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Music-making in Scotland


Alp Scots Music Group
Music organisation.

Arts Council Scotland
Arts organisation.

BBC Radio 3 - Listen Up
Find an orchestra in your area.

British Choirs on the NET
Lists of choirs by region.

Core Arts
Uses the arts to break down many of the prejudices associated with people with mental health problems and promote access and participation.

East Dunbarton
Local council music site.

Choirs, concerts and choral music resources.

Heads of Instrumental Teaching Scotland
Organisation that promotes music education and teaching in Scotland.

Making Music Scotland
Visit their website to find choirs, orchestras and youth music groups in your area.

Music For Youth
Youth Music Association.

National Association of Choirs
Large choir association with lists of local choirs.

National Association of Choirs Scotland East Group
List of local choirs.

National Association of Choirs Scotland West Group
List of local choirs.

National Youth Orchestras of Scotland
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland provides music education and performance experience for young musicians throughout Scotland.

NUMU is a dedicated safe space for young people to upload and showcase their music, meet others and learn new skills.

The Royal College of Organists
A membership organisation with about 2700 members across the UK and abroad. Offering advice and guidance to anyone who wants to (re-)start learning the organ.

Scotland Internet - Music
Links to bands, brass bands, choirs, fiddle, folk, jazz, pipes and more.

Sound Sense
Sound Sense is the UK development agency for community music. They promote the significance and value of community music, and assist the professional development of people practising and participating in it.

The Sound Station

UK Brass Bands
Lists of brass bands by region.

UK Public Libraries
Offering local information, advice, workshops, courses, internet access, magazines and CD and DVD hire. Find your local library through this site.

Youth Music - Scotland
Youth music organisation

Music Groups

Aberdeen Choral Society
Choral Society: vocal

Bathgate Concert Orchestra
Orchestra: instrumental
No audition, but the orchestra is not for beginners; some orchestral experience desirable.

Dunblane Cathedral Handbell Ringers
Handbell ringers group: instrumental
Ages 8+, all abilities welcome.

The Garioch Jazz Club
Jazz club: vocal/instrumental

Glasgow Isaly Gaelic Choir
Gaelic music and song: vocal

Glasgow Sinfonia
Orchestra: instrumental

Orchestra: instrumental
Highland area
Grade 8 standard.

Strathdee Music Club
Music society: vocal/instrumental

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