This year has been an amazing one so far. Eight students passed their practical instrumental exams with many receiving merits and distinctions! They will all enjoy the academic credits that the pass will bring. It will help towards their overall GCSE and A – level … Continue readingWinter/Spring 2020
From July 25 to 29 inc 2019, Aberdeen International Youth Festival is launching Strings for All Workshops and Masterclasses led by folk and rock fiddler and classical violinist Adam Phillips. The Workshops are open to all age groups and aims to attract violinists, cellists, fiddle … Continue readingSummer 2019
I hope that you all achieve happiness in 2019. You all played so well at Strings for All in 2018. It was an amazing year for all students. The workshops are unique in so far that in 6 hours, students gain the essential skills to … Continue readingHappy New Year everyone.
Folk fiddle and Bodhran day: LAST Monday was another fantastic workshop day (Feb 16). We had ten fiddle players who dutifully learnt a mixture of traditonal fiddle reels, composed their own for the first time and learned one by heart. Writing words and poetry to … Continue readingWinter/Spring 2015!
Many of you have probably wondered where Iv’e been. Busy and awesome cover these last two weeks. Iv’e just finished running and organising five Strings and Bodhran workshops in Eastbourne and in Scotland with an array of wonderful players some of whom were excellent players … Continue readingSTRINGS FOR ALL – AWESOMES! Spring. More in Summer!
Just a reminder that we have a number of fab multi-instrumental workshops in Eastbourne this Summer. On Aug 2, 5, 6 and 16 and possibly from Aug 10 – 13 too. Players of mainly stringed instruments will have the opportunity to learn rock techniques as … Continue readingHome eds and all
My fab wee student in Aberdeenshire has passed with distinction and one of the highest distinction marks known in this session so far Congrats!
Hello All! Rock and workshops and home-ed groups! I have pleasure in announcing that in July, I am launching a rock rock/fiddle curriculum at a school in Kent. Instead of solely Suzuki and a little folk, students will receive a classical foundation and then can … Continue readingSummer 2015!
PASSES AND SCHOOL SHOWS – I have had a fantastic year of tutoring and playing. All of my students have passed their exams from passes to merits to distinctions and I am very proud of you all. I am also fantastically proud of all students … Continue readingWinter 2014!