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

Helping fundraise for Cairns Counselling

On 5th May 2010 members from Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society performed in the Proud to be Scottish concert organised by Friends of Cairns Counselling. Also appearing were singer Ken Petrie accompanied by Harry Williamson at the piano.

Open Evening

We're holding an open evening on Monday 11 January 2010 for anyone interested in joining our traditional Scottish music orchestras.

Event Time: 
Mon 11 Jan 2010, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Festive entertainment

If you were out shopping this weekend we hope you had the opportunity to catch us playing a mix of traditional Scottish music and Christmas carols whilst you were out.

Welcome to our new website

We've upgraded our website to provide new features and facilities, including making our Annual report available online. We hope you like the new site with the extra features added such as the search box at the top, upcoming events with a calendar display, improved navigation and more. Please give us your feedback on the changes.

Scots Trad Music Award Voting Open

Hands up for Trad and their panel of industry judges are once again on the lookout for the very best in the traditional music for this year’s MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards.  Since 2003, Hands up for Trad have been celebrating the best in Scottish traditional music from across the country.

Scottish Music Evening

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The senior and junior orchestras of Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society are in concert at the Lemon Tree Studio Theatre, playing a variety of Scottish music. From soulful slow airs to rattlin' reels a great night of traditional entertainment is assured.

Event Time: 
Sun 25 Apr 2010, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Constitution change makes a "reel difference" for charities

Presentation of £1000 cheque to Archie Foundation fundraising manager

Traditional Scottish music group Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society recently updated its constitution to enable it to continue making donations to charity. Their first donation of £1,000 under the new constitution is being presented today to the Archie Foundation - the charity that supports Aberdeen Royal Childrens' Hospital.

Society entertains at royal visit to research centre

Members of traditional Scottish music group Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society provided entertainment during a royal visit to Aberdeen today.

The Countess of Wessex was visiting Aberdeen University's Forresterhill Campus where sight-saving research is carried out.

Open Evening

We're holding an open evening on Monday 31st August 2009 for anyone interested in joining our traditional Scottish music orchestras. Our normal weekly rehearsals will start on 7 September 2009.

Event Time: 
Mon 31 Aug 2009, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Fiddlers' Rally 2009

We're hosting the Fiddlers' Rally at Aberdeen Music Hall on 14 November 2009 at 7.30pm.

Special guests are musical minstrel Alistair McDonald and Shetland Fiddler Bryan Gear. The compere is Robert Lovie.

Event Time: 
Sat 14 Nov 2009, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

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