Easter Chamber Music Course 2019

Sunday 31st March – Wednesday 3rd April


Kinnordy House, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 5ER

All coaching, rehearsal and private practise will take place at Kinnordy. Accommodation will be in shared rooms in the house. The nearest train station is Dundee and the nearest airports are Edinburgh and Aberdeen.



Robin Michael, cello

Ben Hancox, violin

Cian O’Duill, viola



Daily coaching from the three tutors plus private rehearsal and practice time.

Working in groups that combine ensembles and tutors on separate repertoire.

Two concerts performed at Kinnordy House. These will feature ensembles playing both their own

repertoire and in combined groups with the tutors.



The fee for the Residency is £375 per musician. We are seeking to provide bursaries (granted on an individual basis), but cannot guarantee that these will cover the entire cost.

Participants will be responsible for making their own travel arrangements to Kinnordy House or, if coming by train to Dundee station.

There are no performance fees for any of the artists at the Easter Course.


Application Process

We welcome applications from chamber ensembles (any combination of strings/piano). A maximum of three groups will be accepted. At least one member of a duo or trio, or two members of a quartet should be in full time education or have recently graduated (Summer 2017 or 2018). Please nominate one of your ensemble as your main contact then write to us with the following:

  • A covering letter, telling us why you’d like the opportunity to participate in the Easter Course
  • A full biography of your ensemble
  • Biography of each ensemble member and their musical education.
  • Two references from musicians of standing who have heard your ensemble perform
  • Any further materials at your discretion; CDs, reviews, publicity, etc.

Applications should be emailed to jennykmcneely@gmail.com

Latest News

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Book your place for the 2019 Festival

We are now taking bookings for the 2019 festival, please contact us on 01575 573 134 or email music@kinnordy.com to reserve your place. Full concert details are available on our 2019 festival page
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London Fundraiser

Looking ahead to February 2019, we are returning to London following the success of our fundraiser in the city last year. The fundraiser will take place on Sunday 10th February at 6pm. See our Fundraiser page for full details.
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12 December 2018

Winter Fundraiser at Kinnordy House

Our Winter Fundraiser will take place on Sunday 27th January, 3pm. Pianist Daniel Tong & cellist Robin Michael will be performing Beethoven, see our Fundraiser page for full details and how to reserve a place.
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When Mary Gifford asked us to help her fill her wonderful home with music, Robin and I jumped at the chance. Kinnordy has the perfect music room and inspiring ambience for the kind of music that we play. It’s a special retreat for the musicians, as well as an ideal concert venue.

– Artistic Co-Director, Daniel Tong