Edinburgh Serpentarium 2013Web URL: http://www.homepages.ed.ac.uk/am
InvitationAll Known and Suspected Serpentists (and players of the English Bass Horn, Basson Russe, Ophimonocleide, Chromatic Bass Horn, and Ophicleide) are invited to participate in a gathering in and near Edinburgh, 24-27 May 2013.
The 2013 Serpentarium will include playing sessions, an opportunity to examine the 24 serpent family instruments (including the 'Anaconda') and 10 ophicleides in the Reid Concert Hall Museum of Instruments (Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments). Not to mention the eating and drinking in good company.
The playing sessions will take place in Carlops, a few miles outside Edinburgh, where Murray and Patsy Campbell have their home. Accommodation is available at reasonable prices in the area. Accommodation is also available in Edinburgh.
ProgrammeFriday 24th May
Afternoon: arrive in Carlops; transport can be provided from Edinburgh Waverley station by arrangement (buses from the airport go directly to Waverley)
Evening: small group playing sessions, supper
Saturday 25th May
Sunday 26th May
Monday 27th May
Tuesday 28th May
Booking and feeTo book for the Edinburgh Serpentarium 2013 please e-mail Murray Campbell (address below).
A fee of £177.00 is payable which will cover group tuition and individual lessons, entrance to the concert at St Cecilia's Hall, informal meals (Friday supper, Saturday lunch, Sunday lunch; Monday tea), and other refreshments.
Payment by PayPal is preferred.
Participants pay directly for travel, accommodation, dinner at Allan Ramsay pub.
Further InformationWrite to Arnold Myers for information about the programme:
Or to Murray Campbell for details of accommodation:
This page updated: 19 February 2013