We here at Chalmers Mackay are very excited to announce the new album of Ruby Rendall: Once Upon A Time which is now on sale here in Inverurie and Kintore studios and online from sellers like Spotify and iTunes. Ruby has worked effortlessly with our tutor Robbie over the past few months recording and getting everything ready. Here’s the promo video on YouTube – give it a listen. If you would like a copy contact us on here, otherwise, download it tomorrow!
Chalmers Mackay is now offering more teaching time at our Kintore premises! We have singing, piano, chanter and drum kit available. See new poster attached for more information: Extra Teaching Time Kintore
We were delighted to be able to donate £2000 to MND Scotland in February after holding a variety of fundraising events!
MARCH 2016: Thank you to those who performed, and those who came along to support our annual charity concert on Saturday 19th! We raised a fantastic £160 for the ‘Aberdeen Children’s Hospital Special Nursery Unit’! Have a look in our media gallery at some pictures from the event!
Thanks to all who donated last night (26th Feb) at the Kintore Fundraiser Ceilidh – we raised a fantastic £530 for the Flood Aid Appeal. This brings our total to £5495!!!
At our latest fundraising ceilidh held at Hatton of Fintray Hall on Friday 5th, we raised £936 which has gone towards the Flood-aid North East, bringing our total fundraising for this cause to an incredible £4965!
JANUARY 2016: Chalmers Mackay would like to thank everyone that helped/participated/donated/ and came along to our performance events at the end of January in aid of Flood-aid North East, helping to raise funds to those who have been affected by the recent floods. £2803 was raised, and we are really thankful to everyone!
On 21st January we took part in a fundraiser at the Acorn Centre in Inverurie to fundraise for the flood victims of the North-East. In total, £1226 was raised!! Thank you to everybody for coming along to support the cause.
We would like to say a huge huge thank you for the support from everyone yesterday (23rd Aug) at T in the Marypark Festival… and for helping us raise £2363.60 for Parkinsons UK! Thank you to all the performers and helpers, and a big thanks to Verdi and Lorraine Moar for opening the grounds of their home to house the festival. It’s going from strength to strength. This was the biggest crowd yet since the Festival started 5 years ago. The sun shone, the music was fantastic and all the stall holders added to the day with ice cream, pizzas, burgers and chips, cakes and candy, bouncy castle sponsorship… making it in all a fantastic day for everyone! This brings our total fundraising to Parkinson’s UK to nearly £3500.00!!
Ruby, Mag and Anne have raised over £215 on Friday 8th May 2015 doing a charity walk – this goes towards the Charity Fund of this year – Parkinson’s UK. This brings our total fundraising so far this year to Parkinson’s UK to £1070.00!
We thank Anne MacArthur for kindly opening her house up to our students and friends on May 3rd for a superb recital by Jim, Kaye, Neil, Anne, Fraser, Bryce, Alison and Ruby. £200 was raised for Parkinson’s UK.
A big thank you to all the Chalmers Mackay performers for raising £650 at our recent concerts for Parkinson’s Research Fund.
Chalmers Mackay donated £1500 to Ward 101 on Tuesday 10th February 2016 as a result of their Christmas Fundraising. The money came from the Junior Christmas Concerts and also a Country Music night at the Kintore Arms when the Ruby Rendall Band donated their fee to the Fund along with soloist Claire Maguire and trio Ariosa.