Biography

Stewart Maclennan

Stewart Maclennan is a guitarist, composer, teacher, songwriter and arranger.   Born in 1977 in Houston, Texas, in his early teens he discovered a variety of music from Bach to the Beatles.  Not long after a friend introduced him to the electric guitar and he began lessons with Ethan Atkinson, a great teacher with a wide variety of expertise in jazz, blues, classical, and popular music. After a year he turned his energy toward the classical guitar and became very interested in the world of classical guitar music from Segovia to John Williams. 

In 1998 he embarked on full-time music studies at Stevenson College in Edinburgh, where he was taught by Ian Smith. After three years of hard work, he was accepted into the extremely competitive BMus Degree course at Napier University, Edinburgh. With the inspirational teaching and encouragement of the Roger Quinn, he began to grow into a sensitive musician with a talent for writing and arranging music for guitar.

In 2011 he released his debut album of original songs entitled 'Maybe For A While'.  Presently he is working toward building a catalogue of guitar compositions and arrangements of which some are available on musicaneo.com and other sites.