In association with
Mr Paul Anderson

Instruments: Violin
Genre/Style(s): Traditional
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Already something of a legend in the time honoured fiddle tradition of Scotland; Paul Anderson is the finest Scots fiddler of his generation. Although only in his forties, he is already something of an icon in Scotland, a fact duly recognised by two specially commissioned portraits of him, a life size one in Aberdeen Art Gallery and a study which is in the care of the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.
During his competitive career Paul won most of the traditional fiddle championships in Scotland and in 1995 won Scotlandís premier fiddling event, the Glenfiddich Scottish fiddle championship which is held each year at Blair Castle.

A regular on Scottish T.V and radio, and in 2011 he presented a series of features on traditional Scottish music and song for the BBC Scotland programme "Landward." Paul has toured extensively and recorded eight solo albums and over forty albums with artists like Pallas, Rock Salt and Nails, The Cutting Edge and the Banchory Strathspey and Reel Society.

Paul is also a highly regarded tutor and as well as solo tuition has led workshops and master classes from Aberdeen to Australia and from Banff to British Columbia. His pupils are regular championship winners across Scotland and been placed and won "The Glenfiddich Championships".

His website is

Paul teaches pupils the art of Scottish fiddle music and will take beginners to advanced levels.

Contact Paul

Address: Tarland,
AB34 4TD
Phone: 01339881929
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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