Distil is a twice yearly gathering of musicians rooted in folk and traditional music, but who are interested in expanding their creative horizons into other other areas of musical practice. With the continuing success of Celtic Connections’ New Voices programme, and with other commissioning opportunities, an increasing number of musicians is becoming interested in creating music that goes beyond the boundaries of 32 bar dance and traditional song forms.
Distil, which was established in 2002, allows musicians to work with experienced practitioners from other music worlds: jazz, orchestral, contemporary, in a mutual exchange of ideas and experience.
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If you are hosting an online event check out this new listings website thanks to Traditional Music Forum and Tracs! https://scotlandonline.org This post was originally published on our Distil website.
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success. Find out more https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CAD429/lecturer-in-folk-and-traditional-music The roleThe International Centre for Music Studies […]
GENERATORprojects have set up a radio station and we would like to invite artists to submit proposals for a broadcasting slot. You are welcome to take a curatorial approach to this, piecing together a selection of works that you would like to present, or you may wish to submit one piece to be broadcast. As […]
Online course to boost creative energy by exploring the Michael Chekhov technique. It is an acting method but suitable for everyone who wants to work with impulse and imagination. Friends, we are gathering together online to boost our creative energy and imagination by exploring the Michael Chekhov technique. It is an acting method but suitable […]
THE ROLE – An exciting opportunity has arisen to become the new Artistic Director of the Scots Fiddle Festival, Scotland’s largest annual fiddle festival, now in its 25th year. Choosing and organising the artistic content of the festival with the assistance of a capable, friendly, and dedicated committee, and linking with finance, marketing, technical, committee […]
Contents What does this involve? Am I eligible? What does this cost? Who is this for? How long does this take? Important information Next steps What does this involve? You need to apply in your Local Authority area. You may only apply to this fund once. You will be asked to provide documentary evidence of […]
We are looking for talented male singers based in Edinburgh or surrounding area! 2 evening rehearsals per week Edinburgh MALE SINGERS wanted – over £400 per month We are looking for talented male singers based in Edinburgh or surrounding area! 2 evening rehearsals per week! The singers must have a great working ethic and be […]
Digital Noisy Nights provide an outlet to hear emerging new musical ideas and voices in our new social distanced reality. Are you a composer interested in writing a 5-min piece for a solo instrument? Following a successful first online edition, we are excited to announce a second round of new music concerts that you can […]
Hi folks, Next Thursday 14th May is the 2nd #worldplayastrathspeyday! Last year was fantastic with folks making videos of themselves playing strathspeys across the world. Can you be part of it again? All you have to do is to record yourself – video or audio and post it online with the hashtag #worldplayastrathspeyday. Thanks in […]
In response to the widespread cancellation of work that has hit our profession as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have taken the decision to set up a £1M hardship fund that members with genuine and pressing hardship can apply to. The fund is open to any current member who has: Is currently paying […]