‘Born and bred in East Sutherland, Scotland, Robert Aitken grew up with traditional Piping in the blood from early age and has since traversed the globe sharing his music whilst representing his Country. As director of Piping Arts Limited Robert is involved with driving wider music education projects and creating event & training opportunities in Northern Scotland. ‘Music Without Bars’ sees Robert share his vision where the benefits of music are offered for everyone.

As an arranger and producer his work for heritage & cultural projects such as Scotland’s Homecoming Celebrations, Aberdeenshire Youth Pipes & Drums and the Fulda International Tattoo, Germany, show an approach that is in much demand at home and abroad.

An innovative composer Robert now embarks on his own personal journey to explore the big themes of life today through a bold new collection of work, Pan’s Calling. Utilising the latest in music technology and an array of amassed learnt approaches and techniques Robert produces his own unique brand of music.’

Extract from Sound Festival 2011

Robert Aitken

composer - producer - music & media educator

Music Without Bars