Celebrated US fiddle player and 2013 Glenfiddich Fiddle Champion Maura Shawn Scanlin, accompanied by Ryan MacKenzie on piano performs a selection of tunes including The Braes of Ballenden, The Highlander’s Farewell to Ireland and Strathearn live at Blair Castle in Blair Atholl.
On 30 October 2016, seventeen of the twenty Glenfiddich Fiddle Champions returned to Blair Castle for a unique and memorable ‘festival of champions’ to celebrate the legacy of this very special competition. They were joined by US fiddler, Tim MacDonald who had already secured an invitation to compete had the Championship continued that year.
This celebration event provided a memorable finale to the Championship, following the decision by the William Grant Foundation to discontinue the event in order to support Scottish music in new ways in future.
A full recording of the event is available to stream online from TRADtv: http://tradtv.scot/live/glenfiddich-fiddle-championship
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