Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival

Eilidh Anderson & Barbara Anderson

Eilidh is 19 years old and lives in Tarland, Aberdeenshire.  She comes from a fiddling family and started to play when she was 6 years old.  She was taught classical music by Andy Linklater from Aboyne and now by Tracey Webster in Banchory and Scottish traditional music by Heather Anderson and Paul Anderson.

 She is a member of Banchory Strathspey and Reel Society and the Mayfield Group.  She also plays with the Callum Cruickshank Scottish Dance Band and with the fiddle group Deeside Loons and Quines.

 She competes in fiddle competitions all over Scotland and last year competed in the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship for the first time and was awarded most promising newcomer to the competition.  She has also recently taken part in the Oban Masters.

 Eilidh will be accompanied on piano by Barbara Anderson, well known fiddler and teacher from Huntly, Aberdeenshire.


Eilidh Anderson & Barbara Anderson is Playing at the Following Concerts