Frank Reid

Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band - Frank Reid

Frank started life as a Highland Dancer and pianist moving on to the accordion at age 14.  He played with other Scottish dance bands till forming his own band at the age of eighteen which was a wee while ago now!  Frank plays and calls the dances at the same time.

Sheena Reid

Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band - Sheena Reid

Sheena plays keyboards,accordion and various sizes of whistles.  She speaks five languages including Scottish Gaelic learned at Sabhal Mor Ostaig on the Isle of Skye where Frank and Sheena were married in 1996.  Sheena’s father is an excellent ex Black Watch piper.

Fiona Leggat

Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band - Fiona Leggat

Fiona is back playing with the band after a family break.  She hails from the North East of Scotland where she learned her traditional music then graduated on Violin and Viola from Guildhall.  Fiona is now a professional Viola player appearing on TV backing a long list of celebrities such as Michael Bublé, Rod Stewart etc.etc.  Fiona’s father Sandy is also a great fiddle player that has played with the band from time to time

Emily Kostulin

Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band - Emily Kostulin

Emily is the current regular fiddler in the band.  She also hails from the North East (Banchory) and followed Fiona down to London gaining her BMus (Hons) from the Royal College of Music.  Emily comes from a musical family.  Her brother Russell is a well-known figure in the Aberdeen area and her mother also plays fiddle.  Emily has appeared on TV backing artists such as Michael Bublé and Rod Stewart.

Richard Furlong

Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band - Richard Furlong

Richard learnt orchestral percussion at school, and has played in a variety of musical fields, from brass bands to pantomimes! His initial interest in all things Scottish emanates from his mother, who taught Scottish Country Dancing, and his father, who played piano as a youngster and took up Scottish dance band drumming in later years. In addition to playing in the Frank Reid Band for more years than he can now remember, Richard is well-known in the dance world for devising and running Scottish dance holidays around the globe. Richard lives in deepest, darkest East Sussex with his wife Dawn.

John-Angus Smith

Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band - John Angus Smith

John-Angus Smith is a leading figure in the world of competitive piping having been a recent President of the Competing Pipers Association.  In August, 2015, he won the Gold Medal at the Oban Games which qualified him to compete at the Glenfiddich competition which is open only to the ten best pipers in the world.  John-Angus plays a few times a year with the band and is a first choice for weddings and larger events.