Advice to entrants – percussion


Tim Ridley

This is a video from Tim Ridley, our percussion adjudicator. It has some good general suggestions on recording as well as encouragement for the percussion folk.

Advice to entrants


Donal McCrisken MBE

Re-assurance and advice from Donal McCrisken MBE to entrants in our virtual music festival.

2019 Festival


If you have won a Perform in Perth trophy, please e-mail us a jpeg format photo for inclusion in the website. Finalists for the Premier Trophy: Reuben McFarlane (trombone) Morrison’s Academy; Jessica McFarlane (trumpet) Morrison’s Academy; Alexander Wallace (piano) Glenalmond College; Daisy Richardson (viola) Strathallan School; Conrad Ihering (violin) Glenalmond College and Ellie Ridley (descant & treble recorder) Glenalmond College. … Read More

2021 Festival plans are unveiled

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Perform in Perth 100th Anniversary

As I write this, I reflect on the year which is heading towards a conclusion and all that we have had to put up with during this unprecedented time, in particular, the fact that Perform in Perth 2020 ended up only being half our normal festival with the cancellation of the second week. What we have to look forward to … Read More

Centenary year

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Exactly 100 years ago this weekend, there was a meeting in the Station Hotel and a committee was formed to start Perthshire Musical (Competition) Festival. As we prepare to celebrate our 100th anniversary year we invite you to share your family’s memories of the Perthshire Music (Competition) Festival – more recently known as Perform in Perth. The first festival was … Read More

Become a Patron

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As a supporter of the arts, you obviously recognise the value of having our own Festival here in Perth, giving countless people of all generations a performance opportunity they would not otherwise have, so perhaps you would consider becoming a patron. If you have been a patron in the past and have allowed your membership to lapse, please give serious … Read More

2018 Festival


Click once lightly on a photo to start the slideshow Jennifer Whitaker (Trumpet, Strathallan School); Alexandra Milne (Oboe, Glenalmond College); Alexander Wallace (Piano, Glenalmond College) and Rowan Heron (Viola, Auchterarder). Emma Denny (Violin, Kilgraston); Tom Kelly (Trumpet & Cornet, Blairgowrie High School); Tom Cahalin (Timpani & Drumkit, Perth Academy); Daisy Richards (Viola, Strathallan School) and Calista Donald (Trombone, St John’s … Read More

2017 Festival


Alexander Wallace (Piano, Glenalmond College); Angus Grierson (Trombone, Glenalmond College); Alexandra Milne (Oboe, Glenalmond College); Ellie Ridley (Descant recorder and Treble recorder, Glenalmond College); Leonie Brink (Clarinet, Kilgraston School) and Conrad Ihering (Violin, Glenalmond College). Lorna Rae (Violin, Perth); Emma Macrae (Bassoon, Dollar Academy); Lauren Horsburgh (Flute, Crieff High School); Aidan Humphrey (Oboe, Dollar Academy); Tom Gray (Alto saxophone, Breadalbane … Read More