SCOTS FIDDLE FESTIVAL – OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG FIDDLERS
The Scots Fiddle Festival are looking for talented young fiddlers aged 12-18 years old to be part of an exciting project working with professional musicians leading towards a performance at the Scots Fiddle Festival’s Saturday night concert at The Queen’s Hall!
Participants will build repertoire, meet other young musicians, develop skills and gain confidence in arranging, learning by ear, working as a group, talking to audiences, learning to use microphones, as well as the experience of recording at a top Edinburgh recording studio and performing at one of Scotland’s biggest traditional music festivals.
All workshops and performances will take place in Edinburgh – participants may come from other parts of Scotland as long as they can make these. Auditions will be held on the 4th & 5th of October with workshops on 12th, 19th, 26th October, 2nd, 9th, 16th November & performance Sat 22nd November. There is no cost for participants to be involved in this project.
If you are interested in auditioning or for more information contact:
Eilidh@scotsfiddlefestival.com by the 1st of October.
To see a video of last year’s project and the 2014 festival programme see: