Cèilidh Trail

Discover what life is like as a touring traditional musician, performing a variety of concerts across 2 weeks this summer. If you are aged 16-25 and interested in a paid summer position for 2019, apply today.

Our Ceilidh Trail scheme gives young musicians and singers aged 16 to 25 the opportunity to take part in a professional summer tour. With support from a team of musicians and specialist tutors, participants are given a unique opportunity to develop core skills required for a career in the creative industries and in music in particular.

What to Expect

As part of our ceilidh trail project, participants will learn important skills including:

  • Learn to use a PA system and do your own sound at gigs
  • Learn to play for ceilidh dancing and how to call the dances
  • Develop your stage presentation skills
  • Develop your Gaelic language skills and learn to introduce your sets bilingually
  • Be paid a competitive weekly wage and have all reasonable expenses reimbursed.

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  • Please list in order of playing experience and include voice/dance if appropriate.
  • Please detail any relevant musical experience, including performances.