Only a handful of players can capture the true spirit of the Scottish dance...one 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.
Places still available if you want to jump in at the last minute! Tutors are Liz Carroll (USA), Alistair McCulloch (Scotland) and Renata Bratt (USA). Check out the link below for all the details!
Next Spring Fiddle Weekend
October 9th-12th 2014
Strathalbyn, South Australia.
Classes in Scottish fiddle, Irish fiddle, and tune accompaniment.
Our first Spring Fiddle Weekend was a great success and we've already booked the venue to do it all again next year. Unfortunately there has been a problem with our booking and the long weekend dates are no longer available to us. We have rebooked for Thurs 9th Oct - Sun 12th so keep those dates free!
Applications will open in May.
LATEST CD 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.
SHISSF - Fiddle Camp Next camp April 20th - 27th 2014
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
For all the details visit
Skype Lessons now available!
Head to the lessons page for all the details. Visit the page for the new independent record label Cromarty Records SHEET MUSIC
DOWNLOADS 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.Catherine and Duncan's second solo CD Unity, is now back in stock. Visit the shop page to order.