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The Boy and the Bunnet

19 May 2020

Delighted The Boy and the Bunnet has been made into a beautiful animation by John McGeoch of Arts in Motion. For every 250 views Big Sky will donate a Boy and the Bunnet book or CD to an education authority to share in schools after lockdown - so spread the word!

The Boy and the Bunnet from Big Sky on Vimeo.


4 Jun 2019

A lovely article in the Scotsman:


30 Apr 2019

Here is a video for Built on the Clyde from new album These Are The Hands.

New Album

28 Mar 2019

New Album image

I am excited to be releasing a new album on the 1st May. I have collaborated with author Alexander McCall Smith to create These Are The Hands – a celebration of Scotland, the sea and the land. The songs are performed by singers Michelle Burke and Kathleen MacInnes.

You can pre-order the album now!

Banff Fellowship Residency for Scottish Artists

17 Oct 2016

Banff Fellowship Residency for Scottish Artists  image

I am really looking forward to attending a 5 week composition residency at the Banff Centre, Canada. I am excited to spend time working on some new music at the Leighton Artists' Colony, which is located in a secluded, wooded area on Banff Centre's 43-acre campus. The residency takes place during October and November 2016.


16 Oct 2016

Welcome to my new website! Please have a look around, listen to some music and enjoy the stunning photographs from the Johnston Collection.