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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

Gregg Violin
In January 2015 the National Trust for Scotland is kindly allowing 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 will play the Gregg violin as part of the Alloway 1759 celebrations and also as part of the Celtic Connections festival 2015.

Southern Hemisphere International School of Scottish Fiddle
I am delighted to announce that I will be returning down under in April to tutor at the famous fiddle camp. I will be teaming up as before with Catherine Fraser and Duncan Smith. Gig details will follow soon.

USA and Swannanoa Gathering Celtic Week
July 2014 was my first experience of tutoring at the Swannonoa Gathering in North Carolina – what an amazing week! A pleasure to work with some outstanding musicians, including Martin Hayes, Liz Carroll, John Doyle, Donal Clancy, Cathie Ryan, Cillian Valley, Kimberley Fraser, Colin Farrell, Nuala Kennedy and John Skelton. 300+ students having a ball in a magical setting! Special thanks to the coordinator Jim MaGill.

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 have been working for several months on the syllabus review for the exams which will include a refreshed repertoire and updated supporting tests for fiddle, accordion and harp. The new syllabus will be launched in Autumn 2014. For further info visit – www.rcs.ac.uk/traditional-music-graded-exams/



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