Inverness Music Festival 2024

7th-24th March


 The  2024 festival took place at Inverness Methodist Church March 7th-11th March and 15th -17th March. Our concert was on 24th March.


The festival is over for 2024. If you enjoyed it, please tell your friends of all ages  and encourage them to take part next year.  Thank you to every one of our many performers. We can’t do it without you!. 

Congratulations to all of the brilliant performers in our Premier Competition. The Winners this time were:

Elizabeth Davis Quaich for Traditional Music- Lily Robertson

Curtis Craig Trophy for Classical Music- Graeme Buist

Photo: Ian Sharp (judge)  Emma Cameron (fiddle) Beth Hutchison (brass) Emlyn Jones (violin), Lily Robertson (Trad vocal) Graeme Buist (Classical vocal) Megan Fisher (woodwind), Claire McAdam (piano), Grace Kelman (pipes), Charlie McKerron (judge).







Please see here for Festival 2024 Class Winners.


Thank you to all the performers in our festival showcase concert

Featuring  ….   April Sutherland, Zack Carroll, Harp Lodge Primary Clarsach Group, James MacGregor, Finlay McLuckie, Florence Spilsbury Roberts, The Machine, The Bain family, Inverness Schools Wind Bad (video), Inshes Primary Strings (video), Mejeil F’Baraq, Fraser Donaldson

We hope to be back in 2025. Watch out for information about how to enter in November 2024.


 big thank you to all our  2024 Adjudicators!  …. Shirley Henderson… Graham Dickie…. Lewis Barclay…. Charlie McKerron…. Steph Christie…. Mark Reynolds…. Ian Sharp….Peter Evans…. Gillian Jack

Inverness Music Festival is a local showcase opportunity for all amateur performers. Everyone is welcome – all ages, all stages, no matter your background you are welcome to join us. We want to share a love of music and creative arts, and give everyone the opportunity to stand up and try out their performance skills in a supportive environment. Inverness festival has been welcoming groups and individuals for over 100 years.


This year’s competition theme was ‘Nature in the Highlands’ We had so many brilliant entries! Watch out for them all in the small hall during the festival. This year’s winner is Fearchar Mackinnon. Please see here for our gallery of winning and commended entries.

Fearchar First Prize


A Big Thank you to Inverness Methodist Church for being our hosts again in 2024.


If you enjoy the festival, please remember that we cannot bring you these events without financial support and without help. If you have time or skills to offer, please get in touch. We ALWAYS need volunteers! No experience necessary, just enthusiasm.

Donations, however small can be made via the Total Giving tab at any time and are very much appreciated.


Zack Carroll. Winner Songs from Stage ad Screen Secondary and Adult Dramatic performance 2024