ELjam & Community News

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Community News

  • What’s On and What’s Not?
    Part of ELjam’s business plan is to gather information on what’s on currently and what is missing from the youth music scene. Please help us by letting us know what you’re involved with (either as a young person or a supporter / tutor) and also what you’d hope to see happening in future. To tell … Continue reading What’s On and What’s Not?
  • Fringe by the Sea Opportunities
    4-13 August 2023, Lodge Gardens, North Berwick www.fringebythesea.com Youth Band Gigs This year, ELjam and East Lothian Council Arts Service will partner with Fringe by the Sea to showcase some of the region’s best young talent. As well as FBTS’s own superb line up, ELjam is inviting youth bands (under 25s) to apply for one … Continue reading Fringe by the Sea Opportunities
  • ELjam’s Battle of the Bands @ Haddstock
    Sat 27 May 12-4pm Haddington Bridge Centre. ELjam is delighted to be working with Haddstock this year to host a Battle of the Bands competition. The Bands Bands from all six East Lothian high schools will take part. We are delighted to announce the following line up: The Professionals We have four fabulous judges and … Continue reading ELjam’s Battle of the Bands @ Haddstock
  • ELC Arts Service Recruiting!
    Submit C.V. to artsservice@eastlothian.gov.uk DEADLINE: 10th April East Lothian Council Arts Service and Brunton Theatre Trust delivers inclusive, accessible and professional arts activities to all East Lothian residents in the form of school holiday programmes, weekly workshops and community arts projects. We are looking to increase and update our database of freelance arts practitioners who … Continue reading ELC Arts Service Recruiting!
  • NYCoS Singing & Signing Day
    NYCOS are delighted to be delivering a FREE Singing and Signing (BSL) training event in Glasgow on Saturday 4th March at Maryhill Burgh Halls. This event marks the launch of the Erasmus+ Presto website which is full of free resources for choral leaders and classroom teachers. 
  • The Gatherings with Ali Burns
    Renowned song writer, director and workshop leader for ommunity choirs, Ali Burns, is delighted to be back in East Linton Community Hall again for this month’s The Gatherings. You can look forward to a morning of easy harmony singing, great company, coffee and cake. Anyone is welcome – just turn up to sing at 10am … Continue reading The Gatherings with Ali Burns
  • Opportunity for Young Singers!
    Fabulous chance for young singers to play Catriona in this community opera. Opportunities for adults too in the chorus!
  • NYCoS Recruiting Pianists
    The National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS) is currently recruiting accompanists for their partnership project with East Lothian Council’s Arts Service and Youth Music Initiative (YMI). The project will run for 10 weeks from w/b 27 Feb until the end of May ( term time only) These 2 hour after school singing sessions deliver to … Continue reading NYCoS Recruiting Pianists
  • 3 Harbours Arts Festival at Risk
    Cockenzie – Port Seton – Prestonpans 3 Harbours Arts Festival is urgently seeking volunteers to help run their community arts festival. Historically 3HAF has been an open house and exhibition venue festival with live music and community activities. For 2023 the festival requires volunteers and committee members for planning and delivering the event. Without sufficient … Continue reading 3 Harbours Arts Festival at Risk
  • Sound Sense Conference 2023
    Training the Community Musician (TTCM) 2023 is a two-day event delivered by Sound Sense in partnership with the University of Aberdeen. This year it will be hosted by Sage Gateshead. As in previous years, TTCM 2023 will embrace an ethos of provocation and inclusivity. They’ll be asking Where are we now? What comes next? with respect to … Continue reading Sound Sense Conference 2023

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