New Assistant Conductor of RSNO

New Assistant Conductor of RSNO

Published: 09/06/2016

Former RCS Leverhulme Fellow Holly Mathieson has been appointed as the new Assistant Conductor for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, securing the post over 300 other applicants.

The Assistant Conductorship is a two-year post which will see Holly work with the RSNO’s expert musicians and guest conductors from across the world, as well as receive professional guidance from RSNO Music Director Peter Oundjian and mentors in the RSNO.

Holly was the Leverhulme Conducting Fellow in 2014/15 where she had the opportunity to work with Donald Runnicles at the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the RSNO and Red Note Ensemble whilst studying within the Conducting department at RCS. Holly will take up her new post, as well as continue in her position as Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland’s Junior Orchestra.

 

You might also be interested in reading

News

Bravo to the Resol Quartet as it takes top prizes in UK chamber music competition

A Royal Conservatoire of Scotland string quartet has won two top awards at a prestigious nationwide chamber music competition. The Resol String Quartet – Maria Vila Ariza, Annabel Kidd, Raphael Chinn and Futo Yamane – took home first prize and the audience prize at the CAVATINA Intercollegiate Chamber Music Competition, held at  Wigmore Hall in

Royal Celtic Society creates new bursary for traditional music students

The Royal Celtic Society has created a new bursary for traditional music students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Beginning in the 2021/22 academic year, the Royal Celtic Society will offer a bursary of £500 per annum to a student in the Traditional Music department.  Although it will be available to students in all traditional

Covid-19: discover our latest updates