***Online Lessons now available***

Drop Rua a message to find out more about online fiddle lessons. All ages and abilities welcome!


Rua currently holds posts as a fiddle tutor at the Glasgow Fiddle WorkshopRoyal Conservatoire of Scotland, and Youth Music Initiative projects throughout Stirlingshire, teaching fiddle, group work and musicianship to students of all ages and abilities, in addition to his private teaching. Rua also regularly teaches with Feis Rois.

As part of his B.A.Hons (Scottish Music), Rua undertook a teaching elective module, which included practical experience in a range of environments including Special Education Needs.

Rua holds a current Enhanced Disclosure Scotland Certificate, as well as a Musician’s Union Certificate in Child Safety and Awareness.

In addition to performing, Rua is in great demand for leading workshops and classes, having taught at various festivals  and courses including:

  • Cambridge Folk Festival
  • Tønder Festival (Denmark)
  • Common Ground on the Hill (Maryland, U.S.A)
  • Various Feisean
  • Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin
  • Strathclyde University's BA Applied Music Degree