A Classical Twist…

April 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Edinburgh Contemporary Music Ensmble and young Tinderbox musicians and composers collaborated for a performance in the Reid Concert Hall, giving Tinderbox more of a classical twist than usual! [...]

What Is Tinderbox?

February 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

What do you get if you cross a classical orchestra, a jazz band and a rock group? If you put professional musicians next to scarily talented teens? If you enlist some of the coolest, hippest bands Edinburgh has to offer and then stick a thoroughly nervous me in the middle? [...]

4*s for Tinderbox Fest!

January 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

As Tinderbox Fest made its yuletide debut, hopes for its innovative programme - a melange of film, art, stalls, workshops and an eclectic evening of music - were high. The event marked the two-year anniversary of the Tinderbox Project, a youth music initiative encouraging musical experimentation and creation. [...]

Pen, Projector & Imagination!

November 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

To carry on from group improvisation exercises from previous weeks, the entire orchestra came together to improvise as one, under the guidance of a projection screen, a marker pen and the imagination of our composer. [...]