Sounds Like Friday piping and drumming tuition for P5 to P7 pupils

Partner: City of Edinburgh Council Youth Music Initiative
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Music

Merchiston Castle School has partnered with the Youth Music Initiative Programme at the City of Edinburgh Council to offer free piping and drumming tuition to primary school pupils on a Friday afternoon.

Aims of the project

To create access to high quality music making opportunities for young people, offer young people the chance to achieve their potential in or through music making, and support the development of the youth music sector for the benefit of young people.

Background and goals

The partnership started in 2014/15


3 members of staff - 6.5 hours per week in total.

In 2016/17 the scheme cost Merchiston Castle School £9588 to run.

Pupil involvement

In 2016/17 36 pupils from 13 different primary schools took part.

Frequency and duration

Weekly during term time, on an annual basis.