ERIC ALLAN, Composer and Arranger of music in the Scottish tradition, Artist and Fiddle-maker.
My wife Helen and I live at Drumossie Brae, between
For many years, I played fiddle, piano and guitar and wrote tunes and arrangements for Inverness Fiddlers and Birl Scots music group, and currently run a Slow Jam session for Friends of Highland Music. Playing in Scotland and abroad for listening, dancing, competing, recording and sharing music has engendered a respect for the dynamic tradition of Scottish music and that of kindred cultures. Adjudicating at festivals, I am encouraged by the growth of young talent to carry on the tradition.