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Fyrish is a folk music duo from Cromarty in Scotland with a repertoire of traditional and contemporary songs and tunes.  Cello and guitar blend together to create the settings to a great variety of folk songs.

Marjorie Paterson is a cello player, originally from the Black Isle, who grew up in a house which was always filled with music. Marjorie has a natural gift for music and harmony and loves to play a wide range of styles.

David Cowan is a singer and guitar player, originally from Glasgow, who has been singing all sorts of folk songs for most of his life.  Dave has a relaxed, easy style with a mellow voice and sincerity in delivering a song.

“FYRISH are a refreshingly different folk duo…Dave Cowan is from Glasgow, a gentle, subtle singer possessed of an intriguing mellow voice..
Marjorie Paterson is originally from the Black Isle and plays the cello beautifully….
It’s a winning combination that continues to win them fans wherever they play.”       Chester Folk Festival

"A very special night of diverse material, expertly delivered!"  Skipton Folk Club

marjorie at black isle writers gig, may 2014

         Black Isle Writers Group, May 2014.  Photographs by Russell Turner


                         Gluren bij de Buren, Cromarty,  October 2018



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