One of the best concerts of the year will be held this Saturday 23rd November in Coulter Hall, South Lanarkshire! Come and join BBC Scotland and Hands Up for Trad to watch 12 young musicians compete to get into the finals of BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award. Read about them below. The concert starts at 7.30pm.
Calum McIlroy – Guitar, Mandolin, Scots song (Aberdeenshire)
Savannah Donohoe – flute (Ireland)
Eddie Seaman Pipes/Whistles (Edinburgh)
Ciorstaidh Chaimbeul – accordion (Skye)
Scott Figgins – Highland Bagpipes (Irvine)
John Dew – Highland Bagpipes (Crieff)
Padruig Morrison – Accordion (Uist)
Josie Duncan – Voice (Lewis)
Cameron Nixon – Voice (Aberdeen)
Steaphanaidh Chaimbeul – Voice (Skye)
Alexander (Ali) Levack – Whistles, Bagpipes (Dingwall)
Mhairi Mackinnon – Fiddle (Perthshire)
If you would like to attend the semi-finals they will be held in Coulter Hall, Coulter, South Lanarkshire on the 23rd November at 7.30pm.
The semi-finalists will stay in Wiston Lodge, South Lanarkshire where they will rehearse with accompanists Mhairi Hall and Michael Bryan and take part in workshops about aspects of the music business.
Find out more at www.bbc.co.uk/youngtrad