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Traditional Music

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Venues

Renfrew Street Campus

Content

This is the UK’s only Bachelor of Music degree dedicated to traditional and folk music. Aspiring performers on this course explore Scotland’s unique and dynamic musical traditions as a conceptual, critical and creative framework within which to achieve a distinctively personal voice as an artist. This is interwoven with a solid basis in contemporary and eclectic performance practice.

The programme offers the following Principal Studies:
Accordion; Cello; Fiddle; Flute/Whistle; Gaelic song; Guitar; Percussion (pipe band snare drum, drumkit, bodhran); Piano; Scots song; Scottish Harp (normally gut-strung).

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
3 Highers at CCC. English and History recommended. Gaelic or a modern language at National 4 or 5 is recommended. Grade 8 standard in an instrument is required. Entry is subject to audition and interview.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BMus

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

250F

Course Length

4 years

Department

Music

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.rcs.ac.uk

Career Area

Performing Arts