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Folk-convert pupils bang the drum for live music

A schools concert made a great day out for one lucky nursery class – and such events can inspire the musicians of the future

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Do you remember your first gig? I do. Adam and the Ants at the Glasgow Apollo. Stand and Deliver! Just amazing.

So, when I looked around at my little charges, all 25 of them, dancing in the aisles, their wee faces wrapped up in the music, well, it brought it all back. We were among the lucky people who had managed to get tickets for one of the schools concerts in Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall, as part of the Celtic Connections festival.

When the musicians Mairearad and Anna appeared on stage, the weans were mesmerised by the instruments – three- and four-year-olds playing air accordion is ...

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