University of Glasgow music graduate, Helen MacKinnon is a Scottish composer who began composing professionally in 2015. Helen’s growing portfolio of choral music is already enjoyed by choirs in Europe and Asia. Her setting of Gloria in Excelsis Deo was awarded by Ennio Morricone in the Florence International Choir Festival and recently recorded in Prague.
Helen takes inspiration from her Scottish heritage, faith and travels to shape her musical focus. Recent works include The Rinns of Islay, a musical journey around the island written for symphony orchestra. Living in Perthshire, Helen is on the Executive Committee of Perth Festival of the Arts and performs with Perth Symphony Orchestra.
Please see Helen’s website for full biography, list of works, news and upcoming performances.
Facebook – www.facebook.com/composerhelen
Twitter – @composerhelen
Stevie Nimmo has been a well known and respected figure throughout the blues and roots world for almost 3 decades.
His last cd ‘Sky Won’t Fall’ was released worldwide in 2016 on the Manhaton Records label and was voted album of the year by many in the media and by his fans.