John Macdonald

John Macdonald

John Macdonald SMG Tutor John is from a family of four generations of pipers and was initially taught highland pipes by his grandfather. In the last couple of years John has begun teaching privately himself. He has been composing since he was 16 and has always been...
Gary West

Gary West

Gary West SMG Tutor Gary is a piper and singer, academic and broadcaster. His extensive music CV includes The Vale of Atholl Pipe Band, the Grade 1 Glasgow Police Pipe Band, Ceolbeg, Clan Alba, various collaborations and a solo album. He is chair of Traditional Arts...
Malin Lewis

Malin Lewis

Malin Lewis SMG Tutor Malin Lewis grew up in Skye where they started learning the pipes at the age of 8. Very quickly their interest in Scottish music grew and they began playing the fiddle as well as bellows pipes. Malin’s main interest lies in the instrument itself...
Andrew Macintyre

Andrew Macintyre

Andrew Macintyre SMG Tutor Andrew Macintyre is originally from the Glasgow area, where he was a pupil of famous piper and composer Duncan Johnstone.  He has been living in Edinburgh for more than 20 years now, where he plays Scottish smallpipes and whistles regularly...