Congratulations to Adam Sutherland who has been nominated in Musician of the Year sponsored by The University of the Highlands and Islands in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2019. Vote now!
We asked Adam Sutherland the following questions.
Tell us about yourself
Scottish based fiddler, composer and teacher.
Why are you involved in Scottish music?
I love it!
Any particular career highlights?
This year the number of albums worldwide featuring one or more of my tunes hit 50.
What are your plans for the future?
I plan to expand my composing into writing for orchestra, I’ll also continue with my one man show, aiming to head to major festivals. And my School of Fiddle aims to build on the success already achieved.
If you wish to attend the final ceremony, tickets are are priced £25 (+ Booking Fee), and Concessions are available. To book please call Aberdeen Music Hall Box Office on 01224 641122, or visit: https://www.aberdeenperformingarts.com/whats-on/all-shows/the-mg-alba-scots-trad-music-awards/2734. Bands performing on Saturday 7th December include Skerryvore, Session A9, Benedict Morris (BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award Winner 2019), Heisk, Aberdeenshire Youth Band, Sian, Robyn Stapleton, Mairi Campbell and the Pendulum Band, Susan MacFadyen Scottish Dance Band and more to be announced. There will also be a late night ceilidh after the Awards till 1am.
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