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Alistair McCulloch is one of the most sought after fiddlers in Scotland today, both as performer and teacher. His versatility and breadth of repertoire have kept him at the forefront of the tradition for almost twenty years.

"This collection confirms him as one of the finest fiddlers and composers of his generation" Living Tradition

"a second collection that showcases a master of his instrument taking its capabilities to the edge of the envelope" Scots Magazine

"a tremendous first album from an outstanding musician" Folk Roots

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RECENT NEWS

Alistairr McCulloch Collection Volume 2
My second tunebook is currently being typeset and will be released late this year. The collection will feature 40 new original tunes with chord symbols together with harmony lines for many of the tunes. The book will also contain a section on fiddle ornamentation as well as links to additional features such as larger scale arrangements of selected tunes and performance clips.

Gregg Violin
In January 2015 the National Trust for Scotland kindly allowed me to perform on the Gregg Violin which was played by Robert Burns. The instrument, which is normally housed at the Burns Museum in Alloway was restored in 1996 after having been discovered in Mauchline. William Gregg was the dancing master at the Bachelors Club in Tarbolton where Burns was a regular. I had the honour of playing the instrument as part of the Alloway 1759 celebrations and also as part of the Celtic Connections festival 2015.

USA 2015
Delighted to be returning to the USA this summer to perform at a dance camp in New England, followed by four concerts.

Skype Lessons
I am pleased to announce that I am now offering Skype lessons. Visit the online shop for details

RCS Traditional Music Graded Exams
I recently completed the syllabus review for the exams which includes a refreshed repertoire and updated supporting tests for fiddle, accordion and harp. The new syllabus has just been launched. For further info visit – www.rcs.ac.uk/traditional-music-graded-exams/



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