About

I am an acoustic guitar player from Newcastle upon Tyne, currently working as a performer, recording artist, teacher and composer for various different projects and organisations based in the North East of England and elsewhere.

I currently perform, tour and record with a number of acts including Världens BandMcPeake, Tappy Lappy Quartet, Alias Trio, Rhona Dalling and Andy Watt, all of whom you can find out more about on my ‘Bands & Projects’ page. In the past I have also played, and occasionally still do, with award winning acts Last Orders, 422Katie Doherty and Maz O’Connor as well as XYZ, Southwind and Folkestra.

As a composer I have written film music for local theatre company Cap-a-Pie, had a string quartet performed by musicians from the Northern Sinfonia, a choral piece for the Sage Gateshead’s youth choir, the Quay Lasses, and worked with Katie Doherty to arrange music for the past four Christmas productions at Northern Stage.

As a teacher I currently lead music making sessions for the national homeless charity Crisis and the national charity Live Music Now. I have led various arts award projects for the Customs House, including rock music and songwriting workshops, and occasionally teach various groups and instruments for Sage Gateshead. I also carry out private guitar lessons and have taught at schools and festivals both around the UK and abroad.

To find out more please look around my website, follow the links to other artists’ websites and get in touch via the contact form below.

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