Easter Chamber Music Course 2020

Dates tbc


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



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

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


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 2018 or 2019). 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.


Latest News

29 March 2022

Spring Concert

We are delighted to welcome Robin Michael and Tom Hankey back to Kinnordy to perform in our Spring Fundraiser on 10 April at 2.30pm. Please see our Fundraising page for full details.
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27 April 2020

2022 Festival

Save the date! Our 2022 festival will take place 23-25 September 2022
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18 March 2020

With Regret

Our fundraising concerts on 22nd March at Kinnordy and 29th March in London are now cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience, please contact musicatkinnordy@gmail.com regarding existing bookings.
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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