Mandolin

Finlay teaches mainly Scottish Folk style
 
  • Ceilidh tunes
  • Playing in ceilidh dance bands
  • Playing in sessions
  • Song accompaniment
  • Playing by ear
  • Tremolo playing for slow tunes
  • Using open strings and harmony

He has played mandolin for over 30 years and spent a long time playing with Stramash and Adam McNaughtan working on using the mandolin in Scottish song accompaniment.

Listen to Finlay playing mandolin with Adam McNaughtan and Stramash