About Stuart Wishart
Stuart Wishart was born and grew up in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. Stuart's interest in Scottish music started at age 8 with the piano accordion. Stuart attended the British College of Accordionists where he achieved certificates for solo playing and theory.
After leaving school at 16 he joined the Royal Navy for six years. Stuart married his beautiful wife Cheryl in 1989. After working and living in London England they ended up in Las Vegas in 1991.
Stuart went back to Scottish music in 1996 under the instruction of Jim Hunter originally from Cowdenbeath Fife Scotland. Stuart has received instruction for the past 4 years from Mr Ian Whitelaw a master bagpiper and judge who lives in Redondo Beach California. (www.aceltictraveler.com). Stuart is interested in maintaining the bagpipe in it's original way of traditional cane reeds, a hyde bag and wood chanter. Stuart is also interested in Piobraireachd ( classical music of the bagpipe ) including Canntaireachd ( singing of classical music).
Stuart has performed at many private weddings, funerals and conventions. Some of the businesses that have used Stuart's services have been - Caesars Entertainment, MGM Mirage, Mandelay Resorts, Station casinos, LVMPD, Department of Energy, Federal Bureau of Reclamation, Lenz Talent Agency, Zoo Productions, Las Vegas Emerald Society, Nevada Music Services and many of the wedding chapels in Las Vegas.