Boston States Offers the World’s Best Instruction in Scottish Music

May 12, 2023

We’re delighted that Boston States Fiddle Camp will be bringing the very best in Scottish and Cape Breton music and instruction to Potash Hill this October. Registration for the October 19-22, 2023 event just opened and only a handful of spots remain. Sign up soon!

The Boston States Fiddle Camp is a long-weekend residential program founded in 2020 by Katie McNally, Dorene Higgons, and Katharine MacPhail, with help from Rachel Reeds. Boston States offers a unique musical immersion by taking a deep dive into Scottish and Cape Breton traditional music. Their priority is to provide the world’s best instruction in Scottish music while building community and fostering creativity and fun across ability levels, age, and backgrounds. Boston States offers classes in fiddle, piano, guitar, step dance, Gaelic song, and more.

Whether you are just learning the fiddle, you’re a classical player, or you’ve been playing Scottish music for 40 years, we know you have a place at Boston States. For more information, visit