Scottish Fiddle Orchestra History

A Tribute to Robbie Shepherd

A Tribute to Robbie Shepherd

For decades, Robbie was the familiar, friendly voice welcoming audiences to our concerts across Scotland and beyond. From his early days as compere succeeding the late Rev. James Currie, to the countless shows he hosted before passing the torch to his colleague Jim McColl, Robbie’s warm spirit and professionalism as MC made him an integral part of our orchestra.

Fiddling for Scotland

This is the text of an article - "Fiddling for Scotland" - which appeared in the Scots Magazine in April 1987 (by Margaret Henderson). It is reproduced here by kind permission of D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. Under the energetic baton of John Mason, our "Other National...