The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards celebrated their 15th year in style (Saturday 2nd December) by bringing the biggest and best names in trad to a glitzy award ceremony in Paisley. You can read all about it here.
The Feral Choir is looking forward to its seasonal Forgotten Carols performances, where they’ll bring to life songs and stories that have been handed down through the generations. The programme includes a mediaeval version of The Holly and the Ivy and a tale of Robin Redbreast written by Robert Burns. “Some of the stories behind […]
This singing group runs fortnightly at Edinburgh Methodist Church from 10.15-12. It’s led by Jennifer Stirling and run by the charity Vintage Vibes, which aims to tackle loneliness and isolation in the over 60’s. This new project to bring people together. Although we are aiming to get a lot of new people involved who may […]
Horsecross is looking for vibrant voice specialists to conduct its choral group, Horsecross Voices Horsecross Voices is a fun, informal singing group for adults which explores a variety of styles. No previous singing experience or music reading is required and the group is open to all. The sessions take place at Perth Concert Hall on […]
Thanks to everyone who attended one of our Renewing the Tradition workshops on 11th November. A good time was had by all, workshop leaders and singers alike! We’d love to see any photos you took on the day. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add them to our gallery.
Two years ago Falkirk’s Mental Health Association started a one day singing workshop for those affected by poor mental health. It was vastly popular with the musical director, Kim Edgar, leading the way and developing skills in the group they didn’t know they had. Since then it has continued to grow and develop the group […]
We asked Katy Cooper about her plans for her workshop in Alloway on Saturday 11th November. Here’s what she had to say. How would you describe your teaching – in 3 words? Clear, varied and fun! Can you tell us one of the songs you’ll be teaching at the workshop? I will be teaching a […]
We caught up with Ali Burns as she prepares for her workshop in Ardfern on Saturday 11th November. Here’s what she told us. Describe your teaching style in 3 phrases 1. I like to keep things moving and keep the whole room engaged with the process. 2. I like to include lots of tips for […]
Bill is leading our singing workshop in Beauly on Saturday 11th November. We caught up with him and here’s what he told us. How would you describe your teaching in 3 words? Accessible. Fun. Fulfilling. Can you tell us one of the songs you’ll be teaching at the workshop? Not yet but probably something Georgian. […]
Roar Academy End of Term Showcase 29th of November 8.00pm Cosmos Community Centre Abbey Walk St Andrews, Fife KY16 9LB All proceeds from the showcase will go to REACH ACROSS Reach Across are a charity based in Scotland who provide support for people who are experiencing mental health issues. We also support the families of […]