Dundee Gaelic Choir

Fàilte gu Còisir Ghàidhlig Dhùn Dèagh

Welcome to Dundee Gaelic Choir


Dundee Gaelic Choir, officially known as the Dundee Gaelic Music Association, was formed in 1896 and enjoyed early success in 1903 as the first ever winners of the prestigious Lovat and Tullibardine Trophy which they went on to win on several other occasions.  The Association went into abeyance in 1939 but was reconstituted in 1966.  In 2017 we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the reconstitution with a dinner, ceilidh and sing-song ! It was well  attended by current and former members including Isobel Darroch, our original conductor from 1966 !

Dundee Gaelic Choir

The Dundee Gaelic Choir promotes the Gaelic language and culture through music and song. We compete in provincial mods throughout the year and at the Royal National Mod each October. We also entertain at Highland Societies and ceilidhs throughout the Tayside area.

The choir is conducted by Frances Menter with fun, vim and vigour ! Frances has extensive experience in working with a range of choirs and applies her wonderful talents with us.  While based in Dundee, the choir draws members from Dundee, Angus, Perthshire and Fife. 

We are a friendly choir and learn a range of music from tradiitional Gaelic songs to modern Gaelic ballads written for Run Rig ! 

Keep an eye out for us as we would love you to come and hear us perform.

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Choir at Mod 2018



The choir meets for practice every Monday night at 7.15pm in the Central Baptist Church, 8 Ward Road, Dundee DD1 1LX.

New members are always welcome – especially men!  Prior knowledge of Gaelic is not required as tuition will be given. 

Contact Audrey Roshier on 01382 826301 or via email for further information

Upcoming Events

February 16th Soup n' Song - Marryat Hall Dundee
Enrich you soul with our our Gaelic performance over a warm and hearty soup this February.  

June 12th Aberfeldy Mod

Get the first glimpse of us peform our new Mod songs and cheer us onto Gaelic success.

October 17th Royal Nation Mod - Inverness
All of our focus, determination & hard work is put to the test this weekend to bring back a trophy. Come and enjoy the Mod & Mod fringe events. The massed choir singalong on Saturdayis a cultural jewel in the Mod crown and an event not to be missed.