Rona MacDonald Lightfoot
We are excited to announce that Rona MacDonald Lightfoot will be joining us as a presenter at Fèis Seattle this August.
Born and raised on the island of South Uist amidst a wealth of gaelic music and culture, Rona learned piping at an early age from her father whilst at the same time absorbing traditional gaelic songs from her mother (bean earsaidh ragnaill) who has been recognised as a fountain of knowledge as well as a particularly gifted exponent of gaelic music in the oral tradition.
As a consequence Rona became an accomplished piper as well as a fine singer of traditional gaelic song, with a wide repertoire and a full knowledge and understanding of the connections and interaction between the two.
Rona now lives in Inverness and is much in demand at Feisan and Ceolas, and has taught her music throughout the Highlands of Scotland as well as in the United States of America and Canada.