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Tim Macdonald

Introducing Tim Macdonald

Tim Macdonald is a regular performer, scholar, composer, and teacher of early Scottish fiddle music.   His radio appearances include WQXR classical radio (New York City), BBC Scotland’s Take the Floor, WGN & WDCB (Chicago), and WBOM (Rockford).

He is a past chairman of the Chicago Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society and Musician-in-Residence for the Oak Park English Country Dancers, and is in demand for SCD balls, English country dances, contras, and “Playing for Dance” workshops in the US and Scotland. He is perennially in charge of dance music at The Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling and has also played for Scottish Sessions and English-Scottish-Contra Week (ESCape) at Pinewoods.

Tim Macdonald


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