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Centre for Continuing Education
CCE, Freepost No EH3376
The University of Edinburgh
11 Buccleuch Place
Tel: 0131 650 4400
Fax: 0131 667 6097
The School of Scottish Studies (Sgoil Eolais na h-Alba),
University of Edinburgh,
27 George Square, Edinburgh,
Tel: 0131 650 1000
(they run a number of summer schools)
The main work of the dept is with teaching undergraduate and
postgraduate courses in Scottish ethnology (there is a separate dept of Celtic). They also run summer classes though
The Adult Learning Project (ALP)
Tollcross Community Centre
117 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 221 5800.
ALP has about 20 classes and about 300 students in culturally related evening and day classes.
Scots Fiddle Festival 18 - 20 November 2005
and Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin 3 - 6 April 2006 are contactable via the above address too.
Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama (RSAMD) has an excellent degree
course in traditional Scottish music
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
100 Renfrew Street,
Tel: 0141 332 4101
Fax: 0141 332 8901
Course leaders are
Jo Miller BA, BMus, MLitt
Peggy Duesenberry BA, MA
Accordion, Highland Bagpipe, Clarsach, Fiddle, Scots Song, Gaelic Song, Percussion, Guitar, Gaelic, Scots and Dance Studies
Sabhal Mor Ostaig,
Isle of Skye
Tel: 01471 844 373
Fax: 01471 844 383
St Andrews University has a distance learning programme which
offers courses in fiddle, voice and traditional music. Tutors
include Adam McNaughton, Robbie Shepherd and Sheena Wellington. Further details from The Secretary at:
University Music Centre, University of St Andrews, KY16 9AJ
The University of Stirling runs summer schools which cover a
wide range of Scottish cultural topics including Gaelic, various music classes and much more.
Celtic Music. Regional Cultures and Modern Success
is a provocative, well-researched on-line culture and history course offered by the Continuing Education in Music program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Anyone in the world can take this starting at any time. Find out more or register now at
Or call (USA) (608) 262-2451 to register for course number 3750.
The course is permanently open to enrollment.
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