North Aberdeenshire Music Centre

Our North Aberdeenshire Music Centre meets at Fraserburgh Academy:


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

Group Grade
Junior String Orchestra Grade 1-4
Junior Concert Band Grade 1-4
Rock Group All levels

Bus routes

We offer 4 bus routes to and from Fraserburgh Academy at no extra cost:

We do not provide transport on concert days.

View pick-up points and times for Route A

  • Hatton (primary school) - 8.40am
  • Cruden Bay (Kilmarnock Arms) - 8.50am
  • Boddam (Roxley Hotel) - 8.50am
  • Peterhead (Landale Road) - 9.20am
  • St Fergus (Clyne Autos) - 9.25am
  • Crimond (bus stop) - 9.30am
  • Lonmay (Ban-car Hotel) - 9.35am
  • Rathen (crossroads) - 9.40am

View pick-up points and times for Route B:

  • Longside (Old Bruce Arms) - 8.40am
  • Mintlaw (the square) - 8.50am
  • Stuartfield (the square) - 8.55am
  • Old Deer (opposite the hotel) - 9am
  • Maud (post office and longleys) - 9.15am
  • New Deer (car park) - 9.20am
  • Strichen (Chemist's corner) - 9.35am

View pick-up points and times for Route D:

  • Fyvie (school) - 8.55am
  • Clark Computers (Towie Tavern) - 9am
  • Turriff (Academy) - 9.10am
  • Cuminestown (the square) - 9.20am
  • New Byth  - 9.30am

View pick-up points and times for Route E:

  • Portsoy (church hall) - 8.40am
  • Whitehills (the square) - 8.50am
  • Banff (Seafield Street - telephone exchange) - 9am
  • Macduff (Bayview Hotel) - 9.10am
  • Macduff (Irvine's DIY) - 9.15am
  • New Pitsligo (the square) - 9.30am
  • Tyrie - 9.40am


When the weather is bad we may close our music centre. You can call 0370 054 4999 and enter pin number 02 1970 to check the status of the centre. You can also contact our coordinator with any queries:

North Aberdeenshire Music Centre Coordinator
Mintlaw Academy
Station Road
AB42 5FN
Telephone: 07768 578027

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

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