GRAHAM MACKENZIE - CROSSING BORDERS
9th November 2017
An innovative traditional fiddler from Inverness who began playing from the age of six. In 2013, he graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and completed a Masters in Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in June 2015.
Prior to studying at the RNCM, Graham was formerly a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain that played at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert Hall in 2008. He also led the Highland Regional Youth Orchestra for two years and was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland. In 2007, Graham was the inaugural winner of the Highland Young Musician of the Year.
Finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the year he has performed with some of Scotland's most notable trad musicians including Julie Fowlis, Chris Stout, Phil Cunningham, Aly Bain and Donald Shaw.
In 2015 Graham composed ‘Crossing Borders', a New Voices commission for Celtic Connections released as his debut CD. Since release it has been well received on many radio stations including Mark Radcliffe’s Folk Show on BBC Radio 2, ‘Take The Floor’ and ‘Travelling Folk’ on BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Nan Ghaidheal where it was album of the week and many more!
DATE: November 12, 2017
TIME: 8:00 pm
LENGTH: 2 Hours
AGE SUITABILITY: 8+
LOCATION: Lyth Wick Scotland KW1 4UD
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