About Us

Our story in one page

We’re a state of the art, independent studio based in Dumbarton, Scotland which offers music production training in various styles of electronic music. We provide one to one tuition, track engineering, mastering, mixing, podcasting and personal development. Founded by Stephen Kirkwood in 2015, SKapade has impacted thousands of people young and old across Scotland and the rest of the world. Our team is made up of Steven Galloni, Claire Hart, Jack Dyer, Craig Hughes, Stuart Mclellan, Reiss Armstrong, Andy Dunlop, Ashley Smith and together we aim to share our vision with you.

Our Team

Stephen Kirkwood

Stephen Kirkwood

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Founder & Creative Director

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New business, brand & project management

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Music production, DJing, entrepreneurship, live performance, music business

Stuart Mclellan

Stuart Mclellan

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Music Producer & Workshop Manager

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Music production tuition, course management

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DJ, music production, record label and artist management.

Steven Galloni

Steven Galloni

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Operations Manager

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Studio, artist and project management

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Presentation, public speaking, interview techniques, comedy

Claire Sarah Hart

Claire Sarah Hart

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Business Development Manager

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SME buisness advisor, copywriter, facilitator

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Business owner, consultant and public funding experience

Jack Dyer

Jack Dyer

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IT/Digital Coordinator/Music Producer

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Social Media, marketing and tech development

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Product design student with a keen interest in events, marketing, social media and music.

Reiss Armstrong

Reiss Armstrong

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Research & Development

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Communications & Research

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Music performance, composition, song writing and experienced DJ

Craig Hughes

Craig Hughes

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Logistics Manager/Music Producer

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Video, photography and technical support

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Experienced DJ & events manager with a keen
interest in new technology & media.

Andy Dunlop

Andy Dunlop

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Marketing, events, and social media consultant

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Events, Marketing and Media

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Artist, venue, business & media management. Business, marketing & brand development.

Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith

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Web Developer/Music Producer

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Managing the website development

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Web & Design development
Music production