Based in Falkirk, Marie Fielding is a freelance fiddler and composer as well as lecturer at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and teaches at The Tolbooth, Stirling. She has won several awards for her compositions as well as publishing two highly successful books of tunes. Marie is also an examiner for the Traditional Graded Music Exams and travels far and wide as an adjudicator.
Self taught, Marie has played, recorded and toured with most of the top Scottish dance bands over the years from the age of 17. A regular on BBC Alba, BBC Take The Floor, Travelling folk and Radio Nan Gaidheal, Marie,s compositions have been broadcast and recorded by many musicians including Capercaillie, Tom Orr, Jim Johnston and most Scottish dance Bands.
Marie has produced 4 albums on her record label, Rumford Records and two were nominees for best album including An Tra at the 2013 Trad Awards.
Strong influences in Marie's music come from Shetland, Tobermory, Dingle, Gaelic song, pipe music, art and her place of birth, Edinburgh.