RITMICO's SUMMER CONCERT

July 1, 2019
What a lovely time we had on our last summer concert! 
Such a variety of instruments! Piano, Violin, Cello, Guitar, Ukulele, Trombone, Saxophone and Voice! and our newly created Ritmico Blues Band!!! 
It was an incredible afternoon full of new talent, where we created the caring environment that allowed children as young as 6 to perform in a big hall in front of an audience of over 80 people!

Well done to everybody and have a lovely deserved summer!


 

Ritmico Rock & Blues Band

May 25, 2019
Ok, this is not the best title there could be, but we are still to find a name for the newly created Ritmico Band, featuring guitars, saxophone and drums, they will be performing for the first time at the Ritmico summer's concert on the 15th of June.

Today, we had a great rehearsal session with lots of creative input from the children, and big learning curves being touched like listening carefully to each other and getting on with the tech sides of things!

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Saxophone in the Music Room

May 9, 2019
This week the children at Gracemount Primary have been learning about the saxophone. They learned what is made of, all the parts of the sax, and that the most important part to actually need to make a sound is a tiny piece made of cane called 'reed'! They were really amazed at that, but the most surprising thing was that, when asked how many keys (buttons) the saxophone had, they had a wild guess at 7 or 12, but they weren't expecting the sax to have 23 keys to press with only 10 fingers in o...
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Learning the Musical Alphabet

March 24, 2019

This week at harp club, children have been playing games to learn more about the musical alphabet. They built a giant Alphabet snake and then played games reciting the alphabet forward and backwards! (really tricky when you've never done it!) - Then they are relating the alphabet with colours and writing notes on the stave in the correct places! In that way they can very early write and read their own music.

Such fun while learning!



- Activities used are part of Music Mind Games - One of the ma...
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We are now recruting

January 8, 2019
Join our team at Ritmico Music. 
We price ourselves for being a small team that work and play together and more importantly we support each other.

We are currently looking for piano and violin tutors, but any new instrumental tutors are very welcome!

Contact us now to find out more!



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RITMICO Christmas Concert - Friday 14th December

December 9, 2018


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THE NEW COURSE HAS STARTED

August 21, 2018
The new course has started and things are bubbling at Ritmico with all the preparations for new exciting programmes, activities, methods and materials.

We're starting an array of new courses at our idealistic new venue, the magic St Andrew's room at Marchmont St Giles Church. Our programme this year includes a novelty Scottish Harp Club, and much more!

We look forward to see all the children going back to their lessons and classes and we very much look forward to welcome all the new additions t...
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JAMES GILLESPIES PRIMARY SCHOOL MUSIC CLUBS WILL CONTINUE NEXT TERM

June 12, 2018
As you might know, JGPS decided to stop all music clubs from happening inside school premises due to lack of space.
We,ve been working hard to keep the clubs running and keep building on the job we,ve been doing for the last 10 years.
I can now confirm that the clubs will keep running in an outside venue in a similar way as currently. 
We will confirm details about arrangements soon,but please, be reassured that the children will have a place to keep developing their music interests and skills.
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GRANGE FAIR PERFORMANCES

May 16, 2018
Last Saturday we had the pleasure of having some of our young pupils performing at the Grange Fair.
We had a lovely sunny day (can't say that often...), and the children performed some beautiful music for the crowd gathered there.
We had three recorder groups, one of them with children as young as 5, performing their very first public performance with great confidence!

We also heard a lovely recorder duet, and we also had a very confident solo recorder by a young girl who is preparing to do her ...
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WE HAVE TWO WINNERS AT THE EDINBURGH COMPETITION FESTIVAL Ere

March 7, 2018
The annual Edinburgh Competition Festival (http://www.ecfest.org.uk) is currently underway, filling the city with lovely young music.
We are very proud and happy to announce that we have already two winners among our students; Nikas won class 106 on saxophone, and Sabrina won class 311 on piano.
Our most sincere congratulations to the children, who have given their best and succeeded in a very stressful performance situation. Also, to the parents who continue to support and give importance to t...
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