New Chair of Traditional Music Forum!

I’m delighted to be the new chairperson of Scotland’s Traditional Music Forum. It’s an organisation I’ve been involved with, one way or another, for many years. It has a diverse membership across Scotland, and does lots of great work...

Book on community-based traditional music in Scotland

I’ve written a book about learning and teaching traditional music in community-based settings, drawing on my PhD research with Glasgow Folk-Music Workshop. It’s an ethnographic work which examines learning and teaching practices and ideologogy. It also¬†...

Album of traditional music from Galloway

My album, A’ the way to Galloway features musicians with Galloway connections: former Dalry residents Jo Miller (song and fiddle) and Amy Geddes (fiddle and viola), singer Robyn Stapleton from Wigtownshire, with my husband Steve Sutcliffe (concertinas) and son...