The list which follows shows the name, venue and contact details for 16 activities in the category "Music" which will be of interest to older folk in Inverness and the surrounding area. The categories are listed alphabetically within towns - the list of choices on the left hand side of the screen allows different categories to be displayed.
Each entry in the list will offer information regarding meeting days and times plus a number of choices whereby you can be transferred to the website of an organisation, send an email or text message to the organiser, view the location on a map or find a contact number to call.
|Dingwall : Dingwall & District Accordian and Fiddle Club, National Hotel
(1 of 16)
|Club dedicated to Scottish traditional dance music which meets monthly to share the love of this type of music. Several hours of live music in a friendly atmosphere, what else can anybody wish for?
Jan 17*– Inver -Ross Group and Tarradale Fiddlers
Feb 7 – Colin Donaldson Band
Mar 7 – Jim MacKay Band
Apr 4 – Steven Carcary Trio
May 2 – Duncan Black and Marie Fielding
*Please note January meeting is 3rd Wednesday
|Inverness : At One With Music - Lunchtime Concerts, The Spectrum Centre
(2 of 16)
|Lunchtime concerts are the perfect way to break your day and refresh your mind. We provide top quality music to those who prefer not to leave their homes in the evening and provide performance experience for young professional musicians early in their careers.
8 december - Duo B!z'art - piano four-hands duo from Belgium
19 January - Prof Richard Michael Bem - renowned organist teacher and broadcaster on the art of jazz improvisation
23 February - Daniel Rodriguez Hart - young Cuban pianist
23 March - Adam Brown - Scots born guitar graduate
|Inverness : Crown Church Band, Crown Church Hall
(3 of 16)
|Crown Church Band is a wind band that plays a wide range of music, from modern shows, marches and to religious. We are open to all musicians, especially sax, horn euphonium and drum players. We play at events that we are invited to, e.g. at the Tattoo, the Marymas fair or in the summer in Bellfield Park and also visit residential homes and play in church services.
Beginners and experienced players are all welcome and anyone interested should drop in on a Monday evening to sample our music when they will be most welcome. Please bring a bottle of drinking water.
|Inverness : Friends of Highland Music - Slow Jam, Ness Bank Church
(4 of 16)
|Eric Allan's Slow Jam is a traditional music session which caters for players who might be daunted at playing reels at breakneck speeds.
Come and play good tunes at a modest pace.
Bring your instruments and Eric will bring the music.
|Inverness : Highland Accordian & Fiddle Club, Waterside Hotel
(5 of 16)
|Music is provided by local players and a different guest artist every month.
Everyone welcome and membership available
|Inverness : Highland Gospel Male Voice Choir, Inshes Church
(6 of 16)
|A Male Voice Choir singing in four part harmony with First and Second Tenors, and First and Second Basses.
We are an amateur choir and would be delighted if other Christian men would join us. Our weekly practice nights are marked by good humour, time for a cup of tea and a chat, and enthusiastic singing, with new choral pieces being added to our repertoire every session.
The choir travels to all parts of the Highlands of Scotland and sometimes further afield
|Inverness : Inverness Fiddlers, Ness Bank Church
(7 of 16)
|We are an all-age group of fiddlers who meet and play together.
The society has approximately 60 members and we perform fiddle music of the Scottish Highlands and beyond.
The highlight of our year is the Fiddlers' Rally at Eden Court Theatre, when we host fiddlers from throughout Scotland, with 120 players on stage. We also play at other venues throughout the year, many of these for charitable organisations
Visiting Fiddlers are always welcome
|Inverness : Inverness Gaelic Choir, The British Legion Club
(8 of 16)
|C̣isir Ghàidhlig Inbhirnis which draws its members from all over Inverness-shire and has been in existence for more than 70 years.
We are always looking for new talented and aspiring Gaelic singers to join our group.
|Inverness : Inverness Singers, Crown Church Hall
(9 of 16)
|The Inverness Singers started in 1972 as a choir for people who enjoy singing but prefer to learn short pieces rather than the longer, more demanding work studied by choral societies.The choir repertoire covers classical, modern, show-time, Scottish and international songs led by our conductor, Robin Versteeg.
You do not have to be able to read music, anyone who can sing in tune is welcome. We give two concerts each year, one of Christmas music in early December and one of general music in March/April.
New members will be made most welcome.
|Inverness : Sounds Familiar, Craigmonie Hotel
(10 of 16)
|Sounds Familiar singing group for People with Dementia and their Carers.
Come along and enjoy the benefits of singing together in a relaxed and friendly group.
You'll be made very welcome.
|Inverness : Truly Terrible Orchestra, Culduthel Christian Centre
(11 of 16)
|A group of 'lapsed' amateur musicians based around the Inverness/ Moray Firth area, who enjoyed playing music earlier in life (usually at school) and have decided to dust off their instruments and get playing again.
As the name suggests, our attitude to music-making is very relaxed and always about having a laugh! No talent needed - just enthusiasm and a sense of humour!!
We're looking for new members in all our sections!
|Nairn : Jazz Nairn, Nairn Community & Arts Centre
(12 of 16)
|Jazz Nairn brings nationally and internationally recognised musicians to Nairn throughout the year. Details of all gigs are on our website.
In November 2018 we are presenting a 3 day 'Festival of Jazz' at venues in Nairn. Full programme will shortly be on the website.
|Rosemarkie : Village Voices, Gordon Memorial Hall
(13 of 16)
|Singing group for those that sing and those that think they can’t.
Our group has developed to become confident, happy and harmonious singers with a healthy repertoire of great sing-along songs.
There is no need to read music as all songs are taught by ear and harmonies develop easily.
So if you think you can only sing in the bath, why not come along?
Or if you ever wanted to be part of a group and just haven't had the chance, come and join us!
|Smithton : Inverness Chamber Music Evenings, Smithton-Culloden Free Church
(14 of 16)
|Monthly Chamber Music Evenings
Friday 17 March 2017 at 7.30pm
Friday 21st April 2017 at 7.30pm
|Smithton : Inverness Choral Society, Smithton-Culloden Free Church
(15 of 16)
|Inverness Choral Society is the largest choir in the Highlands of Scotland and draws singers from a wide area around Inverness.
New members are best advised to join at the beginning of a session (i.e. January or August).
We especially welcome sopranos and tenors (male or female).
|Strathpeffer : Strathpeffer Pipe Band, Strathpeffer Community Centre
(16 of 16)
|The Strathpeffer Pipe Band was formed in 1980 with the purposes of entertaining the Highland community as well as fostering the talent of bagpipe and drum players throughout Ross-shire.
We are a group from all walks of life and play at all sorts of venues, such as weddings, ceilidhs, gala events and piping competitions. Our best known performance is our parade on Saturday nights in summer in Strathpeffer.
We are always looking for new members, we welcome anyone who enjoys bagpipe playing plus beginners or experienced drummers (tuition available for beginners).