Donations to Musicians

Below is a list of the musicians who have set up contact information where people can make contributions to support them.

The Boston Branch is committed to helping our SCD musicians who have lost income due to cancelled events. If you would like to help us support our musicians with a tax-deductible donation to the SDCEA musicians’ fund, you can do so through this online form. More information about the SDCEA can be found here.

You can also support individual branch musicians directly using the links below. (These contributions will not be tax-deductible.)

Musician Contact information
Elizabeth Anderson Elizabeth Anderson is a frequent performer and dancer at Cambridge class and at dances across the region. She is the 2016 Perth All-Scotland Fiddle Champion and 2018 and 2019 new England Scottish Fiddle champion. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she teaches string instruments as a middle school and private instructor. She performs with her brother as fiddle/cello duo Elizabeth and Ben Anderson, which tours throughout New England and as far abroad as Scotland and France. The duo released their album Across the Isles, in 2019.
Bandcamp – listen to and purchase all our music.
Online store – purchase physical copies of our album.
Katie McNally Katie McNally performs internationally in her own projects, Fàrsan and the Katie McNally Trio, and has toured with Karan Casey, John Whelan, and Carlos Núñez. Her most recent album, The Boston States, has been featured on NPR (The World, Thistle and Shamrock) and was hailed as “one of the best modern Cape Breton records of the past ten years” by Irish Music magazine. She has appeared at Celtic Colours, Celtic Connections, Newport Folk Festival, and The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, as well as countless folk venues throughout North America and Europe.
Learn more at Katie's website.
Beth Murray Beth Murray has enjoyed many years with the Scottish community as a pianist (1980 – present), teacher and dancer (1978-2000). Beth teaches piano in her home studio and plays for Scottish, Contra, and English dances. She can be heard on the CD Strawberry Jam, featuring original compositions by band members, Back Cove, a CD of New England tunes, Celebrate Fifty Years of Dancing, a Boston Branch CD celebrating its anniversary, and the Scottish CD Boston Hospitality with fiddler Ed Pearlman. Beth has two grown children (both musicians), a grandson, a dog, and a very supportive husband.
Her Venmo account is @Elizabeth-Murray-45.
Susie Petrov Susie Petrov has been playing for the delight of dancers in Boston, across the USA and Canada and in Europe since her first gig at Pinewoods Camp in the early 1980s. She has been lucky to call some of the finest Scottish dance musicians colleagues and friends and has produced a number of recordings and 2 books of Scottish music. Her cd, "That Pinewoods Sound!" will help bring sounds of the summer into your own home.
Check her website
If you are a musician who plays for Boston Branch events and would like to be listed, send your details to