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THE NEW COURSE HAS STARTED

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Tuesday, 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 to STOP all Music Clubs

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Tuesday, February 20, 2018,
We are very sorry to tell you that James Gillespies primary School has decided to stop all music clubs using school premises from August 2018, due to space restrictions.

The news have come as a great shock to us, especially considering that we have been working in the school for 10 years and have grown a great music community and impacted greatly the life of so many children there, through our many music clubs (Music play Room, Recorder, Ukelele, Guitar, Piano and Voice). 

The school have given...
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BOOK NOW FOR THE NEW COURSE!!

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Tuesday, August 1, 2017,
This year we are very happy to introduce yet another new course, MUSIC CORE II, following from MUSIC CORE I, and are improving our programme to provide the children of the right tools to create a good foundation on the future  learning of instruments, singing, and aural skills. FInd out more here.

We are also preparing new exciting activities for our after school music clubs, to awaken in the children their music appreciation and help them find their own suited instrument.

Our tutors are workin...
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Spring Concerts

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Thursday, March 24, 2016,
Well done to all the children who have been doing performances across the different clubs in many instruments like guitar, piano, percussion, recorder and more!!
We've seen many talented children and lovely music being performed.

WELL DONE TO ALL!

And we look forward to much more next term!


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SUMMER CONCERTS

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Sunday, May 24, 2015,
This week all the clubs come to an end for the summer holidays and we are celebrating it with a special concert for all family and friends. Even though this term has been very short, the children have been preparing new tunes and activities to showcase what they have been learning during the year. 

At Ritmico we are extremely happy to be showcasing across Edinburgh wonderful recorder playing, very young pianists, complicated rhythms with percussion and much more.

Well done to all the children a...
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Recorder Club Spring SHOW

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Friday, April 3, 2015,
Well done to all our recorder players for a fantastic showcase yesterday!!

We heard some very impressive pieces being bravely played at a good standard, and some real performers showing their talent in front os an audience.

Well done for all your effort!!



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New Music Classes for Spanish-Speaking Children

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Thursday, April 2, 2015,
After the Easter holidays we will be starting a new music class in collaboration with Asociación ALBA, for Spanish children, or spanish-speaking children.

The classes will be an introduction into Music making and musical instruments. Where the children will be able to learn basic music skills (aural, singing, rhythm, etc), basic music notation and try different instruments like the guitar, piano, percussion, violin...

Trying different instruments will give the children an informed choice shoul...
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Easter Concerts

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Sunday, March 8, 2015,
As we are approaching Easter, all the children in the different music clubs and lessons are busy preparing a special concert to end this term.
From here, we wish all of them all the best of luck and we hope they enjoy performing their music and shows after so much effort that they've put into it!

Happy Easter!



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Getting to know about all the musical instruments

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Tuesday, November 18, 2014,
At Ritmico, one of our favourite clubs is the Music Play Room.
In it, the children get to try first hand a great variety of instruments and learn about them.

This term, in the several Play Rooms running, we've had instruments like the saxophone, trumpet, piano, violin, flute, recorder and percussion.
And there's more coming!!

The children can then try them and make an informed decision when they chose an instrument to play later on.

We've recently started a Music Play Room in collaboration with th...
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NEW TUTORS

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Thursday, August 28, 2014,
A very big welcome to our new recruit of music tutors who are starting this term.

Without all of you, our enthusiasm, hard work, commitment to music and education and great relationship with the children none of this would be possible.

WELCOME TO RITMICO!!
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Advanced Recorder Club - Christmas Concert

Posted by Rocio Banyuls on Saturday, December 22, 2012,
At James Gillespie's Primary School Advanced Recorder Club we were delighted of the preparation that the children put into the Christmas Concert, preparing solo pieces, duets and a big ensemble "12 days of Christmas", with made up words and actions!!

Well done everybody!!


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