Originally from London, Lee Holland has a successful and varied freelance career involving performing and performance psychology coaching throughout the UK. As a freelance orchestral flute player, Lee performs regularly with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Orchestra of Scottish Opera and Orchestra of Scottish Ballet.
Her performances cover a variety of opportunities, from international touring in India with the multi-genre European Concert Orchestra; via supporting the band Coldplay at the Global Citizen Festival; to playing Principal Flute on European tour with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and chief conductor Maxim Emelyanychev in 2022. Solo broadcasts have included a performance of composer Charlotte Seither’s solo work ‘Seul avec des ombres’ for a pre-Prom concert on Radio 3.
Lee is a passionate advocate and performer of chamber music. In 2018 she was invited to join the board of Chamber Music Scotland to support the growth of Scottish chamber music. Lee currently performs with Sasha Savaloni (guitar) in the Holland Savaloni Duo; and Calum Huggan (marimba) in the Holland Huggan Duo.
Lee is dedicated to supporting performing artists, and works as a peak performance psychology specialist with arts professionals as well as undergraduate and post-graduate students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and elsewhere. She holds an M.Sc. in Performance Psychology from the University of Edinburgh, Professional Coaching Certificate from Full Circle Global, and teaching certificates from the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University.