Friends of the Music

The Friends of the Music is a registered charity (SC 038128) which exists to support and promote the musical activities associated with St Giles’ Cathedral through:

  • Fostering contact between all those interested in the music of St Giles’
  • Increasing the use of St Giles’ as a venue for music activities by a broad variety of groups from the wider community
  • Increasing financial security in specified areas
  • Supporting special projects

By becoming a member of the Friends of the Music you will greatly assist in this work, and will help us to add to the possibilities that St Giles’ offers as a venue for first-class music making.

These include:

  • Commissioning new music
  • Funding for the use of instrumentalists in services and/or for special occasions

The benefits of membership include:

  • Annual Friends of the Music Concert and Reception
  • Annual talk with visiting speaker
  • Twice-yearly newsletter as well as the quarterly Music at St Giles’ leaflet
  • Concessionary admission prices to Celebrity Organ Recitals

A leaflet giving full details, and including a membership form is available here:

Membership Form

The text of the talk, Hearts and Hands and Voices, given to The Friends by Douglas Galbraith on 15th March 2022 is available here.

For details about St Giles’ 900 Choirbook please click here