Paul Anderson Scottish Fiddler
One of the most respected exponents of the Scots fiddle tradition today and as such is in regular demand to perform at concerts, festivals and clubs. He has traveled the world with his music and regularly performs on TV and radio. Buy Now - land of the standing stones CD album Also available at Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk or download via itunes Please use the contact form to book Paul. View Paul's Diary. " In the North-East fiddle tradition Paul Anderson sets the standard which others aim for. His phrasing, tone and control are all superb." Music in Scotland
Amoungst Scotland's foremost traditional composers with around 450 tunes composed in the traditional Scottish idiom, many of which appear in his Lochnagar Collection (published by Highland Music Trust). He has written for TV, film and stage, his music has been performed at the BBC Scottish Proms and he was nominated as composer of the year at the BBC Alba Trad Music awards in 2012 (this might have to change in the unlikely event of me winning on the 8th). Paul regularly accepts commissions and would be delighted to hear from you.
Paul is one of Scotland's most successful fiddle tutors with his pupils regularly winning fiddle championships all over Scotland. Notable pupils include Anne Nicol, Kathryn Matthews, Stuart Robertson, Eilidh Anderson, George and Stuart Davidson and Glenfiddich Scottish Fiddle Champions Raemond Jappy and Nicola Auchnie. Paul is also in regular demand as a workshop leader and lecturer having led workshops at St Andrew's University, Aberdeen University, the traditional music course at Benbecula college, all five North Atlantic Fiddle Conventions and workshops in Canada, Australia and the USA.
One of Steven Rennie’s photos for “Beauties of the North”. Taken on Morrone beside Braemar (Ben Avon) in the background.
Wasn’t sure I was going to post anything but it’s likely to be obvious fairly quickly and rather than rumors flying around I thought would be..
Up in the Cairngorms this afternoon with Steven Rennie having photos taken for “Beauties of the North”. Snow on Ben Macdui and very cold but..
Grand night playing for the Buchan Heritage in Aberdeen. Lovely folk.
Off up to Inverness to play at the first Inverness Folk and Acoustic Music Club at MacGregor’s tonight. Only 30 tickets were on sale and not..