In Caithness Galas and Highland Games often have music
involved. Galas are a type of local festival in Scotland.
Caithness Galas Games Etc
National Youth Orchestras of Scotland
Scottish Arts Council Youth Music Initiative
Artists and Ensembles - Scotland
With details of their John Clerk of Penicuik CD, including sound clips and
tantalizing biography of the composer.
One of Scotland's leading professional music ensembles.
Royal Choral Union.
Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Edinburgh's well-known amateur orchestra.
Edinburgh Youth Orchestra.
Information, news and photographs (at work and play!).
Glasgow Orchestral Society. Glasgow's
largest amateur orchestra.
Scotland's favourite percussionist.
Freelance Trumpet Player (Trumpet, Piccolo and Cornet), Teacher.
This web site is aimed at young people and learners and has free online
tuition in theory and interesting samples to practice with.
Glasgow-based new music ensemble.
Moray Concert Brass,
a youth brass band from Moray and 1998 Scottish Youth Brass Band
Mr McFall's Chamber. Ensemble which
straddles the divide between classical and other styles.
Association of Youth Orchestras. The voice of youth
orchestras in the UK.
Youth Choir of Scotland.
The voice of young singers in Scotland.
Youth Orchestra of Scotland.
Events diary, details of CD recordings, and more.
Scottish National Orchestra.
Profile and concert details.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Information, concert details, sound clips, and more.
Everything you wanted to know about Scotland's national opera company.
Seville Music Centre.
Home page for Capriccio, Philomusica of Edinburgh, Quernstane, Edinburgh
Barock, Edinburgh Palm Court Orchestra, Edinburgh Light Orchestra and
Squair Mile Consort of Viols. Music
for viola da gamba old and new.
The Whistlebinkies. All the latest
news from this folk group and its members including composer Edward
Festivals and other Promoters - Scotland
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
Hebridean Celtic Festival
Highland 2007 - a whole year of
events all over the Highlands
Inverness Music Festival
Loch Shiel Spring Festival of Classical Music
Music in Blair Atholl
Perth Festival of the Arts
Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.
St Magnus Festival -
Scottish Summer Schools.
Shetland Folk Festival
A catalogue of music festivals in and around Britain.
Wickerman Festival - alternative Cult
More Festivals In Scotland
Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
Edinburgh Science Festival
Edinburgh Children's Festival
Edinburgh Harp Festival
Edinburgh Festival of Middle Eastern
Spirituality and Peace
Gig on the Green
Glasgow Film Festival
Glasgow International Comedy Festival
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
Glasgow River Festival
West End Festival
Scottish Music Education
Glasgow University Music Department.
Music Education Directory
Napier University Music Department
Music at Northern College, Aberdeen
Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh - also the
Scottish base for Contemporary Music-Making for Amateurs.
Performing Arts Data Service, Glasgow University
Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh
SCRAN. A searchable archive of
Scotland's history and culture.
Glasgow Fiddle Workshop.
Developing traditional fiddle music.
Sabhal Mor Ostaig.
Further Education college in the island of Skye, Scotland, teaching
through the medium of Gaelic.
The Piping Centre.
Glasgow-based institute promoting the study and history of piping.
Music Societies and Organisations
Other Scottish Music Sites
Scottish Folk Directory.
MusicScotland.com. Your gateway to contemporary and
traditional music from Scotland and beyond.
Music in Scotland. Scottish, Irish, Celtic and Folk Music.
Glasgow Arts Directory - Spare a Minute.
For alphabetical listings of over 200 arts organisations in the West
The Living Tradition on the Web. Site
associated with the magazine - one of the largest sites covering mainly
the Folk & Traditional Music of the British Isles, Ireland and what is
often called 'Celtic' music.
All the best in Scottish music and video.
Index of Scottish music sites.
Your free Celtic music listing.
Electric Scotland. Guide to Gaelic
MIDAS Centre. Highlands and Islands Music Industry.
Music Trust. A charitable trust established for the
encouragement of Scottish national and traditional music. Based in
Fèisean nan Gàidheal.
The National Association of Gaelic Arts Youth Tuition festivals.
Shetland Music. An introduction by
Early and Traditional Music in Scotland.
A reference guide with good links and related topics.
Wighton Database of Early Scottish Music. Search for tunes
in this collection of some 700 items held in Dundee Central Library.
Digital Tradition Folk Song Database with words to 6000 songs. Try also
tradition page which includes notation for some songs in GIF or EPS
Bagpipe Tune Title Search Page.
Scottish Song Lyrics. Words to over
Scotlandsmusic.com Taigh na Teud / Harpstring House Publishers.
Scottish and Gaelic music books and cassettes.
The Tune Web. Sheet music (in .gif
format) to Irish, Scottish and Breton tunes.
Ceolas Tune Index.
Searchable index listing over 35,000 tunes with full bibliographic
Sounds of Scotland. Order traditional
music CD's online!
The Bagpipe Web Directory. Over 1700
piping related links!
An International Great Highland Bagpipe Discography
by Ulf Schönberg
Scott's Highland Services. On-line retailer of books,
recordings etc based in Ontario.
Source for CDs, tapes (and some videos) from Scotland, Cape Breton and
Scottish Independent Music Scene.
A new site with growing body of useful information on recording and
rehearsal facilities, venues, equipment, artists, labels, agents, etc.
Guide. Scotland's Guide to Live Music.
Striving to bring you all the news, contact details and information on the
state of Scottish music straight from musicians.
Rainsound. Fanzine for (mainly)
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.
Including details of publications and recordings, summer schools and
branches around the world.
Edinburgh Highland Reel and
Strathspey Society. 'For the practice or promotion of Scottish
National Music, more especially Reel and Strathspey playing in the old
Frequently-asked questions for the soc.culture.scottish usenet newsgroup.
Glasgow Music Centre. Online sheet
Stoneyport Agency. Some of the best
music, song, and dance in the Celtic music world, plus a little blues and
Traditional Music and Song Association of Scotland.
Tartan Classics promotes Scottish arts and encourages Scots at home and
abroad to support Scottish artists and performers.
Scottish and Irish Traditional Celtic Music Store.
There are many places to check regarding funding of
music. These are just a few and can be for individuals or
Scottish Film Industry
Scottish News Feeds and Newspapers
Scottish Ships and Boats
Community Web Sites
& Places in Scotland -Web Sites