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Area: City of Glasgow

www.collegeofpiping.org

‘Since the College was established formally in 1944, thousands of pupils have had the benefits of our teaching experience ... Classes are held in the evening, day time and in weekly or fortnightly blocks. Using the College’s highly acclaimed tutor books, students are slowly and surely taken through every aspect of what constitutes good piping: technique, expression and bagpipe sound. All courses lead towards College of Piping or PDQB/SQA exams. Our instructors are some of the very best in the piping world.’

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www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/music/

‘We offer a wide range of degree programmes that will suit you whether you're seeking a career as a musician, would like to work in the music industries or arts and cultural sector, or if you're interested in the links music has with contemporary culture, history, creativity and the digital world. By studying with us, you will benefit from opportunities to take work placements within Glasgow's legendary music scene; learn from award-winning professional musicians and musical scholars, and get the chance to pursue your musical interests through researching, performing, composing, and exploring musical technology.’

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www.jazzfest.co.uk

'Brings its annual supply of world-class musicians and upcoming superstars to the City's already vibrant jazz scene ... Our Community & Education Fund is an initiative that incorporates community and education concerts & workshops that educate people of all ages in jazz music, allowing them to try out new instruments and experience live jazz music.' Held in Mid June.

Category:Jazz Festivals
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www.iao.org.uk/glasgow/

‘Established in 1911. Our membership includes organists, church musicians and those who simply enjoy organ music. There are normally five meetings per year, all of which are open to non-members, and designed to meet the Society’s objectives - the education of its members and the public in the art of music, with special reference to organ and choral music.’

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www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

‘We offer world class tuition at all levels and in all teaching styles to suit your needs and location ... With many different ways you can learn, whatever your level, you can take your piping forward with our World Class instructors.’

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www.partickfolkclub.org.uk

'Meets on the last Friday of every month. Music played includes traditional, folk, acoustic, americana and blues.'

Category:Folk Clubs
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www.phas.org.uk

‘For over fifty years Pollok House Arts Society (PHAS) has been bringing world class artists to perform in the intimate surroundings of Pollok House. The society owns its own Steinway concert grand piano, the king of concert pianos since the 1880s. This has paved the way for some amazing concerts ... The Society’s programme is funded by ticket sales, subscriptions, donations from supporters, fundraising events and is grateful to Creative Scotland through Enterprise Music Scotland for a generous grant ...’

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www.rcs.ac.uk/box-office

'Scotland’s national centre of professional vocational training in performance arts. Our location is the heart of Glasgow; our orientation is the contemporary international scene. We are leading the way as one of Europe’s top conservatoires, offering a rare breadth of artistic disciplines.'

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www.scottishcinemaorgantrust.org.uk

'Charitable organisation founded to promote interest in the Cinema Organ as an entertainment art form. The aim of the trust is to provide information about the world of the cinema organ in Scotland ... The Trust are the proud owners of Scotland's only operational WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ. The technical team dedicate 2 days a week to restoring and maintaining a musical instrument now well into its 8th decade!'

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www.scottishinternationalpianocompetition.com

'What is now The Scottish International Piano Competition was originally established in 1986 as a memorial to Frederic Lamond and the First Prize of the Competition carries with it the Frederic Lamond Gold Medal ...'. Triennial. Held September 2017.

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www.aceconcerts.org.uk

'The large chorus, made up from a friendly group of 150 enthusiastic singers, is joined by a large professional orchestra and together ACE perform an annual concert featuring a variety of songs from well known stage musicals to middle-of-the-road, old familiar classics and the occasional surprise.'

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www.bbc.co.uk/bbcsso

‘Formed in December 1935, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is Scotland’s national broadcasting orchestra and performs to large and enthusiastic audiences in venues throughout the country. It has been at the heart of the nation’s cultural life for many years and has a well-earned reputation for its creative ambition, its pioneering spirit and wide range of repertoire. It maintains a busy schedule of broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Television, and Online.‘

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www.phoenixchoir.org

‘Our repertoire is wide and varied covering West End/Broadway musicals, operatic choruses, classical pieces, Scottish songs, sacred music, "easy listening" and humour, and a typical concert will cover most or all of these genres in one night! We are also fortunate to have some fine soloists too. We are not a religious/church or Cathedral choir, and neither are we a choral society or orchestral/theatrical chorus, though we have elements of all of these in our catalogue.‘

Category:City of Glasgow
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jazzchoirscotland.co.uk

'Established in 2013 to provide a place for jazz harmony singing to blossom and develop in Scotland ... We regularly put on concerts and invite along guest singers and musicians so both audiences and our members have the opportunity to experience a variety of jazz styles ... Glasgow is our first choir and is going from strength to strength. We are looking forward to bringing our enthusiasm for jazz singing to other areas soon ...'

Category:Jazz Choirs
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www.rsno.org.uk

‘Formed in 1891 as the Scottish Orchestra, the company became the Scottish National Orchestra in 1950, and was awarded Royal Patronage in 1977 ... The RSNO performs across Scotland, including concerts in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Perth and Inverness. The Orchestra appears regularly at the Edinburgh International Festival and at the BBC Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall.’

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www.scottishballet.co.uk

'Our mission is to inspire on stage and beyond, showcasing our nation’s creativity and bringing ballet to the widest possible audience. Since 1969 our award-winning performances take place all over Scotland – from our biggest cities to our most remote communities. We also tour the world, promoting Scotland’s diverse and pioneering spirit far and wide.'

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scottishensemble.co.uk

'Group of 12 outstanding musicians who champion music written for strings, crossing genres, styles, periods, and art forms to make new connections ... Founded in 1969 and based in Glasgow, Scottish Ensemble is the UK’s only professional string orchestra.'

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www.scottishopera.org.uk

'Scotland's national opera company and the largest performing arts organisation in Scotland.'

Category:Opera Companies
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www.glasgowconcerthalls.com/city-halls/

'Glasgow's oldest purpose built performance space has been entertaining visitors since 1841. No matter which concert you choose, from orchestral to the more intimate recital, the sound in our Grand Hall will be breath-taking. The traditional shoebox style auditorium is renowned throughout the world for having some of the finest acoustics and our elegant and spectacular Hall is also home to the Scottish Music Centre. This exciting music complex houses top class rehearsal, recording, broadcasting and webcasting facilities.'

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www.glasgowconcerthalls.com/glasgow-royal-concert-hall/

‘Located in the heart of the city, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is one of Scotland’s most prestigious venues and world renowned classical, jazz, pop, rock and folk artists take to its stages for nearly 250 performances each year.’

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beta.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/venues/kelvingrove-art-gallery-and-museum

‘Opened in 1901 and is a firm favourite with local people and visitors. It has stunning architecture and a family friendly atmosphere ... Enjoy an organ recital, a free tour or at weekends and holidays take part in one of our family activities.‘

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www.gla.ac.uk/events/musicintheuniversity/

Music in the University promotes music-making University-wide and provides opportunities for all members of the University community to take part in a broad range of musical activities. It draws on specific research and educational interests University-wide, not only in the School of Culture & Creative's Arts subject area of Music, but also in other arts and sciences ... Central to MIU's activities is the international public concert series embracing a diversity of lunchtime and evening concerts throughout the academic year ... MIU also collaborates with external professional organisations such as Glasgow Life, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Opera, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Dunedin Consort and promotes public performances of their music in the University's beautiful and historic venues.’

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