They're terribly, terribly earnest ...
- ... or are they?
Yes - it's true! Librarians now have a film about themselves, examining their image in film and TV over the years.
The Hollywood Librarian is being screened in the USA and the UK, and hits Glasgow's Gilmorehill12 on Tuesday 6th May 2008. It's from 6.30 - 9.30 pm, and booking is essential. Click here for further details. (Info from the Slainte Events Calendar.)Image from The Hollywood Librarian website, with thanks.
Tuesday, 8 April 2008
Thursday, 3 April 2008
----------------------------------------------- THE CLASS
- The class will be held in English.
- Maximum of 12 active participants.
- Unlimited audience numbers
- Next week there will be a video on our website www.musikmph.de to give an idea of last year's course with Konrad von Abel.
Sheet Music & music books, scores, instrumental parts etc - Sale Freemasons’ Hall 96 George Street, Edinburgh
- Tuesday April 15th 9.30 am – 3.30pm
- Wednesday April 16th 9.30 am – 12 noon
Including thousands of books, scores and parts donated to Oxfam from an ex-library collection.
The Scottish Ensemble invites you to their latest concert series:-
Essential Ensemble with Raphael Wallfisch, cello
- 15 - 24 April 2008
- Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, London, Perth
This image is from the Scottish Ensemble website, with thanks.