Music from Scotland will be the main feature, with trips to the Shetlands, Cape Breton. Northwest Scottish Fiddlers. Join Slighe nan Gaidheal’s thriving community of Scottish Gaelic language and culture enthusiasts for Féis Shiàtail 2010, a week of Scottish culture and fun running June 16-20 at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Wash!. Elinor Vandegrift has been teaching all levels of Scottish Country Dancing in the Seattle area for many years. How do I find stuff? Please note we’ll have a virtual tip jar for Brandon, as we aim to support musicians in this challenging time where live performances are rare. This Celtic Celebration will take you on a journey to the highlands. (Or, of course, you can download a registration form and mail it in the old-fashioned way.). Where else would you want to be? Calum MacKinnon's Northwest Scottish Fiddlers « Go back to full details. After registration, we’ll swing you back to a form to get a few more details (your instrument, your playing level, etc). Still having trouble? Operations. See you there! Kevin teaches: – a beautiful traditional air from the playing of John Stickle from Unst in Shetland. We are excited to play for the Everett Public Library once again! Let me know ASAP, and we’ll try to print a flag for you and send it in the mail! ... and be in the crowds watching those old fiddlers. Most of us who attended walked out with jaws dropped, despite having attending a number of Natalie concerts before. 10am – 11:15am Olav Luksengård Mjelva 10am – 11:15am Kevin Henderson He has also recorded with Hanneke Cassel on three of her albums, and also with Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas on their Highlander’s Farewell CD in 2011. Take a look at a few tunes Karen sent along from her book-here’s a great march. Phillips is a member of the Northwest Scottish Fiddlers, a group based in Edmonds, with members from throughout Snohomish County. Yes, it’s true, we have a workshop this coming Sunday, the 13th, in order to avoid getting too close to the holidays! It is a free workshop, and we will meet via Zoom, and learn some fab tunes from Brandon. Donations to Northwest Scottish Fiddlers are tax deductible. Check out what Northwest Scottish Fiddlers will be attending at 2013 Northwest Folklife Festival. It’ll be held at our illustrious director’s home in Edmonds, and it’ll be the last chance to practice together before our Northwest Folklife performance, Monday May 30. James Scott-Skinner, J.F. Out of respect to mothers worldwide, the monthly Northwest Scottish Fiddlers gathering will be on the third Sunday of May, rather than the tradition second Sunday of the month. No more so than by those seeking a setting to encourage creative expression. Call Donna at 425-743-3032. The Edmonds crowd clearly thought the marriage was a success on stage (here’s hoping there’s a resulting CD!). 766 likes. The club features players of all ages, and from all walks of life. Check under the Workshop tab for details on the workshop, and how to register! View more about this event at Northwest Folklife Festival 2011 By comparison, French-Canadian tunes contain only minor irregularities of form, such as an occasional three, five, or six-bet phrase in tunes that are otherwise in standard form. Both brought their band’s pianists: Erin Leahy from Leahy (eight brothers and sisters), and Mac Morin who’s toured for years with Natalie. Phone is 425-670-9084. Niel Gow is arguably the father of Scottish fiddle music. Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Past event. Here’s what the Boston Globe had to say about his playing: “The bow drives across the strings, thick and throaty, creating a pulsing sound that feels more of muscle than tendon…a compositional sophistication that is cinematic, transporting, and tantalizingly modern”. Sched.com Conference Mobile Apps. This is the reason the Northwest Scottish Fiddlers… Donegal fiddling from the northwest in Ulster, which features mazurkas and a Scottish-influenced repertoire including Strathspey and Highland Fling dances. The titles of Scottish fiddle tunes read like a mixture of a history lesson, a travel brochure, and a Who’s Who of Scotland. Brandon Vance will be our “Tune-Master” who will be on hand for about 2 hours of tune teaching – starting at 2 PM! Northwest Scottish Fiddlers | Seattle Area Family Fun Calendar | ParentMap Skip to main content Yeah! Karen has set up a special deal! We’ll have another white board just for artistic and/or silly endeavors. These will not be the tunes she teaches at the workshop! You’ll hear traditional Scottish arrangements, to more modern sets, taught by Alasdair Fraser and Natalie at our January fiddle workshop. This will be an intermediate level workshop according to Cayley. Coupeville High School Performing Arts Center, Coupeville, WA. Scottish Extravaganza, Part II - Northwest Scottish Fiddlers (TV Episode 2011) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. are. Session leading signup, co-host sign up, along with sheet music from previous workshops, Camp Casey photos for virtual backgrounds, and other fun stuff.. all live in the Google docs folder. Camp Casey is often appreciated for its rustic charm. HAPPY NEW YEAR from the hardworking Would-be on Whidbey workshop "Under the Hood" planners and schemers! The focus of the Seattle-based group’s retreat is to bring together its members to learn, perform and share Scottish music. Members of either the Skandia Folkdance Society, Seattle Folklore Society or the Northwest Scottish Fiddlers get a 5$ discount! Registration for this event is now closed. Monthly rehearsals and periodic workshops keep the Scottish Fiddlers in fine fiddling shape until we return to live performances. Color your own WOW logo- we promise they’ll be used at the workshop! Tom Anderson A giant in Shetland fiddling, Anderson was a pioneering collector of Shetland fiddle tunes and styles. Natalie taught a tune, Donnell discussed the mechanics of bowing, both played respective sets, and the two answered questions ranging from band dynamics to the importance of dance. It will be… (in keeping with Thanksgiving)… delicious! Brandon has taught workshops in person for us, in 2018-19, but of course, this workshop will be on Zoom instead, starting at 2 PM (Pacific Time), on Sunday, December 13th (yes, this is the 2nd Sunday of the month, vs. our usual 3rd Sunday of the month). Music from Scotland will be the main feature, with trips to the Shetlands, Cape Breton. The evening will showcase the very best young Celtic musicians in the Pacific Northwest. Please contact Marcia Thumma . This is the reason the Northwest Scottish Fiddlers… A virtual tip jar for Lisa will be made available. She’s works regularly with fiddlers in Aberdeen since 2018, and is now delighted to reach across the globe and share her tunes and technique with the NW Scottish Fiddlers. View All Calendars is the default. They've been enjoying a revival since 2006 with a growing membership of fiddlers … Asset Amount. Don’t Forget! We are delighted to announce that Brandon Vance will be coming to NW Scottish Fiddlers in December! The first Niel Gow Scottish Fiddle Awards will take place at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, on Sunday, 26 March 2017 from 10am until 5pm. Some Scottish Music Fun at the Main Library! " Northwest Scottish Fiddlers 10732 Willow Rd Lake Stevens, WA 98258-9114 . And a few things about Brandon (to be brief is really difficult! Here’s Ryan’s answer to that question:  “Let’s look at the life, times, and tunes of William Marshall. We’ll be convening at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 at the home of Niki Love (daughter of Jonathan Love and Rachel Knight), 12615 NE 134th Place, Kirkland, WA, 98034. The Northwest Scottish Fiddlers will present a Scottish fiddle music concert at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline on Saturday, April 18th at 7.00pm. Camp Casey is often appreciated for its rustic charm. There is no charge for this workshop, but there will be a tip jar available through Paypal, for tipping Cayley. Here’s a reel, and here’s a jig, as well. Members of either the Skandia Folkdance Society, Seattle Folklore Society or the Northwest Scottish Fiddlers get a 5$ discount! As a worthy successor to the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship, for the first time, the occasion will also feature a junior competition. (Note the time change – not our usual 2 pm!). He was a founder member of the Shetland Fiddle Band, better known as 'The Forty Fiddlers'. Scottish Fiddlers. Main menu. We have added an Instagram account to compliment Facebook offerings. Teen band meets at 1 p.m., and the rest of us gather at 2. THIS JUST IN: Looks like the monthly gathering will take place in Kirkland, rather than Edmonds. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me® button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community. The Coleman Violin Studio offers musical instruction of the highest calibre to young violinists pursuing excellence. Karen will be offering a deal to get the workshop and the book at a serious bargain price! It is aimed at dancers from 16 to 35 and includes classes, a ceilidh and a ball. He has performed and taught internationally, for major events like the University of Limerick’s Irish World Academy, and was a featured soloist at the 2017 Scottish Royal National Mód in Fort William. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me® button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community. Then stay put for our orientation for the workshop at 5:30!! Pictures of the places our breakout rooms are named for, and a history of Camp Casey live here! Apologies to all of you who were turned away. Sunday, May 29 • 11:45am - 12:15pm . Thanks so much for coming, and we’ll keep you posted on our next event! No more so than by those seeking a setting to encourage creative expression. Directed by Lynn Rowley Andersen. This article is a personal tribute to the fiddle music of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, via a set of tunes played by the legendary group of fiddlers, the Cape Breton Symphony Fiddle. Fiddle music has a recent instance of a name finally finding a connection to a physical place in chilly climes. Karen Steven is an accomplished fiddler and step dancer. We will have a new Zoom feature, “white board”, that will be available for posting announcements, ideas, etc. She also teaches, and shares tunes on a weekly format she created through Zoom. Anzanga Marimba Ensemble Fountain Lawn Stage Blackheart Honeymoon Vera Project/Gallery: Sponsored by Seattle Weekly Calum MacKinnon's Northwest Scottish Fiddlers Mural Amphitheatre: Presented by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Clallam County Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by 91.3 KBCS Leszek Chudzinski Center Theatre Vivat Musica! Here are the essential details: Calum’s place is at 510 12th Ave. N., Edmonds (map). Your hosts will be Cayley Schmid and Erin Esses. And that wonderful post-play potluck. The musicians include fiddlers, cellists, … Among his many students are Aly Bain and Catriona Macdonald. Good bye 2020, and thank goodness, there's still 2 weeks left to sign up for our annual Jan. 15-17 virtual workshop with Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas. We have a Northwest Scottish Fiddlers’ organization here in Seattle that I started up. As you know, the pandemic has made musicians’ usual opportunities for live gigs and concerts all but disappear, and our club is hoping to support them through the workshops,  and at the same time support musicians wanting an affordable way to learn more tunes and skills as well. Please remember, we aim to support musicians during this challenging time when supporting oneself is difficult, and live performances are rare. Got questions? Fiddle Workshops with The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc sponsored by Skandia Folkdance Society, Seattle Folklore Society, and Northwest Scottish Fiddlers Sunday, April 29, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at a private home in north Ballard (Seattle), WA For address and additional information: music@skandia-folkdance.org 13th!! ... music. The club features players of all ages, and from all walks of life. Scotland Comes to Everett! In the past, Karen has taught alongside Alasdair Fraser at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, on the Isle of Skye. We believe Northwest Folklife needs to continue. You might also be searching for something to attach this flag to, such as stick, or anything that remotely resembles a stick! Alasdair/Natalie workshop: Register online before Dec. 1, Nov. 14: Meet, jam, prep for Nov. 20 concert, Alasdair Fraser / Natalie Haas workshop, Jan. 14-16 on Whidbey Island, 12615 NE 134th Place, Kirkland, WA, 98034, A new season of Scottish fiddlin’ starts Sept. 19. She also squeezed in a master’s in folklore on the life and music of master fiddler Louis “Pitou” Boudreault. There’ll be very new compositions, as well as old standards that have been played … Bend Scottish Fiddlers NW Scottish Fiddlers Portland Scottish Fiddle Club San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers Music Education Opportunities Ceilidh Trail School of Celtic Music Piping Hot Summer Drummer Sierra Fiddle Camp Valley of the Moon Fiddle Camp Bob Sunsires Bagpipe web directory RSCDS- Portland, Oregon How’s about you, me, and the Northwest Scottish Fiddlers zero in on Edmonds on the second Sunday in October? WHAT: Live Music: The Bend Scottish Fiddlers Scotch Tasting: Regional single and blended scotch courtesy of East Bend Liquor (see above for complete details) EVENT CONTACT: Kevney Dugan, Orvis, 541-312-8200. Wanting to stay up to date on our Whidbey Workshop in January? Want to sign up for the CEILIDH? Brandon Vance workshop scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 13th, at 2 pm (Pacific time). 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