ABOUT GUITARIST GED BROCKIE – CREATOR OF GMI
Ged Brockie is the lead tutor and vision behind the Institute. A professional musician for over thirty years, Ged has had the privilege of working with some of the finest musicians from around the world. Below you will find some details of his work as well as a range of Youtube videos for you to view.
Worked in a variety of musical situations throughout Scotland, the UK and Europe.
Performance: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Orchestra Royal Scottish Ballet, Carl Davis, the Scottish Guitar Quartet, concert solo/band work, tours, West End shows on tour, pro/amateur shows, music festivals, TV/radio appearances, session work, educational workshops, music industry appearances, corporate music, cover band work.
Education & Industry Programs: Tutored guitar, composition, writing for film and technology at all levels from high school through F.E. (further education colleges) to higher education (university), created an HND in Jazz guitar for the Scottish Qualifications Authority, commissioned by the SQA for bespoke theory papers as well as sample examples for Higher National qualifications.
Projects: Developed/co-ran the Jazz UK international summer school, pioneered the European arm of the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program led by double Emmy winning composer Hummie Mann. Part of a small team that created the Edinburgh Guitar & Music Festival in 2013.
Composition: Compositional work includes two full albums to date with the Ged Brockie Band (18 titles), Three albums with the Scottish Guitar Quartet (11 titles), two indy feature films, a commission from the Scottish Parliament for music to accompany an HD film about the Scottish Parliament, a fringe show, various adverts for TV and media.