Stirling Observer

Special milestone for string group


A Stirling area string group will mark their 10th anniversar­y with a special concert next weekend.

Rusty Strings will perform to a packed audience of music fans at Callander Kirk Hall on Saturday, November 11 from 7.30pm.

And they will be supporting Global Sight Solutions – a charity which provides eye treatment to those living in disadvanta­ged countries.

Rusty Strings started out a decade ago as a few friends fiddling for fun, before developing into a larger string group – although their aim is still just to play for fun, while supporting good causes.

Bass player Dr David Huggan will be on-hand to provide more informatio­n on the charity.

Guest artists are Carla Grant, from Stirling, and Olivia Singleton. Both are from the Royal Scottish Conservato­ire and are pupils of well-known local singer Kathleen MacKellar Fergusson.

The repertoire will be a mixture of light classical and Scottish music – with some comedy thrown in.

Tickets are £9 and are available from Creative in Callander, from band members or at the door.

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