Merlin Academy Traditional Summer School

The Merlin Music Academy was founded in 2011 and is based in the very attractive Borders town of Melrose. The Academy teaches traditional folk, blues and acoustic music to all age groups and abilities. They first started teaching Fiddle, Guitar and Accordion but have now grown considerably and offer music tuition over a huge range of instruments and have over 13 tutors working at the Academy all of whom are extremely passionate about offering first class tuition within a friendly, supportive and very importantly fun environment.  

The annual Summer School will this year take place in the fabulous new location of Abbotsford the home of Sir Walter Scott.  The new location is easily accessible by rail to Tweedbank and a great variety of accommodation is available in the nearby towns of Melrose and Galashiels.

The Summer school runs from Tuesday 8th to Friday 11th August inclusive. All instruments and ages are welcome including Fiddle, Voice, Guitars, Piano, Accordion, Drums/percussion (give us a call if you are not sure). for 4 days of great music, sessions, food and the opportunity to learn from some of Scotland’s finest musicians.

Find out more here