Craig Baxter

Craig Baxter

Craig is a drummer/percussionist from Clackmannanshire near Stirling.

Having started drumming from the age of 8 playing pipe band snare drum with his local band, the Royal Burgh of Stirling. Craig then progressed onto Fife Police Pipe Band in Grade 1 and also the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland, where he is currently the Drum Sergeant of the senior band.

He took up other forms of percussion more recently, focusing mostly on the Bodhran after starting a Bachelor of Music Degree in Traditional Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, where he is now in his second year. He has already played with a number of artists in and around Glasgow, mostly with new trad band TRIP, made up for fellow students at the Conservatoire, and looks to develop further as a percussionist around the traditional music scene in Scotland.