Laura Carrivick is a brilliant fiddle teacher! She is a professional musician touring full time all over the UK and abroad with The Carrivick Sisters and also works as a recording session musician. Laura has a grounding in classical violin but became interested in bluegrass at an early age. As well as teaching privately from home, she has taught workshops at schools and festivals all over the country including the prestigious Sore Fingers Summer Schools and has also worked in the BBMA tuition tent.
In 2008 Laura won 2nd place in the Rockygrass Fiddle Contest in Colorado and prior to that came first at the Cornish Bluegrass Festival Fiddle Contest. As part of The Carrivick Sisters, she reached the finals of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards 2010. Their music gets frequent airplay, including plays on BBC Radio 2 and they have also been interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.
“…an immeasurably talented multi-instrumentalist… – Americana UK
“…formidable multi-instrumental skills…”
– Q Magazine
“Laura’s fiddle and Dobro playing are astounding” – Maverick Magazine