About Alison

Alison is a professional folk arts practitioner, combining her workshop teaching with a busy schedule of musical performances across the country.

As a fiddle player and caller Alison regularly performs with several professional ceilidh bands including the Bristol Ceilidh Quartet, Licence To Ceilidh, the Cunning Plan Ceilidh Band and Bowreed. She is also a solo violinist for weddings and other private events, with a repertoire of folk tunes, pop songs and classical favourites.

Alison’s regular teaching┬áin violin, piano and ukulele takes place in Bristol. She has several one-to-one students ranging in age from 5 to 65, and teaches group lessons in a local primary school.

Alison was a Creative Artist In Residence at Cecil Sharp House in 2013 and wrote an orchestral fantasia of traditional Morris dance tunes from the repertoire of the Beaux Of London City Morris Men. You can hear excerpts from this, and other folk-inspired compositions by Alison, here.

Please visit www.AlisonRowley.com for more information.