Youngsters taking part in a pioneering music initiative were inspired when one of Dundee's own home grown stars joined in yesterday.
Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti was accompanied by hundreds of youths at the Festival of Strings Dundee.
Hundreds of young musicians across Scotland are to join violinist Nicola Benedetti in a series of events, culminating in a show in Dundee.
The children of the Big Noise Orchestra in Douglas celebrated their first live performance with a cacophonous rendition of a Michael Marra classic on Thursday.
The Big Noise orchestra in Douglas has reached another milestone after launching its new programme aimed at nursery-aged children.
A programme that provides free music lessons to some of the poorest children in Dundee has been praised for its power to "transform lives."
Michael Marra was affectionately known as the Bard of Dundee and his songs will live on for generations to come.
Legendary Dundee singer-songwriter Michael Marra is the subject of a new biography being published next month.
Once upon a time a little girl called Nicola Benedetti started learning to play the violin, never dreaming that one day she would become one of the most sought-after violinists of her generation.
A leader has been appointed for a children's music programme predicted to change lives in a Dundee community.