Festival Fever

Though we’re not donning our wellies or headlining at Glastonbury (yet!), Drake Music Scotland will be making some Festival appearances around Scotland to look out for…


Edinburgh International Festival – Vibe

Drake Music Scotland musicians will be joining Scottish Chamber Orchestra‘s Vibe education project on Monday 31 August 2015.  The concert is an exciting free warm-up event to the Orchestra’s world famous Virgin Money Fireworks Concert that same evening which marks the end of the official Festival.

Location: Ross Bandstand, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Date: Monday 31 August 2015

Time: lunchtime tbc


Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Equilibrium

In partnership with Just Festival, Distil and Hands Up for Trad, this performance premieres new works for some of the oldest traditional instruments (harp, voice) with some of the newest inclusive music technologies.

Location:  St John’s Church Hall, Princes Street, Edinburgh

Date: Saturday 22 August 2015

Time: 4-5pm

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Cumnock Festival – Songs and Compositions

Later on in the year, Drake Music Scotland has been invited by Sir James Macmillan to collaborate with Hebrides Ensemble, Jo Mango, David Scott and local schools to create new music for this year’s Festival.

Location: Cumnock Academy, Ayr Road, KA18 1EH

Date: Friday 2 October

Time: 12:30

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