The Great Fiddle Player
Double CD £18 + £3 P&P
Double CD £18 + £3 P&P
“Mr Gillespie was Alexander’s violin teacher for a very long time – since he began playing the violin for the first time up to grade 8 (initially as private classes and then as a teacher in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland).
I cannot find words to describe his great dedication for his art, and his work and patience with his pupils. It is for the very first time that I met a teacher with such passion who works tirelessly when teaching the violin.
Once again, I’d like to thank Mr Gillespie for teaching my son over the years. My son has developed greatly as both a musician and a violin player over the years while under Mr Gillespie’s tutelage, and I would sincerely recommend Mr Gillespie as an excellent violin teacher.”
Mr. Gillespie was a great teacher and I enjoyed a lot learning from him. He was very encouraging, versatile, and motivating. I wanted to play the violin for fun, and he made it fun and easy for me to engage. However challenging some aspects of violin-playing were for me, Lamond always found a way to teach me successfully and smoothly.
Most importantly, he is a very kind-hearted and patient teacher, therefore a pleasure to work with. It is so far my most successful violin-learning and music-playing experience.
Mariana De Niz
“Mr Gillespie has been my violin teacher for the past eight years. In that time I progressed from the very basics of how to play the violin all the way to grade 8 level as his pupil at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
I am immensely grateful for all the hard work and dedication Mr Gillespie devoted to his teaching, and I can very honestly say that he is the very best teacher, out of all my subjects, that I have been taught by.”
Havilland Willshire, piano, with Lamond Gillespie on violin, playing Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano Number 7 C Minor op.30 no.1 — 1st Movement: Allegro con brio.
Havilland Willshire, piano, with Lamond Gillespie on violin, playing Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano Number 7 C Minor op.30 no.1 — 2nd Movement: Adagio cantabile
These two jigs; Three Little Drummers and Fraher’s are from the album “The Trip to Carrick”.
Two reels from the album Humours of Highgate, with Lamond Gillespie on violin and John Blake on piano.
I very much enjoy and look forward to my weekly violin lessons with Lamond. I have amazed myself with the progress I have made having started as a complete novice. My story only goes to show how,even in your mid forties, it is never too late to enjoy something new – given the right encouragement and instruction.