5th Aug, Edinburgh International Festival
Princes Street Gardens.
Community Over Chaos is an extraordinary collaboration and one-off performance with over 300 musicians of all ages for the opening event of the Edinburgh International Festival 2023. A brand new piece of music, the collaborative composition has been written collectively by a number music groups: Tinderbox Collective, Brass Blast, Musicians in Exile, Ceilidh Trail, Drake Music Scotland, Intercultural Youth Scotland, Amazing Harmonies and the Edinburgh Ukranian Choir ‘Oberih’.
The piece will be performed as a live workshop & concert on 5th Aug 2023, at 4pm at the Ross Band Stand in Princes Street Gardens.
Community Over Chaos will be the headline feature of the EIF’s “Opening Fanfare: Scotland Makes Music“, a day-long celebration of music making, bringing together 15 music projects and over 300 musicians of all ages from around Scotland. Each group pictured below will perform their own slot throughout the day between 12 – 4pm and then come together to form an eclectic massed band for the headline performance from 4 – 5pm.
The event has been produced by Tinderbox Collective, Music Education Partnership Group, the Scottish Youth Music Exchange, and the Edinburgh International Festival. The collaborative composition ‘Community Over Chaos’ was produced & facilitated by Jack Nissan and Tinderbox Collective.
See below for info about all of the bands involved in the day.