January 21, 2015

This year we are planning the first Harpa tour of Scotland! We will go through some of the most beautiful scenery to be seen anywhere and this trip will allow you to experience the majestic splendor of Scotland. We will leverage our Harp the Highlands and Islands tour and build in some fantastic concerts. We have a diverse group of musicians and I can hardly wait to hear us!

We will start in Edinburgh and head out to Perth and from there we’ll begin nearly two weeks of exploring, enjoying, performing, jamming, and sharing! And all the while, you will enjoy the unspoiled beauty of well-known sites and off the beaten path sights you didn’t even know about.

Beth Kolle is the Arranger in Residence and Sue Richards is our Concert Mistress.  Here’s a little sneak peak of the itinerary for May:

17th – Collect at Edinburgh, on to Perth (overnight)

18th – Tour to Wick via Glencoe and Loch Ness (overnight Wick)

19th – Ferry/Coach tour to John O' Groats (overnight Wick)

20th – Wick to Elgin via Dunrobin Castle (overnight Elgin)

21st – Walking tour of Elgin, rehearsal and performance for CLAN Cancer Support (overnight Elgin)

22nd – Drumnadrochit and free time in Inverness (overnight Drumnadrochit)

 23rd – Urquhart Castle returning to Drumnadrochit for rehearsal and then performance (overnight Drumnadrochit)

24th – Lossiemouth via Aviemore Mountain day tour (Overnight Elgin or Lossiemouth – tbf)

25th – Moray coast, return to Lossie Baptist Church (LBC) for rehearsal, church dinner and performance (Overnight Elgin or Lossiemouth – tbf)

26th - Via Pluscarden Abbey to walking tour of Forres, rehearsal and performance at Forres Heritage Centre in Tollbooth Courtroom (overnight Elgin)

27th – Royal Deeside tour (overnight Elgin)

28th – Splits into two groups for Ballindalloch and Distillery tours with floating concert at Ballindalloch (alternate halves) (overnight Elgin)

29th – Return to Edinburgh... share good byes

As you can see from the itinerary have four confirmed venues for Concerts.  Each of the venues is looking forward to the fundraising opportunity!

Hope you’ll join us for this unique tour and opportunity. Contact me if you are interested or want more information.

Send your deposit as soon as possible to guarantee a seat. The balance will be due 20 March 2015. A single supplement is available if you like.

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