Cameron Buchanan


Lecturer - Music


  • Lecturer - Music
  • Module Leader - BA Specialist Performance
  • Module Leader - BA Instrumental Performance
  • Module Leader - MMus Musicology, Music, Power and Protest


  • MMus Performance with Musicology, Leeds University
  • Graduate Diploma, Leeds College of Music
  • Licentiate Diploma Guitar Performance, Guildhall School of Music, London
  • Associate Diploma, London College of Music
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Music), University of Strathclyde

 Professional Membership

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland


 Teaching subjects

  • NC First Study
  • HNC First Study Performance
  • BA Instrumental Performance
  • BA Specialist Recital
  • BA (Hons) Advanced Recital

Cameron Buchanan


Technical/Research interests

  • Punk and club culture in Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic
  • Protest environments in contemporary Russian popular music

 Employment history

  • Lecturer in Music - University of  the Highlands and Islands  (2005-2015)
  • A member of the Masters development team (2012-13)
  • Member of the UHI Research Group
  • Teacher of Music (secondary) - Alva Academy, (1996-2004)
  • Lecturer in Music - University of Stirling Summer School (1994-1998)
  • Supply Teacher of Music - Clackmannanshire Council, Falkirk Council
  • Instrumental Tutor - Beaconhurst School
  • Theatre work, corporate engagements (The Royal Scottish Concert Hall, Whitehall (in the City of London),  Gleneagles Hotel, Glamis Castle etc.),festival engagements, (including appearances at international jazz festivals) and session work (including BBC broadcasts)