Martin Treacher (pianist, accordionist, piper) is a versatile musical entertainer who will join Frances Macdonald to host Crinan Hotel's now well-established Art and Music Weekends.
Since 2005 Martin has been full-time resident musical entertainer for the Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle in the Scottish Highlands, acknowledged as one of the world's finest clubs/hotels.
During the Art and Music Weekends, Martin will offer a classical recital, "Tea for Two" classic songs from the 1930s-1950s, piano cocktail music before dinner and he will host a light-hearted team quiz on Art and Music. After dinner he will lead guests in a memorable sing-song around the piano.
And for any guests who have always wanted to play the piano, Martin can reveal some short cuts and have them playing a melody in no time at all!
Frances will give a painting demonstration and will be ready to answer questions about her work and offer tips to budding or aspiring artists.
These weekends are sure to be popular so book soon to make sure you can join us.
Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th March 2023
The pictures above show:
Martin Treacher at Crinan in the Autumn of 2018 &
Lock 16 after a painting demonstration by Frances Macdonald
and below, Martin plays the "Dave Brubeck" piano at the Crinan Hotel. This piano was first played by Dave Brubeck himself when he visited the Crinan Hotel.
And here is a link to a YouTube video of Martin playing a tribute to Dave Brubeck
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