b St Andrews, Fife, Scotland 1969. Auchmuty High Sch, Glenrothes, Fife; Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama 1987– 91; GSM 1991–92. B Ed (Music), RSAMD, LGSM (Jazz and Studio Music). He has taught music at Hyndland Secondary Sch, Glasgow, since 1992; as Principal Music Teacher since 1999. He has been an External Examiner to the B Ed Music course (RSAMD/Glasgow Univ) from 2005. Among other work he has composed pieces for Jazz Big Band, one being broadcast as a prizewinner. With his wife Isobel (see below) he contributed extensively to the Free Ch of Scotland’s Sing Psalms (2003), with 22 items composed or arranged. No.119E*.