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

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

Scottish Music Evening 2009

Violin and accordionIf you were there we hope you enjoyed our Scottish Music Evening at the Lemon Tree on 26 April 2009.

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Event Time: 
Sun 26 Apr 2009, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Taster/Open Session

Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society is holding a Free open session on Saturday, 21 February 2009, 2.15pm to 4.00pm at Harlaw Academy, 18/20 Albyn Place, Aberdeen

Ages from around 8 to over 80, all abilities welcome, bring your own instrument for a tune, or simply come along to talk & listen to us

Free open session - find out more about us

Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society held a free drop-in session on Sat 21 Feb 2009 for anyone interested in joining so they could find out more about us.

Event Time: 
Sat 21 Feb 2009, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

New rehearsal venue

We are moving to a new rehearsal venue with more room to allow for the junior orchestra to split into two groups.

Commencing 2 February 2009 our traditional Scottish music orchestras will rehearse at Cornhill Community Centre, Cornhill Drive, Aberdeen, AB15 5BL. Map to our new venue. Vehicle access is off Beechwood Road.

Conductor celebrates his 21st

Graham Reid's cutting his 21st Anniversary Cake

The Society celebrated Graham Reid's 21 years of work as conductor with a special cake and small gift. (If we're honest he's being doing it that long we lost count, which is why we missed his 20th anniversary).

Aberdeen's Tartan Day 2008 - Damp but not Down

Scottish Country Dancers in Union Terrace Gardens on Tartan Day Aug 2008Aberdeen Strathspey & Reel Society were pleased to participate once again as part of the City'

Our Scottish Music CDs

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Live at the Music Hall CD Cover Image
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From Dee to Don CD Cover Artwork
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Tuned to the North CD Cover Artwork

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