The eighteenth BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award semi-finals were held on Saturday 7th October in Coulter Hall, South Lanarkshire. Twelve young musicians from all over Scotland competed in a great concert celebrating Scotland’s fabulous traditional music. The panel of judges picked 6 musicians to go through to the Finals which will be held in January at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections festival on January 28th 2018. They are:
David Shedden – bagpipes (Glasgow)
Amy Papiransky – voice (Keith)
Hannah Rarity – voice (West Lothian)
Rory Matheson – piano (Sutherland)
Luc McNally – guitar / voice (Dipton)
Alexander Levack – whistles / pipes (Maryburgh)
The final will be held during Celtic Connections on January 28th 2017.