• Composer Name : Sarah-Jayne Shankland
  • Username : sjshankland
  • Website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com
  • Brought up in Fort William, Lochaber, a place rich in traditional music, Sarah-Jayne began playing the fiddle at the age of seven under Aonghas Grant before going on to study BMus(Hons) Folk & Traditional Music course at Newcastle University with Catriona MacDonald. She is currently undertaking a part time MEd, Learning & Teaching in the Performing Arts, at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Now based between Acharacle and Glasgow, Sarah-Jayne teaches Fiddle, Piano and Scottish Step Dance in Lochaber schools through various Fèisean.

Music by Sarah-Jayne Shankland:

The Craic’s Good in Cricklewood composed by Sarah-Jayne Shankland

Cricklewood is a house in Spean Bridge where there was always a good party back in the day! Composer website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Reel Listen: If you have a question for Sarah-Jayne Shankland you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.

Lois Nicol’s composed by Sarah-Jayne Shankland

Lois was my flatmate at Newcastle University. A great fiddle player from Lerwick. Composer website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Jig Listen: If you have a question for Sarah-Jayne Shankland you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.

Braulen Cottage composed by Sarah-Jayne Shankland

Named after my brother’s old house on Braulen Estate in beautiful Glen Strathfarrar. Composer website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Waltz Listen: If you have a question for Sarah-Jayne Shankland you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.

Carla & Jamie’s composed by Sarah-Jayne Shankland

Written for my cousin Carla’s wedding in the Lake District. Composer website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Strathspey Listen: If you have a question for Sarah-Jayne Shankland you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.

The Mission composed by Sarah-Jayne Shankland

I spend a lot of time working in Mallaig and came up with this tune one afternoon during a gap in my teaching. Someone suggested I name it after the Fisherman’s Mission Cafe in Mallaig. Composer website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Reel Listen: If you have a question for Sarah-Jayne Shankland you can contact […]

Thirty Five + Five composed by Sarah-Jayne Shankland

Written for a great Swiss fiddle player pal, Karin Schuler, on her 40th birthday. Composer website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Reel Listen: If you have a question for Sarah-Jayne Shankland you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.

Miss Fiona McIntyre composed by Sarah-Jayne Shankland

Written back in 2011 as a birthday present for a good pal Fiona McIntyre. Composer website: http://www.westhighlandmusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Strathspey Listen: If you have a question for Sarah-Jayne Shankland you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.