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Check out High Life Highland's traditional music class programme!

Traditional Music Classes 2018

January 15 - July 15

Traditional Music Classes: January - June 2018 Learn to play, appreciate and enjoy Scottish music in a friendly, supportive and fun environment. Chanter Whistle and Low Whistle Fiddle Accordion Anyone …

Forest Quarterly Grant

April 1 - October 1

£200 grant for any worthwhile creative project. We don’t want to impose limits and rules on people’s creative process and encourage artists to try out new things and experiment. We …

Composer in Residence 2018-2019 to 2020-2021

May 25

sound is looking for a new Composer in Residence for 3 years from 2018-2019 to 2020-2021. The opportunity allows you to work closely with the organisation on an ad hoc …

Want to be a stage manager??

If you'd like to be involved back stage, then Connect Stage Management is for you! Connect Stage Management is a unique opportunity for 16 to 19 year olds to learn …

May 27

Registration for the EMS Tours Book 2019, featuring chamber music artists available for touring in Scotland in 2019/20, is now open. Enterprise Music Scotland is the national body for chamber …

PRS for Music Foundation – Momentum Music Fund

May 29

The Momentum Music Fund offers grants of £5k-£15k for artists/bands to break through to the next level of their careers. Activities eligible for support include recording, touring and marketing. CLICK …

Funding available to grow your own music session

The TMSA are looking for young musicians across Scotland to deliver traditional music sessions in their area. We are looking for groups of 3 individuals (aged 18-26) who can organise, …

Music in Hospitals is looking for musicians

May 31

Music in Hospitals & Care audition process ensures that they maintain the highest standards of both musicianship and communication in the delivery of their service for people in care. They …

Call for LGBTQI Folk Musicians

June 1

Open call for LGBTQI Folk Musicians to contribute to a new project focusing on their experiences. We are a new (as yet untitled) project aimed at LGBTQI folk musicians in Scotland. …

Early Career Residencies

In September 2018 (10 September – 30 September 2018), and with continued support from The Fenton Arts Trust, Cove Park will award four residencies for early-career artists specialising in visual …

Access to Music Making Fund – next deadline 4th June

June 4

The Youth Music Initiative, Access to Music Making fund aims to create high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0 – 25 yrs outwith school time. The Youth …

Building a Creative Region

June 7

This workshop on Fri 8 June 2018 is an opportunity for organisations working in arts sector in Scotland to network with staff from the Creative and Cultural Industries network at the …

Call Out For Performers With Tour-Ready Work

June 8

Applications now open for performers (theatre / music / dance / childrens theatre) to showcase at The Touring Network's Annual Gathering for rural promoters across the Highlands & Islands. The …

PRS Open Fund for Music Creators

June 11 - October 1

The Open Fund for Music Creators supports the development of outstanding songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at different stages of their career. The fund can support projects …

PRS Open Fund for Organisations

June 11 - October 1

The Open Fund For Organisations The Open Fund for Organisations supports new music projects led by promoters, talent development organisations, venues, festivals, curators and large performance groups*. Projects must involve …

Tinto Summer School 2018 – Booking opens 4th March

June 30

Tinto Summer School 2018 Wiston Lodge Monday 2nd-Saturday 7th July 2018 Tutors: Adam Sutherland: fiddle, composition Laura Wilkie: fiddle Ali Levak: flute, whistle Pablo Lafuente: guitar Josie Duncan: song, songwriting …

The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland’s Training Ensembles

The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland’s Training Ensembles are designed for younger players around the age of 8-14 (ABRSM grade 3, as a guide only) to prepare them for entry …

Fèis Thròndairnis

July 23 - July 27

Fèis Thròndairnis will be held in Staffin Primary School from 23rd – 27th July this year. Children will have the opportunity to learn several different instruments under expert tuition as well as Gaelic …

Music Hub 2018

July 26

Do you write tunes in a Scottish traditional style? Hands Up for Trad are looking for the top 20 tunes of 2018* for their 2018 Collection. They can be anything …

Big Barn Sessions – Three days in a recording studio, for free!

August 1

Calling all young musicians, singers, bands, producers, DJs, sound artists, podcasters, filmmakers or composers! Would you benefit from spending three days, free of charge, working in a professional recording studio …

The Transmission Fund (£500 – £1500) Next Deadline 29 June

September 28

The Transmission Fund is designed to help you build your career by providing grants of £500 - £1500 to fund opportunities allowing you to focus on developing your artistic and …

Audition for Live Music Now

October 1

Live Music Now selects young, professional musicians who combine exceptional performing skills with special qualities of insight, generosity of spirit and flexibility. We enhance their skills through our distinctive approach …

The Dewar Arts Awards

December 20

Dewar Arts Awards invite applications in any art form for funding to support individuals.Applicants must be under 30, live or work in Scotland, have talent and financial need.Visit www.dewarawards.org FUNDING …

International Showcase Fund

December 31

The International Showcase Fund offers vital support for artists and bands based in England and Scotland who have been invited to play an international music showcasing festival or conference. The …

Emerging Musicians Health Scheme

01/04/2019

Are you a music student or musician at the start of your career? Have you suffered from a performance related condition that’s interrupting your studies or impacting your entry to …

Fenton Arts Trust

31/03/2020

The Fenton Arts Trust was founded in 1986 by Shu-Yao Fenton in memory of her husband Colin, a collector of antiques and pictures and a dedicated supporter of the arts. …

Youth Arts Strategy for Highland 2017-2027

31/12/2027

The Highland Youth Arts Forum (HYAH) has set out a realistic but ambitious plan for youth arts in the Highlands for the period 2017-2027. The strategy’s vision and mission were …