Contemporary Tunes from Shetland

Learn some modern tunes from the amazing Shetland Isles

The Contemporary Tunes from Shetland series is for those players wishing to expand their repertoire with modern pieces from the Shetland Isles. The course is pitched at Intermediate and slightly above level of ability.

Learn the history of the tunes, before the different types of bowing and embellishments often found in Shetland music.

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Kevin Henderson

Your Tutor - Kevin Henderson

Kevin Henderson is regarded as one of Shetlands finest fiddle players and is in hot demand playing with some of the best known groups and musicians in the folk music scene. He is a founding member of award winning Shetland powerhouse, Fiddlers’ Bid, has been a member of folk music legends, Boys of the Lough, since 2001, a member of Scottish super group Session A9 since 2004 and co-founded the Nordic Fiddlers Bloc in 2009.

Course Syllabus & Structure

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Kevin Henderson

1. Burland

Kevin looks at a great tune from fellow Shetlander, the brilliant fiddler Chris Stout, and a tune called Burland.   This Post is only available to subscribed members. Login

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2. Tartan Bonnets

Kevin teaches a march from the pen of Gideon Stove, one of the great Willie Hunter’s teachers.   This Post is only available to subscribed members. Login

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