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Elgin Fiddlers Rally
August 26th @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Get ready for an evening of enchanting traditional music as the Elgin Strathspey & Reel Society presents its 48th Annual Elgin Fiddlers Rally. This highly anticipated event showcases the exceptional talents of the Elgin Strathspey & Reel Society, Guest Artiste the Shand Family, introduced by compere, Gary Coull, and conducted by the accomplished Stephen Cooper.
Established in 1936 by Joe Murray, the Elgin Strathspey & Reel Society is a Scottish Fiddle Orchestra dedicated to promoting and preserving traditional music. The society has played numerous concerts in the local area and traveled abroad to share its passion for music. The Orchestra has a storied history, overcoming challenges and emerging stronger each time, thanks to the dedication of its members and leaders.
The late Willie MacPherson and Bill Brian revitalized the society in 1970, setting the stage for continued growth and success. Over the years, the society has flourished under the guidance of remarkable musical directors, including John Winton, Bill Brian, and Ena Brian, each of whom contributed their unique talents and expertise to the group.
Today, the Elgin Strathspey & Reel Society is led by conductor Stephen Cooper, who brings a wealth of musical experience to elevate the ensemble to new heights. As you immerse yourself in the toe-tapping sounds of traditional Scottish tunes, you’ll be transported to the heart of the Highlands, experiencing the rich heritage and spirit of the music.
Don’t miss this magical evening filled with the harmonious melodies of the Elgin Strathspey & Reel Society’s Annual Elgin Fiddlers Rally. This concert is perfect for traditional music enthusiasts and anyone seeking an authentic Scottish cultural experience.