Aberdeen based orchestras of fiddles and accordions that practice, perform and preserve traditional Scottish music.

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News items from Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society

Rehearsals start again on Monday 8 January 2018

Violins lying on chairs during rehearsals

Rehearsals for the second half of the 2017/18 concert session start on Monday 8 January 2018 at Hazlehead Primary School, Provost Graham Avenue, AB15 8HB.

Juniors: 6.30-7.30pm, Community Rooms
Seniors: 7.30-9.00pm, Hall

Fiddlers' Rally 2017

Aberdeen Strathspey and Reel Society return to the Tivoli Theatre on Saturday 11 November 2017 to host their annual celebration of traditional music and song.

Event Time: 
Sat 11 Nov 2017, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A Warm Welcome to our New Conductor - Ronnie Gibson

We are delighted to welcome Ronnie Gibson as our new Conductor and Musical Director.

Annual Society Concert - 22 April 2017

Event Time: 
Sat 22 Apr 2017, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Fiddlers' Rally 2016

Following last year's sold out rally, Aberdeen Strathspey and Reel Society are back at the Tivoli on Saturday 19 November 2016 for their annual celebration of traditional music and song.

Event Time: 
Sat 19 Nov 2016, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Scottish Music Concert 2016

Join us on 23 April 2016 for our spring concert as we perform a variety of toe tapping Scottish Music at Ferryhill Church.

Event Time: 
Sat 23 Apr 2016, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

An Evening of Scottish Music

Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society will be returning to the Lemon Tree Studio Theatre on Sunday 29 March 2015 for their spring concert with a selection of traditional music for all.

More details to follow.

Start time to be confirmed, estimated 6.30pm.

Event Time: 
Sun 29 Mar 2015, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Fiddlers' Rally 2014 with Fiona Kennedy

Fiddlers' Rally 2014 - picture of guest singer Fiona Kennedy

Aberdeen Strathspey and Reel Society are back at the Music Hall on Saturday 15 November 2014 for their annual celebration of traditional music, song and dance.

Event Time: 
Sat 15 Nov 2014, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Music of the North East

Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society's orchestra on stage at the Lemon Tree

On 20 April 2014 the original North East traditional music orchestra are back on stage, showcasing the music of their homeland, with tributes paid to great fiddle masters past and present such as William Marshall, Peter Milne, J Scott Skinner, Hector MacAndrew, Bert Murray and Judi Nicolson.

Event Time: 
Sun 20 Apr 2014, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Fiddlers' Rally 2013

Fiddlers Rally 2013  - Picture of a fiddle lying against a rock in a field -

Save the date of 2 November as the orchestras of Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society's return to the Music Hall stage, joined by fiddle and accordion players from across Scotland, for a fantastic evening of traditional Scottish music.


Music Hall, Union Street, Aberdeen.


£17.60 including booking fee

Event Time: 
Sat 2 Nov 2013, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

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