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Fiddler of Strathspey
June 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 25, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
The fiddler of Strathspey Festival is a unique three day event packed with opportunities for musicians, music lovers and the just plain curious. There is a musical pageant telling in words and pictures drama and music some of the story of the music of the Spey. There is an informal fiddler competition, a fiddlers’ rally, concert and ceilidh. There will be workshops and master classes, recitals and open sessions, displays, talks and demonstrations. Leading the fiddle events will be Lauren MacColl, Paul Anderson, Charlie McKerron, Paula Starritt, Donald Barr and the Badenoch fiddlers and several others from around the North and North East. Other musicians will include sandy MacDonell (piper) Marie Napier (Harp) and as a rare bonus Patrick Kenny with the Celtic Carnyx and Michael Kerr with the “Battan” Rondello Fiddle from Alexander Grant of Battengorm.