John Somerville - Accordion Tutor

John Somerville Accordion

Accordionist and music instructor John Somerville is one of the current crop of exciting high-energy musicians to emerge form Scotland's vibrant Folk scene.

John was nominated for “music tutor of the year" at the prestigious MG Alba traditional music awards in 2019.

Hailing from Loch Ness, he has drawn influences from far and wide in his playing and remains a hybrid of many styles including his native Highland music.

He is a highly experienced perfromer, tutor, mentor and composer having worked with a host of bands, acts and musicians from across the Scottish music industry.

He currently works at the Royal Conservatoire of Glasgow as Folk Ensemble mentor and runs a host of traditional music activities and programmes for musicians of all ages and abilities.

John Somerville

John Somerville

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