As founder of my charity I am so proud of our achievements. The RAB Trust seeks to maintain a high standard of violin making and restoration in Britain as we support student violin makers in this country, and have done so for over 20years.
BVMA The British Violin making Association
As a comittee member at its inception we ran courses, exhibitions etc. It is still going strong today, and now just as a paid up member, I always look forward to their newsletter.
The monthly magazine for all string enthusiasts, including players and repairers.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Internationally celebrated orchestra with uniquely talented musicians who connect with and inspire people.
Royal Northern Sinfonia, at The Sage Gateshead
One of Europes most exciting orchestras. Their repertoire covers the full range of Wester classical music from early baroque, through the classical and romantic periods, to specially commissioned new work.
Melrose Music Society
Bringing classical and contemporary music of international standard to Melrose and the Scottish Borders for over 50 years.
Tyneside Chamber Orchestra
The longest running Chamber Orchestra in Tyneside having performed for over 50 years.
New Tyneside Orchestra
One of the leading amateur orchestras on Tyneside.
Kelso Music society
Brings the finest musicians from the UK and around the world to the 18th Century Kelso Old Parish Kirk.
Paxton House Music Festival
For 10 days every summer they bring classical chamber music musicians of the highest calibre with performances from noon.
Borders Music and Arts Society
Mellerstain hosts a summer season of chamber music in the Scottish Borders.
Rothbury Traditional Music Festival
Musicians dancers and singers sharing a traditional Northumbrian music festival weekend.
For traditional fiddlers here in the Scottish Borders.