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Area: Perth Kinross

The Category Crieff is a subset of Perth and Kinross. Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Crieff which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Blackford Fiddle Group

- Comrie Pipe Band

- Strathearn Singers

 

Category Crieff
! Crieff KEY

The Category Perth is a subset of Perth and Kinross. Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Perth which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Perth Barbershop Singers

- Vale of Atholl Pipe Band

 

Category Perth
! Perth KEY

The Category Pitlochry is a subset of Perth and Kinross. Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Pitlochry which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Aberfeldy & District Gaelic Choir

- Alyth & District Pipe Band

- Parish of Dunkeld Handbell Ringers

 

Category Pitlochry
! Pitlochry KEY

Meet 'first Thursday of each month (no meeting in January)'.

 

* Crieff Fiddle and Accordion Club

‘Based at Strathearn Artspace, the site of the old Library on Comrie St. Concerts on a Thursday night once a month ... If all goes well, it's also planned to include session evenings every two weeks on the Thursday between the concert evenings.’

 

Category Folk Clubs
* Crieff Folk Club
Also indexedStrathearn Artspace

Aims include: To establish an annual series of concerts and recitals aimed at providing both local & visiting audiences with top quality performances by both U.K. and foreign artists and ensembles; To open many rehearsals to the public and to schools, and with this informality to remove artist/audience barriers’.

 

* Music in Blair Atholl

'A local organisation that arranges a series of six concerts per year ... The Old Church in Kinloch Rannoch is a beautiful venue with excellent acoustics, perfect for musicians and audiences alike. Concert-goers also enjoy time to socialise during the interval over a glass of wine or a soft drink.'

 

* Music in Rannoch

‘Established in 2004 to celebrate the life and music of Perthshire's fiddle legend.’ Held Mid March.

 

Category Folk Festivals
* Niel Gow Festival

‘An annual festival of music, speech and dance.  Each year around 2,800 performers take part in the two week festival which runs in March. There are events for groups of almost any size and description, in addition to an extensive programme for solo performance. Performers have the opportunity to develop their skills through receiving advice and encouragement from a team of experienced professional adjudicators.’

 

* Perform in Perth

‘A major occasion in the Scottish music calendar incorporating the official Scottish Accordion Championships for traditional music alongside fiddle competitions and a range of individual and group sections covering a variety of musical styles ... Come along and listen to the competitions and enjoy the wonderful music ... The Grand Finale ... features the results of the Senior Scottish Championship and performances by some of the nation’s leading musicians.’ Held Late October.

 

* Perth All-Scotland Accordion & Fiddle Festival
Also indexedScottish Accordion Championships

Typically, six evening concerts, October - March: 'From the very first we have had education as a primary aim. Each year, complimentary season tickets for a large number of pupils were provided to the music departments of all High Schools in the Perth area. This has now been expanded to free entry to the concerts for anyone of school age'.

 

* Perth Chamber Music

'Founded in 1966 as the Strathearn Arts Guild ... We have around 80 members from Crieff, Comrie, Auchterarder, Muthill and other parts of Perthshire. We welcome new members, so if you would like to join us please contact us ... As well as the programme of evening concerts, the Society has introduced very successful afternoon Schools workshops for local young people, to encourage and promote an appreciation of classical music amongst instrumental players and concert-goers of the future.'

 

* Strathearn Music Society

‘First established in 1979, the Choir has built up a reputation for high quality performance of a very wide repertoire ... Members are drawn from across Perthsire, Fife and Tayside. Entry is by audition, and soloists are normally drawn from within the group. The full members’ roll numbers around forty voices.’

 

Category Chamber Choirs
+ Chansons Perth

'Group of about 60 enthusiastic singers of all ages who enjoy making music from Handel to Hammerstein. Our regular concerts in Crieff include professional soloists and musicians. We perform two concerts a year, a serious classical piece in the Easter period and a more light-hearted programme before Christmas.'

 

Category Choral Societies
+ Crieff Choral Group

'The Society's aim is to provide enjoyment and give people the chance to play in an orchestra. To playing members, amateur and professional alike, it offers the opportunity of being part of a full symphony orchestra, and the satisfaction of giving regular public concerts in a full-sized hall. To listening members, it offers the pleasure of varied concert programmes - classical, romantic, modern, popular, and sometimes adventurous - at a modest cost, in the most central venue in Perth. The orchestra also likes to give young professional musicians, formerly at Perth and Kinross schools, the chance to play as augmenters. Exceptionally talented young Perth professionals are invited to perform as soloists.'

 

+ Perth Symphony Orchestra

‘A well-established mixed voice amateur choir with around 60 members ... We hold two concerts each year in December and April.’

 

Category Choral Societies
+ Pitlochry & District Choral Society

'A modern and elegant space that houses a diverse programme of concerts, performances and contemporary art. It has a dazzling glass-fronted foyer and copper-topped dome hall with a stunning auditorium and elegant studio.'

 

@ Perth Concert Hall

'The "Theatre in the Hills" has an international reputation for the high quality and scale of its productions, drawing over 100,000 visitors from through the UK and abroad every year to enjoy a unique repertoire system which allows visitors to see a different show every night of the week - two on matinée days!'

@ Pitlochry Festival Theatre

‘St John’s Music, running throughout autumn, winter and early spring,  is a series of Organ Recitals (usually on the first Saturday of the month at 1.00 pm) and Concerts (occasional Sundays at 3.00 pm) promoted by the Kirk. It aims to showcase the best of local music-making and to provide a platform for the many talented performers who live in and around Perthshire. In addition the Kirk often plays host to professional ensembles within Scotland ... and a wealth of internationally renowned soloists, as well as amateur choirs and ensembles from the region.‘

 

Category Churches
@ St John’s Kirk of Perth

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