Purpose of the group

To provide a diverse forum to discuss matters relating to the world of music including music education, the music industries and their contribution to the wider economy, creative arts and cultural policy and to take action to advance matters of interest to the group.

Forthcoming meetings

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Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Amy Geddes, Musician/ Teacher

Graeme Smillie, Musician


Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland Traditional Music Forum - secretary


Associated Boards of the Royal Schools of Music

BBC Scotland

Born to be Wide/ Music Tourist 

Creative Scotland

Drake Music Scotland

Dunedin Consort 

Edinburgh International Festival

Educational Institute of Scotland


Heads of Instrumental Teaching Scotland

Live Music Now Scotland

Lost Art Agency

Making Music

Music Education Partnership Group

Musicians’ Union

National Youth Choir of Scotland

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

Newcastle University & Live Music Exchange

PRS for Music

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Scottish Music Industry Association

Scottish Women Inventing Music

Scottish Youth Parliament

Sneaky Pete’s & Music Venues Trust 

St Mary’s Music School

The Night With 

University of Glasgow

University of the West of Scotland

Get involved

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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