Jack looking to orchestrate a future in the music industry following College

A student from West Lothian is preparing for a career in the music industry after attending Edinburgh College for the past three years, and graduating with a BMus (Hons) in Music. Twenty-one-year-old Jack Mackenzie from Livingston attended College to get the experience and qualifications needed to help him pursue a career in media composition –…

Here we GLOW… Edinburgh College creative students launch annual festival

Edinburgh College’s creative students are ready to take over the city with a number of unique performances and exhibitions taking place at venues across the capital as part of the annual Glow Festival. The students kicked off Glow with preview performances at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery last night. Glow, the culmination of a year’s…

A Portal to Edinburgh’s Past

A group of young people from Edinburgh College are bringing the city’s World Heritage Site to life, using their digital, musical, dancing, design and cookery skills to open up a portal to Edinburgh’s past. The collaborative project with Historic Environment Scotland is inspired by the Year of Young People, and involves over 100 students from…

Music students tour the Highlands

Forty-two of Edinburgh College’s music students and five staff members embarked on a five-day, four-concert tour of the Highlands of Scotland. The classical and folk music tour included three public concerts – at Kingussie Parish Church, St Margaret’s Church in Aberlour and Crown Church in Inverness, and a joint concert with pupils from Inverness Royal…

Glow photo exhibition at Creative Exchange

To celebrate the launch of Glow festival​, which runs from 27 April-16 June, there will be an exhibition of Glow images taken by BA Professional Photography students  Susan Williamson & Becca Davidson. The exhibition is at the Creative Exchange ​​(29 Constitution Street, Leith EH6 7BS), until 9 May. Students from all the creative industries departments…

Former student wins top music award

A former Edinburgh College music student and singer Molly MacDermott, known on stage as MOMAC, is celebrating after being named winner of the youth category at the Unsigned Music Awards in London. The 17-year-old fought off stiff competition from 4,000 other entrants to win the top prize. Talking to the Edinburgh Evening News this week,…