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These links provide useful information on Scottish instruments, Scottish composers and arrangers, and Scottish music in general.
About the fiddle
The Fiddle Hangout is a free, community-driven resource for the fiddle player.
London Fiddle Convention
An annual convention which showcases many different fiddle styles through workshops, contests and concerts.
Artist & Repertoire Company
is the world's leading Independent Artist & Repertoire Company. As a matter of fact, we invented independent A&R more than a decade ago. Since 1992, TAXI has specialized in giving artists, bands, and songwriters real access to the people in the music business who have the power to sign deals.
Black Isle Brewery
The Black Isle Brewing Co is a small intensely independent organic brewery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Our mission is to produce a range of top quality organic beers packaged in recycled materials. The barley and hops used are grown on organic farms, without artificial fertilisers or herbicides. We at Black Isle Brewery believe that our beer is the best for both you and the environment.
SAVE THE PLANET DRINK ORGANIC
Caledonia and St Andrews Societies Around the World
The Alaskan Scottish Club
The Alaskan Scottish Club is a non-profit organization established to promote learning about Scottish culture and heritage. This is achieved through events, workshops, and social gatherings throughout the calendar year.
Our largest yearly event is the annual Alaska Scottish Highland Games and Gathering of the Clans.
The Scots' Society of St Andrew, Bedford
The Society exists to promote interest in Scottish culture, customs and traditions, and the commemoration and exchange of Scottish memories and sentiments with fellow Scots at home and abroad.
The Crawstep Ceilidh Band
The Crawstep Ceilidh Band is the ideal choice if you are looking for a ceilidh band to make your wedding or function a great night. The Crawstep Ceilidh Band is a three-piece band of experienced musicians, steeped in traditional Scottish ceilidh music, all of whom are classically trained and versatile performers.
Clan Cunningham Society of America
The Original and Official Clan Cunningham Society and Web Site, since 1984 serving
865 Cunningham members in America, Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the world over!
Composer Support/ Opportunities
Classical Composers Database
One of the greatest online resources of information about classical music composers. Here you’ll find:
biographies, compositions, news, concerts, Classical sheet music and recordings, books about composers and classical music and loads of other information about composers and their music!
The Society for the Promotion of New Music
From contemporary, jazz, classical and popular music to that written for film, dance and other creative media, spnm is one of the main advocates of new music in Britain today. spnm was founded in 1943 and continues to fulfil and build upon the brief that spurred its existence: to promote and advance the education of the public by encouraging the understanding, appreciation and development of music composed by living musicians born or resident in the UK, and of music generally as expressed in any other medium or form.
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Need a guitarist? Check out John's website. Remote sessions can be arranged.
The site aims to help music students develop better intuitive understanding and feel for music and to improve all aspects of aural training.
Offering residential traditional music courses in many instruments with leading tutors, small groups for maximum learning.
Scots Music Group
SMG is a community-based charity located in Edinburgh, offering classes for anyone aged 16+, sessions, ceilidhs, and other social events.
ButeLive promotes and encourages live performances of music and the arts on the Isle of Bute.
Shetland Folk Festival
A non-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to presenting the best folk music from around the globe to the local community and visitors alike.
Folk Clubs/ Societies
Crail Folk Club
A cosy folk club on the coast of Fife showcasing new and established talent from the world of folk music. Something for everybody in a friendly atmosphere. Floor singers welcome.
Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin
The internet's only traditional music site aimed specifically at young people! Here you can find all the information you need about Traditional Music in Scotland and beyond.
The Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association
is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of traditional types of American music such as old-time, bluegrass and gospel music, as played on the fiddle and other acoustic stringed instruments.
A Traditional Music Directory
A large archive of traditional, folk, and roots music with lyrics, sheet music and midis. Includes Bluegrass, Old-time, Irish, Scottish, Country dance, Session tunes etc. Also many folk music reference & research works
A Traditional Music Library
A large archive of traditional, folk, and roots music with lyrics, sheet music and midis. Includes Bluegrass, Old-time, Irish, Scottish, Country dance, Session tunes etc. Also many folk music reference & research works.
Coda Music/Mound Music
Traditional and Contemporary Folk Music Specialists with music shop on The Mound in Edinburgh, since 1997
A website dedicated to the enjoyment of folk music
Scottish Folk Music
Great Scottish folk music website giving information on bands, singers, clubs, events and lyrics
Fully interactive website designed by musicians for musicians. Aimed specifically at enthusiasts and players of traditional music worldwide, it includes artist profiles, global gig guide, discussion board, luthiers list, online shopping, links and good news aggregation.
Graded Exams RSAMD
Scottish Traditional Music Graded Exams promotes traditional Scottish performance skills and the best of traditional repertoire by the establishment of a specialist, performance-based series of assessments true to the artistic integrity of Scotland’s musical heritage.
Guitar Sheet Music
Forrest Guitar Ensembles
- a wide range of music composed or transcribed for guitars and other instruments. Very suitable for guitar ensembles in schools, for amateur groups and for more advanced performers
Glenn Weiser Celtic Music
Glenn has four volumes of Celtic music arranged for solo guitar and a volume of Celtic arrangements available through his website. He also has a free online tunebook with over 500 Celtic tunes, plus links, Glenn's celtic guitar MP3s, and more.
- a great shop for all your instrument needs. Houses probably the biggest collection of Traditional CDs in Scotland.
A complete A - Z of Violin Resources
Music CDs and MP3s
Music In Scotland
dedicated to promoting music and musicians with a Celtic connection to a world-wide audience. Select from the best in Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, World, French, Spanish, Gaelic ........
Nature Music MP3
Our excellent selection of nature music CD and MP3 contain the perfect balance of peaceful music and calming sounds of nature that will help you to create a peaceful getaway.
nessmp3.com was created by musicians and music lovers, for musicians and music lovers. We aim to build a community of like minded individuals sharing music around the globe, working with artists to build on the local music scene and give a fair deal for all.
Live radio, music and video streaming and downloads, artist and song reviews, merchandise and ticket sales, event listings and artist blogs can all be found here.
Fabrizio Ferrari's musicians page - The new musicians world!
Free sheet music, live musicians search engine, free services, etc.
Musicians and Music Lovers are welcome.
A rapidly expanding information research portal for everything related to music
Serenade For Strings
a specialised mail order and online supplier of sheet music to individuals, music tutors, schools, colleges and other educational establishments
A world-wide site dedicated to singer/songwriters. You can find links to official home pages as well as fan sites, to well known artists as well as starting musicians
Musician/Teacher/Performer/Engineer and Producer. Ayrshire/ Glasgow.
Our fresh and dynamic approach to music tuition is in demand. Steve teaches guitar, saxophone, keyboard, and bass with group, or one to one participation. Steve also runs a fully functioning recording studio which offers support to produce a final cd, originating from a basic idea with performance and production advice along the way.
American store for all musical instruments and equipment.
Kathryn Brickell Music Instruction - New York
KATHRYN BRICKELL MUSIC has offered quality private music instruction to students in Nassau, Suffolk, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island for over 20 years.
We offer 30, 45 and 60-minute lessons in the student’s home on all instruments including piano, keyboard, voice, guitar (electric and acoustic), bass and drums as well as orchestra and band instruments.
Music Transcription Services
Continuo Music Services
Laurence Beard has provided a great deal of transcription work of a high caliber. Thank you for your wonderful work, Laurence.
CPM Music Services
CPM Music Services offers a quality score writing service to a range of musicians, whether professional or amateur. Using the latest Sibelius notational software, generally regarded as the best software available, any score related problems that may arise can be solved, however large or small.
Music 4 Musicians
Alison Pryce has provided a vast amount of transcription work for this site! Her service is very fast, very reliable and she is a pleasure to do business with. Thanks for accommodating our every request, Alison.
James Treweek's transcription work has been quick, efficient, very affordable and is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Lauries Acoustic Music Bar
houses The Acoustic Music Centre! This is Glasgows home of live Traditional Folk music, World Music, Jazz and Bluegrass - right in the heart of old Glasgow,and part of the Merchant City.
Canadian fiddler extraordinaire, singer of songs old and new, composer, improvisor and multi-instrumentalist, she revitalizes old traditions, embraces new ones, and creates music that brings it all together.
Fiddlers 3 have been named “Ontario Best Performer/Entertainer 2007” and “Entertainer of the Year 2006” by Festival & Events Ontario.
tarlandfiddler.info - the official website of Paul Anderson brings the lastest information about Paul's gigs and activities, and will in time also include stories and an expanding photo gallery.
The Rogues have the creativity and the drive to conquer the combined worlds of Celtic, Rock, Folk, Pop, and Classical music.
Based in Campbeltown, Kintyre, in the West Highlands of Scotland, The Wild Sarachs have been around now for a couple of years championing their own particular brand of turbo-dreich music. Possessing a level of agility and self-assurance more commonly associated with musicians twice their age, the band pretty much keep their own council and rarely smile. Resolutely unfashionable, The Sarachs bring together a fresh mixture of old and new songs from Kintyre, classic folk-rock, a smattering of Americana and a few slices of original material which are beginning to creep into the repetoire.
kindly provided our website banner photograph. His photography is superb
so please do check out his site.
supplied composer profile photos for Lorna and Isabel. He is lovely to work with. Thanks for your patience during our photo sessions, Douglas.
Moray Firth Pianos
We provide a select range of acoustic pianos and accessories, events and domestic hire, removals covering the UK, and most of all, valuable advice.
This award winning website includes unique reference material for pipers of all levels, including an exhaustive drone reed identification page.
Scottish Bagpipes Music - The Weavers of the Tartan is a bagpipe band playing traditional Scottish songs with contemporary appeal. Download free bagpipe mp3's.
Promoting the Arts
Caithness Arts was created in 2002 by a study group who first met in 1996 with the object of providing improved community/arts facilities in Caithness.
The Company is now recognised as being the principal organisation in Caithness devoted to the development of the Arts in Caithness which covers a broad spectrum to include writing, music, drama, visual arts, dance, photography and crafts.
a quarterly magazine devoted to all fiddle styles; the website includes excerpts from the magazine and links to hundreds of fiddle-related sites
Visit Highlander Radio for the best in Celtic music!
Glo-Worm Studios is a modern computer based recording facility in the West End of Glasgow. The studio offers an inviting atmosphere, a carefully chosen selection of high quality equipment, and attention to detail with every project.
Offbeat was formed in 1994 by musician/producer Iain McKinna and the company has since produced over 50 albums at his Royal Mile studio for a huge range of artists in a staggering range of styles. As a multi-instrumentalist Iain's productions have been particularly in demand for singers + songwriters who require musical accompaniment. Recordings he has been involved in have achieved International success and recognition since he started out in the business as a sound engineer and session musician in 1977.
Grants Braes Burns Club
The Grants Braes Burns Club exists amongst other reasons, to 'promote interest in the works of Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns, and in particular, to foster East Lothian's connection with his heritage life and family'.
Everything you wanted to know about Robert Burns, Scotland's national bard (and lots more besides).
Scotland's Music and Musicians
the email list for ceilidhs and traditional music and dance events in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Two Left Feet - Ceilidh Band
Two Left Feet was established in the region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland in 1994 and has become known as the first band to spring to mind for many when it comes to organising a Ceilidh. TLF is a band with something different to offer. An alternative to a pure Scottish Country Dance Band.
Scottish Country Dance Resources
Scottish Ball (New York)
Scottish Dancing in New York!
The Scottish Ball was started over 25 years ago by a group of Scots residing in New York who were looking for opportunities to dance Scottish country reels and to offer their American friends an evening of Scottish music and fun. It was usually held once a year at the Abigail Adams Smith Museum. In more recent years, there have been various locations, including the Ballroom of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and now the Synod House at St. John the Divine. Music is provided by Abby Newton and her Celtic Crossing Band in addition to the piper, Larry Cole. The guests feast upon delicious Scottish spreads provided by the Good Cateress (as well as a wee dram or two!)
Dumfries and Galloway,co,uk
The Dumfries and Galloway web site contains a host of information about Dumfries, Dumfriesshire and Galloway and links to web sites throughout south west Scotland.
North America's Scottish Portal. Haggishead is the source for Scottish books, castles, golf, music, travel, links, celtic, whisky, battles and more.
Homecoming Scotland 2009
an events programme celebrating Scotland's great contributions to the world. In 2009 join us to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Robert Burns’ birth, Scottish contributions to golf & whisky, plus our great minds and innovations and rich culture and heritage.
Connect to thousands of Scottish-interest websites, allocated among 40 categories.
Coreen Scott is a professional wedding and event singer based in East Lothian, near Edinburgh. She is available to sing at weddings and events throughout central Scotland, including: Scottish Borders, Glasgow, Fife, West Lothian, Perth and Dundee.
Services for bands, studios, music tutors, music promoters
has been online since 1998 and provides services for Professional, Semi-Professional & Amateur Bands, Recording Studious, Music Tutors. Music Promoters and all other music related businesses.
Gig Guide Ltd provide also supply dates and ticket information for live gigs for main stream concerts and tours even to local pub and club music venues throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland via information submitted to them by bands and venues alike.
The complimentary gig database is updated regularly with up to 2500 new live gigs each month.
String Quartet/Chamber Music
Animato String Quartet
Inverness based String Quartet add elegance and musical style to your special occasion.
Highland Chamber Orchestra
The Highland Chamber Orchestra aims to provide appealing and affordable concerts with a wide-ranging repertoire, as a contribution to the overall musical life of the Highlands.
A versatile 6-piece chamber group, performing a varied repertoire of music for strings, woodwind and keyboard including solos, duets, trios, quartets and full ensemble.
Web Designers, Computer Services
Highland PC Doctor
superb service for the Highland communities around the Moray basin, repairing and upgrading PCs in private homes and business offices.
Words can not express how grateful we are to these guys! They've built us an amazing website!
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) provides outstanding orchestral and instrumental opportunities for young musicians in Scotland. Running seven national youth ensembles NYOS organises training, intensive rehearsals and national and international concert tours.
As well as the running seven orchestras NYOS is committed to introducing musical experiences to all of Scotland's young people through workshops in Scotland's nursery, primary and secondary schools.