Niel Gow is arguably the father of Scottish fiddle music.
The first Niel Gow Scottish Fiddle Awards will take place at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, on Sunday, 26 March 2017 from 10am until 5pm.
As a worthy successor to the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship, for the first time, the occasion will also feature a junior competition.
The junior competition is open to young people aged 15 and under. The requirement is to play a Slow Air, March, Strathspey and Reel.
The afternoon session from 2pm until 5pm (including an interval) features the senior competition. The requirements are rather more demanding for the seniors. They must each play 3 selections: [Read more…]