RCS Junior Conservatoire – deadline for applications 6th December

November 14, 2013 in News by Simon Thoumire

RCS Juniors is a Saturday music school for talented young musicians who travel every week from all over Scotland to take part. There is an open day on Saturday 23rd November and also a concert including Scottish Music students that day at 4pm. To register for the open day, buy a ticket for the concert or find out [...]

Merlin Academy Of Trad Music: November 2013 Business Limelight Award

October 31, 2013 in by Simon Thoumire

Merlin Academy Of Trad Music are the eleventh recipients of Hands Up for Trad’s Business Limelight Award. The “Limelight’s” are a monthly initiative (launched in October 2012) that recognises the outstanding contributions made by businesses and organisations who contribute, shape and influence the arts and cultural sector in Scotland today. Merlin Academy Of Trad Music supply top quality [...]

Colin McEwan – A Scrapbook of Songs & Stories

October 30, 2013 in by Scottish Storytelling Centre

The title of this performance, A Scrapbook of Song & Stories, is inspired by how I put together a set list, and the stories that surround the words and melodies. I realised that, when I was thinking of ways to introduce the songs, each one had a story, and every story has more stories, and [...]

ScotlandsMusic – Taigh na Teud: October 2013 Business Limelight Award

September 30, 2013 in by Simon Thoumire

ScotlandsMusic – Taigh na Teud are the tenth recipients of Hands Up for Trad’s Business Limelight Award. The “Limelight’s” are a monthly initiative (launched in October 2012) that recognises the outstanding contributions made by businesses and organisations who contribute, shape and influence the arts and cultural sector in Scotland today. ScotlandsMusic and Taigh na Teud have [...]

BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award 2014 Semi-Finalists

September 19, 2013 in by elizabethhepburn

It’s been another great year for Scottish Traditional music and the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award. More musicians are performing around the world than ever and talent is soaring amongst the musicians entering the profession. We are very glad to announce the latest batch of semi-finalists entering the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional [...]