Notice of AGM

The AGM of Music in West Kilbride will be held in the Village Hall on Friday 20th April 2018, at 9:30pm (or following the Duo Articans concert if later). By clicking the “Continue Reading…” button you will be able to view the formal notice of AGM and the agenda.   …

Duo Arnicans coming soon

We are heading towards the final concert of the season.  On Friday 20th April at 7:30 we will be welcoming Arte Arnicane back.  A favourite with Music in West Kilbride, for this concert she will be in the company of her husband, cellist Florian Articans.  These two virtuoso performers will …

Karmana coming to West Kilbride

Following on from the memorable performance by Steven Osborne in January we have another wonderful concert in store , Friday 16 February, in the village hall featuring the guitar and cello duo, Karmana. Karmana are Simon Thacker (guitar) and Justyna Jablonska (cello) who combine the emotional and rhythmic power of …

Steven Osborne – programme

On a “sell out”evening, Steven’s programme is now confirmed as: BRAHMS : Intermezzo in C-sharp minor Op 117/3 BEETHOVEN : Piano Sonata No 30 in E major Op 109 BRAHMS : Intermezzo in B-flat minor Op 117/2 BEETHOVEN : Piano Sonata No 31 in A-flat major Op 110 Interval  BRAHMS : Intermezzo in E-flat major Op 117/1 BEETHOVEN : Piano Sonata No 32 …

Tommy Smith

John Coltrane was an American saxophonist born in 1926 and who tragically died of cancer in July 1967, almost exactly fifty years ago. His influence on saxophonists and ultimately jazz itself was arguably greater than that of his own idol, Charlie Parker.   There is often strong feeling that, after …

Amazing Tim Kliphuis Trio

The Tim Kliphuis Trio are one of the world’s top string groups, combining jaw- dropping virtuosity and mesmerizing improvisations with a beautifully varied repertoire sourced from classical music, Grappelli’s gypsy jazz and folk. Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis is joined by his long-standing colleagues Nigel Clark (guitar) and Roy Percy (double …

Tommy Smith coming to West Kilbride

On Friday 27th October 2017 Tommy Smith will be performing at Music in West Kilbride – definitely a date for your diaries!  In the meantime, there is an excellent article on Tommy in the Herald, which you can read here: http://www.heraldscotland.com/arts_ents/15381707.Tommy_Smith_steps_up_to_the_challenge_of_Coltrane/ and you can preview his work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCam13GR1rE