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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.


Next performance

Thurs March 19th
Meadows SA
With Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas,
and Duncan Smith


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Applications for SHISSF 2015 are closing on Jan 31st! Get yours in now!! Click here:

Just spent a wonderful week at the Riverina Summer School for Strings, tutoring in Scottish fiddle. Great people, great camp!

Looking forward to an exciting 2015.....

Next Spring Fiddle Weekend
October 8th-11th 2015
Strathalbyn, South Australia.

Classes in Scottish fiddle, Irish fiddle, surprise fiddle (!!!), and tune accompaniment.

The third annual Spring Fiddle Weekend is being held on the 8th -11th October 2015, at Glenbarr Camp and Conference Centre, Strathalbyn, South Australia. All the details and application forms available early 2015.

The highly anticipated 4th album from
Catherine Fraser and Duncan Smith is
available from the
recordings page.

As heard on ABC Classic FM's Breakfast and Drive shows, and featured on ABC Radio National's The Daily Planet.

Rhymes & Reasons

SHISSF - Fiddle Camp
Next camp
April 12th -19th, 2015

The Southern Hemisphere International School of Scottish Fiddle is an annual week long music camp. Held in the beautiful Upper Hutt Valley, New Zealand, SHISSF is a great week for fiddlers and accompanists of all ages
and levels.
For all the details visit


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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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