Music Workshops

Bucket Drumming Workshops

Would you like to take part in Bucket Drumming Workshops?

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Kirkcudbright Junior Choir

Kirkcudbright Junior Choir for students ages 6 – 12 years.

Junior Choir rehearsals start again on Thursday 11th April  at The Johnston: 3.45pm – 4.30pm  for 7 weeks with a performance in the Harbour Square, Kirkcudbright on Thursday 30th May at 5.00pm.

New members always welcome!


The first junior choir workshops/rehearsals started in February 2022 at The Johnston Centre, Kirkcudbright: 3.45pm – 4.30pm.

We have performed in concerts in Kirkcudbright Parish Church, for the residents at Merse House, the outdoor staging area in the Harbour Square, Kirkcudbright and a performance at the Christmas Afternoon Tea at GG’s Yard – Laggan.

On Thursday 7th December in Kirkcudbright Parish Church with Kirkcudbright Community Choir and 4 solo performances from students at Kirkcudbright Academy: Kacee Knox on xylophone, Charlotte Baker on piano, Inigo Lipton-Chaney – voice  and Ralph Copeman on guitar, we were delighted to raise £910 which was donated to support  ‘A Listening Ear’ 

In a concert at KBT Parish Church on Thursday 21st March 2024, KBT Junior Choir, KBT Community Choir along with 4 young musicians from KBT Academy, Iona, Ralph, Thomas and Fraser raised £980 to support Stewartry Food Bank.

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Piano/Keyboard Workshops

Developing keyboard skills and learning how to read music through a fun and engaging course. For ages 7 – 12  years.

Venue: The Johnston, Kirkcudbright.

The first piano workshop started in September 2021, followed by a 2nd group in October with a 3rd group in January 2022 and most recently a 4th group in April 2023.

3 workshop sessions run for 45 mins each on a Wednesday afternoon starting at 3.30pm for a maximum of 6 students in each session with the 4th group on a Thursday afternoon. Students in 3 groups are working on the bronze level pre grade 1, silver level pre grade 1, ABRSM grade 1 and ABRSM Grade 2 with the most recent group moving from the beginners course to the bronze level pre grade 1 in January.

Our fabulous group of pianists performed in their first concert: ‘Hittin’ the Right Notes’ on Wednesday 24th May 2023 in Kirkcudbright Parish Church Hall and we are planning to run another piano concert in May 2024.