Studied composition with John Maxwell Geddes at St Andrew’s College of Education and with Edward Harper and Nigel Osborne at Edinburgh University. Head of Music at Balfron High School and organist at St Andrew’s Church, Bearsden. Compositions include Griminish Point and Conveyance (orchestral), Pattern of Life and The Fastest Man on Earth (choral), Unseen Vision (chamber), Strata Shift and Night Liftoff (electro-acoustic) and various settings of liturgical texts. Saltire Sinfonietta, an orchestral work in three movements, was commissioned and premiered by the Bearsden and Milngavie Youth Orchestra. Musical interests include 20th century music, jazz and music by Scottish composers.

Calendar

Nov
17
Sat
Jessica Danz at Lews Castle @ Lews Castle, Stornoway
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Presenting a selection of her own compositions as well as reimagined folk songs, Jessica will take the audience on a evocative and virtuosic musical journey, exploring a range of stories, characters, and places through songs, ballads and instrumental works focused around the Castle’s beautiful Steinway piano.

Nov
18
Sun
Dave Arcari @ Clarks On Lindsay Street, Dundee
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
22
Thu
Dave Arcari @ King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
Nov 22 @ 8:30 pm
Nov
23
Fri
Rory Boyle: 3 Faces in the Crowd @ Ledger Recital Room, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm

Programme to include Rory Boyle ? 3 Faces in The Crowd (Piano Trio No. 3)

The Rembrandt Trio

Nov
24
Sat
Gemma McGregor: Always by the Shore @ Paisley Abbey, Paisley
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm

Gemma McGregor (flute) and George McPhee (organ and piano) will perform at 1pm at Paisley Abbey. UK50:50 will be a recital of music composed in the UK during the last 100 years by men and women that will include Always By the Shore by Gemma McGregor and music by Eddie McGuire, Tommy Fowler, William Mathias, Grace Williams and Sarah Westwood.

RCS: Bat Boy The Musical (preview) @ Chandler Studio Theatre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm

Alexandra Spencer-Jones Director
Jack Sheehan Set and Costume Design

Written by Laurence O?Keefe, of Legally Blonde and Heathers fame, Bat Boy follows a strange creature out of its cave and into the universe. Is it a bat? Is it a boy? Bat Boy: The Musical is a horror-comedy featuring some very serious themes in very odd circumstances.

Nov
27
Tue
RCS: Bat Boy The Musical @ Chandler Studio Theatre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm

Alexandra Spencer-Jones Director
Jack Sheehan Set and Costume Design

Written by Laurence O?Keefe, of Legally Blonde and Heathers fame, Bat Boy follows a strange creature out of its cave and into the universe. Is it a bat? Is it a boy? Bat Boy: The Musical is a horror-comedy featuring some very serious themes in very odd circumstances.

Nov
28
Wed
RCS: Bat Boy The Musical @ Chandler Studio Theatre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm

Alexandra Spencer-Jones Director
Jack Sheehan Set and Costume Design

Written by Laurence O?Keefe, of Legally Blonde and Heathers fame, Bat Boy follows a strange creature out of its cave and into the universe. Is it a bat? Is it a boy? Bat Boy: The Musical is a horror-comedy featuring some very serious themes in very odd circumstances.

Nov
29
Thu
John Gourlay: Now fades the glimmering landscape @ Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm

Composers’ Orchestra Presents an evening of new music by living composers at the Reid Hall. Free entry.

RCS: Bat Boy The Musical @ Chandler Studio Theatre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm

Alexandra Spencer-Jones Director
Jack Sheehan Set and Costume Design

Written by Laurence O?Keefe, of Legally Blonde and Heathers fame, Bat Boy follows a strange creature out of its cave and into the universe. Is it a bat? Is it a boy? Bat Boy: The Musical is a horror-comedy featuring some very serious themes in very odd circumstances.