Hands Up for Trad are very happy to announce the winners of our Community Music Awards 2018. All the nominees (read about them here) do amazing work that support the whole community throughout Scotland.
The winners are:
Community Music Teacher of the Year: Katy Lavinia Cooper
Community Music Project of the Year: Protest in Harmony
Young Community Musician/s of the Year: The BIG Project Youth Choir
Community Music Organisation of the Year: Science Ceilidh
Community Music Composer of the Year: Ali Burns
Hands Up for Trad launched their Scottish Community Music Awards in May 2018. The aim is to celebrate music teachers, young musicians, organisations and composers who make a musical difference to our community. We asked the public to tell us who they think should be nominated and from this Hands Up for Trad picked the nominees in each category that went to a public vote.
Hands Up for Trad, funded by Creative Scotland exists to promote Scottish traditional music through information, education and advocacy. Our core programme includes: The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award, FolkWaves, Tinto Summer School and many more. For further details on all our work please visit www.handsupfortrad.scot.