Mobile With A Home and Heriot Toun Studios donate 2 full days recording to the winner of the BBC Young Trad Musician of the Year

Great news! We can now confirm that Mobile With A Home and Heriot Toun Studios will donate 2 full days recording to the winner of the BBC Young Trad Musician of the Year.
Mattie Foulds of Mobile With a Home says
“Both Pat Law (from Heriot Toun) and myself feel it’s important to do all we can to support the talented young people that are involved in this competition.”
Mobile With a Home: http://mwah.biz/
Heriot Toun Studios: http://www.heriot-toun.co.uk/

Are you coming to the finals of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award 2013?

The final of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award will take place at 5pm on the 3rd February 2013 at the The Stevenson Concert Hall, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland as part of Glasgow’s Celtic Connections Festival. It will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Scotland at 5pm and will also be filmed by BBC Scotland for transmission in the following days. You can buy a ticket from Celtic Connections Box Office

The finalists are: (full biogs below)
Andrew Dunlop (Connel) piano
Graham Mackenzie (Inverness) fiddle
Grant MacFarlane (Paisley) accordion
Hannah Fisher (Dunkeld) fiddle
Paddy Callaghan (Glasgow) accordion
Scott Wood (Erskine) pipes, whistle

Read more about the Finals

BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award 2013 Semi-Finalists announced!

We had an amazing response to the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Music Award this year and we’re very happy to announce the following semi-finalists. Each of the musicians performed in Coulter Hall, Coulter, South Lanarkshire on the 6th October

Semi-finalists 2013

Mhairi Marwick, Fochabers (fiddle)
Danny McGuinness, Glasgow (whistle/accordion)
Jack Badcock, Abernethy (song/guitar)
Alistair Iain Paterson, Bishopton (piano)
Scott Wood, Erskine (pipes/whistle)
Linzi Murphy, Neilston (song)
Graham Mackenzie, Inverness (fiddle)
Ronald AA MacDonald, Edinburgh (piano/song)
Paddy Callaghan, Glasgow (accordion)
Hannah Fisher, Dunkeld (fiddle)
Seonaidh MacIntyre, Lochcarnon (pipes/whistle)
Kirsty Law, Heriot (song)
Andrew Dunlop, Connel (piano)
Grant MacFarlane, Paisley (accordion)