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Alasdair Morton-Teng - Cello

String Quartet Glasgow Wedding

Alasdair Morton-Teng hails from Edinburgh and has just returned from completing a Masters degree at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm. During this time he performed with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Swedish Opera, Sinfonietta Viginti and was principal of the Academy Symphony Orchestra. In 2022, Alasdair was a prize-winner in the North International Music Competition and a recipient of the Academy Scholarship.

Upon returning to Glasgow, Alasdair became a member of the Resol Quartet and has toured in collaboration with Chamber Music Scotland and Live Music Now Scotland. The Resol Quartet were selected as Britten Pears Young Artists during the 2023 season and have performed in prominent venues such as The Usher Hall, Perth Concert Hall and Conway Hall.

Alasdair completed his undergraduate degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2019, where he studied with Alison Wells. He was principal of the RCS Symphony Orchestra and performed in side-by-side projects with the Scottish Ensemble and the Hebrides Ensemble. His passion for chamber music led him to win first prize in the Mable Glover String Quartet Competition in both 2017 and 2019.

Alasdair teaches cello at Clifton Hall School in Edinburgh and Kelvinside Academy in Glasgow. Alongside classical music, he enjoys exploring many other genres including traditional Scottish and pop music. He is a founding member of folk-contemporary ensemble ‘Fiddlers on the Ramp’ which received critical acclaim as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2019 and more recently, he performed live with singer Tom Walker in collaboration with BBC Scotland.

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