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Sally Wilson

Sally has been a superb leader of the LCO since 2012. She brings great expertise to our string section and the whole orchestra and generally keep us on our toes. Sally studied for 4 years at the Royal Academy of Music in London where her principal study was violin but where she also took lessons in piano and singing. On the completion of her course she was with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, then the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and subsequently with the Orchestra of the Ballet Rambert.

When Sally married she returned to Glasgow and although she didn’t return to full time playing she did deputy work for the Scottish National Orchestra, the BBC Symphony and Radio Orchestra and also played for several shows.
After the birth of her children Sally began teaching in Strathclyde Region and then South Lanarkshire until she retired in 2002. She was also a tutor with the Lanarkshire Orchestral Society from 1978 – 2002. Sally continued to play and was leader of the Glasgow Orchestral Society from 1987 – 2012. As well as playing Sally loves to read, listen to the radio, is very interested in Art, loves to walk and go to concerts and the opera.

Caitlin Hollinger took up the baton in September 2014 when Harry Watson retired. She had been Assistant Conductor for 2 years prior to this. Caitlin has a BMus (Hon) and has a long and varied musical career which currently includes singing in the RSNO Chorus and establishing and conducting the Wee Sing Choir