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May
25
Thu
7:00 pm Portsmouth Library Concert @ Portsmouth Libray
Portsmouth Library Concert @ Portsmouth Libray
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Our annual visit to the seacoast to play a concert of Scottish music!
May
28
Sun
1:00 pm May Gathering @ Concord Community Music School
May Gathering @ Concord Community Music School
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular monthly meeting. Our workshop leader this month is Ed Pearlman. Free and open to the public, thanks to the support of the Gertrude Couch Trust, administered by TD Wealth. Bring your friends! Directions: We’re in[...]
Jun
4
Sun
2:00 pm Wayside Inn Concert @ Wayside Inn
Wayside Inn Concert @ Wayside Inn
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An afternoon of Scottish music in the shadow of the historic and bucolic Wayside Inn.  
Jun
25
Sun
1:00 pm June Gathering @ Concord Community Music School
June Gathering @ Concord Community Music School
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular monthly meeting. Our workshop leader this month is Beth Murray. Free and open to the public, thanks to the support of the Gertrude Couch Trust, administered by TD Wealth. Bring your friends! Directions: We’re in[...]

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Just Remain Calm

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Welcome, Ed Pearlman!

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Our May 28 workshop will be led by Ed Pearlman. Ed is a long-time friend of SRSNH, and with his family performed with us at our 2008 and 2012 Gala Scottish concerts. He has been prominent on the Scottish music scene for 35 years, directed the Boston Scottish Fiddle Club from 1981 to 1999, and has […]

Welcome, Barbara McOwen!

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Our guest workshop leader on April 30 is Barbara McOwen, more than just a good friend of SRSNH. She was co-founder and the first Music Director for twelve years. Barbara is a renowned performer, composer, teacher, and arranger and a key figure on the North American Scottish music scene. It’s always a privilege and a pleasure […]

Welcome, Mari Black!

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Our guest workshop leader on January 29, 2017, is Mari Black, 2015 & 2013 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion, 2014 Glenfiddich Scottish Fiddle Champion, and 2014 & 2012 Canadian Maritime Fiddle Champion. Mari’s topic is Fearless Flying!: Building, polishing, and performing MSR (March-Strathspey-Reel) sets. She explains, “We’ll dive into the nuts and bolts of creating a classic Scottish performance set…We’ll look […]

Welcome, Don Roy!

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

SRSNH welcomes Don Roy as guest leader at the December 18 gathering. Don’s workshop is one of a series funded by the Benjamin Couch Trust, administered by TD Wealth. We’re grateful for this generous support. Don is a champion fiddler whose “uniquely Maine sound has roots in New England, Quebec, and the Canadian maritimes.” He […]

Work off Thanksgiving Dinner

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Did you know music could be a weight loss technique? According to this source, a 65 kg (143 lb) musician expends a fair amount of energy, depending on the instrument he or she plays. Drums apparently burn the calories the fastest (290 per hour), then piano and violin (181), cello, wind instruments and guitar (145), and […]

Welcome, Jennifer Armstrong!

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Our guest workshop leader on October 30 will be Jennifer Armstrong. Jennifer has spent her life writing, singing and making music with fiddle, bagpipe, banjo and words. She is a storyteller, singer, instrumentalist, poet and published author with humor, warmth and grace. She works as an artist-in-residence in folk arts, storytelling and writing as well as […]

Welcome back, Liz Faiella!

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

We’re happy to welcome back Liz Faiella to lead our September 25 workshop (click on the calendar event for details.) A Celtic fiddler with New England contradance flair and classical sensitivities, Liz Faiella has played for audiences at premier folk venues, contradances, and festivals around New England. Along with her brother, guitarist Dan Faiella, Liz […]

Notice of Annual Meeting

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

The Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, will hold its required annual meeting on Sunday, May 29 at 2:00 p.m. in the Concord Community Music School, located at 23 Wall Street in Concord, NH (use the Fayette Street entrance for access to the building.)

Calendar of Music Events in Scotland

Friday, February 19th, 2016

If you are planning a trip to Scotland in 2016, the Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland’s calendar of events can help you decide where to go and when. Click here to view the calendar.