Class: North East Fiddle Level 3
Description : Already something of a legend and revered virtuoso in the time honoured tradition of Scottish fiddle music, Paul Anderson began his training at school on a fiddle found under his grandparents spare bed. He can trace his teaching lineage directly to Niel Gow, “The Father of Scottish Fiddle Music”, through his tutor Douglas Lawrence, the most acclaimed pupil of Hector MacAndrew. Paul displays the style and tradition of Scottish fiddle-playing to an an expert standard. Winner of most junior and senior Scottish competitions, Paul won the prestigious Glennfiddich championship in 1995. A regular on Scottish television and radio, Paul has toured extensively and has recorded seven solo albums. In the tradition of many of Scotland’s great fiddlers, Paul is also a composer of some repute, having written some 200 pieces in the traditional style.