About Stuart

Stuart Docherty is a guitarist, composer and sound artist originally from Aberdeen, Scotland now living in Stockholm, Sweden.

He has an MMus with Distinction in Sonic Arts from the University of Aberdeen where he studied various aspects of sound art and design including electroacoustic composition, sound for film and games, DSP coding, live coding and audio-visual arts.

Stuart began his musical career at a young age playing french horn before graduating on to electric and acoustic guitar as a teenager. He is an experienced performer playing in several bands including Ascension (Power Metal), Sharky Sharky (Rock), Fraser Edwards (Pop Metal), Parliament of Sound (Classical Duo) and Norland (Scottish Trad Folk).

Stuart composes a wide range of music for his performance bands and for other projects including film, video games, dance flim, synthwave and solo projects along with his own sound art installations and works - the latest being his audio-visual work Spöksonaten.

Stuart is currently pursuing a career as a composer, sound designer and live artist spending his time in Stockholm and Uig on the Isle of Skye in Scotland where he plays Scottish Traditional and Folk music.