The Fiddler

of Strathspey

8th to 10th June 2018

 Grantown, Capital of Strathspey


Fiddle Competition Saturday 9th June                     

Expression of interest and Registration form ….Please download and email or post


Name(s) and address(es) of entrant(s)



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Age (if 16 or under) on 1st  June 2018 ……………………………….  Contact No…………………………………………………………………………………



Class(es) and age groups entered …………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………………………………………


Chosen pieces (please print clearly) but feel free to send this information later if you wish



Angus Cumming Choice (1) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….……………………



Angus Cumming Choice (2) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………



Angus Cumming Choice (3) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….….……..…..……………………



Own Choice (1)  (title & composer if known)…………………………………………………………………………….…….….……..……………………………

            

         

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Own Choice (2) (title & composer if known)……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………

             


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Own Choice (3) (title & composer if known)…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…..

            


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Details of group pieces …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..............….…………………….........



Angus Cumming’s Collection may be downloaded from the events pages at  www.thegrantownsociety.org


The entry fee, payable on the day, also entitles competitors to take part in the afternoon’s informal workshops and tutor sessions

12 and under – entry £1  16 and under - £2 per entry  open - £3 per entry


An early indication of intention to take part would be appreciated

Closing date for entries – Saturday 1st  June 2018

NB. Late entries will be accepted.


For more info and registration see www.thegrantownsociety.org or

         info@thegrantownsociety.org

or contact Paula Starritt,  19 Strathspey Drive.Grantown on Spey, 07787531134 or

 01479873471 pstarritt@doctors.org.uk




Extract from weekend programme


Friday 8th 2.00 (time to be confirmed) Grantown Primary School

“Strathspey in School “ Performace for Primary School Pupils


Friday 8th 7.30 Ben Mhor Hotel

“The Strathspey”  A unique performance with Paul Anderson, Shona Donladson and Friends.

Followed by Open sessions in the Bar


Saturday 9th 10.30  (doors open from 9.45)  St Columba’s Church and Wheatley Hall.

Fiddler of Strathspey Competitions.    Adjudicator Paul Anderson


Class One, Fiddler of Strathspey (open) and Junior Fiddler of Strathspey (16 and under):

Tunes from the Angus Cumming Collection. (The Grantown Society Cup)

12 and Under – one tune from the collection; 16 and Under – 2 pieces from the collection; Open (Maggie Adamson Goblet) – set of three pieces from the Collection.

Competitors may play in either one or two age groups eg 12 and under and 16 and under or 16

and under and Open


Class Two, Traditional Fiddle: Own choice of music.

9 and under and 12 and under – one or two tunes of own choice; 16 and under – set of two own choice pieces;

Open (Reidhaven Quaich) set of own choice selection of different styles and sources

eg traditional set of March Strathspey and Reel

Competitors may play in either one or two age groups eg 12 and under and 16 and under or 16

and under and Open


Class Three, Traditional Music Group. Own composition or arrangement for two or more

players. Open (John McGregor Memorial Trophy)


Competitors may enter any or all of the classes:  Open £3 per entry, 16 and under £2 per entry, 12 and under £1 in total.  This will entitle competitors to take part in the

afternoon’s informal workshops and tutor sessions.  (Audience – Donations).  Prize money will be awarded for the highest class won where a competitor wins more than one class and will be at the discretion of the organisers.


Saturday 9th 12.00 Community Centre “Mastering the Strathspey”

“Fiddlers’ Cafe” Lunches and teas, workshop, fiddlers’rally, sessions and performances with Paul Anderson and Ronnie Gibson

Saturday 9th 19.00 Ben Mhor Hotel

“Caper Ceilidh”  Forres Fiddle and Accordion Club.  Family Ceilidh Dance and Raffle

(funds for Grantown Primary School PTA). Followed by Barroom open sessions.


Sunday  8th 10.30 Inverallan Church

“Strathspeys on Sunday.”  Details to be confirmed.