Central Aberdeenshire Music Centre

Our Central Aberdeenshire Music Centre meets at Inverurie Academy:


We offer 3 different groups at our music centre. They meet on a Saturday from 10am to 12 noon.

Group Level
Junior String Orchestra Grade 1-2
Intermediate String Orchestra Grade 3-4
Junior Concert Band Grade 1-4

Bus routes

We offer 5 bus routes to and from Inverurie Academy at no extra cost:

We do not provide transport on concert days.

View pick-up points and times for Route A:

  • Huntly (Marketmuir car park) - 9am
  • Mill of Newton (crossroads) - 9.20am
  • Insch (square) - 9.30am
  • A96 lay-by (snack bar bus) - 9.40am

View pick-up points and times for Route B:

  • Westhill (Westhill Primary School) - 9am
  • Dunecht (post office) - 9.17am
  • Lyne of Skene (crossroads) - 9.23am
  • Blackburn (stop opposite Leyes Hotel - bus coming from Aberdeen direction) - 9.35am
  • Kintore (square) - 9.45am

View pick-up points and times for Route C:

  • Alford (fountain) - 9am
  • Tough Road (end of road) - 9.05am
  • Monymusk (end of road) - 9.10am
  • Kemnay (Aquithie Road) - 9.25am

View pick-up points and times for Route D:

  • Ellon (Ellon Primary School) - 9am
  • Auchterellon (shop) - 9.04am
  • Ythanbank (bus stop) 9.15am
  • Methlick (opposite garage) - 9.20am
  • Tarves (square) - 9.25am
  • Pitmedden (School) - 9.30am

View pick-up points and times for Route E:

  • Newburgh (Newburgh Mathers School) - 9am
  • Balmedie (White Horse Inn) - 9.10am
  • Newmachar Hotel (Oldmeldrum Road) -9.25am
  • Oldmeldrum (bus stop, Urquhart Road) 9.40am


When the weather is bad we may close our music centre. You can call 0370 054 4999 and enter pin number 02 2800 to check the status of the centre. You can also contact our coordinator with any queries:

South/Central Aberdeenshire Music Centre Coordinator
Aberdeenshire Library Headquarters Meldrum 
Meg Way
AB51 0GN
Telephone: 07768 578019

You can also contact the Instrumental Music Service for general enquiries. 

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