Lesley Thompson : main Freak Music profile photo

Lesley Thompson

Music

Overview

  • Solo fiddle/violin, bagpiper and Ceilidh band
  • Excellent repertoire of traditional highland music
  • Performs as solo fiddler and bagpiper and can supply a 2 - 4 piece Ceilidh band

Location

Lesley is based in Cupar and plays regularly across Fife, Perthshire, Dundee and Angus and the Central belt.

Standard Set Times

  • Flexible to suit

About this Act

Lesley is a well respected musician in the traditional music scene, having competed successfully at a high level in Scottish fiddle. She was invited to the prestigious Glenfiddich Championship in 2012, 13 and 14. She has played solo sets at festival concerts and plays with various bands of different genres.

She has been a full-time musician since 2012, although she has been performing since she was a child and teaching since 2010. She plays a mixture of Scots fiddle, folk fiddle, bluegrass, and classical. Her style ranges from mellow background to engaging passion, to toe-tapping energetic folk tunes.

She is available as her solo fiddler/violinist, solo bagpiper and can even supply a Ceilidh band for your event. 

Set List

Violin/Fiddle
Meditation de Thias - Jules Massenet
Neil Gow's Lament for the Death of his Second Wife - Neil Gow
Chanson de Matin - Edward Elgar
Vidarvals - Vidar Skrede
Earl Haig /The Eagle/The Westcoaster - Scott Skinner
Czardas - V. Monti
Scott Skinner Reels - Scott Skinner
Loure + Gavotte, Partita in E (Bach)
Iain Ghlinn Cuich

Pipes
Moving Cloud/Alan Macpherson of Moss Park/Famous Baravan.
Highland Cathedral
Farewell to the Creeks/Cock of the North
Pressed for time
Flowers of the Forest
Mull of Kintyre
The Green Hills of Tyrol/My Land
Scotland the Brave/The Rowan Tree

Lineup

  • Solo fiddle/violin
  • Solo Highland bagpipes
  • 2 - 4 piece Ceilidh band

Share

© Freak Music | Design by Freak Design
| Site By Livingstone Creative