Scots Music Group runs traditional music and song classes for adults, informal sessions, monthly ceilidhs and other social events.
We are a community-based charity in Edinburgh.

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Claudia Edwards

SMG Tutor

Claudia Edwards is a Florida-born fiddler living in Glasgow. Earlier this year, she graduated with a Masters of Traditional Music from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she studied with fiddlers Alistair McCulloch, Marie Fielding, and Greg Lawson. In 2020, she graduated from the Florida State University College of Music, where she studied Instrumental Music Education and classical violin. Throughout her high school and university years, Claudia competed at both the Southeast Regional and US National Scottish Fiddling Championships, and was a national finalist in 2018 and 2019. When in Florida, she has performed with the five-piece band Meabh’s Mavericks, and as a duo with guitarist Stephen Michael Hodges. She also recently joined the FSU Summer Music Camp faculty, where she spends her summers teaching group fiddle classes to orchestra students.