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NEW MUSIC SCOTLAND – Conference and Showcase

“New Music: is anybody listening?”

“New Music: is anybody listening?”


New Music Scotland  is a network that brings together performers, composers, promoters of new music in Scotland, to:


* Create a context for dialogues between practitioners and new work;

* Share ideas of best practice;

* Promote the diversity of new music and sound art;

* Create and maintain a supportive environment for innovation


The Conference/Showcase is aimed at all performers, creators and promoters of music in Scotland, the UK and beyond that have an interest in new music. The event will give delegates the opportunity to discuss topics relevant to the promotion of new music and will showcase the best music and sound art that Scotland has to offer, selected via a competitive submission process.


The keynote speech will be given by Jonathan Cross, Professor of Musicology at the University of Oxford.


Friday 21 – Sunday 23 October

New Music Scotland


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Philip Glass1,000 Airplanes on the Roof

Judith Howarth, soprano and David McKay, ‘M’
in association with the National Theatre of Scotland
with James Brining, director and Jessica Cottis, conductor

A science fiction music drama in one act
Text by David Henry Hwang

Woodend Barn
AB31 5QA

Noisy Nights

Noisy Nights is a regular Red Note event that gives audiences the chance to listen to (and compose for) some of the best musicians in Scotland. The instruments for this Noisy Night will be flute, cello and clarinet and the evening will feature new music created by Go Compose workshop participants.

Woodend Barn
AB31 5QA




21 October, 2011 - 0:00
23 October, 2011 - 23:59

Woodend Barn
Burn O’ Bennie
Banchory - AB31 5QA
United Kingdom

We would like to encourage our audience to use low emission forms of transport to attend our concerts. Please use the links below to find out how to get there by public transport and cycling: