Kinross lad to play at Caledonian Canal Ceilidh Trail

The Caledonian Canal Ceilidh Trail Band welcomes 15 year old Cameron Kellow from Kinross. Now in its fourth year the Ceilidh Trail runs from Monday 18th July till Friday 12th August with 45 ceilidhs at over 14 venues

Cameron has been invited to join this year’s Ceilidh Trail with one week of training and four weeks of playing traditional music song and dance in and around the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness near Inverness.

Cameron will be part of a team of three lead professional musicians, David Bowen; Hugh Marwick on whistle and fiddle and mandolin player, Irene Rule. The other three students are Hannah Phillips, clarsach, Euan Hemingway, fiddle and Kirsty MacCormick, Gaelic song.

The trail has been organised by Margo Maclennan, Highland Council’s Traditional Music Co-ordinator in partnership with British Waterways Scotland with funding from the Scottish Arts Council’s National Lottery – Access and Participation fund.

Alan Small who plays with the Lomond Ceilidh band and is Cameron’s accordion tutor is delighted that he has been offered a place on the Ceilidh Trail. Alan is sure that he will work hard and make the most of this great opportunity to entertain visitors and local people during the four week tour of the Ceilidh Trail.

28 Apr 2006