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Sandy has been the Full-time Accordion Tutor at The National Centre for Excellence in Traditional Music, Plockton for the past 20 years, as well as the Specialist External Examiner and a guest tutor at The Royal Conservatoire, Glasgow, and a guest lecturer at the English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC), University of Edinburgh.

He has been a regular tutor for Fèisean nan Gaidheal for over 20 years, teaching at: Fèis Rois, Fèis Rois Oigridh, Fèis Dhun Eideann, Fèis an Earraich, Fèis am Ploc, Fèis Lochabair, Fèis o the Mids, Fèis Ghleann Albainn, Fèis Inbhir Narainn, Fèis Bharraigh.

Sandy has also taught for many organisations in the UK, including:

Orkney Traditional Music Project, Orkney Islands
The National MOD
Lews Castle College, Benbecula Campus (University of the Highlands & Islands)
University of Newcastle
Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Isle of Skye
Accordions at Witney
Folkworks, Durham
Edinburgh’s Youth Gaitherin’, Edinburgh
Scots Music Group, Edinburgh
Stevenson College, Edinburgh (now Edinburgh College),

and has run accordion workshops abroad in America, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden and Germany.

If you would like to discuss accordion lessons with Sandy please contact Sandy on his mobile +44 (0) 7831 53 228 or make an enquiry at


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