The Power of Partnership

As Scotland’s national conservatoire, we are uniquely placed to partner with all of the national artistic companies and professional industries.

These professional partnerships are embedded in the curriculum of each programme so you may benefit from learning alongside industry experts from the beginning of your studies.

Our partners bring a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience of the performing arts a wonderful resource for you to tap into and learn from whilst studying.

We firmly believe that the freedom of exchange between our students and our partners creates an extraordinary atmosphere where the artistic leaders of today engage with and inspire the performers of tomorrow.

Our professional partners include:

  • BBC Scotland
  • National Theatre of Scotland
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • Scottish Ensemble
  • Scottish Opera
  • Scottish Ballet
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Dumfries House
  • Citizens Theatre
  • BBC Radio 3
  • Celtic Connections
  • National Piping Centre
  • Dundee Rep
  • Solar Bear Theatre Company
  • Playwrights’ Studio Scotland
  • University of St Andrews
”˜It’s as though our walls are transparent. Students interface with the industry and vice versa there’s no barrier so there’s a gradual transition into employment. By the time they graduate they’ve worked with the most important players in Scotland, the UK and internationally’

Andrew Panton, Visiting Professor