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Rudsambee is a charity registered in Scotland, nr. SC037564
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Rudsambee — a cappella in Edinburgh: a choir with a difference

Rudsambee is a choir based in Edinburgh. The name comes from the Gaelic expression rud sam bith idir, meaning "anything at all", which represents our eclectic taste in music. Our director is Derrick Morgan.

Currently we are keen to find tenors to join us, and basses too.

Composition competition: we recently offered a prize of £100 for an original Scottish song. We are very grateful to the composers who submitted entries, and we are pleased to announce that the winner is Martin Neill with his setting of a lullaby Sleep weel my bairnie (words by Murdoch Maclean). There's a runner-up too: After Culloden, by Chris Hutchings.

Our last concerts were in Rosslyn Chapel and St Giles Cathedral for Christmas, plus a corporate booking to entertain New Year guests in the Assembly Rooms. Plans for 2018 include a trip to Ireland and a return visit of the choir who hosted us in Burgundy last year.

For more information and more events, watch this space.

From time to time, we perform fund-raising concerts for a variety of charities. In April 2016 our very generous audience gave a total of over £900 for Contact the Elderly and Mercy Corps.

We'd be delighted to sing for your function or event. See our contact page for information.

We enjoy occasional exchange visits with groups of singers from elsewhere - most recently, a trip to Burgundy in September, the Hepton Singers from Hebden Bridge and Voxcetera from London. If you think your group may be compatible in size and style, and you'd enjoy a trip to Edinburgh, then please get in touch.