Boston Scottish Fiddle Club Announces Spring Gala

The Boston Scotish Fiddle Club is excited to announce that their fifth annual Gala has been set for May 16th at the Canadian-American Club in Watertown, MA!

HOLLISTON, Mass. - BostonChron -- The Boston Scottish Fiddle Club is excited to announce that their fifth annual Gala has been set for May 16, 2020 from 6:30pm-11:00pm at the Canadian-American Club, 202 Arlington Street, Watertown, MA!   The event incudes a Scottish music concert, Ceilidh Dancing, and a silent auction.  Suggested donation is $18 at the door, kids 12 and under are free.

The concert features the Boston Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, which is the performing group of the Boston Scottish Fiddle Club.  Under the direction of Neil Pearlman the orchestra performs a repertoire of traditional and contemporary Scottish and Cape Breton tunes arranged to create a unique fresh sound while also keeping with the tradition.

Special guest Maura Shawn Scanlin is a two-time U.S. National Scottish Fiddling Champion, and a winner of the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship in Perthshire, Scotland.  Maura is also an accomplished classical violinist and recently completed her Masters Degree in Violin Performance at the Yale School of Music.

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After the concert everyone is invited to participate in the easy and fun ceilidh dances.  Musicians should bring their instruments to play popular session tunes along with the ceilidh band, which will be led by Elizabeth Anderson.

The Boston Scottish Fiddle Club is devoted to educating the public about traditional Scottish music and culture.  Since the club's inception in 1981 the BSFC has offered instruction in playing Scottish music via regular meetings and other activities.  Currently there are monthly meetings with workshops led by well-known musicians in the field of Scottish music.  The Club also holds monthly sessions on Wednesday evenings for musicians in the community to gather and play their favorite tunes together.  The Young Fiddlers Workshop Series provides an opportunity for the next generation of musicians, on any instrument, to learn tunes with their peers.  The Boston Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, the performing group of the club, allows us to share our music with the community.

Learn more at http://www.bsfc.org

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