Members

Here’s a list of our members with brief descriptions of what they do. Most of our members have websites, so please follow the links to visit their sites for full details of their work.

Academy of Music and Sound: A national network of music centre’s offering specialist, instrument specific, courses in the country.

Adam Satur: Community Musician working in various settings. Guitar teaching is a specialty.

All Ears Music Productions: A professional recording and educational service providing music workshops in a contemporary style for schools, youth groups, adult groups, young offenders, special needs groups and theatre groups.

Bainbridge Music: High quality rehearsal, recording and artist development facilities based in Leith. Bainbridge Youth Music (BYM) aims to provide a unique musical experience for kids aged between 10 and 18 within Bainbridge Walk Studio, based on Iona Street in Leith.

Chandra Mather: Community Musician, working in various settings.

Charlie Jefferson: Community Musician and composer.

Chris Grieve: Composer, Educator and Arranger specialising in creative collaborative solutions in education including Curriculum For Excellence outcomes including ‘Creative Maths and ATLAC. Royal Scottish Conservatoire lecturer and lead trombonist for the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra as well playing with NeWt – a progressive jazz trio.

City of Edinburgh Council Children & Families Department: The largest department in the Council, providing a wide range of services for children, young people and adults.

DJ Academy: Providing quality DJ training throughout the UK.

Drake Music Scotland: Creating opportunities across Scotland for children and adults with disabilities to learn, compose and perform music independently.

Edinburgh Young Musicians: providing group music tuition for schoolchildren and children in their final pre-school year.  Musical Play, Musical Workshop, Musical Foundations, musicianship, recorder, violin, viola, cello, chamber music, choir and string orchestra.

ELM School of Music: Providing instrumental lessons to all ages in a variety of instruments, after school music activities, regular events such as concerts, and school holiday workshops for many age groups and abilities.

Francesca Borghi: Community Musician and Music Therapist.

Finlay McDermid: Community Musician and Music Therapist.

Fischy Music: Supporting emotional, social and spiritual health and well-being in children through songs.

Fun FiddleOffering weekly  traditional fiddle classes for children and adults.

Hearts of Midlothian: The Big Hearts Community Trust is the charity attached to Hearts Football Club and is the main vehicle for investing in community development projects. It is an independent charity and its role is to support the work of local people towards building communities.

Hoda Productions Ltd.: A social enterprise facilitating projects which combine music, creative arts and interactive media.

Jed Milroy: freelance musician working with all age groups, including primary age children and ‘hard to reach’ groups. Facilitates songwriting and recording, musical performances, instrumental tuition on Guitar and Banjo, ceilidh dances.

Jess Abrams: Community Musician primarily working with young people at risk. Also a Lecturer at Jewel & Esk College and  a performing musician.

Jo Jeffries: Works with children’s music charity Fischy Music, using songs to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of children aged 3-12yrs. Also, along with Jed Milroy, is developing an organisation called Emotivarts, which aims to emotionally engage young people in the community through song writing, music, movement and other art forms.

Jonnie Duggan: Based at Verden Studios, working with young people in rehearsing and recording their music.

Live Music Now: The largest provider of live music to the UK’s welfare, educational, justice and health sectors, with a unique resource of specially trained musicians.

Lesley Crawford: info to follow

Musical Instruments at your Fingertips: Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments ranks among the world’s most important collections of Musical heritage. Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments offers a unique experience in Scotland -everyone is welcome and there are a wide range of activities available to take part in too!

Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy in Scotland  (Scottish Charity no. SC018224), provides over 9000 music therapy sessions a year nationwide to children and adults with special needs.  Their principle objectives are to provide access to music therapy services across Scotland and to develop awareness of music therapy.  EYMF key contact -Kristin Macdonald is the Head Music Therapist responsible for managing music therapy services in the Lothians.

North Edinburgh Arts: North Edinburgh Arts is a purpose built arts centre set within the Forth Ward area. They provide a range of arts opportunities for the local community. They have a theatre, recording studio and studio spaces used to facilitate workshops and community activities.

Oi MusicaOi Musica creates opportunities for young people to play in street bands and delivers high quality music making in participatory settings. They’ve worked with thousands of young people, hundreds of teachers, dozens of organisations and lots of musicians throughout Scotland, the UK and further!

Sonsie Music: A professional music and storytelling group especially for young people.

St Mary’s Music School: Scotland’s independent specialist music school offering music and academic education to young musicians aged 9-19.

The Tinderbox Project: Aims to inspire and educate young people in the contemporary arts, and to involve them in the exciting scene of bands, musicians and other artists and events taking place in Edinburgh and Scotland.

Totally Sound: a youth music project based in Edinburgh that runs on Saturday afternoons providing music workshops for young people aged between 12 – 18 years old. They offer a range of facilities including instrument tuition, recording, rehearsal space and performance opportunities designed to encourage creativity and expression.

Traditional Music Forum: The Forum aims to advocate the place for traditional music at the heart of Scottish life and to promote the widest possible access to it. It is a key resource for information and advice on traditional music for Creative Scotland, and other public bodies.

Verden Studios Youth Music projects and Edinburgh’s premier rehearsal and recording facility. They are also specialists in equipment repairs and rental.

Where’s the One?: Where’s the One? is an Edinburgh-based company run by Mat Clements, a man on a mission to provide drumming workshops, memorable musical performances and special events across the community.

Youth Music Theatre UK: The UK’s national theatre company for young people.

Zack Moir: Info to follow