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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 Musical Director for the last 6 years has been Derrick Morgan but we're very proud to say that he has recently been appointed as the new Assistant Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Here's a link to the announcement.

In his place we're delighted to welcome Ian Munro. Ian, (BMus(Hons) MMus), is active as a percussionist, organist, pianist conductor and arranger. He is currently Musical Director of the Pentland Singers and Traquair Choir and was until recently Musical Director of the Kilmarnock & District Choral Union. He is Organist & Choirmaster at St. Machar's Ranfurly Church in Bridge of Weir, where he enjoys playing for Sunday worship and directing both the Church Choir and Junior Choir. He is also on the instrumental staff at St. Aloysius' College in Glasgow. Having heard Rudsambee in concert Ian says he is honoured to be taking over as Musical Director and looks forward to many happy years with the choir, as we do with him.

Our first concert under Ian's direction will be on Saturday December 9th at 7.30pm in the historic and atmospheric Rosslyn Chapel. Tickets are already on sale here on the Rosslyn Chapel website.

We'll also be giving a shorter concert in St Giles' Cathedral on Sunday December 10th at 6pm. Entry is free but you can reserve a seat and we will let you know here once the December programme goes live on the St Giles' website.

In other news, we would welcome a few new members to join us. If you're interested, please e-mail contact@rudsambee.org.uk

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

We enjoy occasional exchange visits. If you think your group may be compatible in size and style, and you'd enjoy a trip to Edinburgh, then, again, please e-mail contact@rudsambee.org.uk