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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PRS FOR MUSIC – EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND OPEN NOW

The PRS Emergency Relief Fund is open to those who: – have been a PRS writer member for at least two years – have earned at least £500 of PRS royalties within the last two years – are suffering genuine hardship from loss of work due to the Coronavirus pandemic More info & how to … Continued

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CALL FOR ASSESSORS – PRS FOR MUSIC FOUNDATION

At PRS Foundation, we receive over 4,000 applications every year. Each application is assessed by expert advisors in order for us to shortlist applications to go through to a decision panel. We’re looking to expand our pool of advisors and have launched a new application process so that those working in the music industry and/or … Continued

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BAPAM HEALTHY PERFORMANCE SERIES – Workshops Rescheduled as Webinars

These workshops from BAPAM (British Association for Performing Arts Medicine) have now been rescheduled as webinars which is fantastic! Please do not travel to the events. Friday 27th March 2020 Physical Health & Injury Prevention 10.30am – 12.30pm More info & to register. Keeping Mentally Well: Managing Performance Anxiety 2pm – 4pm More info & … Continued

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A GUIDE TO HOSTING A LIVE CONCERT FROM YOUR LIVING ROOM

Are you thinking of hosting a live concert from your living room? Check out this handy guide with some great ideas from Hands Up For Trad. ***************** So with everything going on at the moment how can we get our music out there and earn some money? We’ve all heard of Skype lessons so if … Continued

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