Gordon Tartan


The Fiddlers at the annual Tartan Ball of the St Andrew's Society of San Francisco, November 2007.

Right: Fiddlers back row left to right: Hilda Hodges, John Emery, Renee Agarwal, Bill Bechtell, Shauna Pickett-Gordon, Storms Moody, Rob Carey, Jim Tillotson. Front row left to right: David Lange, Lisa Bautista, Beth Moody, Christy Tillotson, Priscilla Fisher, Peggy Bechtell.

Group Pic


In Memoriam Our founder, Colin Gordon 1934-2005


Co-director and pianist Shauna Pickett-Gordon manages the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers and writes and arranges music for them. She has accompanied many of the great fiddlers in North America, and is featured in the annual concerts of the Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles.

She teaches piano, voice, and general music privately. She is the pianist half of the duo Peat-Fire Flame, performing a wide range of Celtic-based music both traditional and original with virtuoso fiddler Colyn Fischer.


Co-director and fiddler Colyn Fischer has twice won the U.S. Open Scottish Fiddling championship. He teaches music in middle school and summer fiddle camp, violin and fiddle privately, and workshops in Scottish fiddling to students of all ages and levels.

He also plays jazz, and composes music in various genres. He is the violinist half of the duo Peat-Fire Flame.


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