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PIANO OPEN TONIGHT

Please join us this evening for the Piano Open.  We have the usual terrific line up.  Audience welcome: please email info@nespa.scot for access Tonight's Programme.

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Busy week at Festival HQ

Busy week at Festival "HQ".  Laptops, ear phones, timetables........and a lot of snacks to get us through. Huge thanks to Alex and Lizzy without whom the online event would not have been possible, and to Teresa for keeping everyone going.

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Hosts Wanted for Zoom classes during Festival Week

Each of our 50 sessions needs a "Host" to run the classes held on Zoom.  The host allows participants/audience members admission to the session, introduces the classes, and plays each performance/video. If you are able to help out this year, please contact the festival office. Gordon Jack has kindly offered to co-ordinate the hosting timetable. Want to know more before you sign up?  Here is what one of last year's hosts had to say about her experience.   Hosting at an Online Festival(photograph Geraldine McClure) I have taken part in the music festival for as long as I can remember, and for the last few years I have been helping out with stewarding, as an adjudicator’s assistant.  I was looking forward to volunteering...

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COPIES OF WORKS PERFORMED REQUIRED FOR ADJUDICATORS

PLEASE WRITE THE CLASS CODE ON THE COPY We ask for copies of works performed this year because the adjudicators will be working alone, without a steward, and will have to watch the videos, write up adjudication sheets and may need to refer to the written copy.  We are not going to ask them to use a second laptop/table to refer to electronic versions, as we think this is too much when we are asking them to give a "live" adjudication. Unfortunately the festival cannot print off copies which are sent by email, nor can we provide copies if they are not provided by the applicant.  Much as we would like to help, we do not have enough volunteers on hand...

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A TASTE OF WORDS

We invite you to join us on a fifty minute word journey. Travelling through the world of verse, prose, tickling tongue twisters, drama games and much more. No upper age limits:  adults are encouraged to participate. The workshop will be divided into age groups. Limited places will be available:  details of booking coming soonbut if you want to intimate your interest, please email info@nespa.scot

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