Bonnie Rideout was raised on a plantation in Michigan, spent a lot of her child years on Cliff Isle, Casco Bay, Me personally, and studied classical violin in the University or college of Michigan. Her fiddling, nevertheless, displays the musical customs of her ancestral house of Scotland. The receiver of Instrumentalist of the entire year and Record of the entire year WAMA (Washington Region Music Association) honours in 2000, Rideout is really a three-time champion of america Country wide Scottish fiddle tournament and the only real American to become invited to show 18th hundred years and Highland fiddle designs in the Edinburgh International Event. The Washington Post praised Rideout on her behalf “soulful, elegant, and virtuosic fiddle playing,” while Rock’n Reel required a similar look at, composing that Rideout’s “playing is usually examplary throughout, with exhilaration and desolate beauty in equivalent measure.” Rideout inherited her like of music from her mom, who performed piano, and her dad, who performed ocarina. While looking for Xmas presents in her parent’s wardrobe, Rodeout “found out” a vintage violin. Fascinated with the device, she dedicated herself to learning the traditional method of the violin. Improving quickly, she sharpened her playing abilities while playing in public areas college orchestras and was approved for personal lessons in the University or college of Michigan. She also performed using the school’s youngsters orchestra. Enrolling in the University or college of Michigan like a viola main, Rideout soon turned her regions of concentrate. She graduated in 1985 with levels in violin overall performance and good arts. Influenced by Scottish fiddler, Dr. John Turner, Rideout relocated to Scotland where she used many strathspey and reel societies. Veteran Scottish fiddlers Ron Gonnella, Expenses Hardie, and Angus Cameron required her under their wing, revealing her to an array of Scottish fiddle designs. Rideout discovered many music from Scottish farmer/fiddler Jim Falconer and his wife, Katherine. While providing as musician-in-residence at Armadale Castle around the Isle of Skye, she trained herself many music from a series assembled within the 18th hundred years by Patrick MacDonald. A number of these parts were featured on her behalf debut record, “Soft May Morning hours.” Currently surviving in Alexandria, VA, Rideout alternates between single performances and displays with her music group the Bonnie Rideout Scottish Trio, offering guitarist Bryan Aspey and percussionist Paddy Group. Rideout has created four books for Mel Bay Posting.
Music Songs Yell Yell, Kindred Spirits, Brose and Butter / Cuzle Together / Elsie Marly, Mary Do It Again / Cross Roads / Jig in A, Pipe Major WIlliam Wilson, North Highland Tunes, Gloomy Winter, Black Donald's March to Harlaw, Grace Hay's Delight / Dunkeld House / Mrs. McGee's Reel, The Highlands of Scotland / The Lowlands of Scotland / Kelo House / Miss Clementina Stewart, Here We Come A-Wassailing / Bottom of the Punch Bowl, Tunes from the Western Isles, Flo'ers O' the Forest, Gillie Callum / Highland Rant / Ryan's Rant, Lament on the Death of Sor Blanca Maria, Bonny Jean O' Aberdeen, Christmas Carousing / Ale Is Dear / New Christmas, Lude's Lament, Prince Charlie's Farewell to Scotland / Winyadepla, Hurry Burry, Oh Onochie O, Da' Day Dawis / Christmas Day i' Da Moornin', Christmas Duanag / Hark the Bonny Christ Church Bells, Lament for Limerick/Lochaber No More/Irish Lamentation, Rock Thee o' Child / Christ Child's Lullaby, Lament for the Bishop of Argyll, New Year's Day / On Christmas Night, Mrs. Gunn's Strathspey/Sweet Molly/The Wise Maid, What the Devil Ails You! / Loch Ness, Fiddler From Dooney, Dunblane, Lament for the Horses of Uist
Albums A Scottish Christmas, Scottish Rant, Celtic Circles, Soft May Morn, Gi'me Elbow Room: Folk Songs Of A Scottish Childhood, Scotland's Fiddle Piobaireachd, Music in the Great Hall: Instrumental Music From the Ancient Celtic Lands, Harlaw, Scotland - 1411, Scottish Reflections, Scottish Inheritance, Kindred Spirits, Scotland's Fiddle Piobaireachd, Volume 2, The Celebration, Scottish Fire, A Scottish Fiddle Collection
Nominations Independent Music Award for Best Song - World Traditional
On Boy Meets World (1993), she had a recurring role as the dean of the college that Cory and his friends attended. Her real-life husband, William Daniels, played Cory's beloved principal who followed them there and accepted a professorship. Bartlett and Daniels married each other on the show after their characters met each other, just as they have been in real life.
Her first child with actor William Daniels--whom she had met while attending Northwestern University--was a son they named William Daniels Jr., but he died shortly after birth in 1961.
In the fall of 2000 she was an honoree at her former school, Moline High School, in their Hall of Honor. Her plaque sits in a viewing window in the auditorium lobby in Moline, Illinois.
Raised in Moline, Illinois (USA)
Bartlett and husband, actor William Daniels, won Emmys in 1986 for their portrayals of another married couple, Dr. and Mrs. Mark Craig, on the cult TV series St. Elsewhere (1982).
Recital Stage Woman
Key and Peele
Parks and Recreation
Of Two Minds
It Must Be Love
Dr. Sylvia Chalmers
Touched by an Angel
Loretta / Dr. Lucy Scribner / Emily Vincent
Once and Again
Tuesdays with Morrie
Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season
Boy Meets World
Dean Lila Bolander
Sleeping with the Devil
Ghosts of Mississippi
In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy
The Grass Harp
See Jane Run
Take Me Home Again
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor