THE SSE Scottish Music Awards raised £95,000 for the Nordoff Robbins music therapy charity, it has been announced.
The event, which took place in Glasgow’s SEC, celebrated its 20th year with a historic ceremony featuring performances from the likes of Susan Boyle and Snow Patrol.
The Awards serve as the main fundraiser for Nordoff Robbins Scotland, who help to change the lives of almost 1,000 people every year, from ages one to 100, through music therapy.
Their work helps individuals across the country with physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs.
On the night, Sunday Post columnist Donald MacLeod, Chairman of the Fundraising Committee for Nordoff Robbins Scotland, was presented with an award for his outstanding contribution to the charity in his twenty-one years of service.
Concluding the evening, he said: “We saw some incredible performances and truly can’t thank everybody enough – the work we have done here will support music therapy and those who need it across the country. Thank you once again for helping us achieve our goals.”
For more information on the incredible work of Nordoff Robbins, see their website www.nordoff-robbins.org.uk