First Fraser Shaw Fèis is this weekend

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The first Fraser Shaw Fèis will take place in Islay High School, Bowmore, on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, with tutors Joy Dunlop, Ross Miller and Jeri Foreman.

The weekend will be open to all music learners of all ages.

Joy Dunlop, an award-winning Gaelic singer and step dancer from Connel, will be leading Gaelic song workshops.

Jeri Foreman.
Jeri Foreman.

Jeri Foreman, from Adelaide, Australia, will be teaching fiddle. Jeri plays a wide array of music genres, including Scottish and Irish traditional music, classical, bluegrass and old time music.

Ross Miller.
Ross Miller.

Ross Miller hails from Linlithgow, West Lothian, where he is the official town piper. He studied bagpipes, Scots song and whistle at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and was a finalist in the 2019 BBC Radio
Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year competition.

Children’s classes will take place on Saturday starting at 11am. Adults’ classes will be on Sunday from 10am. There will also be a concert at Laphroaig Distillery on Saturday at 7pm, showcasing local talent, as well as performances from the tutors.

Email for more details or to book a spot.