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Christmas Performances

We were delighted to get some of our Music ensembles off the ground again back in October.  Oh, how we missed rehearsing and live music!! Here are a few videos of Christmas performances for you to enjoy as we head … Continue reading

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Winning track

Battle of the Bands studio session The winners of this year’s Battle of the Bands, “Flat Earth”, were in the studio recently.  Here is their finished track “Fortune Teller” written by lead singer David Bell. Many thanks to The Academy … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Playhouse’s “Stage Experience” programme

Edinburgh PLayhouse Schools Audition Pack Click the link to take you to information regarding this exciting opportunity.

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FREE COURSE – “Employability in the Music Industry”

I am writing to let you know about an exciting opportunity that might be of interest to your S5/6 pupils who are interested in working in the music industry. On March 14th, March 21st, April 4th and April 11th, we … Continue reading

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Jazz Musicians

Applications are now open for any talented jazz instrumentalist wishing to audition to join the Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra (TSYJO) and to become part of something creative and inspiring.   The TSYJO was established in 2002 by the acclaimed Scottish … Continue reading

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“Music for Youth” Event

Hosted by BBC Radio Scotland presenter Vic Galloway, “Exchange” is the unmissable event for any young person passionate about music .star. CRAIG ARMSTRONG: Scotland’s highly respected and in-demand composer and performer in the film and music industry is confirmed as … Continue reading

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Christmas Concert Dates

A date for the diaries.  This year, our Christmas Concerts will be on the Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th of December at 7pm.   Hope to see you there!

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Orchestra Christmas Concert Music Audio Files

Click on these files to hear the pieces that the school orchestra are performing this year at the Christmas Concert.  

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Performing Arts Trip 2015

Our Performing Arts students are currently making their way down to London.  To keep up to date with their daily activities log on to this website:-

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Battle of the Bands

This annual competition will be held on October 30th at 7pm. Once again, the winners will walk away with a full day’s recording session at “The Academy of Music & Sound” in Edinburgh. Click the link below for further information regarding … Continue reading

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