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Young People To Grow Their Own Music Sessions Across Scotland

Young people to grow their own music sessions across Scotland

Young musicians will have the opportunity to grow a programme of traditional music sessions in their local area.

The Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland (TMSA) is looking for groups of three individuals (aged 18-26) who can organise, promote and lead sessions between August-December 2018 in a local venue.

Thanks to funding from The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Talent Development Fund, which is being administered by Creative Scotland, musicians will receive support to host approximately ten sessions in their area as well as a bursary to participate in a one-day training event with leading musicians in the field.

TMSA Convener, Fiona Campbell, said “The ‘Grow Your Own Music Sessions’ will be acoustic, free and open to all, helping celebrate Scotland’s Year of Young People. The young musicians will be encouraging others, especially other young musicians, singers and, dancers to join in, as we want as many people as possible to experience the fun of traditional music and song across the country.”

Applications as soon as possible through the dedicated project website –

If you have any queries or are a venue that would like to be considered by young musicians as a suitable location for a session, please contact the GYOMS Project Manager – Grant McFarlane – or 07595 175 099.