Lorna McDougall DRSAM is a very creative, inspirational, gifted and talented classically trained pianist and cellist. Improvising on the spot with an audience to minister to and inspire, always brings out exceptional beauty of liquid notes and textures, leaving the listener engaged, captivated and inwardly changed forever!Her Christian faith, love for music, and her love to meet the hearts of her listeners overflow as an exceptional creative experience.
Lorna studied cello and piano at the RSAMD and the RCM (post grad). As well as teaching in Ayrshire, London and now the Black Isle she has enjoyed writing and recording cello music for several singer songwriters. She won the Inverness Music Festival Open Composition class in 2006 with ‘Inside Out’ for unaccompanied cello, then in 2012 with Joie De Vivre for solo Piano. In 2013 arranged Paganini’s Caprice No 24 for violin and cello duo which is published by Spartan Press. Lorna has always loved improvising, particularly in a worship setting and has often ministered to others through improvisation. Over the years, many of her friends have asked ‘do you ever record your music as we’d buy it’! Well, here is some of the fruit!