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Seonaidh MacIntyre

Seonaidh MacIntyre

Seonaidh is a musician from Loch Carnan in South Uist, an area known to be steeped in traditional music and song, particularly piping. He studied for a HNC in traditional music in Benbecula College before going on to study the BA in Applied Music at Strathclyde University. His music has strong Hebridean roots and draws upon his upbringing in a Gaelic speaking community. Seonaidh also sings, plays the whistle, small pipes and the border pipes, and is continually in high demand playing with a number of bands including Trail West, Seudan, The League of Highland Gentlemen and the Urban Teuchtars. He has also won awards with some of the aforementioned groups, including ‘Dance Band of the Year’ at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards in 2013 and 2016 with Trail West and ‘Up and Coming Act of the Year’ in 2015 with the League of Highland Gentlemen.