Calum MacCrimmon - Whistle Tutor
Calum is a whistle player, piper and tutor based in Glasgow. Perhaps best known as a founding member of the multi award winning folk band Breabach, he additionally performs and writes with groups such as Tryst, Man's Ruin, Grit Orchestra, Seudan and The Unusual Suspects. Calum received a nomination for Composer of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards 2012 - revered for tunes such as 'Knees Up in Hanoi' and 'Under the Influence'.
Calum was the visiting bagpipe and whistle tutor at Newcastle University between 2014-2019. He currently co-organises Glasgow School of Folk and has been a seasonal tutor for various Scots Gatherings and Gaelic teaching festivals (Feisean) across Scotland.
Calum acted as musical director for the award nominated Boomerang Project which involved a cast of indigenous Australian and Maori performers at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. In recent years, he has produced albums for Manran, Chris Gray, Scott Wood, Anna Massie and Mairearad Greeen.