Workshops and Summer Courses

AIYF YOUNG SC&T Summer Course Forms now available!

Aberdeen International Youth Festival’s Young SC&T course offers children in P4-P7 the chance to develop their skills and explore traditional Scottish music over the course of a week. Led by tutors from North-east Folk Collective and Scottish Traditions & Culture, participants will work alongside these experienced tutors and learn new tunes while playing in small and large ensembles. Applicants should be able to play some simple tunes on any instrument and be keen to work hard and try new tunes.

Contact Eilidh at info@aiyf.org for further information, or feel free to call the AIYF office on 01224 213 800.

Young Scat- Application Form 2017

AIYF Traditional Music School Forms Now Available!

Forms for AIYF’s Traditional Music School are now available here:

Aimed at musicians aged 12-21, this traditional music project gives young musicians the opportunity to collaborate and learn from some of the best in the business in the world of traditional music.
The course will culminate with a performance at Aberdeen Arts Centre, where the group will collaborate with international performers.

Some financial support available – contact for more information at info@aiyf.org

Trad Music School- Booklet 2017

AIYF Traditional Music School

This year’s AIYF Trad Music School was a great success, with over 20 young people from across Scotland taking part. Aimed at musicians aged 12-21, this traditional music project gave them the¬†opportunity to work together and learn from some of the best in the business in the world of traditional music. The course culminated with a performance at Aberdeen Arts Centre, where the group collaborated with international performers including the North Shore Celtic Ensemble.

Details of how you can apply for 2017’s AIYF Trad Music School will be available in January 2017.

Young SC&T (Scottish Culture & Traditions)

2016’s Young SC&T Course was a tremendous success, with young people in P4 – P7 from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire coming together to improve their music skills, meet new friends and gain confidence learning from acclaimed traditional music tutors.

Applications for next year’s course will open in January 2017.

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