Purpose of the group

To provide a diverse forum to discuss matters relating to the world of music including music education, the music industries and their contribution to the wider economy, creative arts and cultural policy and to take action to advance matters of interest to the group.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Rachel Mackie (Office of Tom Arthur MSP) - secretary

Amy Geddes

Rab Noakes


Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

BBC Scotland

Born to be Wide

Culture Counts

Creative Scotland

Educational Institute of Scotland 


Heads of Instrumental Teaching Scotland

Live Music Now

Music Education Partnership Group

Music Venues Trust

Musicians’ Union



Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Scottish Music Industry Association

St Mary’s Music School

Traditional Music Forum 

Get involved

Next meeting:




Tom Arthur MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
EH99 1SP

01505 331 990 

Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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