Virtual Chiltinas (Zoom sessions)


During the current crisis, monthly Chiltinas meetings will be replaced by two-weekly online “Virtual” Chiltinas sessions. Meetings are from 2.00 to 4.00 and provisional dates for 2021 are

Sunday 10th January

Sunday 24th January

Sunday 7th February – we will be joining the West Country Concertinas Players’ session

Sunday 21st February

Sunday 14th March

Sunday 28th March

Sunday 18th April

Sunday 2nd May

Sunday 16th May

Sunday 30th May

…. and 2 weekly thereafter.

Sessions are conducted using the (free) Zoom video conferencing facility (details at ). If you’d like to join a session, contacts for further details are on our homepage.

Chiltinas members have contributed recordings of their versions of the “Lockdown Waltz” (Bert de Cock’s tune written for such communal playing during the Lockdown period – sheet music at ).

Here is our final mix.

Paul Hardy runs a slow music session near Cambridge on a Monday once a fortnight (Greenshoots). As they are not able to meet at the moment he and some of the members have recorded some tunes from his Session Tunebook that you can play along with. More tunes added weekly.

Find out more here.