Biography

Mr Lindsay Cargill B.A (Hons) Music, FISM
 
As a professional guitarist Lindsay has performed with some of Scotland's finest musicians and is a highly qualified, experienced and respected guitar teacher with over 20 years in practice. His performing and teaching experience encompasses everything from Rock, Blues, Pop, Classical and Jazz.
 
Lindsay is a graduate of University of Strathclyde where he gained a First Class Honours Degree in Applied Music, with an Honours elective in Guitar Performance. During his time at Strathclyde he wrote and played in an indie-rock band that gigged Glasgow's main venues including the legendary King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, as well as on local and national radio. Lindsay performed numerous times with the faculty chamber orchestra as guitar soloist and in 1996 Lindsay played the lead guitar part in the Scottish premiere of Steve Reich's challenging and highly acclaimed "Electric Counterpoint" for guitar ensemble.
 
Since graduating in 1997 Lindsay has run a popular and successful private teaching practice in Aberdeen as well as teaching guitar at the prestigious Glenalmond College near Perth. In 2001 Lindsay was appointed Specialist Guitar Instructor at the newly opened Aberdeen City Music School, Scotland's third specialist music school for talented young musicians.
 
Lindsay is a Member of the Musicians Union and Fellow of The Incorporated Society of Musicians (FISM) and is accredited on their Registry of Approved Private Music Teachers, with full CRB check and approval as a member of Disclosure Scotland's Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme. As well as performing in several function and cover bands, Lindsay is currently writing and recording original music for his "The Dying Bell" solo project as well as doing sessions and production for other musicians.

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