Holly Mathieson (Co-Artistic Director) is currently Assistant Conductor at the RSNO, and Resident Conductor of the NYOS Junior Orchestra. In the 17:18 season, guest engagements include concerts with the London Symphony, BBC Concert, Royal Philharmonic, City of Birmingham and Salomon orchestras, London’s Southbank Sinfonia, Red Note Ensemble, and Scottish Ballet. She has also conducted the Illinois Philharmonic, and at Opera North and Opera Holland Park among many others. Her work has seen her assist such eminent conductors as Donald Runnicles and Marin Alsop.
Jon Hargreaves (Co-Artistic Director) co-directs the Octandre Ensemble (Patron: Sir Harrison Birtwistle), and is Musical Director of the innovative Online Orchestra, the London Medical Orchestra and the South Birmingham Sinfonia. He has also works for the London Symphony Orchestra’s Soundhub scheme, and the Qatar Philharmonic, as well as Glasgow’s Rogue Orchestra and the Grampian Youth Orchestra. Jon specialises in contemporary music and has given countless premieres, some of which premiered on BBC Radio 3.
Jamie Munn (Co-founder and General Manager) has just returned to live and work in Scotland after almost 10 years working on music projects and for music-based organisations in Berlin, Nairobi, Mumbai and Hong Kong, as well as leading workshops in Cambodia, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, and Thailand. He is currently the General Manager of Live Music Now Scotland, and has worked on projects for the European Music Council, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow UNESCO City of Music, NOISE Opera, Centre for Musical Arts Dubai, Global Music Institute New Delhi and the Kenya Conservatoire of Music. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Mendelssohn on Mull Festival (Soundwaves).
Duncan Sutherland (Producer/Tour Manager) has had a varied career managing projects that have included tidal energy research, producing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, musical outreach programmes and classical music concerts across Scotland. Duncan has a PhD in tidal energy from the University of Edinburgh which he gained alongside working on a creative Scotland funded recording project with his band Turning Plates. Most recently, he has been working as projects manager with the Scottish Ensemble, overseeing their residency programmes as well as managing concert and festival performances both in Scotland and further afield.
Judith Walsh (Co-founder and Development Manager) collaborates with creative artists to produce concerts, tours, and projects that are good for the soul. She works closely with Artistic Directors to strategically plan and pitch adventurous programmes, developing partnerships with colleagues across the UK. She has produced for Lammermuir Festival, Mr McFall’s Chamber, Scottish Ensemble, Ricciotti Ensemble, Ludus Baroque, Love Music Festival and the Made in Scotland Showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe. She is Chair of Remembered/Imagined, a creative commissioning organisation, and supports pro bono The Cheyne Gang, a singing-for-breathing choir run by practice nurses.
Board of Trustees
Dr. Jamie Hill (Chair)
Dr. Rachel Drury