Andrew Turnbull

Founder of bandskool in 2003 - has been working in a variety of musical contexts for many years. This has included performance, composition, music therapy, production, promotions, and extensive work in the educational sector including private tuition, Further Education, Adult Education, Music Services and schools and other private organsations. A Philosophy-Psychology graduate with a post graduate Diploma in Popular Music and Grade 8 in guitar, he has been playing the 'guitar family' since 1977 and teaching it since 1990. A City and Guilds in teaching in FE; currently working towards Jazz Guitar diplomas with the London College of Music. Teaches the guitar family/music theory part time at the Scottish Academy of Music.

More recently, he has founded and directs a regional big band called DG Kollective and is currently engaged in promoting big band nights as well as rediscovering a love of live performance.