Music

NEW GAELIC MUSIC ONLINE LESSONS TO BE OFFERED FREE DURING LOCKDOWN

ARTS ORGANISATION OFFERS NEW SERVICE TO SUPPORT MUSIC LEARNING FROM HOME In a bid to support people, of all ages, with their learning and practicing of traditional music and Gaelic skills at home during lockdown, leading arts organisation, Fèisean nan Gàidheal, has launched a new online music tuition service, which will be free of charge … Continued

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SCOTLAND ONLINE – NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED

https://scotlandonline.org The Traditional Music Forum are pleased to launch a new website with listings of livestream events featuring Scotland’s thriving traditional arts. Find out when and where the livestream Scottish traditional arts events are happening. If you’re an artist you can use the online form to submit your livestream event now.

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Content Call – Make Music Day UK, 21st June 2020

Visit the Make Music Day UK website here for full details. #MAKEMUSICDAYUK LIVE STREAM – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS CALLING ALL MUSIC MAKERS, ARTISTS, BANDS AND FANS… WE NEED YOU! As part of the official #MakeMusicDayUK LIVE programme on 21 June, we want to include some short pre-recorded videos made by music folk from across the … Continued

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New Music Support Fund for Folk In Crisis Launches In Scotland To Help Musicians and Music Production Professionals

Stonehaven Folk Club recognizes the catastrophic impact that Covid-19 has had on Scottish Folk Artists and their crew’s incomes. To help address this impact, the Club has teamed up with Hands Up for Trad to start up a fund to help support Folk musicians and music production staff living in Scotland during the crisis. To … Continued

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Fèisean nan Gàidheal expands its Gaelic song resource

Fèisean nan Gàidheal is delighted to have added to its online Gaelic song educational resource, Fuaran, featuring songs researched and sung by young people. The first phase of the project was funded by the National Lottery and with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig, the resource has been expanded and now features twenty-eight songs collected by … Continued

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TMF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS – 29TH APRIL 2020, ONLINE

The Traditional Music Forum have two workshops left in the Professional Development series which were originally planned to take place in Inverness. Instead of cancelling these events we have moved them to online webinars. Please book in advance through Eventbrite and on the day of the event we will send you a link to join … Continued

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VIRTUAL FÈIS ROIS WEEKEND, 1ST – 3RD MAY 2020

Scotland’s top musicians to perform live in your living room for one weekend only! Fèis Rois to host online traditional music festival next month   One of Scotland’s leading traditional arts organisations, Fèis Rois, has lined up some of Scotland’s top musicians and singers for an online traditional music festival, after having two of its … Continued

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Edinburgh International Harp Festival is going virtual!

3rd – 8th April 2020 FREE FOR EVERYONE NO NEED TO REGISTER VIDEOS ON THEIR WEBSITE/YOUTUBE/FACEBOOK www.harpfestival.co.uk

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Live Music Now Scotland Launches #TogetherAtHome Online Concert Series

Pre-recorded and live concerts direct from the artists’ homes. Links & full line up here.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Useful Resources for Traditional Musicians

Last updated: 9th April 2020 Here is a list of resources which traditional musicians may find useful during this difficult time: FUNDING / FINANCIAL HELP CREATIVE SCOTLAND BRIDGING BURSARY FUND This fund is targeted at freelance artists and freelance creative practitioners who derive a significant proportion of their income from working in the not-for-profit sector … Continued

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