Conductor / Cellist

William Conway

William Conway is an internationally renowned conductor and cellist. On the podium, he is known for his conviction, clarity and intelligent musicianship, while his collaborations with Hebrides Ensemble, of whom he is the Artistic Director and co-founding member, have been praised for their fresh and inspirational approach to programming.
Viola

Jessica Beeston

Jessica Beeston was appointed violist of the Edinburgh Quartet in summer 2011. She enjoys balancing a busy freelance career in London while fulfilling the exciting performing and recording schedule of her internationally established string quartet.
Violin

Sarah Bevan Baker

Sarah Bevan-Baker was born in Aberdeen and grew up on the Black Isle and in Glasgow. She studied violin at the Royal College of Music with Frances Mason winning several chamber music prizes and the Leonard Hirsch Prize “for an outstanding performance at the Diploma recitals”.
Violin

Zoë Beyers

South-African born Zoë Beyers has established herself as one of the UK’s most versatile violinists and performs as soloist, chamber musician, director and orchestral leader across the world.
Viola

Scott Dickinson

Scott Dickinson was born in Glasgow and studied there and in Manchester, London and Salzburg, where he won the 1996 Mozarteum Concerto Competition.
Clarinet

Yann Ghiro

Yann Ghiro was born in 1971 in Nice and began clarinet lessons at the age of eleven. After studying for 6 years at the Paris Conservatoire, where he gained first prize in clarinet, bass clarinet and chamber music, Yann furthered his studies at the Prague Mozart Academy. A Fulbright Scholarship then allowed him to undertake studies at the Juilliard School of Music in New York, graduating in 1996.
Cello

Philip Higham

Philip Higham enjoys a richly varied musical life: a passionate chamber musician, equally at home in concerto, duo and unaccompanied repertoire, he especially relishes Classical and German Romantic music, in which he is frequently and happily immersed as principal cellist of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
Bassoon

Ursula Leveaux

As well as being a founder Member of the Hebrides Ensemble, Ursula is a member of the Nash Ensemble and Principal Bassoon with the Academy of Ancient Music and the City of London Sinfonia.
Clarinet

Maximiliano Martín

Spanish clarinetist Maximiliano Martín is rapidly establishing himself as one of the most exciting and charismatic musicians of his generation.
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