Gordon Ferries studied Classical guitar at Napier university and went on to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, specialising in lute and early guitar. He has now established himself as a leading exponent of the baroque guitar.
Gordon has worked for both television and radio: arranging and performing music for Radio 4’s production of ‘The Dreamer of the Calle de San Salvador’, featuring on ‘Scotland’s Music with Concerto Caledonia and for BBC 2 television. Most recently, he provided lute music for the soundtrack of the film 'Loudoun.' He also performs regularly with various singers, both in the historical repertoire and as a vehicle for Gordon’s own compositions for voice and guitar; his Byron song cycle ‘Sun of the sleepless’ has been premiered at Scotland's Wigtown book festival.
Gordon also played on the acclaimed album ‘Spoils’ by Scottish songwriter and guitarist Alasdair Roberts and is to be found with him again on the ‘Food of love’ project, released in 2017, which features new versions of songs from Shakespeare by various artists.
Gordon has released five much lauded solo recordings alongside three ensemble with Delphian records. He has also been awarded two grants from the Scottish Arts Council towards research at the Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris, the fruits of which appear on his recordings. Gordon is also much in demand as a teacher and is involved in teaching young people and adults in many musical styles.