There are lots options to study traditional music. Below is a list. If there are any we have missed out please contact us.
The Junior Conservatoire (for young people below university age) offers specialist and advanced training for committed and talented young people in dance, drama, music, production and screen. RCS aims to enable ambitious, committed and talented young people from all backgrounds to take advantage of the wonderful facilities and highly qualified staff to develop your skills and knowledge and pursue your passion for the performing arts as a career, as a hobby and as audiences of the future.’
The National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music, Plockton
Situated in Plockton on the West Coast of Scotland, the music school offers top class tuition and an all-round, in-depth experience in traditional music, which includes individual tuition, groupwork, workshops and masterclasses, performing, recording, and the history and background of the music. Since its inauguration in 2000, the Sgoil Chiùil na Gàidhealtachd (National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music) has been located at Plockton High School. Any secondary school age pupil in Scotland can apply, and students from all over Scotland attend, most of whom stay in the school’s hostel.
BA (Hons) Scottish Music, Royal Scottish Conservatoire
The BA with Honours (Scottish Music) is a world leading degree course in traditional Scottish music, where performers can develop their skills on their main instruments in the contexts of practical and academic studies. In addition there is a formal strand of the programme dedicated specifically to the Great Highland Bagpipe.
Folk and Traditional Music BA Honours degree, Newcastle University
The Folk and Traditional Music BA Honours degree is unique in England and Wales, and Newcastle University is one of the leading centres for the study of traditional music in the world. It offers a intensive three-year programme of study which can be taken as a standalone degree but is designed for a close transition to the Master of Music (MMus) at Newcastle University, for students who wish to develop their performance, composition or scholarly skills to a higher level.