Highland Arts Community Launches Fund for Young Creatives

New creative fund aims to support & inspire emerging artists at a time when the arts are under threat The current Covid19 situation has put a huge strain on the arts world across the globe and fearing that there would be a talent drain as emerging artists are put off a promising career in the … Continued

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More than 1,700 people join free online Gaelic language and music sessions during lockdown so far

Gaelic arts organisation continues to offer range of Gaelic education activities for all ages Since putting all its usual classroom based lessons and activities online, Gaelic arts organisation, Fèisean nan Gàidheal (FnG) has provided free lessons to 1,718 people across Scotland and further afield. Activities on offer have included Gaelic song and game sessions, drama … Continued

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TINTO SUMMER SCHOOL 2020 GOES DIGITAL!

TINTO VIRTUAL SUMMER SCHOOL, 6TH – 10TH JULY 2020 Hands Up For Trad’s Tinto Summer School is going digital for it’s 20th anniversary this July. The big anniversary party will take place in 2021 instead. During the week of 6th – 9th July Tinto Summer School will be offering online classes for high school age participants … Continued

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BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award 2021 – Open for entries!

The BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award 2021 has launched. If you are a singer or instrumentalist aged between 16 and 27 with a passion for traditional music, you can apply now and you could win this prestigious title, an additional recording session with BBC Radio Scotland, a performance at the Scots Trad Music … Continued

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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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