Jack Weir

Jack Weir

Jack Weir SMG Tutor Originally from West Lothian, Jack Weir became a part of Edinburgh’s folk music scene after graduating from Napier University. Jack has been teaching guitar for over ten years and has developed a passion for instrumental tuition. Among many...
Frank McLaughlin

Frank McLaughlin

Frank McLaughlin SMG Tutor Frank McLaughlin is a first class guitarist and piper from Edinburgh. Much in demand for his ability to create innovative arrangements, Frank has worked  with many players on the traditional music scene – and has numerous recording credits...
David Francis

David Francis

David Francis SMG Tutor David Francis comes from Dumfries in the south west, but cut his musical teeth in the north east, playing for bands like Desperate Danz Band. Since moving to Edinburgh during the 1990s he has become a central figure in traditional music, from...
Michael Starkey

Michael Starkey

Michael Starkey SMG Tutor Michael has been happily strumming away at ceilidhs since settling in Edinburgh 15 years ago. A keen guitarist from an early age he has played music from a variety of genres but now spends his time focussed on acoustic folk guitar styles and...