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Scott

ScottScott has been playing guitar since 1993 and has experience in all guitar styles; Classical, Jazz, Blues & Rock whilst specialising in lead guitar.
In December of 1996 Scott was placed 2nd in the "Young Guitarist of the year" competition, (Under 17's category) playing at the Wembley Conference Centre in front of a panel of experts & the conference audience. The event was organised by Guitarist Magazine as part of the 1996 National Music Show.
Scott has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Music with Specialisation in Industry a comprehensive course with classes including: Recording & Sound Production, Music History and Creative Composing Skills & Compositional Techniques.
As well as teaching privately Scott has also taught at several primary schools around Ayrshire, has taught at Belmont, Carrick and Ayr Academies and has lectured at The University Of the West of Scotland - Ayr Campus. Currently Scott holds the role of guitar instructor for the HNC and HND Music courses at Ayrshire College.
Whilst not teaching Scott composes and records his own music, remixes music and plays his collection of guitars. He has also guested as a solo artist in local venues with other musicians and bands.
Scott teaches all standards from beginner to advanced in playing and music theory. He also provides facilities to teach and advise on recording and compositional techniques with a full computer based recording studio at his disposal.
Scott provides a comprehensive service for guitar maintenance and repair as well as advice on set up based on, the world renowned, Dan Erlewine's guitar repair techniques.
A new venture Scott has taken on is customising guitars - this includes custom painting, customised pickguards and backplates, and the impressive fret dot light system. Examples of the work can be seen here.

Kieran Reilly

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