Stornoway studio to offer Gaelic musicians unique recording opportunity

Gaelic artists encouraged to apply for professional home recording grant  A Stornoway recording studio is giving 10 lucky Gaelic singers and Celtic musicians the chance to professionally record music from the comfort of their home as part of a new project promoting Gaelic language and culture. Funded by Creative Scotland, the Clàradh san Sgòth (Cloud … Continued

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Youth Engagement Project – Scots Fiddle Festival 2021

Calling all young fiddlers! This is your chance to open the Saturday night concert of the Scots Fiddle Festival 2021. Fiddlers/violinists aged 12-18* are encouraged to apply to be part of the Scots Fiddle Festival Youth Engagement Project (YEP) and perform at the Pleasance, Edinburgh, opening the concert on Saturday 20th November. This year’s YEP tutor is … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #4

The fourth in the Traditional Music Forum‘s series of Spotify playlists featuring musicians and bands from the Scotland Online Directory of Musicians. There will be a new playlist created each month with tracks from ten different musicians and bands from the directory, showcasing the fantastic traditional music Scotland has to offer. Directory of Musicians Spotify … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #3

This is the third in the Traditional Music Forum‘s series of Spotify playlists featuring musicians and bands from the Scotland Online Directory of Musicians. There will be a new playlist created each month with tracks from ten different musicians and bands from the directory, showcasing the fantastic traditional music Scotland has to offer. Directory of … Continued

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Job Opportunity: Project Manager for new Scotland on Tour project

Active Events: Scotland on Tour   Role: Project Manager  Location: Home working  Reports To:  Executive Producer  Contract Terms:  40hrs per week with some weekend work and travel potentially required.   Contract Length: 1 October 2021 – 30 December 2022 with option to extend.  Fee: £28,000 per annum    Role Description: Project Manager  The successful candidate will manage an exciting new … Continued

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Sruth: A new commission opportunity to celebrate Colmcille 1500

Colmcille1500 celebrates the life and legacy of St Columba, 1500 years from his birth. It promotes the heritage of the saint whose abbey of Iona linked Ireland, Scotland and beyond. To mark this year Fèisean nan Gàidheal, with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s Colmcille Fund, is seeking proposals from a Gaelic-speaking musician, based in Scotland, … Continued

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New survey for all Scottish music industry professionals

Freelance, part-time and full-time workers are encouraged to take part in the survey by The Scottish Music Industry Association and the University of Glasgow, centred around mapping and measuring the value of Scotland’s music industry. For more info and to take the survey now click here.

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #2

This is the second in the Traditional Music Forum‘s series of Spotify playlists featuring musicians and bands from the Scotland Online Directory of Musicians. There will be a new playlist created each month with tracks from ten different musicians and bands from the directory, showcasing the fantastic traditional music Scotland has to offer. Directory of … Continued

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Making Music with Neurodiverse Groups

Organised by the Traditional Music Forum, these online workshops are for tutors to develop skills in working with groups of neurodiverse musicians and learners. As non-formal teaching organisations look to work with more diverse groups of learners, tutors will need to acquire new skills. One of those groups is the neurodiverse. The term neurodiversity covers … Continued

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Award-winning trad music star plays specially commissioned song to whisky to help enhance flavour

A young piper has turned whisky maker after being enlisted to play to casks of whisky prior to bottling to enhance its flavour. Ali Levack, frontman of Scottish trad band Project Smok, has joined forces with Wee Smoky, a whisky brand on a mission to attract a new audience to Scotland’s most famous drink, to … Continued

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