About Fraya Thomsen

Fraya Thomsen
Scottish Harp

Photo of The Duplets - Fraya Thomsen and Fraya ThomsenPerformer, composer and teacher Fraya Thomsen's enthusiasm for the Scottish small harp was first fuelled during attendance at the Feis Rois. She went on to graduate with honours from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow and performing with Fiona Hunter and Cloud 9 before starting musical duo The Duplets with Gillian Fleetwood.  Fraya is presently working as musician in residence with the Feis Rois where she is taking Scottish music making to community groups throughout the Highlands. In tandem to this, her creative development includes work on a new band, album and music book which showcase her compositions. Fraya’s music has taken her to such places as Europe, Nova Scotia, USA and Mumbai, and she has recorded tutorial material for Learning Teaching Scotland and Taigh Na Teud. Along side composing for a short film “The Worm Inside” her solo commissions include Distil Scotland and she has been composer-in-residence for The Ceol Mor Big Band.

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Web: www.frayathomsen.com
See also recordings with The Duplets

Sheet Music & Recordings

Recordings (The Duplets)- click cover for details
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Tree of Strings Leverage  
Sheet Music - click cover for details
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Puirt Ùra Air A' Chlàrsaich
New Tunes for Clarsach Harp