An SQA accredited short course created, and run by women. Learn about gaining employment in the music industry. Following the success of our first ‘Women’s Employability in the Music Industry course’, the academy of music and sound will be running a second course, coming at the end of January. This course is designed by, and […]
For all music educators and practitioners. Invigorating CPD from the leading organisation in inclusive music. Incorporate Figurenotes into your music teaching toolbox and learn how everyone can play! More information can be found here.
A singing workshop for women based on a night-time theme. This workshop is called “Beautiful Night” and takes place on Saturday 10 March 2018, 10 am – 3.30 pm. It will be held in St John’s and Kingspark Church, Dalkeith EH22 1HJ and Leigh Ann Fraley will be joining us as our accompanist. We will […]
Acquire are delighted to introduce an exciting new opportunity to bring performers and musicians throughout Scotland together to play and sing through an entire musical score in just one weekend on the 17th and 18th of February. THE SHOW The first Acquire ‘Sing-through’ will be Maury Yeston and Peter Stone’s ‘Titanic: The Musical.’ Titanic swept at the Tony […]
This January, MAW, a new vocal improv group, starts at CCA Glasgow! Open to singers/non-singers, we’ll be playing with our voices to improvise with hand conduction, film, dance, spoken word & more! A choir for people who sing and people who don’t sing – having fun making strange, new, unusual noises with your voice is […]
Alex Hodgson has written one of our brand news songs for February’s Renewing the Tradition workshops, Mauchline Belle. The brief was to write a contemporary song inspired by the life and work of Robert Burns. What was the inspiration behind Mauchline Belle? Inspiration came from Rabbie’s wife Jean Armour also known as ‘The Belle o’ […]
Rachel Walker is very involved in February’s Renewing the Tradition workshops. As well as leading two of the workshops in Oban and Inverness, she has written our Gaelic song Seinnidh Mi (I Will Sing). We caught up with her to ask her a few questions. How would you describe your teaching style in 3 words? […]
Bookings are now open for our workshops in February! All workshops run start with registration, tea and coffee and 10.30am. The singing starts at 11am and goes through until 4pm with a break for lunch. We’ve commissioned three songwriters to write brand new songs for the workshops. Mauchline Belle by Alex Hodgson and Come Away […]
We hope you’ve got your 2018 diary ready to fill with important dates. Here are some dates to keep free. Our February workshops take place over the weekend of 17th/18th in the following venues: Saturday 17th with Rachel Walker Trinity Church Hall, Inverness Saturday 17th with Irene Watt Birnam Institute, nr Dunkeld Saturday 17th with […]
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.