The Aberdeen Burgesses and Burgesses of Trade were treated to a wonderful evening with Professor Paul Mealor and Robert Lovie, together, they explored Professor Mealor’s fascinating career.
Prof Paul Mealor, a Burgess of Guild, is well known and has had a distinguished career as an academic at the University of Aberdeen where he is a Professor of Composition with visiting professorships in the USA and Scandinavia, as well as being a renowned composer.
Professor Mealor was invited to compose a piece for the Royal Wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales, wrote the song which was No. 1 for the Military Wives “Wherever You Are” and has remained a firm favourite of the Royal Family when he composed pieces for the Coronation of King Charles III and the Honours of Scotland Ceremony.
Robert Lovie of the Prince’s Foundation was heavily involved in and performed at the Honours of Scotland Ceremony.
Pictured: Lord Dean of Guild Dr Sylvia Halkerston, Mr Robert Lovie, Professor Paul Mealor and Deacon Convener Andy Leiper