I have been playing traditional fiddle for 41 years, teaching for the last 16. I was taught by Donald Riddell. Donald taught to a exceptionally high standard, my aim is to teach in the same style as he did.
My main instrument is fiddle, although I can provide tuition on mandolin and tenor banjo as well.
I teach from as young as 5 (with parent support) and have no age limit. My aim is to help each individual achieve their full ability. Most students playing tunes to Advanced Higher level within 5 years. I am delighted that some of my pupils have been accepted onto various music courses in Glasgow, Newcastle and Lewis. Some now making a career using their talent.
Irene teaches in the Ross and Cromarty area is based on the Black Isle at Balblair.