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Free Composition Workshops with Sir James MacMillan

In partnership with the Cumnock Tryst, SAME are able to offer three FREE composition workshops led by Sir James MacMillan held in Perth, Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Now open for bookings!

FREE COMPOSITION WORKSHOPS for Secondary Music Teachers
SAME is delighted to bring this event to you in partnership with The Cumnock Tryst.

Join Sir James MacMillan for Three Composition Workshops in Perth, Aberdeen and Glasgow. Sir James will look specifically at starting points for the creative process through practical music making and group improvisation. Exploring rhythm, melody, harmony and the decision-making process, Sir James will give some new ideas on how to get started and ways in which teachers can mentor their young composers.

To book, please click on the links below.

Places are limited to 50 for each event – early booking is advised.


Wednesday 29th November 2023: 6pm – 7.30pm
Joan Knight Studio, Perth Theatre, Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5HZ


Thursday 30th November 2023: 6pm – 7.30pm
Robert Gordon’s College, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1FE


Monday 4th December 2023: 6pm – 7.30pm
Mearns Castle High School, Waterfoot Road, Newton Mearns, Glasgow, G77 5GU

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