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Only a handful of players can capture the true spirit of the Scottish of those is Catherine Fraser." ABC TV

Acclaimed Scots/Australian fiddler Catherine Fraser is a seasoned performer, teacher and recording artist. Her reputation goes before her as a vibrant and passionate exponent of the music of her heritage and she is in demand both in Australia and internationally for concerts and workshops. Based in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Catherine is available for individual and group tuition when she's not touring, and is the Director of the highly popular Southern Hemisphere International School of Scottish Fiddle, held annually in New Zealand.


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7th-14th January 2017
Riverina Summer School for Strings


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The Catherine Fraser Trio has been accepted into the 2017 National Folk Festival in Canberra - April 13th -17th. I'll be playing with guitarist Sam Leske and cellist Rachel Johnston. So looking forward to this collaboration!

The CD launch for my new album "After the Haar" has been set for February 5th, at Church of the Trinity, Clarence Park, SA. All details coming soon!

Spring Fiddle Weekend 2016 was another wonderful event. Stay tuned for 2017 details.

The RIVERINA SUMMER SCHOOL FOR STRINGS is planning to run fiddle classes alongside the classical classes this coming January.. Dates are 7th - 14th January 2017. If you'd like to immerse yourself in Scottish Fiddle (particularly catering for lower - intermediate levels) PLEASE DO get in touch with me! We need a class of about 10 people for it to run, so let me know you're interested via email, so we can make it happen! info@catherinefraser.comline

Next Spring Fiddle Weekend
October 5th-8th 2017
Strathalbyn, South Australia.

Classes in fiddle and accompaniment.

The fifth annual Spring Fiddle Weekend is being held on the 5th -8th October 2017, at Glenbarr Camp and Conference Centre, Strathalbyn, South Australia.


The long awaited new album from Catherine Fraser is completed! Details of how to purchase are coming soon...

Haar Cover

In the meantime, check out her other recordings on the recordings page.

SHISSF - Fiddle Camp

We are taking a break from running SHISSF, our annual New Zealand fiddle camp. Keep an eye on
for future camps.

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sons available.
Head to the lessons page for all the details.

Visit the page for the new independent record label
Cromarty Records
Ongoing requests for the sheet music for Catherine's compositions have led us to add them here as pdf downloads. Head to the shopping page to purchase them securely via PayPal.

Currently available are The Hills of Kaitoke and The Kirrie Gem. More coming soon.lineCatherine and Duncan's second solo CD Unity, is now back in stock. Visit the shop page to order.

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