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Music Educator. Married Mary Hargreaves, 17 Sept. 1966, 1 son 1 daughter. Education: Moray House, College of Education Edinburgh, 1947-48, LRAM, L Mus TCL (private study). Career: Assistant Teacher, Hawick High School 1948-61, Assistant Country Music Organiser, Roxburghshire 1951-66; Principal Teacher of Music, Hawick High School 1966-70; Music Adviser, Roxburh na Selkirk, 1970-75; Music Adviser, Borders Region, 1975-83 (retired); Musical Director, Society Recorder Players 1957-; Tutor and Director. Recorder in Education, Summer School, 1959-. Compositions Include: Arrangements for recorders Mock Morris (Grainger/BB) (D Tr T P) 1985; Cats (Lloyd Webber/BB) (D Tr P) 1985; Cats (Lloyd Webber/BB) (D P) 1985; Emperor Waltz (Strauss/BB)(D Tr T P) 1985. Recordings: Valerie 3 into 5 Hoe Down on CBC LM 463 (Performed by Plumbers Union): Hoe-down Beguine Jingle Bells 3 into 5 on Focus F45/21A. Publications: Enjoy the recorder (methods for descant and treble recorders 8 vols.) 1981-87; From descant to treble (3 vols.) 1985. Contributor To: Articles in Recorder and Music Magazines. Membership: ISM: Musical Director, Society of Recorder Players, Hon. Life Member, Association of Music Advisers of Scotland; Dolmetsch Foundation. Hobby: Making Music Address: Grove House 37 Weensland Road Hawick, Roxburghshire TD9 9NW Scotland.