Tag Archive: folk music

Feb 12

Folk wisdom: learning with Fara

Last week, the award-winning folk group, Fara, came to perform in Colyer-Fergusson Hall; before the gig, they held a workshop which several string-playing students attended, including third-year Law student and Music Scholarship violinist, Lydia Cheng. Here, Lydia reflects on the day… When we were first invited to participate in an Orkney folk music workshop, I …

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Jan 26

Back by popular demand: Fara

Our new concert series launches in exactly two weeks, and we’re delighted to be welcoming back Fara, who bring part of their 2018 tour to Colyer-Fergusson Hall on Friday 9 February at 7.30pm. Bringing together four young musicans at the leading-edge of the Scottish folk music scene, the ensemble has been a previous winner of …

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