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Scottish Young Traditional Musician 2010


Hands Up for Trad have announced the finalists of the 2010 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award. The six musicians below one through from a field of twelve on the 3rd October in Coulter, South Lanarkshire.

Paddy Callaghan – accordion, harp (Glasgow)
Mairi Chaimbeul - harp (Isle of Skye)
Lorne MacDougall – pipes (Carradale)
Hannah Phillips – harp (Glasgow)
Daniel Thorpe – fiddle (Glasgow)
Kyle Warren – pipes (Helensburgh)

These musicians will now go through to the finals which take place on the 31st January 2010 at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections final in the City Halls. This takes place as part of Showcase Scotland, the biggest collection of promotors from around the world all in Glasgow to listen and book Scottish musicians. It’s a real opportunity for the young musicians to forge a career in traditional music.

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See gallery below for pictures of the finalists
Patrick Callaghan
Patrick Callaghan
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Hannah Phillips
Hannah Phillips
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Hannah Phillips
Hannah Phillips
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Mairi Chaimbeul
Mairi Chaimbeul
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Daniel Thorpe
Daniel Thorpe
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Kyle Warren
Kyle Warren
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Lorne MacDougall
Lorne MacDougall
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Semi-finals were held in the Coulter Hall, Coulter (near Biggar) on Saturday 3rd October 2009

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The 2010 semi finalists were -

Steven Blake - pipes, piano (Livingston)
Patrick Callahan - accordion, harp (Glasgow)
Mairi Chaimbeul - clarsach, voice (Isle of Skye)
Shelley Clark - song (Sanquar)
Amy Corfield - fiddle (Paisley)

Andrew Gibb - accordion (Biggar)
Megan Henderson - fiddle, accordion (Fort William)
Emily Hoile - clarsach (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Lorne MacDougall – pipes, whistles (Carradale, Argyll)
Hannah Phillips - clarsach (Glasgow)
Daniel Thorpe - fiddle (Glasgow)
Kyle Warren - pipes (Helensburgh)
 
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