Appointment of new Director of TRACS

Steve Byrne has been appointed as the new Director of TRACS, and will take up his post in March 2023.

Steve Byrne says:

“I am absolutely delighted to be appointed to lead an organisation that I consider to be key to the future of traditional arts in Scotland. I am looking forward to working with the TRACS team and communities across the country in celebrating our local cultures in all their vibrant forms, hybrids and languages, and sharing Scotland’s living traditions with the world.”

Steve succeeds David Francis and Donald Smith who have shared the leadership of TRACS for a decade. They will continue their support of the organisation through its artform forums. Further details of the positive new developments at TRACS will be shared in the New Year.