The Fiddler and the Go-Karter

Teachers who have amazing out-of-school hobbies Andrew McGarva balances his role as the Co-Conductor of the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra with teaching music at the Wellington School in Ayrshire. He also plays the fiddle and the piano and has travelled the world with the SFO. One of his most memorable achievements is conducting with the orchestra in the Sydney Opera House. For ‘Stars Out of School’ he was filmed in the Scottish Royal Concert Hall.

Amanda Black has been karting since the age of 14. Now 23, she competes in top level racing – from Go-Karts to Caterham 7 cars. Proactive in promoting women’s driving, Amanda competed in the 2006 Formula Women’s Championship. She is a PE teacher at Skegness Grammar School.

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