Choirs in Scotland

NYCOS logo



The National Youth Choir of Scotland – Dedicated to providing high-level singing opportunities for Scotland’s young singers.

Kirkcudbright Choral Society


Kirkcudbright Choral Society – has been in existence since 1892 is an adult, mixed voice choir with over 70 members. Although based in Kirkcudbright, we attract members from many parts of Dumfries and Galloway. The choir performs a wide variety of music of different periods and styles from major choral works with orchestral accompaniment, to Christmas repertoire with organ and brass.

Aberdeen Choral Society – Performing choral music for the people of Aberdeen for over 60 years.

Aberdeen University Choral Society

Ayr Choral Union – Established in 1876, and has played a prominent part in the musical life of Ayrshire since then.

Banchory Singers

Bearsden Choir

Bridge of Weir Choral Society

Buckie Choral Union – Buckie Choral Union was formed in 1970 following a BBC “Songs of Praise” which brought together members of local church choirs.

Rosenethe Singers – Dunblane

East Fife Male Voice Choir

The Siancio Singers –  East Lothian

Garleton Singers – The website of a choir based in East Lothian. 60 strong mixed chorus who perform 4 concerts a year in Haddington and Edinburgh. Directed by Stephen Doughty.

Accord – a small, friendly group of women who aim to create a beautiful sound while having loads of fun together. We sing in 3-part harmony and we love learning new pieces, including jazz, folk, modern pop, and classical. We are National Lottery-funded and our performances include the annual Christmas concert in the National Museum of Scotland. If you would like to try out with us why not pop along to one of our rehearsals on Thursdays at 7:30 in St Columba’s church hall, Newington, Edinburgh. Also on Facebook.

Cadenza – Edinburgh

Calton Consort – Edinburgh

Cappella Nova – Cappella Nova is Scotland’s leading professional vocal ensemble specialising in early and contemporary music.

Chapter House Singers – Edinburgh

Clydebank Male Voice Choir

Con Anima Chamber Choir – Aberdeen

Consort of Voices – Edinburgh

Dumfries Male Voice Choir

Dunedin Consort – Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Kevock Choir

Jubilo – Jubilo is a mixed voice Choral Society, based in Edinburgh, Scotland and regularly performing a wide range of accompanied and unaccompanied music.

The Phoenix Choir – Edinburgh – we have 5 choirs under our umbrella; 4 community choirs and an auditioned Soul & Gospel Choir.

Rudsambee – Edinburgh based Cappella choir.

St Andrew Camerata – Edinburgh

Edinburgh Bach Choir

Edinburgh Royal Choral Union

Edinburgh University Music Society Chorus

Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers

The Edinburgh Singers

Open Community Singing Group – “Edinburgh – Always wanted to sing? Love world music? Then the OCSG is perfect for you. Penny Stone leads fun, casual, singing sessions every Thursday. Do come along it’s a great way to ensure you fit singing into your busy schedule – and you always come away feeling so glad that you came!”

Pentland Singers – a friendly choir based in Balerno with a dedicated membership of around 90 mixed voices.

Cathures – An auditioned chamber choir based in Glasgow.

Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society

Glasgow Lyric Choir

Glasgow Chamber Choir

City of Glasgow Chorus

Glasgow Philharmonic Male Voice Choir

The Glasgow Phoenix Choir

Glasgow School of Art Choir – a non-auditioned ensemble primarily comprising past and present staff and students of The Glasgow School of Art.

Hamilton Caledonian Bowling Club Male Voice Choir

Kirkcaldy Choral Union

Lesmahagow Male Voice Choir

The Eildon Singers – A mixed voice choir based in Melrose in the Scottish Borders.

Milngavie Choir – Glasgow

Penicuik Community Choir – The Penicuik Community Choir was formed to provide a social setting within the town where people from all walks of life could come along and enjoy some singing and socialising.

Peterhead Choral Society – We are an adult mixed choir who meet on Tuesday evenings in Peterhead Academy. We generally perform 2 concerts per year – in December and May. New members are always welcome!

The Rolling Hills Chorus – Edinburgh

The Choir of St James the Less – Penicuik

The Fair City Singers – Perth

St Andrews Chorus

Scottish Chamber Choir

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus

West of Scotland Military Wives Choir – an all female choir based in Helensburgh.

Gaelic Choirs in Scotland

Aberdeen Gaelic Choir

Aberfeldy & District Gaelic Choir

Dundee Gaelic Choir

Edinburgh Gaelic Choir

Glasgow Islay Gaelic Choir

Largs Gaelic Choir

Lothian Gaelic Choir

Melvich Gaelic Choir

Isle of Mull Gaelic Choir

Stirling Gaelic Choir

Taynuilt Gaelic Choir

Gaelic Choirs in the UK

London Gaelic Choir

Gaelic Choirs in Australia

The Australian Gaelic Singers

Gaelic Choirs in Canada

Vancouver Gaelic Choir

Victoria Gaelic Choir

Gaelic Choirs in the USA

Seattle Gaelic Choir – USA

Barbershop in Scotland

Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines – A chorus of around 80 women who sing 4 part harmony a cappella style.

Forth Valley Chorus – Women’s Barbershop Chorus – Edinburgh

Granite City Chorus – Aberdeen

Perth Barbershop Singers.

Vocal Zone – a quartet of women singing 4-part harmony, a cappella style, based in Aberdeen.

British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS)

ajax-loader