Brandon's guitar teacher describes him as "the most talented and able student I have eveer seen in over 20 years teaching".
After starting to play the guitar at the age of 8, Brandon quickly progressed. He says "it was all that I could think about". He has since gained a 92% distinction in his Grade 8 guitar exam (at just 15), and has played in the finals of numerous music competitions including the Edinburgh Guitar and Music Festival.
At 16 he became one of the youngest players ever to gain a scholarship to study at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA.
How the Award Helped
Brandon's award will help to fund his studies at Berklee.