Classes

Scots Music Group classes are open to anyone aged 16 or over. We run according to the school year, September to June.

TO ENROL choose a class type, level or instrument from the list below (e.g. fiddle), then click on the class title (e.g. Fiddle 1) to view the full class description. Booking links are then displayed in the right hand column.

*PRICES for 2014-15 – save £15 per term by booking before the Early Bird deadline

CONCESSION RATE applies to students, pensioners receiving state pension, those receiving benefits, jobseekers / unemployed, unwaged (e.g. carer, stay-at-home parent).

Please note: Week 12 of Term 1 and Week 10 of Term 2 are 'stramashes’ or end of term concerts/performances.

Become an SMG member to receive discounts on class prices. Membership runs from 1st August-31st July each year.

Members also get special rates at several Edinburgh music shops and businesses – click here to find out where.

Find out more about buying or hiring an instrument click here

General information about our classes – enrolment, term dates, venues.

Some of our previous classes in other instruments are continuing to run independently of Scots Music Group. More information here

Classes available

absolute beginner accordion
bagpipes clarsach
daytime fiddle
groupwork guitar
harp mixed instrument
smallpipes song
ukulele

See list of classes by day of the week.

Tutors

Below are our current class tutors for 2014-15. You can also click here to see our listing of tutors who offer private one-to-one tuition in a variety of instruments.

Wendy Carle Taylor Rona Cooper
Keith Dickson David Francis
Nigel Gatherer Donald Gorman
Angus R Grant Kirsty Johnson
Becky Leach Mary McCann
Ben Miller Fin Moore
Scott Murray Ian Murray
Mark Neal Sarah Northcott
Fiona Robinson David Series
Julia Somerville Eilidh Steel
Jennifer Sterling Andrew Warren

Venues

Boroughmuir School Canon's Gait
Christ Church Centre Gorgie City Farm
Gorgie Dalry Parish Church Morningside United Church
Scots Music Group Office Scottish Storytelling Centre
St Bride's Centre The Eric Liddell Centre