12 December 2017Inverness Fiddlers' Rally 2018
The next Annual Inverness Fiddlers' rally will be held in Eden Court Theatre, Inverness on Saturday 17 February 2018. More details are available via the Inverness Fiddlers Website http://www.invernessfiddlers.org A Flyer advertising the concert can be downloaded here; Inverness Fiddlers' Rally 2018 Flyer
10 November 2017Friends of Highland Music at Belladrum Festival 2017
On Friday 4th and Saturday 5th August 2017, a ‘Come & Try’ Traditional Music Marquee was staged at the annual Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival in Beauly. The marquee was advertised and marketed as ‘An Teanta Chèilidh’, and was a joint venture between Friends of Highland Music and Fèisean nan Gàidheal.
It was an opportunity for children, adults and families to try a variety of traditional musical instruments in the informal and relaxed setting of a marquee with five musicians and four guest helpers. The instruments that were offered were: Chanter, Bodhran, Fiddle, Guitar, Accordion, Whistle and Gaelic Song.
The tutors and guest helpers had a great opportunity to connect with the approx 300 children, adults and families who came along to the tent over the two day event – hopefully making an impact on them and their desire to play a new instrument/learn Gaelic/contact Friends of Highland Music or Fèisean nan Gàidheal.
A video snapshot of the day can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/a-0ui0YMgfQ
11 October 2017Lochgoilhead Fiddle Workshop - New Book of Tunes
Lochgoilhead Fiddle Workshop, a charity established 15 years ago, has just published The Tune Book – a great selection of 110 tunes from the fiddle and pipe repertoire and compositions by contemporary performers, plus a CD. You’ll find details at;
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