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Scots folk star fears for island’s heritage as last violin teacher retires

SCOTS folk legend Aly Bain has blasted his home council for failing to replace the Shetland’s only violin teacher. The island’s school violin teacher retired...

Conan Doyle honoured with quartet made from childhood tree

By Niamh Anderson   AN INSTRUMENT maker has paid tribute to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - by making four musical instruments out of the author’s...

Callous demand on family of Scots violinist who played as Titanic sank

THE Scottish musician who played violin as the Titantic sank was sent a posthumous bill by his callous employers, it emerged today (sun). A new...

Pix – Nicola Benedetti Scholarship Fund launch

VIOLIN virtuoso, Nicola Benedetti has said that Government cuts and the rising expense of university study is “frightening” and could pose a threat to...

Sherlock violin finds home in museum

By Oliver Farrimond A VIOLIN carved from a tree from Arthur Conan Doyle’s home has gone on display in a prestigious Scottish instrument collection. The violin,...

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