Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #12

Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #12 46 minutes of fantastic Scottish music in our 12th Directory of Musicians playlist – with music from The Canny Band, Sarah Markey, Dallahan, Kinnaris Quintet, Mike Vass, Rory Matheson & Graham Rorie, Aidan O’Rourke, Karen Marshalsay, Ainsley Hamill, and Graeme Armstrong. Follow the TMF on Spotify to hear all our … Continued

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People and landscape of the Highlands inspire new musical work from fiddler Iain Fraser

Fèis Rois commission, Gneiss, to be performed in Dingwall, Poolewe & Ullapool later this month A new musical work by fiddler Iain Fraser which celebrates the 30th anniversary of the popular Fèis Rois nan Inbheach (Adult Fèis Rois) will take to the road later this month, performing in the Highland locations which provided the inspiration for the … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #11

Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #11 39 minutes of fantastic Scottish music in our 11th Directory of Musicians playlist – with music from Ally Forsyth, Ewen Henderson, Adam Holmes, Breabach, Gráinne Brady, Eabhal, Kim Carnie, Euan McLaughlin & Tom Spirals, Savourna Stevenson, and Trail West. Follow the TMF on Spotify to hear all our playlists

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TRACS Traditional Arts Mentoring

TRACS is delighted to be delivering a programme of Traditional Arts Mentoring, with the support of Creative Scotland. The aim is to support professional development in the traditional arts through sharing knowledge, skills and experience. What is mentoring? Mentoring is a process in which an experienced individual helps another person to develop goals and skills … Continued

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Young people will make music together once again in Ullapool this Easter

Fèis Rois na h-Òigridh returns for the first time since 2019 Innovative arts organisation, Fèis Rois, will deliver its first Fèis Rois na h-Òigridh (Junior Fèis) since 2019 this Easter and will welcome a team of top musicians and tutors to Ullapool for a week of musical activities with young people from across the Highlands. … Continued

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School of Dàimh 1st – 3rd April 2022

Do you play an instrument but lack the opportunity or confidence to play with others? Anybody ever found joining in on a high-octane pub session an intimidating experience? Interested in developing your existing skills and breaking through to that elusive next level? Maybe you are more comfortable in a different style of music but would … Continued

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New musical work sought to celebrate Year of Stories

This year’s Blas Festival will commission a new piece of music to coincide with Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022 Iconic stories, people and places across the Highlands and Islands will be celebrated this year in a new piece of music to be performed during this September’s Blas Festival. In conjunction with Scotland’s Year of Stories, … Continued

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Young People to Lead Music Conference

📷  Photo by Christian Gamauf The Highland Youth Music Forum (HYMF) is delighted to announce the launch of a new youth group called the ‘Highland Music Influencers’. Thanks to the Creative Scotland Strengthening Youth Music Fund and Fèis Rois, the HYMF, in partnership with High Life Highland, are on the lookout for young people aged … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #9

The 9th Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist features fantastic music from TRIP, Niteworks, Heal & Harrow, Mairi Campbell, Rowan Leslie, Robyn Stapleton, Patsy Reid, Ross Ainslie, Mànran, and GLIN. Make sure to follow the Traditional Music Forum on Spotify to view all our playlists.

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Fiddle player Eryn Rae wins BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2022

📷 Photo by Alan Peebles Fiddle player Eryn Rae has been named BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician for 2022. The 21 year old, from Jedburgh but now living in Glasgow, accepted the award from Gareth Hydes, Commissioning Editor, BBC Scotland, in a year that saw the prestigious competition return to the City Halls for … Continued

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