Instructors

Current Instructors

Colyn fischer

Colyn, a master fiddler, classical violinist and teacher, judges the annual California Scottish competition, and has judged the Portland and U.S. national competitions.

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Rebecca researched Scottish fiddle traditions at Edinburgh University, and in 2009 she took the world’s top Scottish fiddling prize, the Glenfiddich. She tours internationally, and has appeared on the BBC.

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David, a founding member of the popular Celtic band Molly’s Revenge, plays all over the country and internationally, has won piping awards in Scotland, and teaches several instruments.

Past Instructors

Shauna picket gordon

Shauna, who co-founded America’s first reel-and-strathspey society, plays solo classical piano, composes, arranges, and records. She has accompanied the most noted Scottish fiddlers of North America. 

Calum

Born in Scotland to Hebridean parents, Calum started fiddle at age 8 and played on BBC Radio a mere four years later. He came to the US as an engineer; today, having “given up Boeing for bowing”, he is a full-time fiddler, judge and teacher.

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Katie Harvey is an award-winning fiddler and step-dancer. She specializes in Cape Breton style fiddling and has had the privilege of studying with musical greats such as Natalie MacMaster and Troy MacGillivray.