Maggie Adamson

Maggie Adamson

Maggie Adamson is a musician from Shetland who plays fiddle, violin, accordion and piano [1]. She has played with several groups including Swingin’ Fiddles but is perhaps best known for her collaboration with Shetland guitarist Brian Nicholson.

Awards and achievements

  • 2007 - Winner of Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year competition
  • 2008 - Winner of Danny Kyle Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections
  • 2008 - Winner of seven prizes including best overall junior fiddler and original composition at the National Association of Fiddle and Accordion Clubs' festival
  • 2009 - Nominee for Up and Coming Artist of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards[2]

Discography

  • Take Note - Swingin' Fiddles (Jan 2006)
  • Wir Waanderins - Swingin' Fiddles (Dec 2006)
  • Tammie Norrie - Maggie Adamson & Brian Nicholson (Feb 2008)
  • Anidder Een! - Maggie Adamson & Brian Nicholson (Nov 2008)
  • Back to the Hills - Maggie Adamson & Brian Nicholson (Jan 2010)

References

  1. ^ http://living.scotsman.com/celticconnections/Up-and-Coming-Maggie-Adamson.4877108.jp
  2. ^ http://www.homecomingscotland2009.com/media-centre/nominees-mg-alba-scots-trad-music-awards.html

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