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Applying to the National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music

Dates for the diary 

Open days - Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February 2017
Applications - close Friday 3rd March 2017
Auditions - week beginning Monday 20th March 2017
Induction week - week beginning Monday 5th June 2017

Applications and submissions

The process of applying and auditioning for The National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music is very straightforward. Application is open to pupils in the Scottish secondary education system. Applications close at the end of February or early in March each year, and auditions are held in late March with applicants being notified of whether or not they are successful before Easter.


We welcome enquiries from prospective students. You can make an initial enquiry by:

  • completing the online form
  • calling 01599 544706.

    After we receive your initial enquiry, we will send you more information in the form of our Prospectus, the Prospectus for Plockton High School and the Residence Handbook. We will also make arrangements for an Advisory Audition or Open Day visit.

    There is also an FAQ section which answers many of the most common initial queries.

    If you submit an online form and do not receive a reply within 5 working days, please e-mail for assistance.

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