2012 Awardee: Alistair Hewitt
Growing up in Barrhead, Glasgow, Alistair began his studies as an accordionist at the Paisley Academy of Music. He has shown great promise as a musician, winning numerous competitions at a regional and national level.
Alistair plays with an accordion showband at home and abroad. The group have toured Germany and have performed at Disneyland in Florida.
Although Alistair is partially sighted, he does not let this hold him back. He is hardworking and dedicated to developing his skills as a musician.
How the Award Helped
Alistair’s award will cover the cost of his accordion lessions for a year. He plans to enter additional competitions at an international level during this time.