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Here is some information on the current members of Traditional Music Forum.  

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The Elphinstone Institute

The Institute is an initiative on the part of the University of Aberdeen to introduce the study of human traditions into its research portfolio, especially the traditions of the North and the North-East of Scotland.


Lews Castle College Benbecula Traditional Music

Lews Castle College, Benbecula has been teaching full-time courses in traditional music and Gaelic language since 2000. It has made a commitment to the teaching of traditional and especially Gaelic music, but has also invested in giving its students hands-on experience using the latest music technology, including Pro Tools, the industry standard recording system.


University of Edinburgh Celtic and Scottish Studies

Celtic and Scottish Studies is part of Edinburgh University’s School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.  Since 1951 material has been collected for the School of Scottish Studies Archives, which contain over 9000 recordings of songs, music, tales, verse, customs, beliefs and oral history.


Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Scottish Music

The department of Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow offers the only honours degree in Scottish traditional music in the world.  It also offers a piping degree run in collaboration with the National Piping Centre, which is internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in Highland Bagpipe teaching.


National Centre for Excellence in Traditional Music/ Sgoil Chiùil na Gàidhealtachd

Situated in Plockton on the West Coast of Scotland within the village’s High School, NCETM offers top class tuition and an all-round, in-depth experience in traditional music for young people of secondary school age from all over Scotland.


Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is an all-Gaelic educational institution, with the prime objective of defending, support and developing the Gaelic language. The College does this by providing quality educational, training and research opportunities through the medium of Scottish Gaelic; and by interacting innovatively with individuals, communities and businesses, to contribute to social, cultural and economic development.