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Creative Sessions 2015

June 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Creative Sessions is a project designed to give aspiring composers an opportunity to work with a large ensemble and break down boundaries between composers and musicians. Tom, one of our collaborators from Urvanovic, gives us an insight into what it was like working with the orchestra... [...]

Tinderbox at Meadows Festival 2015

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Thankfully our musicians have been blessed with exceptional lung capacity because we barely had a chance to catch our breath following the full on fun of the Alternative Orchestra Night to then kicking off the Meadows Festival on a rare warm summer’s day in Edinburgh. [...]

2014 Summary

January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

2014 was a fantastic year for Tinderbox, we started a number of new creative projects and orchestras, and worked with many young people across the city. Here's a quick summary of what we got up to. [...]

Castlesound Recording

January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

On the last weekend of November Tinderbox headed to the recording studio to start getting our new album underway… bass player Doug describes how it went: [...]

Tinderbox Orchestra gets creative

December 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

This term we tried out a new format of rehearsals called Creative Sessions. These were all about working with composers, from both within and outwith the band and with a range of different levels of experience. [...]

My Brightest Diamond

November 6, 2014 // 2 Comments

On the 30th of October, a small group of Tinderboxers crammed into a couple of cars and headed off to play a support set for My Brightest Diamond at Oran Mor. We were all excited, if a little uncertain as to how it would go… [...]