More than 600 people entered the Aberdeen & North East of Scotland Music Festival this month. Two ACMS pupils Carys and Rebecca were both awarded funding from the Rachel Barry Bursary to continue their musical careers. Lots of hard work and a fantastic result. https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeen/2257211/success-as-virtual-aberdeen-music-festival-is-first-in-uk/
Due to the current situation regarding coronavirus COVID-19 we have decided to cancel all concerts scheduled up until the end of this term.
Once again ACMS are delighted to have been asked to perform at the Music Hall (Tutti Suite) before the Nicola Benedetti and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert on Saturday. Our performances will include Massenet’s vocal duet, Strauss’s “Morgen”, Poulenc for piano 4-hands, Tchaikovsky’s”Scene of Siegfried”, Albinoni’s “Adagio” and a little bit of Chopin. A perfect […]
Two of our new P6 Primary bursary pupils visited us last weekend. The girls sang with Chloe and Amelia (who are now in S1 and were previously on Primary bursaries), learned a lot and hopefully had a good time.
The next Closed Weekend is Saturday 29th February / Sunday 1st March. A busy weekend is planned with lots of rehearsals for the upcoming March concerts.
Congratulations to Ellie Beaton, finalist in the Bothy Ballads Champion o’ Champions competition in Elgin on Saturday
School will be closed Monday 17th February for the midterm holiday, and on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th February for staff Inservice days.
An amazing visit from baritone Paul Keohone and soprano Lisa Milne last Closed Weekend taught us a lot about performance skills.
Today we were lucky to have a visit from singer / songwriter and ex-pupil Cameron Barnes who spend an hour chatting and playing with our current pupils.
Annual concert with performances of classical and traditional music by pupils from the four Scottish Centres of Excellence in Music. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 7pm. Tickets available from the Queen’s Hall booking office