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Fiddle Frenzy 2011 kicks off on Sunday

Posted by on August 3rd, 2011 No Comments
Harris Playfair Big Band

Sunday 7th Aug sees the start of this year’s Fiddle Frenzy, a marathon seven-day and night music festival and summer school celebrating the contemporary culture of Shetland. Fiddle Frenzy’s showcase concerts will feature Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham headlining the opening night concert on Sunday 7th August with Bodega, Harris Playfair’s Youth Big Band Project, […]

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Youth Scholarships – Fiddle Frenzy & Harris Playfair Trad Big Band

Posted by on May 26th, 2011 No Comments
Youth Scholarships - Fiddle Frenzy & Harris Playfair Trad Big Band

Shetland Arts is offering free scholarship places for young musicians from Scotland’s Islands to visit Shetland and take part in two exiting music events this summer. Scholarship students will participate in The Harris Playfair Youth Trad Big Band Project and Fiddle Frenzy, our renowned fiddle school that comprises a week long programme of tuition from […]

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Creative Connections 2009

Posted by on July 28th, 2009 No Comments

Media release: Shetland Arts’ Creative Connections is a marathon, seven-day and night festival, celebrating the contemporary creative culture of Shetland, incorporating four summer schools, cultural and creative visits across the islands, showcase concerts and dances, a specially curated exhibition and an artist residency.  This event is part of Scotland’s Year of Homecoming and takes place […]

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Flavour of Shetland 2009 kicks off

Posted by on June 25th, 2009 No Comments

This year’s four day Flavour of Shetland Festival got cracking on Victoria Pier earlier today, and those lucky enough to be out making the best of the fine day would have so far enjoyed the young bands Calishang, Kollifirbolli and Fishing Notes, the all star Whalsay accordion band. My colleague Donald Anderson, who has just […]

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